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Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own

Neurology | Jan 15, 2021

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own?

You know that feeling when you wake up in the middle of the night and your arm has “fallen asleep” from sleeping in a funny position? You may notice a tingling feeling in your arm or it might even feel numb. This is an example of a mild case of a pinched nerve and one […]

Will Back Pain Go Away on Its Own

Back Pain | Dec 24, 2020

Will Back Pain Go Away on Its Own?

When you’ve been in a car accident you might not realize just how serious your injuries are at first. That’s because you are full of adrenaline and you might even be in shock after the stress and trauma of the accident. It is common to slowly notice back pain after a car accident in the […]

What Do You Do About a Headache That Won’t Go Away

after an accident, Headaches | Dec 17, 2020

What Do You Do About a Headache That Won’t Go Away?

Car accidents are stressful no matter how minor. When you’ve been in a car accident, a good rule of thumb is that if there is any damage to your car then there is likely damage to your body. Scrapes and bruises are obvious injuries that you can see and get treated right away. The combination […]

Here's What to Do After a Car Accident

after an accident | Dec 10, 2020

Here’s What to Do After a Car Accident

The more cars there are on the road the higher your risk is of getting in a car accident. If you’ve been driving around Marietta and gotten stuck in traffic lately, you’ve likely seen a few car accidents pulled to the side of the road. A small scrape on the bumper or a broken mirror […]

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash

Whiplash | Dec 3, 2020

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

Whiplash is a tricky car accident injury because its symptoms don’t always show up right away. If you were in a car accident where the force of the collision jostled your body around, especially your head and neck, then you may want to be proactive and see a doctor as soon as possible to check […]

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

after an accident | Nov 24, 2020

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

When you are experiencing back pain after a car accident, you want to make sure you find the best doctor to treat your injuries and help you heal. You might have received immediate medical attention at the scene with paramedics or even in the emergency room, but finding a doctor to treat your back pain […]

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

after an accident | Nov 17, 2020

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

Whether you have suffered a severe injury or don’t feel any symptoms yet, finding a doctor is one of the most important steps you can take after a car accident. Not only will early medical care help improve chances of recovery, but it can also be helpful to any insurance claims as well. Because car […]

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

after an accident, Physical Therapy | Nov 10, 2020

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident?

After the trauma of a car accident, most people want to move on as quickly as they can. Not only do insurance claims and court proceedings take a long time, but injuries may serve as a reminder of the event. While it may seem easiest to stop treatment when your initial pain goes away, doing […]

How Long After An Accident Can a Citation Be Issued

after an accident | Nov 3, 2020

How Long After An Accident Can a Citation Be Issued?

In some cases, it might be clear immediately who was at fault for a car accident, but that is not always the case. In the chaos of the accident scene, that may not be determined or it just may not be considered important to issue a citation yet. But does leaving the scene with no […]

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Car Accident Injuries | Oct 22, 2020

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

After a car accident, it is common to feel a variety of aches and pains over the course or days or even weeks following the incident. Even when no major injury is identified at the scene, a general soreness or discomfort may be common, making it hard to identify more serious conditions like whiplash. How […]

What Happens to Your Body in a Rear-End Collision

Car Accident Injuries | Oct 15, 2020

What Happens to Your Body in a Rear-End Collision?

One of the most common types of car accidents is what’s known as a rear-end collision, which occurs when your car is slow or still and is hit from behind by a second vehicle. These may happen when a driver is distracted or impaired, or when there is a sudden stop that isn’t anticipated. Regardless […]

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica

Back Pain, Sciatica | Oct 8, 2020

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica?

If you have ever suffered from sciatica, you know that it is a different type of pain than normal leg and back pain. For many, the pain of sciatica can be excruciating and prevent them from participating in daily life. While mild pain may be managed at home, most people suffer enough from sciatic pain […]

What Happens if a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated

Spine Care | Oct 1, 2020

What Happens if a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated?

When a fragment of the spinal canal becomes displaced and is no longer properly contained, this can be known as a herniated disc. While this most commonly occurs in the lower back, it can happen at any part of the spine, and the displaced disc will usually press on nerves and cause pain in that […]

What to Expect When Going to the Chiropractor for the First Time

Chiropractic, Chiropractors | Sep 21, 2020

What to Expect When Going to the Chiropractor for the First Time

Are you feeling nervous about your first trip to the chiropractor? If you have not yet experienced a natural, non-invasive type of medical treatment before then you might find yourself weary of what to expect. You may also have tried a variety of other medical treatments for a specific injury or chronic pain and have […]

chiropractic care for adults

Chiropractic | Sep 14, 2020

Chiropractic Fun Facts

Chiropractic care is steadily growing in popularity as more and more people learn about and experience its benefits. Through gentle, effective treatments, chiropractic can help improve your health, sleep habits, and immune system by providing relief to any sort of pain from back pain to headaches, correction to your spine and posture, and maintenance for […]

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Car Accident Injuries, Chiropractors | Sep 7, 2020

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, if your car has any damage then it is very likely that your body does too. Many people walk away from a car accident thinking they feel fine, only to start noticing neck and back pain, to name a few, and discomfort in the hours and even days after the accident. […]

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Chiropractors | Sep 1, 2020

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Finding great chiropractors in Marietta, Ga, can be a challenging task because there are so many options in a brief internet search, as well as so many cautionary tales. So how do you know which chiropractor to pick? Similar to finding a good primary care doctor or a babysitter for your kids, it is important […]

6 Lifelong Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic | Aug 11, 2020

6 Lifelong Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Most of us think about going to see an Atlanta chiropractor when we have suffered an injury or find ourselves in some kind of pain, particularly back or neck. While chiropractors are a great choice in these cases, many people don’t know that seeing a chiropractor can have benefits long past the time an acute […]

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Car Accident Injuries | Aug 7, 2020

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

While superficial injuries like cuts and bruises may heal quickly after a car accident, many injuries can persist for weeks or even months, and some may become chronic issues if not treated properly. It can seem intimidating at first to visit an Atlanta chiropractor and commit to the regular adjustments, but more treatment early on […]

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Visiting the Chiropractor

Chiropractors | Aug 6, 2020

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Visiting the Chiropractor?

If you are new to chiropractic care and are not quite sure what to expect, then the idea of “feeling worse” after a visit to the chiropractor may leave you skeptical. However, what many people describe as “feeling worse” is actually the mild discomfort that comes with encouraging your spine and muscles into more healthy […]