Tag: neurology

St George Chiropractor

No self-diagnosing your whiplash!!

It took many years and several scientific studies to prove to the public that whiplash injuries are real at low-speeds– speeds as low as 10mph. Where medicine seems to be lacking now, is in the ability to teach the public the importance of proper evaluation by a trained professional. Too often, persons involved in car […]

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Chronic low back pain is a real disease

In our western model of medicine where disease ‘ABC’ needs pill ‘XYZ’, it is hard to understand that there is not a pill to treat chronic pain. I frequently have patients ask what they can do for the pain. Some times the answer is ‘nothing but enter a coma.” However, we live in the real […]

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Chronic Pain as a Function of Memory??

New research involving brain mapping and functional imaging of the brain is shedding new light on how the brain deals with chronic pain. The research also shows that the principles and applications of chiropractic theories can positively affect chronic pain. For many years, chronic pain was believed to be bound in the sensory nerves.  We […]

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Chronic Pain & Depression

Pain serves an important function in our lives. When you suffer an acute injury, pain warns you to stop the activity that is causing the injury and tells you to take care of the affected body part.  Chiropractic care can help reduce acute pain. Chronic pain persists for weeks, months, or even years. Some people, […]

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