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Avoiding back pain on your hike

Now that Summer time is here in Southern Utah, it’s time to see your chiropractor and head out to Zion National Park for some backpacking.  Keep these healthy tips in mind as you prepare for your weekend adventure.  Make the most of the trip by preparing your equipment and yourself.  Come to Innova Pain Clinic […]

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Chiropractic Helps Hip Pain Barefoot Running Trauma

In the past several weeks, I have seen several runners coming in to the chiropractic office with hip and pelvis injuries.  Most are training for the St George Triathlon coming up the first weekend in May.  It is common for me to see leg and hip injuries on runners as they prepare, but what strikes […]

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Knee pain in runners may lead to hip weakness without treatment

Novice runners, especially females, are at a greater risk of developing hip muscle weakness following misalignment of the kneecap. For many years, it was believed that hip muscle weakness lead to patellofemoral pain (Runner’s Knee). According to the American Journal of Sports Medicine, a recent study suggests that the injury starts with patellofemoral pain and […]

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Stress Fracture Management

Exercise can lead to mircro-trauma to the joints and spine The residents of St George UT are active. They bike, run, walk, hike, play pickle-ball, and many other stressful things. Stressful? Did we just say that exercise was stressful? Yes, exercise is stressful on the body, but not always in a bad way. Stress, in […]

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