Tag: posture

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Prevent Back Pain While Gardening

Gardening can either be a chore or a relaxing recreation.  Either way, its important to protect your back from injury.  Here are some safe gardening tips from your St George chiropractor. Causes of Back Pain Frequently, the injuries we suffer while gardening result from repeated, low grade stresses to the ligaments and small joints of […]

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Healthy Habits for a Healthy Spine

Arthritis in the spine is not a condition that just shows up one day.  It slowly develops over time.   It is a serious concern for the elderly because the arthritic joints tend to be weaker than healthy ones and prone to injury.  There are some healthy habits that we can take on early in life […]

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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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Swayback- a Chronic Low Back Pain

When considering chronic lower back pain as a disease instead of an re-injury, there are a few conditions one considers.  A recent blog post outlines this idea.  Hyperlordosis, also known as Swayback, is one such disease process. In a normal healthy spine, certain gravity lines are expected.  A gravity line is an imaginary line that […]

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Chiropractic care help myofascial pain

This past few weeks I have seen an increase in the number of chronic myofascial pain syndromes.  I thought I take a few minutes and describe the conditions and what chiropractic can do the help alleviate the pain. Chronic myofascial pain is a common pain condition, and its more and more people are developing the […]

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Why does posture really matter?

We know we are supposed to have better posture.  Our parents and our chiropractors kept telling us to stand up straight and pull our shoulders back.  But most of us don’t understand just how important that proper posture is.  Sadly, some of us consider 5 minutes of proper posture at the dinner table restitution for […]

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Motorcycle Riding Posture

To avoid pain in your neck, arms, and back during your motorcycle ride, it is important to have proper body posture.  As a chiropractor in St George UT, I get to ride my motorcycle to work almost year around, and I am concerned about fellow riders and their posture. Three Basic Postures There are three […]

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