Shoulder Ligament Injuries
The shoulder has great range of motion. But in exchange for that motion, the body sacrificed a bit of stability. Shoulder injuries are fairly common among all age groups. The injury types tend to vary based on age, but the rate of shoulder injuries is consistent. Two common injuries I see in my St George Chiropractic [...]Read more
Car Crashes and Vertigo Managed by Chiropractors
Vertigo and dizziness are common after a car crash, and can result from injury to the vestibular system of the ears. This system has a series of fluid filled tunnels in the inner-ear. A whiplash injury or car crash can cause injury to this system. A common injury is called Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV). [...]Read more
Headache & Neck Pain After Whiplash
Researchers have shown that about 90% of whiplash victims will report headache as part of their post-injury complaint. Sometimes the headaches wont show for a few weeks after the accident. But when they do, there are several things that need to be considered. Cervicogenic Headache The most common headache after a car crash is [...]Read more
Start Back Questionnaire for Low Back Pain
Odds are that we will all suffer some debilitating lower back pain at some point in our life. Chiropractic care can help us get back into full activity, and reduce our pain. Some chiropractic patients do not respond to traditional treatment protocols and they need to be referred out for other procedures. Sadly, there are [...]Read more
Breathalize Your Surgeon Before He Cuts.
The American College of Surgeons reports that more than 15% of respondents in a survey indicated that they may alcohol dependency problems. Alcohol abuse is a “significant problem” for surgeons, according to the research. The February issue of the Archives of Surgery published the results. It reports that the rate of disorders of alcohol use [...]Read more
Should I use ice or heat?
Using ice or heat on an injury is a very appropriate question. I never tire of answering it. When a patient is in my St George UT chiropractic office and is sincere when they are asking, it shows that they are concerned about their health and want to do what is best for their long [...]Read more
Introduction to Chiropractic Video
Many people coming to my office have never been to see a chiropractor before. I am their first experience with the profession. I am so glad that I have that chance because I know I will do my very best to be a proper ambassador for the profession. Sometimes the new patients will ask what [...]Read more
Are Chiropractic X-rays Necessary?
Our St George chiropractic office utilizes digital x-ray. Most patients are pleased that the service is available. But, about once a month, cost-conscientious patient will ask if it is necessary. I appreciate the question. As healthcare consumers, we should demand the most efficient care possible and try to stream-line whenever possible. When we consider the [...]Read more