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Chiropractic

Chiropractic

Chiropractic

The chiropractic page at Camp4 Human Performance has a detailed discussion about the benefits of spinal manipulation. Our doctors have the skills and experience to know when this is a therapy for your complaint.

DRY NEEDLING

DRY NEEDLING

DRY NEEDLING

In order to better control pain at Camp4 Human Performance we utilize the more modern form of western medical acupuncture, also known as dry-needling. This is the most researched method of controlling muscle aches, pain, and dysfunction.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Everyone at Camp4 Human Performance gets physical rehabilitation. We understand the importance of training the nervous system to function better after we get you out of pain. Learn more about rehabilitation and its importance here.

BYU chiropractors

BYU chiropractors

BYU chiropractors

Both Dr. Tyler and Laney Nelson are the official chiropractors for the BYU athletic programs. Dr. Laney has over 20 years experience doing sports medicine with BYU and the past 8 years with the University of Missouri.

How much Water do I need per day?

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Does dehydration cause muscle cramps? What should be my daily intake?  These are common questions athletes are concerned about.

After doing some research investigation it turns out there is no good science to support any recommendation. It is essentially an argument with no science behind it. There is one good study that was done to show that dehydration DOES NOT cause muscle cramps in endurance athletes. It was the level of intensity that was shown to cause muscle cramps in endurance athletes, not dehydration

So, it’s probably not that big of a concern for everyone else either. People who buy into the 8×8 program usually are selling bottled water. That’s not surprising, but unfortunate. I like this quote by Dr. Timothy Noakes which states“ It is time for the American College of Sports Medicine to acknowledge that humans, like all other earthly creatures, do not need to be told how much to drink during exercise.”

So, drink when you feel thirsty and play hard the rest of the time!

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Is Acupuncture an Effective Treatment for Migraines?

Acupuncture Taylorsville UTMillions of people deal with chronic pain of some sort on a daily basis. For some, that chronic pain is in the lower back or the neck. For others, the pain resides in the joints. And for some, chronic migraines are a serious problem. Generally, migraines are considered chronic if they last for four hours or longer and occur at least 15 days a month. Can acupuncture in Taylorsville UT be a solution for chronic migraines? Some people say yes!

In clinical trials, acupuncture is an effective treatment for migraines. [1] Here’s how it works: Hollow needles are shallowly inserted into the skin. They can be placed essentially everywhere on the body, but for migraine treatment, needles may be placed in these areas:

  • Across the forehead
  • On the temples
  • Above and below eyebrows
  • On the back of the neck
  • On or in the ears
  • Behind the ears

 

What Results Look and Feel Like

The most obvious way to determine if acupuncture in Taylorsville UT is an effective treatment for migraines is to see if the headaches go away. For many people, this change doesn’t happen overnight. It may take a day or two for the full effects to take place. It also may take a couple of acupuncture treatments. But for others, all it takes is one acupuncture session.

The first sign of migraine relief is the eliminating (or at least the lessening) of tension. As tension subsides, the contracted muscles are able to relax. The sensitivity to light becomes more manageable and the throbbing dulls down.

Why It Works

Acupuncture needles are hollow, and the belief is that tension, negativity, stress, and anxiety are released through the center hole. Specific breathing exercises and patterns are part of an acupuncture treatment, which also improves relaxation. Acupuncture is safer than most drugs, including prescription and over-the-counter varieties.

Acupuncture in Taylorsville UT is effective in treating migraines and the symptoms that accompany them. It has been proven to reduce nausea [1] which is often a side effect of chronic migraines. If you are looking for an alternative treatment for migraines, consider acupuncture. Just go in for a few treatments and see what kind of results you see.

Acupuncture Needles vs. Regular Needles

Even the most sensitive people can make peace with acupuncture needles. They are hollow and have a tiny circumference, so it is not some huge needle being inserted into the skin. Acupuncturists also only stick needles just barely into the skin, and needles never reach veins. There generally isn’t any blood involved if the acupuncturist is experienced. If you are afraid of needles but have always wanted to try acupuncture, give it a try. The acupuncturist may suggest trying a small area, like the ears or forehead, to test your sensitivity levels.

Give acupuncture a try if you are tired of dealing with chronic pain and/or migraines. It may be the perfect solution for you.  Call Camp4 Human Performance at (801) 829-9500 today!

[1] Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2012 Nov 1;17 (6):e1028-33.

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Acupuncture In Taylorsville UT Relieves Pain

Acupuncture Taylorsville UTPeople who suffer with pain continue to look for a solution to a recurring problem. No one enjoys being in pain. Debilitating  pain can really slow you down, There are those who feel that acupuncture in Taylorsville UT. might just be the route to follow.

Pain is derived from many different sources. One that many Americans suffer from is arthritis. This ailment is not a respecter of persons and attacks all ages, genders and races. It is an musculoskeletal disorder manifesting itself in 100 different conditions. Three types of arthritis are the most frequently diagnosed.

Osteoarthritis is the most common form. It is progressive. It attacks the joints in a degenerative matter. It is associated with overweight and injury.  Rheumatoid arthritis causes inflammation of the membranes and is accompanied with stiffness, pain, swelling and  numerous other symptoms. Juvenile arthritis attacks those 16 years and under.

Acupuncture in Taylorsville UT is used to alleviate pain and give relief. Life is too short to be controlled by the negative effects of pain. The ancient Chinese believed that pain was the result of an imbalance of energy. They believed that there are 14 major meridians or energy channels in the body that when stimulated relieve the pain.

Acupuncture is also thought to release endorphins, a morphine like chemical, found in the body that helps to block the message of pain being sent to the brain from the nerves.  Acupuncture has been found to be effective in dealing with arthritis and other sources of pain.

The number of needles used during an acupuncture treatment can vary. They are placed under the skin in predetermined locations. The patient may feel a slight prick as the needles are inserted into the skin. The needles will remain in place anywhere between several minutes to an hour. Numbness, tingling, heaviness or possibly a mild soreness may be felt during or after they are removed.

Some people may be concerned about safety. When acupuncture is administered by trained professionals in appropriate conditions there are seldom complications. Acupuncture is drug free. A benefit of the procedure is that the doctor is able to monitor and see the response and make adjustments quickly.

Acupuncture offers relief to those suffering with not only arthritis but lower back pain, neck pain, muscle pain, headaches and a host of other conditions.

Don’t let pain control you and limit the experiences you can have in life.  Camp4 Human Performance has the trained professionals to administer acupuncture in Taylorsville UT. Find relief and keep moving.

Acupuncture Taylorsville UT
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

Reference:
www.arthritis.org/arthritis-facts/understanding-arthritis.php
www.webmd.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/guide/arthritis-acupuncture

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Camp 4 Human Performance Acupuncture Taylorsville UT: A Solution To Your Pain

Acupuncture Taylorsville UTAt Camp 4 Human Performance we have gone great lengths to offer our patients safe and effective solutions to their pain. Through our Acupuncture Taylorsville UT services you will find relief from many health problems. From muscle aches and pains to chronic and recurring migraines acupuncture is a method that has been proving its worth for more than 2,000 years. Our office offers the more modernized practice of this with a dry needle technique to help deliver results. Through research and countless patient success experiences we are more than confident our Acupuncture Taylorsville UT services are a solution to your pain. Call us today to schedule an appointment at 801-829-9500.

Acupuncture Taylorsville UT
Camp4 Human Performance
1951 West 4700 South Suite 2
Taylorsville, Utah 84129
(801) 829-9500

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