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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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Medical Doctors, Orthopedic Clinics, 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

Uncategorized | 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…

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

Diagnostic Tests | Apr 27, 2021

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

When your doctor orders an MRI Scan, they are looking for a clearer set of images of what is going on inside your body. MRI scans are also known as Magnetic Resonance Imaging and is a machine that uses powerful magnetic and radio waves to take highly detailed pictures of…

Does a Headache after a Car Accident Mean I Have Whiplash

after an accident, Headaches | Apr 20, 2021

Does a Headache after a Car Accident Mean I Have Whiplash?

If you or someone you know has ever been in a car accident then you’ve likely been checked out by a doctor for whiplash. Whiplash is the most common car accident injury because, while your upper body is typically secured by a seat belt, your head and neck are left…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

after an accident | Apr 13, 2021

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

Unfortunately, car accidents are extremely common and happen every day. Sometimes, you may have your children with you when an accident occurs. While you may check your child thoroughly and not notice any injury, it’s still important for them to be seen by a chiropractor in Marietta to ensure nothing…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…