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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 25, 2022

The Difference Between an MRI and a CT Scan

MRIs and CT scans are types of diagnostic imaging tools that capture images of your internal structures. Your doctor may request that you get an MRI or CT scan to help diagnose an illness or injury or to track your treatment progress. From chiropractic care to physical therapy, both MRIs…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 25, 2022

How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

It’s the bane of artists, writers, and desk jockeys everywhere, and it almost seems inevitable. Carpal tunnel syndrome, often just called carpal tunnel, is an affliction that can cause numbness, tingling, and weakness in the affected hand and arm. It seems merely annoying in concept, maybe offering some slight interference…

can-bad-posture-cause-chest-pain

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 23, 2022

Can Bad Posture Cause Chest Pain?

When the topic of poor posture-related pain comes up, the first assumption is that it’s your back and neck that will feel the burn. However, it cannot be overstated that posture is the positioning of the whole body, not just one part of it. Bad posture can cause a myriad…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 22, 2022

How Do You Know if You Broke Your Toe?

If you have ever stubbed your toe, then you know that sudden and intense pain. The pain can leave you wondering if you have actually broken your toe. While many cases of a hurt toe end up being a sprain, it is possible to break your toe. When the bone…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 20, 2022

Knee Pain From Squatting: Causes, Prevention, Treatment

While squatting is a common form of exercise, you may not realize how often you end up in a squat throughout a normal day. Picking up toys, lifting a box, or playing sports can all leave you in this position. You may have some occasional discomfort with a squat, but…

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Accident Recovery | Jan 31, 2022

Life-Threatening Injuries from a Car Accident

We should preface with a disclaimer: if you’re experiencing any pain after a car accident, you should go to the hospital and contact a lawyer as soon as you can. Car accidents are moments of high stress, and the resulting shock can make a severe injury feel much less severe…

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Accident Recovery | Jan 31, 2022

What Does an Orthopedic Doctor Do?

Chances are, if you get injured or develop back pain, someone will recommend that you should visit an orthopedic specialist. Of course, they aren’t likely to elaborate, and there’s a chance that you already know vaguely what such a specialist might do, but how much do you really know about…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 31, 2022

How Long Does an MRI Take?

You may have undergone an MRI in the past to identify the root cause of pain, rule out an injury, or for another diagnostic reason. But if you haven’t been through this procedure, something you may have heard about MRIs is that they take a long time. But why, and…

Can a Physical Therapist Help a Sprained Ankle

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 31, 2022

Can a Physical Therapist Help a Sprained Ankle?

One of the most common injuries people face is a sprained ankle. Most people have experienced this affiliation at some point, maybe even more than once. Ankle sprains occur when your foot goes beyond its normal range of movement, whether through a twist or turn, which causes ligaments in your…

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Accident Recovery | Jan 30, 2022

Can Whiplash Cause Neurological Problems?

When another vehicle collides with yours, it can jolt and jostle your body around and cause serious injuries. One of the most common car accident injuries is called whiplash. Whether you were rear-ended by another car or involved in a multi-car wreck, the force of impact can cause your head…

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Accident Recovery | Jan 27, 2022

Swimmer’s Shoulder: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Between 40% and 90% of swimmers will experience the discomfort of swimmer’s shoulder at some point in their lives. The swimming shoulder pain associated with this frequent orthopedic injury is also known as rotator cuff impingement syndrome, and it is usually caused by rubbing or pinching of the muscles and…

How Much Does Physical Therapy Cost

General | Jan 10, 2022

How Much Does Physical Therapy Cost?

There are many reasons to seek out a licensed, well-established physical therapist to help with back pain treatment or other injuries or ailments you might be experiencing. Often sought out because of an accident injury or illness, physical therapy can be a helpful, if not necessary, part of recovery. Alternatively,…

Differences Between a Fracture and a Break

General | Jan 3, 2022

Differences Between a Fracture and a Break

When dealing with a potential injury, it can be confusing to hear two terms thrown around, seemingly interchangeably. What’s the difference between a fracture and a break? How do you know which one applies to you? As it turns out, you’d be right to be reasonably confused because the two…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 28, 2021

Can Chiropractors Write Prescriptions for Pain Medication?

You have probably heard about the opioid epidemic that is affecting millions of Americans each year. The truth is that many people rely far too much on prescription medications that do not tend to address the root cause of the problem. Prescriptions for pain medications have become used and abused,…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 25, 2021

How to Crack Your Lower Back

If you’ve been seated for a long period of time working at your desk or riding on an airplane, then you might find yourself stretching and holding your lower back to ease pain and discomfort. In addition to seeing a doctor or chiropractor for back pain treatment, there are also…

can-a-chiropractor-help-with-migraines

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 22, 2021

Can a Chiropractor Help With Migraines?

There is a common misconception that migraines are just bad headaches, but they are actually a specific type of headache with differing symptoms and the potential to be debilitating. For the over 37 million Americans who suffer from migraine headaches, relief is hard to come by despite trying a range…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 20, 2021

Nausea After a Car Accident

The aftermath of a car accident is usually stressful and overwhelming, as you manage injuries, insurance companies, and police reports. The anxiety that comes along with this process can cause you to feel shaky, give you a headache, or even cause nausea. While that may seem natural, symptoms like nausea…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 20, 2021

What Happens When You Throw Your Back Out?

Whether it’s happened to you or you’ve seen it happen to someone else, you know the scene: someone makes a simple movement and is suddenly in horrible pain, unable to move. Their (or your) back is thrown out. But what does this actually mean and how can you treat the…

how-to-fix-a-misaligned-spine

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 15, 2021

How to Fix a Misaligned Spine

Do you ever wake up feeling like you “slept wrong”? Your body can feel out of whack or misaligned. This is often because that’s exactly what happened- your spine has slipped out of alignment. This can happen as a result of something as simple as a bad night’s sleep or…

How to Fix Lower Back Pain from Squats

General | Dec 13, 2021

How to Fix Lower Back Pain from Squats

Squatting is an extremely effective exercise, and many people love that it can be done anywhere without equipment or make use of things like weights, depending on your goals. However, athletes will know that squatting requires proper form, and without it, you can injure yourself. Lower back pain after squats…

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