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Don’t Believe In Chiropractic!… Thoughts From A Doctor

Issue 15.10

Every once in awhile I will meet someone who will tell me that they would never go to a chiropractor because they “don’t believe in chiropractic.” This is an interesting statement when I hear it. At times I will respond […]

Truths And Myths Of “Spinal Decompression Therapy”… Is It Worth The Investment?

Issue 9.10

Many people with ailing back problems have stopped to ask me what my opinion is of the ubiquitously advertised “Spinal Decompression Therapy.” For those who are not familiar with this machine, allow me to introduce it to you. Decompression (most […]

Health Tips For Golfers… Prevention Is Key To Back Pain

Issue 5.10

Many avid golfers contort their bodies into oddly twisted postures, generating a great deal of torque. Couple this motion with a bent-over stance, repeat 120 times over three or four hours, add the fatigue that comes with several miles of […]

Running Through The Senior Games… One Athlete’s Experience With Foot Pain

Issue 50.09

Jim J. of Mesquite, NV was excited to participate in the Senior Games of St. George this past year. He had signed up for multiple running and cycling events. Having trained for marathons for many years, he felt very competitive […]

Is Arthritis Always Painful?… A Local Woman’s Experience

Issue 45.09

A 56 year old lady name Sue had just started eating better and walking more. She was walking at a brisk pace for about 30 minutes a day. After her second week into her new routine, she noticed some slight […]

Relief After 40 Years… An Interview With a Local Man About Neck Pain

Issue 43.09

This article is an interview with an actual neck pain patient from St. George. John W., age 73, had neck pain ever since a car accident in 1963. He had been to many different doctors where he found only temporary […]

Health Tips For Golfers… Prevention Is Key To Back Pain

Issue 29.09

Many avid golfers contort their bodies into oddly twisted postures, generating a great deal of torque. Couple this motion with a bent-over stance, repeat 120 times over three or four hours, add the fatigue that comes with several miles of […]

Truths And Myths Of “Spinal Decompression Therapy”… Is It Worth The Investment?

Issue 25 & 26

Many people with ailing back problems have stopped to ask me what my opinion is of the ubiquitously advertised “Spinal Decompression Therapy.” For those who are not familiar with this machine, allow me to introduce it to you. […]

What A Pain In The Neck – Literally… A Local Woman’s Experience

Issue 21.09

Debbie, 65 of St. George, massages her own sore neck trying to rub out the nagging pain. Lately she has felt a burning sensation travel from her neck to her right shoulder. She’s worried that the burning is a nerve […]

Neck Pain Sufferers Have New Options

Does this sound like you? “I wake up, and I can barely move my neck far enough to look at the clock. After 10 minutes, it loosens up, but I still have pain aching into my neck and shoulder. Everything I do to fix the pain makes me feel better but only temporarily. […]