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Chiropractic | Feb 5, 2015

How Chiropractic Patients In Atlanta Can Better Understand Their Bill

Everyone knows that when you go to the doctor you’ll have a bill. Whether that’s covered by the insurance company or your own purse strings, you’re going to owe something that someone, somewhere, will have to pay. The same is true for chiropractic care. The good news is that in Atlanta, chiropractor cost isn’t too […]

Chiropractic | Jan 26, 2015

Chiropractic Care and Weight Loss

There are numerous benefits to seeing a chiropractor. What you may not have known is the entire range of issues that your chiropractor can help you with, including weight loss. Especially if you’re not thrilled with treatments, diet fads, pills and invasive procedures, then the chiropractic weight loss option is likely more attractive. That’s because […]

Chiropractic | Jan 13, 2015

Carpal Tunnel Treatment

Running across the palm of the hand into the wrist and forearm lies the median nerve. The nerve provides sensation for your inner palm, and is protected by the hard tunnel made of bone and tendons known as the carpal tunnel. When the tendons making up the carpal tunnel become aggravated from overuse, they can […]

Chiropractic, Health & Wellness | Jan 6, 2015

2015 Health Tips

The New Year is here, and that means you have the opportunity to renew your health vows - to yourself. Of course, the problem is, that’s hard to do! Habits are the hardest thing to make. Consider that to make a new habit, it may take you a month of steady work every single day - and that’s just to adopt a habit. Keeping that habit is like using a different muscle than you’re used to. And the worst part is that it hurts.

Chiropractic | Dec 18, 2014

Ways to Deal With Holiday Stress

You don’t have to let stress take hold of you and your holiday. Follow these six ways to deal with holiday stress and enjoy the season ahead of you. 1) Stretch Holiday shopping, while enjoyable, can take a lot out of you. Make sure you stretch when you start your shopping trip to loosen up […]

Chiropractic, Lower Back Pain | Dec 17, 2014

The Activator Technique: What It Means and How It Can Help Chiropractic Patients Living In Atlanta, GA

Activator Technique There are different types of chiropractic adjustments, many of which involve unaided physical intervention by the chiropractor. By using hands and arms to effect holds, bends, or a quick thrust, chiropractors can adjust the position of vertebrae and joints in the body. In this way a chiropractor can relieve a patient’s pain, tension […]

Accident Recovery, Lower Back Pain | Dec 10, 2014

Three Things To Know About Stretching In Between Visits To The Chiropractor In Atlanta

It’s pretty easy to take your back to the chiropractor. What may be harder to figure out is what to do once you’ve left the doctor’s office and are at home. For those who are suffering with lower back pain and need to visit a chiropractor on a regular basis, there are plenty of options […]

Chiropractic, Lower Back Pain | Nov 26, 2014

What To Look For When Choosing A New Chiropractor In Atlanta

New to Atlanta and need a new chiropractor to help ease your aches and pains? It’s important to find a chiropractor that meets your specific needs and has the necessary resources to take care of you. A good chiropractor can be hard to come by if you don’t know what to look for or what […]

Health & Wellness | Nov 19, 2014

Does Insurance Cover Chiropractic Care For Patients In Atlanta?

You may be wondering whether chiropractic care is covered by your insurance. To know absolutely, first ask your chiropractor. Make sure that you ask whether the services being offered to you are specifically covered. Most insurance and major medical plans will compensate for chiropractic care. These include: Medicare, certain Medicaid plans and, in the case […]

Chiropractic | Nov 13, 2014

How Patients In Atlanta Can Help Treat Scoliosis With Chiropractic Care

Scoliosis comes in many shapes and severities and can affect you in different ways.  Some cases are smaller and don’t need much treatment aside from observation, while others grow to the point of causing you pain. Scoliosis is the official term of the unnatural curving of your spine.  Your spine is supposed to remain straight […]

Chiropractic, Health & Wellness | Oct 27, 2014

How Residents In Atlanta Can Combat Fatigue With Chiropractic Care

If anyone answered honestly when asked how he or she was, the most common answer would most likely be “tired.” Our focused society continuously pushes us to do more in a single day, reducing the number of hours we can devote to rest and relaxation. The precious few moments of sleep that we’re able to […]

Health & Wellness | Oct 27, 2014

Chiropractic Treatment for Cancer Patients In Atlanta

You might have noticed that the color pink has taken over the month of October. Perhaps you’ve seen NFL players sporting pink cleats and gloves, pink lids on yogurt cups, and even special shades of lipstick sold in bright pink tubes. This color conquest is due to October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with all […]

Chiropractic | Oct 16, 2014

Happy National Chiropractic Health Month

October is National Chiropractic Health Month and we are celebrating health all over the nation. National Chiropractic Health Month is sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association to raise awareness about chiropractic care and the services that it provides. If you deal with back, neck or shoulder pain, or even other injuries or conditions that slow […]

Health & Wellness | Aug 13, 2014

Avoiding Painkiller Addiction May Be Harder Than You Think

Painkiller addiction has reached an epidemic level, not just in the US, but worldwide. It’s reached such an alarming level that the number of deaths from painkiller overdoses is higher than the number deaths caused by heroine and cocaine combined. Painkillers themselves are not dangerous, but when they are abused they can be deadly. The […]

Accident Recovery, Lower Back Pain | Jul 8, 2014

What to Consider After a Back Injury and Why You Need A Chiropractor In Atlanta

If you have suffered a low back injury, your main goal is likely to recover as quickly as possible. There are a variety of steps that you can take in order to speed up your recovery, including treating acute pain at home and consulting with a chiropractor located in Atlanta. Treat Acute Back Pain Initially […]

Chiropractic | Jun 12, 2014

For Those Suffering From Chronic Back Pain In Atlanta, Here Is Why You Need Chiropractic Care

There are many sources out there that say Chiropractic care is a waste of money. These skeptics stand behind the argument that chiropractic has no scientific basis and that instead of helping your overall well-being, going to a Chiropractor can hinder it. However, these arguments are neither well reasoned, nor are they founded on any […]

Chiropractic | Apr 22, 2014

Are Chiropractors Really Doctors?

Chiropractors, who are often referred to as doctors of Chiropractic’s, are sometimes confused with medical doctors. While there are similarities between the two professions, there are also some major differences. Chiropractors are similar to doctors in other health care professions such as dentistry, podiatry, and optometry, and they typically have a degree of “Doctor of […]

Chiropractic | Apr 14, 2014

Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy: Is it Really Safe?

Pregnancy takes a major toll on the body, and as the weeks go on, some women search for ways to relieve their back and joint pain. While many women turn to Chiropractic care as a solution, others are hesitant because they are unsure if an adjustment is safe for them and their baby. Fortunately, some […]

Accident Recovery | Jan 29, 2014

If You Get Into An Accident On The Few Days It Snows In Atlanta, Here What You Need To Know

1. BE SAFE The icy conditions are unforgiving so please be very careful after an accident. Watch your step if you’re walking around your vehicle to inspect for damage. If your car is stuck in a ditch or on the ice, be very cautious when trying to pull out. Spinning tires can throw rocks and […]

Accident Recovery | Jan 29, 2014

Call Dr. Mike’s Cell To Talk about Your Accident!

The snow has our clinics closed but we’re still here to help! Dr. Mike is pointing calls directly to his cell to answer questions about how to deal with accidents from the Winter Storm Leon. Call 1-800-4-DRMIKE (800-437-6453) and talk to Dr. Mike now!