Tag: extremity

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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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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 […]

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Carpal Tunnel and Chiropractic

Imagine you are driving down the 4 lane highway during rush hour at 65 mph and suddenly the 4 lanes of traffic turn into 1 lane. All those cars must merge into that one crowded lane. There will be a lot of congestion, exhaust fumes, and overheated tempers. This is what happens in your wrist […]

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Manual Medicine as Effective as Surgery for Meniscal Tear

Which is causing the pain? When a patient presents with a knee meniscus injury as well as osteoarthritis, it can be difficult to determine the causative factor for their pain. Is it pain originating from the meniscal injury or in the arthritis? because of the question surrounding the injury, it can be difficult to determine […]

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Leg Length Discrepancy

The role of Leg Length Discrepancy in spinal pain has been hotly debated for many years. One thing that experts can agree on is that there are biomechanic and posture changes resulting from Leg Length Discrepancy. Most of the debate is related to the degree of acceptable pelvic unleveling. Do we get excited at 5mm […]

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Heel Pain Relief and Chiropractic

Do your first morning steps hurt?  Do you have heel pain on the bottom of your feet?  Have you been diagnosed with Calcaneal Heel Spur?  If so, our chiropractic office in St George can help.  Heel spur pain can be sharp, stabbing, and can dramatically alter your activities of daily living.  There are treatments available […]

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