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St George UT Bulging Disc Treatments

If you live in Southern Utah, and are suffering from a bulged disc, I have a very important message for you: You have treatment options! The typical (wrong) game plan. Too often, chiropractic patients report that they have been ‘living with the disc bulge.’ Often they report periodic (maybe twice a year) flare-ups, each lasting […]

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Back Pain Treatment & Causes

Eighty percent of people suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Most cases of back pain are mechanical or non-organic, i.e., not caused by serious conditions, such as inflammatory arthritis, infection, fracture, or […]

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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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Concussion Recovery After Whiplash

In our St George UT chiropractic office, we see lots of whiplash, and  sports injuries.  One nasty co-morbidity is concussion.  Treating the whiplash is somewhat straight forward and patients are generally willing to do their share.  They can feel the pain, and see the loss of neck movement.  Essentially, they are on-board with treatment plan […]

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Start Back Questionnaire for Low Back Pain

Odds are that we will all suffer some debilitating lower back pain at some point in our life.  Chiropractic care can help us get back into full activity, and reduce our pain.  Some chiropractic patients do not respond to traditional treatment protocols and they need to be referred out for other procedures.  Sadly, there are […]

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Back Surgery Overused, According to Study

Most of us know someone who has had back surgery to fix their pain.  Instead of seeking chiropractic care first, they went for the expensive and risky knife.  How many of those people found relief and were pain free a year later?  Not many. Back surgery has a high fail rate Roughly half of all […]

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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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