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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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. […]Read more
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
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Converting White Fat to Brown
Another great reason to see your chiropractor to get your kinks worked out so you can get on an exercise program. Harvard University is studying an exercise hormone and it’s role in converting white fat to brown fat. The hormone is released during exercise and seems to play a role in converting special types of […]Read more