Got Back Pain? Skip the Tylenol Australian researchers gave 1,650 back-pain sufferers a daily dose of acetaminophen (the generic drug Tylenol is made of) or a placebo for four weeks. The acetaminophen worked no better than the fake pills to reduce pain.  The drug is a first-line treatment for back pain, but there’s no evidence…

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Spinal Nerve Function | Dr. Wade Thompson, Herriman Chiropractor

Spinal Nerve Function Check out this chart to quickly identify how possible nerve damage to your spinal chord could be interfering with your body’s natural function! Nerve Root Innervation Possible Symptoms C1 – C4 Intracranial Blood Vessels, Eyes, Lacrimal Gland, Paratid Gland, Scalp, Bas of Skull, Neck mescles Diaphragm Headaches, Migraine Headaches, dizziness, sinus problems,…

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Take the Chiropractic Quiz How Much Do You Know About Chiropractic Care? There are a lot of myths and legends out there about Chiropractic Care. Test your knowledge with this quiz, and we will be happy to answer any questions you have about your answers! Fill out the quiz below and you may receive a…

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How chiropractors can help sports concussions In the U.S., there are a minimum of 300,000 sport-related concussions per year. If your child is in contact sports, there’s a risk of the contact ending up in a concussion.  In fact research suggests that the number of documented cases of concussions among children is on the rise, and is…

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Strong Core, Low Score If your golf instructor claims, “It’s all in the hips”, he may be overlooking something.  According to scientists in Portugal, your abs play a big role in powering your golf swing. They found that three key areas of your core, including abs and obliques, frie during your backswing and downswing. Power…

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Chiropractic Can Solve Spinal Issues and More By Dr. Thompson The spine is an integral, key structure in the body.  In fact, it is one of the first recognizable structures in the developing embryo, and the nerves that branch out from it help the embryo to develop properly.  This core structure also controls and coordinates…

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Testing for Chiropractic, Part 1 By Dr. Wade Thompson The Head Turn Test Try turning your head as far as you can to the left and to the right.  The first thing  that  you want to look for is whether either one of these motions are painful.  The second thing is if one side or…

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#1 CAUSE OF DISABILITY WORLDWIDE IS Back Pain!!! According to the World Health Organization, low back pain is the number-one cause of disability worldwide and neck pain is the number-four cause. Bad posture, stress, accidents, happening more cause people are living longer. Overall, musculoskeletal conditions represents the second leading cause of global disability affecting more…

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Chiropractic 101 By Dr. Wade Thompson Have you heard the phrase “________  for Dummies”?  Many books, from computers to golf have been written with this label.  That may work for those topics, but it doesn’t work for Chiropractic. Chiropractic isn’t for dummies, it is a proven science of true wellness. If everyone understood the healing…

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