Monthly Archives: June 2016

Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 3, 2016

Chiropractic Care and Pain Relief

Chiropractic is a health care system that maintains that the arrangement of the body, especially the spine, affects the function of all body parts. Chiropractors try to correct or improve the body’s alignment to relieve pain and enhance function and to help the body repair itself. While the pillar of Chiropractic care is spinal manipulation, […]

Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 7, 2016

Why Chiropractic Care Makes Sense For Cancer Patients In Atlanta

Cancer patients can often experience some side effects, caused by either cancer itself or the treatment used to fight it—sometimes both. Research has shown that, in many cases, supportive therapies can help patients manage those side effects and reduce the risk of delays in treatment. One such therapy involves chiropractic care. This supportive care service […]

Back Pain, Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 9, 2016

Answering Atlanta’s Most Common Questions About Chiropractic Adjustments

What is a chiropractic adjustment? Also known as a spinal manipulation therapy (SMT), Chiropractic Adjustment is a procedure used by highly skilled doctors of Chiropractic. Chiropractors perform the adjustment with a small instrument or their hands, using a specific amount of quick force, applied in a single direction to a particular joint. An adjustment is […]

Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 10, 2016

How To Prevent Back Pain For Patients In Atlanta

Approximately 80% of people will have a serious back pain episode at some point in their life. Once you experience an episode of back pain, it is likely to recur, usually within 1 year of first onset. What a terrible thing! It’s no surprise that billions of dollars are spent on back pain treatment each […]

Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 13, 2016

Tips From Our Chiropractors To Help With Your Summer Gardening

Most of us who enjoy outside work in the garden or on the lawn are right at the stage of moving from spring to fall with a lot of cleanup activities. If that describes you too, a few chiropractic tips may be helpful to avoid sore knees, shoulders, and back pain. The American Chiropractic Association […]

Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 14, 2016

Keep Chiropractic Care In Mind This Summer

Yay for summertime! Increased outdoor activities, working around the home, and expanding our variety of exercises are all part of the enjoyment and fun we look forward to. Along with all these inspiring summer activities comes the extra strain and pressure on your back and body. Bummer! We all love to ‘play’ in the summer […]

Chiropractic, Headaches and Migraines, Uncategorized | Jun 16, 2016

Chiropractic For Treating Patients Suffering With Chronic Headaches

Although migraines affect a considerable number of people, the causes are not entirely understood. Changes in chemical balances within the body and changes in the function of the nervous systems or blood in particular areas of the brain have been linked to the cause of migraine attacks. So, it is interesting that chiropractic care has […]

Headaches and Migraines, Uncategorized | Jun 17, 2016

Treat Tension Headaches With Chiropractic Care

Most people characterize a tension headache as a feeling of a dull ache behind the eyes or narrow band around the head. A frequent cause of tension headaches is subluxations in the neck and upper back, which are, in most cases, improved with chiropractic adjustments. Headaches affect most people at some point and they can […]

Uncategorized, Whiplash Injury | Jun 20, 2016

Treatment For Whiplash Patients In Atlanta

Whiplash is a non-medical term used to describe a condition that occurs when the head and neck move quickly forward and then backward or, sideways. This sudden movement results in the normal range of motion being surpassed and causes injury to the soft tissues (discs, ligaments, and muscles) of the neck. People usually associate whiplash […]

Back Pain, Uncategorized | Jun 21, 2016

Protect Your Children From Back Pain Caused By School Backpacks

Chiropractors, pediatricians and orthopedic surgeons alike agree that backpacks are a problem for a child’s spine. While a backpack alone may not cause major problems, overloading and improper carrying of a backpack can lead to headaches, neck, shoulder, and lower back pain. According to an article published in Spine, “Of the 1,122 backpack users, 74% […]

Neck Pain, Uncategorized | Jun 22, 2016

Don’t Become A Statistic When It Comes To Neck Pain In Atlanta

One of the most prevalent conditions chiropractors encounter and treat is neck pain. According to a National Institute of Health Statistics (NIHS) national survey, neck pain is the second most common type of pain in the United States (following back pain and on par with headaches and migraines). An estimated 75 percent of Americans will […]

Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 23, 2016

How Chiropractic Treatment Can Help Patients With Crohn’s Disease

Named after the doctor who identified the disease, Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel condition affecting the gastrointestinal tract. While comparable to ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease is not the same illness. An estimated 700,000 Americans suffer from Crohn’s disease; it affects men and women of any age. The most commonly […]

Chiropractic, Uncategorized | Jun 24, 2016

Don’t Wake Up Sore and Stiff Anymore!

After a long summer day in Atlanta, the last thing on your mind as you crawl into bed for a goodnight’s sleep is the position your head, neck, and back take when lying down. However, for those who find themselves waking up sore on a regular basis, you might want to consider adjusting the way […]