Most people seek chiropractic care when they have pain. Yes, I said “most”, because, believe it or not, there are people who see a chiropractor on a regular basis regardless of the presence or absence of pain. Pain is nothing more than a symptom, but we are programmed in our society to focus on the symptom. This is the medical model, and because insurance companies are owned and operated by medical doctors, it is the insurance model. If you do not have symptoms, you do not need care. If you do have symptoms, than care should be focused on getting rid […]
Often people come in to my office after suffering with a particular pain for months. They usually make the statement that they kept telling themselves that “maybe it will go away.” I had one patient recently that had suffered for 20 years with low back pain, all the while telling himself that it might go away. Common sense should tell us that a problem will not go away until what is causing the problem goes away. We pride ourselves on finding the cause and correcting that. This allows the body to heal itself, and when the cause is gone, the […]
A new survey involving roughly 35,000 households in the United States reveals that nearly 20% of Americans suffer with chronic pain. Among individuals with chronic pain, more than two-thirds have constant pain, while more than 50% say their pain can be unbearable and excruciating at times. Medications only relieve about a third or less of the chronic pain and can be completely ineffective in treating some types of chronic pain. The author suggests a variety of potential interventions, including physical and occupational therapy, exercise, dietary changes, weight loss, massage and psychotherapy, acupuncture, yoga, and chiropractic services to help patients manage […]
Because vitamin D deficiency is very common and has been associated with a myriad of health problems, many Chiropractors recommend vitamin D supplements to their patients as part of a healthy lifestyle. For patients with chronic non-specific musculoskeletal pain, vitamin D supplementation is known to help reduce symptoms and has little-to-no documented side effects. The Lead South Australia, November 2014. Start feeling better today, call 801-955-1555.
Chiropractors are healthcare providers who primarily perform skilled manipulations (adjustments) to the spine and/or extremities. Their goal is to correct or improve alignment, reduce pain, and support the body’s natural ability to heal itself. In addition to adjustments, Chiropractic care may also involve other treatments such as heat and ice, electrical stimulation, relaxation techniques, rehabilitative and general exercise, counseling about diet and other lifestyle factors, and dietary supplement recommendations. NIH: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, September 2014 Find out if chiropractic can help you. Call today for a free consultation. 801-955-1555