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Pain Management | Sep 20, 2021

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your IT Band

You don’t have to suffer an injury or undergo surgery to benefit from physical therapy. In fact, there are many reasons why people see a physical therapist, including pain with certain activities or chronic pain. People experience IT band issues from everyday movements, personal fitness habits, and overuse of certain…

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Accident Prevention, Car Accident Injury, Chiropractic, Chiropractors | Sep 20, 2021

Top Tips for Safe and Proper Car Seat Installation

Nothing is more important than your child’s safety, especially when driving. Car accidents cause injuries like whiplash and concussions in adults, but children’s small bodies are much more vulnerable. Car seats are designed to protect them from this damage, but it’s critical that the seat is installed and used properly…

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Accident Recovery, Pain Management | Sep 15, 2021

How Long Will I Be Sore After a Car Accident?

Car accident injuries aren’t always obvious right away, which can trick you into thinking you are fine when you really have something going on that needs medical attention. If you have ever been in a car accident, then you likely remember the stress and shock of the traumatic situation that…

how-chiropractic-reduces-inflammation-from-injuries

Chiropractic, Pain Management | Sep 10, 2021

How Chiropractic Reduces Inflammation from Injuries

Car accidents can cause a broad range of injuries, from minor cuts and bruises to serious damage to the brain and other vital organs. Whenever any trauma is inflicted on the body, inflammation is often one of the first signs, as the body tries to protect itself from further damage.…

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Accident Recovery, After an Accident, Chiropractic, Chiropractors | Aug 24, 2021

Top 5 Things Chiropractic Can Help with After a Car Accident

If you have ever been through a car accident, then you know just how stressful and overwhelming the experience can be. If you get injured in a car accident, that just adds another layer of stress as you have to find a doctor who will provide you with comprehensive car…

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Pain Management, Spine Care, Surgery | Aug 17, 2021

What to Know About Recovering from Spinal Surgery

Going through spinal surgery can be a difficult decision for many people, but can end up as the only viable option for providing you with lasting pain relief. If you have tried other more conservative treatment options without experiencing much pain relief or success, then your doctor may recommend spinal…

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Chiropractors, Wellness Library, Whiplash | Aug 10, 2021

What Is Ligament Laxity?

Whiplash is the most common of all car accident injuries and can cause significant pain and discomfort in your neck and upper back. If you went to urgent care of the emergency room after a car accident then you may have received a whiplash diagnosis and recommendation for follow-up treatment.…

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Neurology, Pain Management | Aug 3, 2021

How Ultrasounds Are Used in Neurology

When you hear the word ultrasound, the first thing that comes to mind may be the procedure a pregnant woman gets to see the unborn child growing inside her. Ultrasound scans are a type of medical imaging test that uses sound waves set at a high frequency to produce live…

How to Strengthen Hamstrings to Recover from and Reduce Injury

Physiotherapy | Jul 23, 2021

How to Strengthen Hamstrings to Recover from and Reduce Injury

One of the most dreaded things for any athlete is a hamstring strain- unfortunately, the injury is extremely common and can be painful. The hamstring actually refers to a group of three muscles that runs along the back of your thigh, allowing you to bend your knees. When the hamstring…

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Accident Recovery, Car Accident Injuries, Car Accident Injury | Jul 16, 2021

8 Most Commonly Broken Bones in Car Accidents

While our bones are strong, they are not meant to withstand unnatural forces like those that occur in a car accident. The impact itself can cause bones to break, or blows from a hard surface or debris can cause this type of injury. Most broken bones can be healed completely…

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Back Pain | Jul 9, 2021

Best Pool Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

Do you have back pain after a car accident or slip-and-fall? Or do you sit at a desk for long hours in the day and struggle with back pain because of it? No matter what is causing your back pain, whether it’s an acute injury, poor posture, or a degenerative…

Top 5 Treatments for Chronic Joint Pain

Joint Pain | Jul 1, 2021

Top 5 Treatments for Chronic Joint Pain

Many people experience joint pain at one time or another, but some can develop chronic joint pain, especially as they get older. Chronic joint pain can really put a damper on your normal activities and keep you from participating in the things you used to enjoy. It can also make…

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Accident Recovery, Accidents, Car Accident Injuries | Jun 30, 2021

How to Take Care of Yourself After a Car Accident

A car accident is an incredibly stressful event, no matter whether you were in a small fender-bender or a multi-car wreck. In addition to worrying about your health and safety, there are now insurance companies to call, reports to review, and other items that can feel like such a hassle.…

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Whiplash | Jun 16, 2021

How Can Whiplash Be Proven in a Car Accident Injury Claim?

Whiplash is the most common injury for car accident victims and yet it is also referred to as a hidden injury for a reason. When you get into a car accident, the shock and stress of the accident can cause your adrenaline to start pumping and keep you from noticing…

5 Types of Headaches You Might Experience After an Accident

Headaches | Jun 9, 2021

5 Types of Headaches You Might Experience After an Accident

Car accidents are a metaphorical headache: you have to deal with police reports, insurance companies, doctors, and mechanics, even in simple fender benders. But they can also be a literal headache, leaving you in pain for hours and days after a collision. While you may be tempted to brush this…

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Shoulder Pain | Jun 2, 2021

Best Options for Dealing with a Frozen Shoulder

It can be common to sleep in an odd position and wake up with a shoulder that is painful or stiff for a few days until your body has readjusted. But when this isn’t temporary and your shoulder slowly becomes more stiff, or even immobile, it may actually be a…

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI

Pain Management | May 25, 2021

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI?

If you’re told you need an MRI scan for an important organ like the brain or the heart, you may immediately jump to the worst possible conclusion. But in reality, MRIs are used as a diagnostic tool for a wide range of conditions and can even be used to rule…

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy, Physiotherapy | May 18, 2021

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Physiotherapy and physical therapy are two different terms that actually refer to the same medical profession! Physical therapists provide patients with physical therapy or physiotherapy, and the terms can be used interchangeably. This type of medical profession focuses on supporting your recovery, mobility, and quality of life after you’ve suffered…

What Is Whiplash Associated Disorder

Whiplash | May 11, 2021

What Is Whiplash Associated Disorder?

The term “whiplash” can be used in a variety of ways. Literally, it means the acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck, usually during a high impact event like a car accident in which the head moves back and forth violently. It is also often used as a figurative…

Treating Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident

Back Pain, Car Accident Injuries | May 4, 2021

Treating Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident

No matter how cautious of a driver you are, there is always the potential for a car accident to happen. If you’re lucky, they are often minor and don’t cause anything worse than some stress and a small ding on your car. However, many accidents can be damaging to the…