Tag: Neck Pain

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Backpacks too heavy for the kids?

Kids are back in school.  Their backpacks are loaded full of pencil boxes, crayons, hand sanitizer, and heavy text books. Children can be injuring their backs and damaging their posture by carrying backpacks that are too heavy. According to a research article (Leffert RD – Orthop Clin North Am – 01-Apr-2000; 31(2): 331-45), there are […]

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Eliminating nerve irritation is a major part of my St George UT chiropractic practice. One of the more common nerve complaints, which has been successfully treated using safe, effective chiropractic protocols, is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, also known as TOS. As the nerves leave the neck and enter the upper arm, there are a few places […]

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Whiplash in Action

The time it takes to suffer a whiplash injury is measured in milliseconds.  A whiplash injury, it takes about 300 milliseconds. By comparison, to blink your eye, it will take about 300 milliseconds. 0 Milliseconds Rear of car begins to crush. Occupants remains stationary. No occupant forces. 100 Milliseconds Car seat accelerates forward and pushes […]

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Research Supporting Chiropractic for Neck Pain

Positive research supporting chiropractic care for neck pain is not new.  About four years ago, a study supporting chiropractic care for neck pain was published in Annals of Internal Medicine.  The study was conducted at the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinic Studies which is the research clinic attached to Northwestern Health Science University, which is my […]

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Yoga Under Fire

As a chiropractor treating back and neck pain in St George, I am sensitive to the criticism that my profession receives at the hands of main stream medical-politics.  It seems that we can’t go a few months without reading a news article about how chiropractic is dangerous and ought to be avoided.   Of course, the […]

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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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Chiropractic Home Threapy for Neck Pain

As a St George chiropractor specializing in neck pain and trauma, I hear the following question a lot “is there anything I can do at home about my neck pain?” The answer is a resounding “yes.”  In fact, home therapy is an integral part of any treatment plan I customize for my patients. When the […]

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Muscle Injury After Whiplash

When considering a whiplash injury, most of us think of damage to the joints and ligaments of the neck.  Certainly, those structures are injured.  But we also suffer injuries to the delicate posture muscles of the neck (more properly, cervical spine).  Those small muscles help to control the subtle balance and movement of the joints.  […]

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