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Another Option To Relieve Arthritis Pain?… Acupuncture Is A Powerful Addition

Issue 11.10

If you live with arthritis, you know what a challenge it can be to find relief from joint pain and other symptoms. But there are many things you can do to manage and control your arthritis and live a healthy, […]

Does Walking Cause Sciatica?… Relief Is Possible

Issue 7.10

Sixty-seven year old Jan Hudson of St. George recently started walking with a group of friends to incorporate exercise into her daily routine. She began walking 20 minutes in the mornings, but after her second trip, she noticed some slight […]

Injury Prevention And Solutions… Tennis And Pickleball In St. George

Issue 52.09

I remember when I was playing tennis over twelve years ago. Somehow I injured my midback while serving. Each time I went to serve, the intense pain immediately reminded me of what I had done. That injury really limited my […]

Instruments Of Change… New Technique Resolves Many Chronic Conditions

Issue 47.09

After knee surgery and multiple rounds of physical therapy, one patient once said she felt like the Bionic Woman that had been left in the rain to rust. Doctors told her progress had plateaued and that her knee would likely […]

When To Seek Care For Whiplash… It’s Never Too Late

Issue 32.09

Every year in St. George there are approximately 2,500 auto accidents. Physical injuries and whiplash occur in about 66% of these cases. Whiplash is a term applied to injuries of the neck caused when the neck is suddenly and/or violently […]

Headaches… Can They Be Treated Without Medication?

Issue 27.09

If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional and some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. Medical research has shown that 70% […]

Solutions For Low Back Pain… New Technology Comes To St. George

Issue 24.09

Do you have chronic back pain that just won’t go away? Have you tried various treatment options that only helped temporarily? Do you get severe back pain that seems to hit you every year after doing something as simple as […]

A Pinched Nerve From Painting?…What Is The Underlying Cause?

Jim, a 65 year-old business owner, was painting a room in his house when he started to notice a tight cramping feeling in his neck and shoulder. At first he wasn’t too concerned, but later on in the week, he continued to feel the pain which now […]

Is Sciatica The Only Cause of Back And Leg Pain?…True Sciatica vs. False Sciatica

Amy, an active 65 year-old, started getting pain one day in her low back. She soon started noticing pain into her right buttock and thigh area. The pain was especially worse while walking around. If she lay down and rested, it seemed to feel better. Everyone she talked to told her she probably […]

Does Walking Cause Sciatica?

Sixty-seven year old Jan Hudson of St. George recently started walking with a group of friends to incorporate exercise into her daily routine. She began walking 20 minutes in the mornings, but after her second trip, she noticed some slight tightness in her low back and right hip. As the day went on, […]