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Treating Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident

Back Pain, Car Accidents | May 11, 2021

Treating Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident

Many people walk away from car accidents with cuts and scrapes, or even broken bones. But approximately 30% of all car accident injuries seen by emergency doctors are related to the back and the spine. Even small collisions and fender benders can result in back pain that becomes a chronic…

What Is Whiplash Associated Disorder

Whiplash | May 4, 2021

What Is Whiplash Associated Disorder?

You are likely familiar with the term whiplash, but what does it actually mean? Whiplash is both the motion that occurs during a car accident or other impact, where your body moves swiftly back and forth, and the condition that results from this incident. Whiplash as a condition is a…

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

Diagnostic Imaging | Apr 26, 2021

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

If you’re at the doctor’s office and they want to schedule you for an MRI Scan, you might wonder why and even think the process sounds intimidating. In truth, MRI scans and other types of diagnostic imaging tests are tools that can provide your doctor with a clearer picture of…

Does a Headache after a Car Accident Mean I Have Whiplash

After an accident, Headaches | Apr 19, 2021

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

The stress of a car accident alone is enough to cause a headache, but what about when headaches seem to be a sign that something is physically wrong? Whiplash can cause headaches and is actually the most common car accident injury. While your seat belt may keep your upper body…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

After an accident | Apr 12, 2021

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

Whether it is your newly licensed teenager or a toddler in their car seat, having a child involved in a car accident is a scary experience. You will be rightly relieved if they do not appear injured- but then what do you do? Even if your child seems okay following…

Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

Sports Medicine | Apr 5, 2021

Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

When it comes to finding a chiropractor for your child, you want to know whether or not they have experience in working with growing bodies and young athletes. Choosing the right chiropractor for your young athlete might initially involve you doing a search online for a “chiropractor near me”. Whether…

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Elbow Pain | Mar 22, 2021

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

You might be surprised to visit your doctor for elbow pain, only to be diagnosed with something called tennis elbow – when you don’t even play tennis! That’s because tennis elbow is the term for a type of elbow condition that, while common among tennis players, can affect all types…

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated

Neurology, Spine Care | Mar 15, 2021

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated?

You may think you’ve never experienced a pinched nerve before, but you’re likely wrong: have you ever sat in one spot for too long, and your foot or arm falls asleep? You might call this feeling “pins and needles” or simply your foot “falling asleep” but this is actually a…

5 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Car Accidents | Mar 8, 2021

5 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Airbags undoubtedly save lives every day, as they help to lower the risk of hitting your head and body against hard surfaces, being ejected from the vehicle, or suffering severe injuries due to glass and debris. However, they don’t come without risk and can often lead to their own kinds…

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain Chiropractic Can Help!

Back Pain, Chiropractic | Mar 1, 2021

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

For many people, working from home is now their normal way of doing business. While there are a lot of perks to this new landscape of remote work, you may also be noticing some impacts on your body now that you are working out of a home office every day.…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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