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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 […]

Osteopractor vs. Chiropractor

Chriopractors | Sep 22, 2020

Osteopractor vs. Chiropractor

When looking for the right doctor to treat injuries to the neck or back, you might wonder what the difference is between an osteopractor and a chiropractor. There are a variety of options out there for treating injuries, back pain, joint conditions, and more, and each type of doctor or treatment promises why it is […]

What Is the Difference Between Chiropractic and Physical Therapy

Chiropractic, Physical Therapy | Sep 15, 2020

What Is the Difference Between Chiropractic and Physical Therapy?

After a car accident, the last thing you want to do is worry about which doctor is going to take the best care of you. Whether you are looking for a car accident chiropractor or wondering whether a physical therapist is recommended, your doctor may recommend a variety of combinations depending on your injuries and […]

Spine Doctor vs. Chiropractor

Chriopractors, Spine Care | Sep 8, 2020

Spine Doctor vs. Chiropractor

When you are suffering from back and neck pain, the last thing you want to do is have to worry about what type of doctor you should see. Whether you were in a car accident and are continuing to experience symptoms of whiplash, or you have an old injury that is causing chronic back pain, […]

What to Expect When Going to the Chiropractor for the First Time

Chiropractic, Chriopractors | Sep 1, 2020

What to Expect When Going to the Chiropractor for the First Time

When you have been injured in a car accident, you may have met with medics at the scene, followed up with a doctor afterward, or were even treated in the emergency room. However, you might be wondering what other options are out there for treating your accident injury and wondered if chiropractic treatment would be […]

How to Pick a Chiropractor

Chriopractors | Aug 11, 2020

How to Pick a Chiropractor

Just like choosing a doctor or any other service provider, when you are choosing who will be your chiropractor, it’s important to do the proper research to find someone who fits your needs. Chiropractors in Atlanta have a variety of philosophies, techniques, and attitudes that can all impact your treatment and who is the best […]

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Visiting the Chiropractor

Chiropractic, Chriopractors | Aug 7, 2020

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Visiting the Chiropractor?

Most of the time people seek out chiropractic care when they are hoping to relieve some type of pain and discomfort. When you receive chiropractic care for the first time you might want to expect a bit of discomfort after the first few sessions as your body adjusts to the changes. After years of living […]

How to Treat Whiplash

Whiplash | Aug 6, 2020

How to Treat Whiplash

If you have been in a car accident then you know just how stressful the experience can be and how you can be both physically and emotionally impacted. Many people who have been in a car accident tend to be so focused on the stress and confusion of the moment that their physical needs go […]

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Car Accidents, Chiropractic | Jul 28, 2020

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

Your car isn’t the only thing likely to suffer damage as a result of a collision- they can be traumatic for the body as well. Even without serious injures, you may have some soreness or pain that follows due to the way your body is jostled around on impact. While these may seem like mere […]

How Long Does Whiplash Last

Whiplash | Jul 20, 2020

How Long Does Whiplash Last?

One of the most common types of injuries sustained during a car crash is whiplash, a soft tissue injury caused by the sudden jerking movements the body makes upon impact. Even a low-impact collision like being rear-ended can cause this damage to the muscles and ligaments in the neck, causing them to become inflamed or […]

The 3 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Accidents, Concussions, Injuries | Jul 15, 2020

The 3 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

If you live in Atlanta, you know the city boasts many wonderful attractions, events, and restaurants; you may also know that Atlanta has some of the worst traffic in the United States. Unfortunately, heavy traffic can also lead to increased car accidents. Not only are these events costly and stressful, but they can also negatively […]

How to Treat Sciatic Nerve Pain

Neurology, Sciatica | Jul 13, 2020

How to Treat Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic nerve pain occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed, pinched, or injured. This nerve begins in the lumbar spine, travels down the lower back, and goes into each leg. Problems with the sciatic nerve lead to back pain, pain in the hips, and legs and the pain can range from minor and annoying to […]

What to Expect (Physically) After a Car Accident

Accidents | Jul 10, 2020

What to Expect (Physically) After a Car Accident

While there are about 7,500 people injured each day in a car accident, the severity of injuries can vary widely. Many will sustain minor injuries that aren’t felt for hours or days later, yet others will have severe injuries that often require immediate attention, and in some cases, a crash can be fatal. When injuries […]