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Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain Chiropractic Can Help!

Back Pain | Apr 6, 2021

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain? Chiropractic Can Help!

Working from home has become the new normal for many people across the globe. Many are looking for ways to turn their living rooms into makeshift offices and their kitchen tables into desks. There are many benefits to working from home, though it can take a toll on your body. Incidents of back and neck […]

5 Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

Injuries | Mar 15, 2021

5 Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

When it comes to searching for the right chiropractor for your children, you may find yourself overwhelmed by all the options that show up if you search “chiropractor near me”. It helps to find chiropractors who have extensive knowledge and experience in treating children and young adults because their bodies are still growing! Many parents […]

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Elbow Injuries, Physiotherapy | Mar 8, 2021

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

You don’t have to be a tennis star to develop pain in your elbow known as tennis elbow; in fact, you could’ve never played tennis before! Tennis elbow is the common name for a painful condition called lateral epicondylitis, which refers to pain and irritation in the tendons that connect your forearm to your elbow […]

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated

Spine Care | Mar 1, 2021

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated?

Everyone knows the feeling of your foot ‘falling asleep’ and then the ‘pins and needles’ that follow when you try to move. This is a very mild example of a pinched nerve that resolves on its own after you move around and your nerve is no longer compressed. There are times when a pinched nerve […]

What to Expect When Getting an MRI

Diagnostic Tests | Feb 23, 2021

What to Expect When Getting an MRI

Your doctor may want to get a more in-depth look at an injury or issue and recommend scheduling an MRI, which stands for magnetic resonance image. Movies and television shows can make getting an MRI seem stressful or scary, so it can be helpful to learn more about the process in order to address any […]

What’s the Difference Between a Chiropractor and an Orthopedic Doctor

Chiropractors | Feb 16, 2021

What’s the Difference Between a Chiropractor and an Orthopedic Doctor?

Whether you were injured in a car accident or are struggling with chronic headaches, your primary care doctor may recommend you see a chiropractor or orthopedic doctor for specialized, continued care. But how do you know whether a chiropractor or orthopedic doctor is the best choice for you? When you look at the differences between […]

What Is The Difference Between a Chiropractor and a Physical Therapist

Chiropractors, Physical Therapy | Feb 9, 2021

What Is The Difference Between a Chiropractor and a Physical Therapist?

It is not uncommon for patients to see both physical therapists and chiropractors when they have suffered an injury or need to recover from surgery. Because both providers often treat similar conditions, many people do not understand if there is a difference. This can lead people to make the wrong decision about who to visit […]

How Long Does It Take Before Chiropractic Treatment Starts Working

Chiropractic, Chiropractors | Feb 2, 2021

How Long Does It Take Before Chiropractic Treatment Starts Working?

Chiropractic care is unique in that it is useful not only when you have a specific injury or symptom, but also as a general technique to maintain alignment and wellness throughout the body. While some symptoms may be immediately relieved during a chiropractic adjustment, continued care is usually recommended to keep up health and offer […]

What Is the Difference Between PET, MRI, and CT Scans

Education, Services | Jan 18, 2021

What Is the Difference Between PET, MRI, and CT Scans?

Whether you’ve been injured in a car accident, a slip and fall, or simply woke up one morning in pain, the first step towards recovery will be understanding exactly what the root cause of your discomfort is. Modern technology allows for precise and extensive diagnostic imaging that has made it much easier for doctors to […]

5 Ways to Get Relief from Sciatica

Sciatica | Jan 17, 2021

5 Ways to Get Relief from Sciatica

Whether you’ve experienced it or not, most people are familiar with the idea of sciatica- low back pain that radiates down through the buttocks into the leg, sometimes reaching the foot. For many people, the pain can be more than a mere discomfort and become excruciating and even debilitating. However, with non-invasive treatments and proper […]

Watch Out for These 5 Delayed Injuries after a Car Accident

after an accident | Jan 16, 2021

Watch Out for These 5 Delayed Injuries after a Car Accident

We drive by car accidents every day, but when you’re the one in the accident it is a much different experience. Even if you were in a small rear-end collision you can still experience an injury after a car accident. A general rule of thumb for car accident injuries is that if there is any […]

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 […]