Tag: neurology

St George Chiropractor

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 […]

Read more
St George Chiropractor

How Chiropractic Works – Neuroanatomy Review

Chiropractic care is effective for treating musculokeletal pain. Most chiropractors tend to focus on a short list of pain syndromes.  In my office the things I see the most are: Sciatica Neck Pain Headaches Low Back Pain Disc Injuries Shoulder Pain Tendonitis Whiplash Occasionally, someone will ask how chiropractic helps.  I am at a crossroads […]

Read more
St George Chiropractor

Why Do I have to Come Back?

There is a long and short answer to this very common chiropractic question. Let me paint for you this image. A 35 year old mother of 4 kids, comes into my office with neck stiffness, pain in the neck and right shoulder, and she can’t turn her head to the right side. The only reason […]

Read more
St George Chiropractor

Proprioception & Mechano-Receptors

This gymnast knows exactly where each body part is, and what motion it is undergoing. The simple act of walking upright is actually not so simple; it is still a challenge for robot designers. When our body’s ability to sense its position and orientation – known as proprioception – becomes impaired, our ability to move […]

Read more
St George Chiropractor

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
St George Chiropractor

How Chiropractic Care Is Reducing Panic Attacks

Can regular chiropractic care reduce panic disorder?  Recent research from Brown University suggests that there is a way. Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Program looked at how Panic Disorder changed over time relative to a stressful life event.  They expected that panic symptoms would spike close to the time of the event, but this was not the […]

Read more
St George Chiropractor

Radicular Nerve Pain

When nerves get irritated or pinched, those nerves can radiate pain.  The pain can be felt far from the source of pain.  A nerve can be pinched as it exits the spine, and the pain can be felt down the arm and into the hand.  This process is called Radicular Nerve Pain.  A good St […]

Read more

Low Back Pain Relief With Chiropactic

Chiropractic care provides help to reduce muscle spasms and reduce pain. How does this work? Great question. At Innova Pain Clinic, we love explaining how chiropractic manual medicine is able to help reduce chronic low back pain. It is difficult to explain in a blog entry, but I will give you the highlights. If you […]

Read more
1