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Enjoy these health & wellness updates from Spring Creek Medical Center.

Top Stretches to Overcome Back Pain

  Implement these stretches into your daily routine, and you will find better mobility and back relief:   Knee to Chest This stretch will align your pelvis and will also stretch out your lower back and rear end muscles. How it's done: Lie flat on your back,...

Benefits of Not Drinking Soda

Rather than talking exclusively about how drinking soda can cause harm to your body (including everything from depleting mineral levels, changing your metabolism and increasing the risk of diabetes), we wanted to go over a few of the benefits that come when you stop...

Fixing Problems: “It Is Wonderful to Be Able to Move Pain Free”

Don't Settle For Pain According to the American Chiropractic Association, as many as 31 Million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time. They say that as much as 80% of the population will experience back problems at some time in their lives. With that...

Best Summer Exercises for Your Back

Summer's here in full swing. If you haven't already started working on that "summer bod", that's not a problem! While it's great to hear about our Logan chiropractic patients getting active, if you spent a lot of time indoors this last winter (which wouldn't be a...

3 Impactful Reasons Why You Need to Bike to Work

As you may or may not know, this coming week (May 15-19) is National Bike to Work Week. This celebration has been inspiring individuals to drop keys and pick up helmets for years! The cause boasts some staggering statistics as well. According to bikeleague.org, 40% of...

Health Risks of Prolonged Sitting

In today's world, there are millions of jobs in which people are expected to sit at a desk for 8+ hours a day. Whether an accountant, a secretary, or a student, you spend the majority of your time in a resting position. That can't be bad right? Humans are comfortable...

Why Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy is a medical field that helps patients of all ages overcome limitations in their movement. This lack of movement comes from illness, injury, or age. Generally, the goal of a physical therapist is to restore a patient to their prior level of...

Frequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic

What is chiropractic? The primary goal of chiropractic medicine is to locate misalignments in the spine, put the vertebrae back in position, and thus cause the body to function better as a whole unit. Doctors of Chiropractics are experts in caring for patients with...

How to Make Winter Fitness Fun

Oh that feeling of the never-ending January. Winter starts to become a little less fun and a lot more cold. Cabin Fever ensues. How do you break out of Couch-potato-itis and get back to exercising?   Now, you don’t have to be a winter enthusiast to find some...

Exercising as You Age

            Slowing down as we age is a pretty normal thing. It can happen due to aches and pains, fear of falling, or weight problems. As exercising gets a little bit harder, it’s that much easier to not put up the effort. Don’t put it...

Anxiety Can Cause Back Pain

Millions of Americans suffer from back pain each year. But how did we get this way? Experts believe that anxiety behaviors have a lot to do with it. It’s commonly thought that back pain from anxiety is only secondary. This means that anxiety causes problems that go on...

Ligaments Vs. Tendons

It is common to hear about injuries, especially in the sports world, such as a torn ACL, a torn MCL, or tendonitis. Many people, however, don’t understand what these injuries are. In order to understand these terms and help prevent these injuries, let’s first take a...

How Chiropractic Care Helps Migraines

What are Migraines? Migraines are classified as recurring throbbing headaches that increase sensitivity to light and sound and and are often accompanied by nausea. Triggers of these headaches can come from certain foods, lack of sleep, stress, and hormones. Migraines...

Stress and Your Heart

Stress and anxiety are major problems in our society today. While some stress can be good and keep us working hard and active, excessive stress (and how we deal with it) can lead to a variety of health problems. Gastrointestinal issues like ulcers, high blood...

Common Myths About Back and Neck Pain

There are a lot of rumors floating around out there about back pain and neck pain. It is always better to trust the professionals, which is why we are sharing the truth about 4 of the biggest back/neck pain myths.   Myth #1: “I won’t ever experience back or neck...

Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

A significant amount of research supports a growing list of health benefits associated with massage therapy. We treat a variety of conditions caused by injury or everyday stresses through the alternative approach of massage therapy including tense muscles/spasms and...

How To Limit Back Pain During Your Summer Travels

Tis the season for all of your fun summer vacations! With these adventures comes potential situations for injury, especially hard hits to your back, spine and muscle health. Whether you’re heading on a backpacking trip or to a tropical oasis, these tips will help you...

Is Chiropractic Care Right for Your Child?

This is a controversial topic among many parents and health professionals. Although both the American Chiropractic Association’s (ACA) Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics and the Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics of the International Chiropractors Association (ICA)...

Getting the Right Diagnosis for Numb Fingers

Do you occasionally feel a slight numbness in your fingers or hands? It might be uncomfortable or concerning to have that “asleep” sensation in those nerves, especially if you are unable to get rid of the feeling. Luckily for you, numb fingers are very common and...

Decrease Stress Through Chiropractic Care

We all experience stress to a certain degree. But intense, prolonged stress can be detrimental to your overall health and take years off of your life. Don’t let this happen to you! It’s possible to feel better and be healthier through chiropractic treatment. The 4...

Massage Therapy: A Drug Free Alternative for Back Pain Relief

Do you suffer from back pain? Almost the entire population will experience back pain to some degree throughout their lives. Your body, especially your back, consists of such hard-working muscles and ligaments that it’s no surprise that sometimes that hard work leads...

9 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease

Dangers of Heart Disease Heart disease is the number one killer in America for both men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States each year. That’s 1 in every 4 deaths. It’s...

Managing Pain Naturally

Have you ever felt like you’ve tried everything and the pain still keeps coming back? It might be less expensive and less stressful to try some more natural home remedies for managing your pain. We’ve put together a list of our favorite methods; try them out and let...

The Rules of Resting

Rest and recovery are critical to any physical activity or exertion. Most people will skip resting in favor of putting in the extra work, but planning rest time into your workout routine or even just your daily life will help you perform better and maximize your...

How Cooler Weather Affects Chronic Pain

While there isn’t a lot of scientific evidence to show the relationship between weather changes and recurring pain, the patient experiences tell a much different story. Often, patients with some sort of chronic joint pain can predict weather based on the level of pain...

How Posture Affects Your Health

Part of keeping a healthy body is how you sit, stand, and walk. Do you have good posture? Posture is a key component to balance and spreading your weight evenly, resulting in fewer injuries and less strain on various joints and muscles in your body. Many things out of...

Better Cures For Back Pain Than Bed Rest

Did you know that nearly 80% of Americans will experience back pain in their lifetime? Back pain can be caused by strenuous activity like weight lifting but can also occur without any real cause or warning. Although you may think you’ll never be able to feel like...

Healthy Eating for Your Body

We admit it: it’s hard to make healthy eating a priority if it’s not already part of your normal habits. You may have to go out of your way to ensure that the proper foods are stocked in your pantry and fridge or to work in a little bit of extra time to cook a meal...

Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries

Everyone is aware that exercise is really good for your body and health. You can always find a ball game going on somewhere, people headed to the gym, or people playing at a park. There are many benefits from living an active lifestyle. Unfortunately however, injuries...

Headaches & Chiropractic

You might not realize it, but nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. The span of their severity and frequency ranges from occurring occasionally, to frequent, from dull and throbbing to some headaches causing debilitating pain and nausea. No matter what type...

Tips for Buying a New Mattress

Do you experience back, neck, or spinal discomfort? Do you struggle with actually feeling rested when you make up in the morning? Doing your research and making a strategic decision when buying a mattress takes a little more effort on your part but the health benefits...

Anatomy of the Sciatic Nerve

The sciatic nerve is more important that you might think. This nerve, which at its largest point can be as big around as a man’s thumb, is actually composed of a total of five nerves. This makes it the largest nerve in the human body. It originates in the lower spine...

How Do You Know If You Have Whiplash?

Wondering If You Have Whiplash? There are approximately 120,000 whiplash injuries that are reported each year in the United States. You've come to the right place to learn more about this common occurrence and the different causes, symptoms, and treatments associated...

Habits That Cause Back Pain

Did you know that at on average, 80% of Americans experience some form of back pain throughout their lives? Even people that consider themselves as being healthy are finding themselves in discomfort and searching for help. Other than the common cold, back pain is one...

Spring Creek Medical Center in Logan, Utah

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Spring Creek Medical Center successfully treats back pain, neck pain, knee pain, arthritis, headaches and migraines and has helped many individuals live a pain-free life. Our chiropractor, physical therapist, massage therapists and nurse practitioner proudly serve all of Cache Valley, including Logan, Providence, Smithfield, Nibley, Hyrum and North Logan, Utah.