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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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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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Breathalyze Your Surgeon Before He Cuts.

The American College of Surgeons reports that more than 15% of respondents in a survey indicated that they may have alcohol dependency problems. Alcohol abuse is a “significant problem” for surgeons, according to the research. The February issue of the Archives of Surgery published the results. It reports that the rate of disorders of alcohol […]

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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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Massage Therapy: Science Supported

Southern Utah and Washington County UT have down to earth, wholesome people. We understand what feels right and what smells fishy. We know that if we have a Common Cold, we take chicken soup. We know that if we have a Back Pain, see a chiropractor. If you sprain your ankle, put ice on it. […]

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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 […]

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Muscle Pain After Exercising?

Many of us experience muscle pain after exercising. Frequently, that pain will arise 6-12 hours after an exercise and last for up to 72 hours. This specific type of delayed onset muscle pain is not due to an injury to the muscle or tendon. But rather to a chemical change in the muscle resulting from […]

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Research Proves Chiropractic Helps Migraines

Clinical Trial at Macquarie University A research project headed by Dr. Peter Tuchin at Macquarie University examined the effectiveness of chiropractic care in treating migraine headaches.  The study had fair number of participants, about 130.  They were studied over a 6 month period of time.  The participants kept a migraine diary for 6 months; two […]

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