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Prevent Back Pain While Gardening

Gardening can either be a chore or a relaxing recreation.  Either way, its important to protect your back from injury.  Here are some safe gardening tips from your St George chiropractor. Causes of Back Pain Frequently, the injuries we suffer while gardening result from repeated, low grade stresses to the ligaments and small joints of […]

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Whiplash in Action

The time it takes to suffer a whiplash injury is measured in milliseconds.  A whiplash injury, it takes about 300 milliseconds. By comparison, to blink your eye, it will take about 300 milliseconds. 0 Milliseconds Rear of car begins to crush. Occupants remains stationary. No occupant forces. 100 Milliseconds Car seat accelerates forward and pushes […]

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Healthy Habits for a Healthy Spine

Arthritis in the spine is not a condition that just shows up one day.  It slowly develops over time.   It is a serious concern for the elderly because the arthritic joints tend to be weaker than healthy ones and prone to injury.  There are some healthy habits that we can take on early in life […]

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Yoga Under Fire

As a chiropractor treating back and neck pain in St George, I am sensitive to the criticism that my profession receives at the hands of main stream medical-politics.  It seems that we can’t go a few months without reading a news article about how chiropractic is dangerous and ought to be avoided.   Of course, the […]

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Healthy Resolutions for 2016

When looking at New Year’s Resolutions, we all know someone who has committed themselves to ‘getting healthy’ for 2016. We know the basics of getting healthy, right? Eat less refined foods Eat more whole foods Eat more protein Exercise daily Quit smoking But there are a few things that are often overlooked when trying to […]

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What is Scar Tissue?

What is it and what effect is there on the soft tissues? Think of scar tissue as a cobweb, with strands of silk thread spreading out from an injury.  Sadly, it is not the lovely smooth, graceful webs we enjoy seeing in the morning dew.  Scar tissue fibrosis is more like a tangled, disorganized mess– […]

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What is your St George Chiropractor Doing?

I was working on a patient yesterday and she mentioned how my treatment style was so different from her last chiropractor. She has been seeing another St George chiropractor, but was referred to my office because she was not getting relief at the other office.  I asked her what was different. “Well, you took x-rays,” […]

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Pain Meds Double Risk of Heart Disease

I follow research articles on  a variety of health topics.  Often we have lots of “do this” research which promotes a certain type of action.  This week, I am promoting an article which is a “don’t do this” variety.  This article warns us of the dangers associated with certain types of pain medications. The research […]

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