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Combat Carpal Tunnel with These 5 Foods

Neurology, Wrist Pain | Feb 4, 2021

Combat Carpal Tunnel with These 5 Foods

Carpal tunnel syndrome is incredibly common among people who participate in jobs and activities that involve repetitive motions of the hands and wrists, like typing, assembly line work, and construction work. When your hands and wrists are overused it can cause swelling and additional pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. People who suffer […]

Top 4 Side-Impact Injuries and Treatments

After An Accident, Injuries | Feb 3, 2021

Top 4 Side-Impact Injuries and Treatments

A side-impact auto accident is also commonly referred to as a T-bone accident. If you’ve recently been injured in a side-impact auto accident then you know how stressful and scary it can be when another car strikes the side of your car. T-bone accidents are common in intersections, like when someone runs a red light […]

Georgia Car Accident Statistics in 2020

Accidents, After An Accident | Feb 2, 2021

Georgia Car Accident Statistics in 2020

Despite a global pandemic, people were still driving on the roads to and from work, school, and other commitments, which means car accidents were still happening in 2020. You might be surprised to hear that the Georgia car accident statistics for 2020 were not that different from 2019. That’s because when cars are on the […]

How Long Should I Be Off Work for Whiplash

Whiplash | Feb 1, 2021

How Long Should I Be Off Work for Whiplash?

In the days after a car accident, it is totally normal to feel stressed at the prospect of handling everything with your insurance company to taking care of your own health and well-being. Some car accident injuries can have painful or uncomfortable side effects that can last for weeks or even months afterward. If you’ve […]

How to Take Care of Yourself Following an Accident

After An Accident | Jan 9, 2021

How to Take Care of Yourself Following an Accident

The events of a car accident can be traumatic, both physically and emotionally. Recovery can be made even harder as you have to deal with insurance, lawyers, and taking time off work, but it’s important to take care of yourself in this time period. Tending to your injuries can lead to faster recovery and less […]

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

Neck Pain, Whiplash | Jan 8, 2021

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

Have you recently been in a car accident and are now struggling with a lot of neck pain? It is very possible that you may have a whiplash injury from the accident. Whether you were rear-ended while stopped at a red light or driving at a high speed, the force of any accident can lead […]

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Car Accident Knee Injury

After An Accident, Knee Pain | Jan 7, 2021

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Car Accident Knee Injury?

We rely on our knees for so many small and large movements throughout the day, so when you’ve suffered an injury it can be debilitating. If you are struggling with a knee injury from a car accident, you might be wondering how long it will take for you to feel “normal” again.  There are a […]

Is There A Difference Between An Orthopedic Doctor and An Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedics | Jan 6, 2021

Is There A Difference Between An Orthopedic Doctor and An Orthopedic Surgeon?

Do you know that you can go to different specialists for your orthopedic problems? If you are referred to an orthopedic clinic, you may see either an orthopedic doctor or an orthopedic surgeon. To many people, this sounds like it’s the same thing. After all, can’t doctors perform surgery? However, there is a distinction between […]

5 Benefits of Physical Therapy for a Hip Injury

Injuries, Physical Therapy | Jan 5, 2021

5 Benefits of Physical Therapy for a Hip Injury

 Hip pain can happen for a variety of reasons, but if you’ve ever experienced it, you know it can reduce your quality of life and cause potentially debilitating pain. To manage a hip injury, you may think you have to turn to medications, injections, or potentially even surgery for relief. The good news is that […]

How long should I see a chiropractor for whiplash

Chiropractic, Whiplash | Jan 4, 2021

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor for Whiplash?

One of the things you may hear when seeking out chiropractic care is that the treatments can go on for a long time. While this is true in some cases, the length of treatment depends on your protocol and the reason you are seeking care. Chiropractic treatments may also last longer because their goal is […]

What Does Chest Pain Mean After a Car Accident

After An Accident, Imaging | Jan 3, 2021

What Does Chest Pain Mean After a Car Accident?

If you experience chest pains after you’ve been in a car accident this can be a very stressful feeling in an already overwhelming situation. It may be helpful to know that many victims of a car accident experience chest pains after a car accident. Any type of chest pain should be taken very seriously as […]

Should I Go to the ER After Being Rear-Ended

After An Accident | Jan 2, 2021

Should I Go to the ER After Being Rear-Ended?

You’ve probably seen all the commercials and heard all the radio ads about what to do when you’ve been injured in a car accident. But when it actually happens to you, the stress of the moment can cause you to second-guess yourself or wonder what truly is the best next step. If you’ve been injured […]

Should I Be Sleeping a Lot After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Jan 1, 2021

Should I Be Sleeping a Lot After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen every day and can be a stressful situation for everyone involved. When you’ve been in a minor car accident, you might not have any obvious injuries other than a few scrapes and bruises. However, even minor car accidents can cause serious injuries, especially to the head and neck. If you experience pain, […]

What to Do After Getting in an Accident but Suffering No Injuries

Accidents | Dec 29, 2020

What to Do After Getting in an Accident but Suffering No Injuries

 Whether it’s a serious collision or a minor fender-bender, any car accident can be a traumatic event, even if you walk away with no injuries. What you might not know is that some of the most common car accident injuries can be present for days before you notice any symptoms of the injury. Because of […]

Why Won’t My Doctor Treat Car Accident Patients

Accidents | Dec 28, 2020

Why Won’t My Doctor Treat Car Accident Patients?

When seeking care after a car accident, your instinct may be to go to a trusted primary care doctor to evaluate your injuries and create a treatment plan. Many people are surprised when they visit their long-time doctor and are told to seek care elsewhere- after all, doesn’t a PCP treat everything? While they may […]

How to Reduce Swelling in Your Hand After an Injury

Hand Pain | Dec 23, 2020

How to Reduce Swelling in Your Hand After an Injury

You may not think often about your hands, but they are one of the most commonly used body parts. We use our hands for countless things every day, but it’s often only when they’re injured that we realize how critical they are. This also means hands are vulnerable to a number of injuries, as they […]

The Most Common Injuries for 30-40 MPH Car Accidents

Accidents, Injuries | Dec 22, 2020

The Most Common Injuries for 30-40 MPH Car Accidents

While high-speed crashes can certainly be catastrophic, many people don’t realize that average speed, non-highway crashes can also have devastating consequences. Car accident injuries can occur in a number of ways, including at slower speeds, because the body is not made to sustain the impact of any sort of collision. Like any other accident, a […]

What Are Orthopedic Injuries

Injuries, Orthopedics | Dec 21, 2020

What Are Orthopedic Injuries?

If you have been in a car accident or otherwise referred to doctor who specializes in orthopedics, you may be wondering exactly what that means and why it may help you. As a branch of medicine, orthopedics focuses on the musculoskeletal system, including muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons and how they work together. An […]

How Long After an Accident Can You Feel Back Pain

Back Pain | Dec 18, 2020

How Long After an Accident Can You Feel Back Pain?

After an accident, you can often get caught up in the chaos of the situation. Dealing with the police, insurance companies, and car repairs can be draining, and often your body goes into shock mode so that you are able to carry out these tasks. While this allows you to get through the day, this […]

What Is the Most Common Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries?

Spine Care | Dec 17, 2020

What Is the Most Common Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries?

While it is common to sustain a back injury from a car accident, many common spinal injuries are able to be treated with non-invasive methods and can be fully healed over time. Spinal cord injuries are a very serious form of back injury that needs medical attention quickly. Even a few minutes delay can lead […]

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