Can Stress Cause Vertigo

General | Mar 27, 2022

Can Stress Cause Vertigo?

Any type of anxiety or stress can have a significant impact on our health- not just mental health, but physical health as well. Enough stress can trigger a range of reactions and symptoms throughout the body, creating problems or exacerbating existing ones. Everything from nausea to serious car accident injuries…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 26, 2022

How to Manage Morning Stiffness

Have you ever wondered why our instinct in the morning is to stretch before getting out of bed? Or noticed that you wake up feeling stiff and out of sorts? This is a common phenomenon as the body adjusts from being relatively still to moving again. Stiffness usually subsides over…

Does Sciatica Cause Knee Pain

Chiropractic, Joint Pain | Mar 26, 2022

Does Sciatica Cause Knee Pain?

Knee aches can be the result of many different injuries or issues. Almost as bad as the pain itself can be trying to figure out where the pain came from and what to do about it. Did you accidentally twist your knee while out for a run or while chasing…

when-should-and-shouldnt-see-a-chiropractor

Accident Prevention | Mar 25, 2022

When You Should and Shouldn’t See a Chiropractor

Millions of Americans go to the chiropractor every year. Chronic pain and accident injuries are two of the most common reasons why people seek out chiropractic care. If you have never been to a chiropractor before, then you might only associate chiropractors with treating the spine. Chiropractors actually work with…

how-long-does-it-a-jammed-finger-to-heal

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 24, 2022

How Long Does It Take a Jammed Finger to Heal

Football and basketball players know the feeling of a jammed finger all too well. You reach out to catch the ball, and instead of it landing perfectly in your palms, it crashes against the tip of your finger. Jamming your finger can also happen when you are around the house,…

Difference Between Bone Pain and Muscle Pain

General | Mar 21, 2022

Difference Between Bone Pain and Muscle Pain

Because of the way that your skeletomuscular system works, it can be hard to ascertain whether the pain you sometimes feel is coming from your skeleton or your muscles. After all, your muscles are intricately wrapped around your bones, and your joints are held together with soft tissues like tendons…

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General | Feb 28, 2022

5 Tips for Instant Migraine Relief

When a migraine hits, it can really have a negative impact on your day. Migraines can cause debilitating pain and other symptoms that prevent you from participating in the activities you enjoy. A migraine is more than just a bad headache. In fact, migraines are actually a neurological condition that…

can-a-chiropractor-order-an-mri

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 27, 2022

Can a Chiropractor Order an MRI?

If you are searching the web for a walk-in chiropractor near me, you likely want to get started on treatment right away. In some cases, a chiropractor will want to run diagnostic imaging tests like an MRI to get a better look at the affected area. MRI scans use magnetic…

how-to-sleep-with-si-joint-pain

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 25, 2022

How to Sleep with SI Joint Pain

Sacroiliac joint pain, or SI pain, can be debilitating to live with. Not only does it tend to flare up in situations where you’re trying to be productive, such as while standing up or running, but it doesn’t necessarily go away when you lay back down either. This means that,…

the-difference-between-an-mri-and-a-ct-scan

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…

how-to-prevent-carpal-tunnel-syndrome

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…

how-do-you-know-if-you-broke-your-toe

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…

how-long-does-an-mri-take

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…

can-whiplash-cause-neurological-problems

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…