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St George Chiropractor

Are Chiropractic X-rays Necessary?

Our St George chiropractic office utilizes digital x-ray. Most patients are pleased that the service is available. But, about once a month, cost-conscientious patient will ask if it is necessary. I appreciate the question. As healthcare consumers, we should demand the most efficient care possible and try to stream-line whenever possible.  When we consider the […]

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How Exercise Can Save You Money, and Diabetes Risk.

A great article came out in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.   It describes some of the extra benefit of regular exercise and how increasing muscle mass through exercise can decrease one’s risk of Type 2 Diabetes.  Chiropractic care is an important part of a managing diabetes.  With regular chiropractic care, diabetics can keep […]

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Chiropractic Care Out Performs Spinal Injections

Many patients come to my office for evaluation and management of lower back pain.  There are several potential causes of the pain including, sciatica, disc herniation, failed back surgery syndrome, stenosis, and nerve root entrapment.  I have seen great success in helping people get out of pain and return to full activity.  I try to […]

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The Major Costs of Chronic Pain

The respected journal Pain recently studied the economic impact of chronic pain on society.  The results were very surprising.  About 100 million adults suffer from some sort of chronic pain, including arthritis.  This can be very costly for the whole society, not just because of the direct costs for treating the pain.  But additional costs […]

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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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Chiropractic to Improve Arthritis

Chiropractic care is safe and effective for reducing arthritis pain today, but can also slow down the progression of the disease. Remember that arthritis is not a light switch, either off or on.  It is a slow progressive process that gets worse over time.  There are things that we can do hasten the progress.  That […]

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