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Can a Car Accident Cause Sciatica

Car Accidents, Sciatica | Feb 22, 2021

Can a Car Accident Cause Sciatica?

After a car accident, you are likely on the lookout for symptoms that indicate an injury. If you notice pain accompanied by muscle weakness or numbness in the lower back, legs, or even feet, sciatica should be on the list of things you are concerned about. The sciatic nerve, which spans from your lower back […]

How Long Does It Take Before Chiropractic Treatment Starts Working

Chiropractic | Feb 15, 2021

How Long Does It Take Before Chiropractic Treatment Starts Working?

With a lot of medical care today, we expect instant results relief from pain. Especially when suffering from something like back or neck pain, we often want to see results as soon as possible so we can resume normal activities. This can make some people skeptical of visiting the chiropractic clinic because treatment is often […]

Here’s What a Doctor Will Check You for After a Car Accident

Car Accidents | Feb 8, 2021

Here’s What a Doctor Will Check You for After a Car Accident

After a car accident, you may visit a doctor in reaction to certain symptoms or injuries, but it is also common to go before symptoms even appear. In this case, your doctor will perform a thorough evaluation to identify where injuries may have occurred and gone unnoticed so far. Auto injury doctors are trained to […]

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Whiplash | Feb 1, 2021

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

Because of how common the condition is, you may immediately wonder about whiplash if you’ve been through a car accident. It’s likely that any ache and pain in the aftermath makes you question your health. So how do you know when you’re suffering from whiplash as opposed to general soreness? Only a whiplash chiropractor can […]

Watch Out for These 5 Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

After an accident | Jan 14, 2021

Watch Out for These 5 Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

If you’ve been injured in a car accident it is possible that you only have a few scrapes and bruises afterward. But it is also possible that you might start to develop some uncomfortable symptoms in the hours and even days after the accident. That’s because there are some types of car accident injuries that […]

Is It Normal to Feel Leg Pain After a Chiropractic Adjustment

Chiropractic | Jan 13, 2021

Is It Normal to Feel Leg Pain After a Chiropractic Adjustment?

When you visit your Atlanta chiropractor for an adjustment for the first time, it helps to talk with them about what to expect afterward. While many people who get chiropractic treatment report no pain or discomfort afterward, some people do and there are many reasons why that might be. Especially after your first few chiropractic […]

5 Ways to Get Relief from Sciatica

Sciatica | Jan 12, 2021

5 Ways to Get Relief from Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is the largest in the body, beginning in the lower back and extending all the way through your buttocks, with nerve endings throughout the entire leg. When a spinal disc is ruptured, it can irritate and inflame the sciatic nerve, causing pain that begins in the back and radiates down the leg. […]

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own

Pinched Nerves | Jan 11, 2021

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own?

A pinched nerve can be a very uncomfortable experience that can start to interfere with your daily routines. There are some situations where a pinched nerve goes away on its own, but other times you may need to see a doctor for help. A common experience of a pinched nerve is when you’ve been sitting […]

Will Lower Back Pain Go Away On Its Own

Back Pain | Dec 22, 2020

Will Lower Back Pain Go Away On Its Own?

It is tempting to tough out back pain and hope it will simply go away on its own. We live busy lives and the last thing you want to worry about is back pain after a car accident. However, car accident injuries are complex and when insurance and claims lawyers get involved it can become […]

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

Headaches | Dec 15, 2020

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

In the hours and even days after a car accident, you might start noticing some pain and discomfort start to show up. It is common to experience a headache after a car accident, whether from the stress and trauma of the accident or even as a symptom of a bigger injury. However, when you notice […]

Here’s What to Do After a Car Accident

After an accident | Dec 8, 2020

Here’s What to Do After a Car Accident

A car accident can be a stressful and overwhelming experience even if you don’t experience serious injuries. Chiropractors have heard stories from patients who didn’t feel like they knew what to do after a car accident. It helps to have an idea of the steps you should take after a car accident before one ever […]

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash

Whiplash | Dec 1, 2020

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

A car accident can be such an overwhelming experience and you shouldn’t have to figure out what’s causing your pain and discomfort all by yourself. While you may want to wait and see whether your pain goes away after a few days, it is actually more helpful for your body if you visit a doctor […]

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

After an accident | Nov 23, 2020

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

If you are suffering from back pain after a car accident, then a quick trip to your primary care doctor simply won’t do. The spine is such a complex structure and it literally holds up your body and protects the nervous system. When your spine is injured in any way, it is important to see […]

How To Find A Doctor After A Car Accident

After an accident | Nov 16, 2020

How To Find A Doctor After A Car Accident

If you were in a car accident that led to any type of damage to your car then there your body likely experienced some type of injury as well. Even a small fender bender can cause an injury like whiplash that can leave you in chronic pain and discomfort if left untreated. That is why […]

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

Physical Therapy | Nov 9, 2020

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

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, you probably want to know what kind of recovery time you are in for. Sometimes you may need physical therapy to help you fully recover and get back on your feet after a car accident. Your chiropractor in Atlanta may recommend physical therapy in tandem with your […]

How Long After an Accident Can a Citation Be Issued

Accidents | Nov 2, 2020

How Long After an Accident Can a Citation Be Issued?

In the aftermath of a car accident, you can be dealing with an overwhelming amount of things at once, between talking to other parties, addressing car accident injuries, and calling the police. With so much going on, sometimes you leave the scene of the accident and realize that, even if you were at fault, no […]

How Is Back Pain Delayed After A Car Accident

Back Pain, Car Accidents | Oct 23, 2020

How Is Back Pain Delayed After A Car Accident?

During a car accident, most of the damage can happen in a split second, when one vehicle makes an impact with another. It’s that moment that causes your body to jerk around, hit hard surfaces, or be impacted by any broken vehicle parts. But despite this, it is not uncommon for symptoms of injuries to […]

Can Chiropractic Care Help with Anxiety and Depression

Chiropractic | Oct 16, 2020

Can Chiropractic Care Help with Anxiety and Depression?

When it comes to mental health, more people than you know may be struggling. Over 40 million adults in the United States suffer from anxiety and depression, and many more may not be diagnosed. When seeking ways to cope, what many people don’t realize is the strength of the mind and body’s connection, leaving many […]

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor

Chriopractors | Oct 9, 2020

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor?

Most people seek the care of a chiropractor when they experience back or neck pain, hoping to find relief through the safe and natural method of spinal realignment. However, when you leave the chiropractor, you can often experience new pain. Why is this, and why would something meant to reduce pain lead to more? The […]

What Happens if a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated

Herniated Disc | Oct 2, 2020

What Happens if a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated?

With any injury, there is a risk associated with foregoing treatment and hoping the symptoms subside. This can be particularly true of spinal injuries, as the spine controls the nervous system which communicates with the rest of the body, making these risks more widespread and long term. In the case of a herniated disc, this […]