Sciatic Nerve Glide Provo Chiropractor

The sciatic nerve can be a literal pain in the butt! The origin and location of this nerve makes it a common area to be irritated; here are 3 variations of a simple exercise that can help reduce or eliminate the discomfort and pain.   Nerve Glide/Floss:   This is a progression exercise and will…

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Do you have a “snapping hip,” or a hip that frequently pops? Worse yet, do you feel as if your low-back is always tight? And no matter how much you stretch, push, or pull nothing seems to change?   If you’ve answered yes to any of these, hopefully I can add some clarification. I’m going…

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The MedX Cervical Extension machine is used to strengthen the muscles and upper region of the neck. It accomplishes this by isolating the targeted muscles and neutralizing the larger muscles surrounding it. In order to do that, we have to eliminate any shoulder movement and forward/backward motions so the only movement comes from the neck.…

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The Lumbar Extension machine was created to treat chronic lower back pain. It targets your lower back function to decrease pain levels, restore spinal function, and improve your quality of life. This machine is designed to isolate and exercise the paraspinal erector spinae muscle groups of the lumbar spine. While there are other lower back…

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What exactly is MedX? MedX is a brand of advanced rehabilitation equipment designed specifically for the isolation and treatment of chronic back pain and dysfunction. It is considered the “Gold Standard” for treating and reducing back pain. MedX treats and reduces chronic back pain and dysfunction through specific spinal strengthening exercises using the MedX™ Lumbar…

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An anterior pelvic tilt is when your pelvis is rotated forward, which forces your spine to curve. It’s often caused by excessive sitting without enough exercise and stretching to counteract the effects of sitting all day. If you have an anterior pelvic tilt you may notice that the muscles in the front of your pelvis…

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Illustration of a woman experiencing pain in her shoulder.

Shoulder Impingement What it is: Shoulder impingement syndrome is a condition that develops when the rotator-cuff tendons in the shoulder are overused or injured, causing pain and movement impairments. Shoulder impingement syndrome may also be referred to as “subacromial” impingement syndrome because the tendons, ligaments, and bursa under the “acromion” can become pinched or compressed.…

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Causes of a stiff neck: – Poor posture – Repeatedly turning the head from side to side – Sports injuries Excessive Stress – Sleeping with the neck in an awkward position – Muscle sprain or strain – Holding the neck in an abnormal position for a long period – Infection – Cervical spine disorders  …

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What is TMJ? TMJ refers to Temporomandibular Joint dysfunction (TMD) a.k.a. clicking or locking of the jaw. Sound familiar? Up to 25% of the population have or are currently experiencing this problem! The TMJ joint acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull. You have one joint on each side of your…

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Provo Chiropractor Spinal Accident rehab in Orem Utah

Provo and Orem Chiropractor Jerry Clark Explains Whiplash More than 1 million people suffer whiplash injuries each year and about 20% of those end up with chronic pain that affects their daily activities. In our Provo Chiropractor Office, we have seen many people’s lives affected by whiplash. The longest-running study ever done on whiplash patients…

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