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Prevent Back Pain While Gardening

Gardening can either be a chore or a relaxing recreation.  Either way, its important to protect your back from injury.  Here are some safe gardening tips from your St George chiropractor. Causes of Back Pain Frequently, the injuries we suffer while gardening result from repeated, low grade stresses to the ligaments and small joints of […]

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How to Avoid Common Ski Injuries

It won’t be long now.  Soon we will finally get some moisture in the mountains.  Time to head north for some skiing.  Skiing is great exercise; it burns 400 calories per hour; it strengthens your core, legs, and glutes.  Before you grab your gear and hit the slopes let’s consider a few things that can […]

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Muscle Pain After Exercising?

Many of us experience muscle pain after exercising. Frequently, that pain will arise 6-12 hours after an exercise and last for up to 72 hours. This specific type of delayed onset muscle pain is not due to an injury to the muscle or tendon. But rather to a chemical change in the muscle resulting from […]

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Converting White Fat to Brown

Another great reason to see your chiropractor to get your kinks worked out so you can get on an exercise program. Harvard University is studying an exercise hormone and it’s role in converting white fat to brown fat.  The hormone is released during exercise and seems to play a role in converting special types of […]

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Dancers & Chiropractic to Maintain Skills

Proprioception is the term to describe your body’s balance and orientation awareness mechanism. Special nerves in the joints and ligaments tell the brain where the body parts are positioned in space, and if those parts are in motion. Those nerves travel through the spine. If subluxation is present in the spine, then the signals can […]

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How Exercise Can Save You Money, and Diabetes Risk.

A great article came out in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.   It describes some of the extra benefit of regular exercise and how increasing muscle mass through exercise can decrease one’s risk of Type 2 Diabetes.  Chiropractic care is an important part of a managing diabetes.  With regular chiropractic care, diabetics can keep […]

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Exercise Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer

A recent research article published this week reiterates the importance of regular exercise. Researchers have shown that with regular exercise, you can reduce your risk of colon polyps by 16% and a 30% risk reduction for large or advanced polyps. The scientists are not entirely certain of the mechanism of action. Most likely it is […]

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Chiropractors Better at Neck Pain, According to Study

When it comes to treating your neck pain, the best medicine is not a medicine at all. According to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, your best option for neck pain is your chiropractor. Dr. Bronfort and his research staff received funding from the National Institute of Health and looked at the best […]

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