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Headaches after Car Crash

When a person is involved in a car crash, even low speed collisions, headaches are a common result.  There are several different types of headaches which are result from a car collision.  Low energy impacts, not necessarily whiplash, can result in headaches as well. Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injury is an uncommon result in low […]

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Migraine Headaches and Depression Linked

Study supports what clinicians have long believed: migraines and depression are linked. Women who suffer from migraines are 40% more likely to develop depression.  Another reason why it is so important to see your chiropractor for migraine headache treatment.   The study was presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting in April 2012.  About 29.5 […]

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Forward Head Posture

Anterior Carriage of the Head also known as Forward Head Posture can cause stress to the joints of the neck and lead to chronic injury of the posture muscles of the neck. A well respected anatomist and spinal physiologist Ibrahim Adalbert Kapandji wrote “For every inch of Forward Head Posture, it can increase the weight […]

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Foods and Migraines

Certain foods have been suspected of aggravating migraine headaches.  Over the years this list has been refined.  Many of the food items on the migraine trigger list are commonly consumed during the holidays.  If you suffer from migraines, you might want to reconsider some of the following items: Aged Cheeses.  Cottage and cream cheese don’t […]

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Southern Utah Chiropractor

Back pain affects about 90% of the population.  Some of us will be lucky and have only a mild case.  Others will endure weeks or months of sleepless nights and quality ice-pack time.   When it is your time to have a back ache, a chiropractic clinic is the first place to stop.  We all know […]

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Does chiropractic treatment help your headache?

A week ago, in the medical journal Headache, a research article concerning chiropractic was published. The results that were published seems at odds with what I have seen clinically. In the research, scientists examined 9 studies wherein chiropractic manipulation was tested to reduce headache. In 6 of the 9 studies, manipulation (chiropractic treatment) was as […]

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Exercise vs Chiropractic for Cervicogenic Headache

One very common complaint following a whiplash injury is Cervicogenic headache.  Those are the headaches which start in the back of the head, usually in the early afternoon.  The pain spreads up and over the side of the head, and rests near the back of the eye.  Usually the headaches are helped temporarily helped by […]

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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 […]

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