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Open vs. Closed MRI Machine

Imaging | Dec 10, 2020

Open vs. Closed MRI Machine

If you have been in a car accident or suffered an injury, you may be referred for an MRI as a part of your diagnostic scanning. Many people are fearful of MRIs because they have seen the machines before and worry about feeling trapped, especially if they suffer from claustrophobia. The traditional MRI machine is […]

What You Need to Understand About Head-On Collisions If You Were Sitting in the Front Seat

Accidents | Dec 9, 2020

What You Need to Understand About Head-On Collisions If You Were Sitting in the Front Seat

One of the scariest imaginable scenarios is a head-on collision with another car. When striking in the front, the force of impact is intensified, and the sudden loss of speed can be too much for the human body to handle. This can lead to some of the most serious car accident injuries, including being thrown […]

Five Ways to Deal with Soreness After an Accident

After An Accident | Dec 8, 2020

Five Ways to Deal with Soreness After an Accident

Even if you walk away from a car accident without significant injuries, it is common to experience minor issues like scrapes or bruises, along with muscle aches, pains, and soreness. While treatment to address underlying conditions may take time, you may seek immediate relief for this discomfort and wonder how long you should be sore […]

How to Sleep When You’re Dealing With Whiplash

Whiplash | Dec 7, 2020

How to Sleep When You’re Dealing With Whiplash

Whether you are injured or not, sleep is important for the body to function properly. The body’s overall health and stability are improved by getting enough sleep, including mental health in addition to physical. The time the body spends recuperating is important for healing, but certain conditions can impact our ability to rest, including injuries […]

How Does a Car Accident Cause a Knee Dislocation Injury

Knee Pain | Nov 19, 2020

How Does a Car Accident Cause a Knee Dislocation Injury?

While whiplash and concussions are the most common injuries sustained in a car accident, there are a number of other common injuries that are reported by victims. One area that is particularly susceptible to damage is the knee- while you may not think about it, knee injuries from car accidents are common and can have […]

7 Signs You Need to See a Chiropractor

Chiropractic | Nov 18, 2020

7 Signs You Need to See a Chiropractor

The most common reason people seek out the care of a chiropractor is neck and back pain or injuries- which are both great reasons to see a spinal expert. Many people who visit for these reasons are surprised to find that there are a large number of benefits to visiting an orthopedic clinic, as spinal […]

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

After An Accident, Physical Therapy | Nov 17, 2020

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

When your doctor recommends that you complete physical therapy in Atlanta to help with your car accident injuries, you might wonder how much benefit there is to this type of treatment. It can be helpful to think of physical therapy in relation to rehabilitating after the accident and helping to get you back to functioning […]

Should You Work Out After a Chiropractic Adjustment

Chiropractic | Nov 16, 2020

Should You Work Out After a Chiropractic Adjustment?

Whether you are going to a chiropractor for preventative care or for treatment for car accident injuries, it is important to discuss your exercise regimen with your chiropractor. Chiropractic care is all about identifying misalignments in the spine and using gentle, natural techniques to adjust your vertebrae into their proper positioning. A healthy, properly aligned […]

Why Would You Need a CT Scan and an MRI After a Car Accident

After An Accident, Imaging | Nov 13, 2020

Why Would You Need a CT Scan and an MRI After a Car Accident?

After an accident, you will likely visit a doctor as soon as possible to assess any car accident injuries and make sure there are no issues that you have not yet noticed. At these appointments, you may be walked through a series of tests, including physical exams and reflex tests, as well as a series […]

Here’s Why Seeing a Chiropractor After a Car Accident Is Important

After An Accident | Nov 12, 2020

Here’s Why Seeing a Chiropractor After a Car Accident Is Important

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, your doctor may also recommend continued treatment and care with a chiropractor. Chiropractors are most commonly associated with treating back problems, but they actually use chiropractic techniques to treat the whole body! Plus, when it comes to car accident injuries, it is very likely that your back […]

Having a Constant Headache after an Accident? Here’s Why

After An Accident, Headaches | Nov 11, 2020

Having a Constant Headache after an Accident? Here’s Why

Headaches are very common after a car accident because of how often your head and neck are affected. Even if you were in a small fender-bender, it is likely that the force of impact caused your body to jolt forward or backward in some way. Because your head and neck are not restrained while you […]

What To Do About Tingling Sensations in Your Back After a car Accident

After An Accident, Neurology | Nov 10, 2020

What To Do About Tingling Sensations in Your Back After a car Accident

Cuts, scrapes, and even broken bones are more obvious types of car accident injuries. But what about when you can’t see an obvious injury and still don’t feel right? One of the most common car accident injuries is whiplash, and many symptoms of whiplash aren’t obvious or don’t show up right away. You might think […]

Seat Belt Injuries & Car Accidents

After An Accident | Nov 9, 2020

Common Seat Belt Injuries From Car Accidents

Many cars now have a flashing light or a repeating ding until you put your seatbelt on. For many people, putting on your seat belt when you get in the car is such an old habit you may not think twice about it. Unfortunately, wearing your seat belt doesn’t always mean you will leave a […]

Dealing With a Swollen Hand After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Nov 6, 2020

Dealing With a Swollen Hand After a Car Accident

The majority of car accident injuries are related to the back, neck, and head, but there are other ways you can be hurt as well. Wrist and hand injuries are actually common responses to a car crash as well. While symptoms may not appear for the first few hours or days, these injuries can be […]

Can an Accident Cause Numbness in Your Toes

After An Accident, Foot Pain | Nov 5, 2020

Can an Accident Cause Numbness in Your Toes?

If you are having back pain, you might also wonder why in the world your toes are numb. It can seem like quite a stretch for an injury in your back to affect your feet, but it is actually more common than you might think! That’s because your spinal column actually serves to protect your […]

How Long Should I Stay Out of Work After a Back Injury from a Car Accident

After An Accident, Back Pain | Nov 4, 2020

How Long Should I Stay Out of Work After a Back Injury from a Car Accident?

Many people want to put their car accident behind them and resume normal routines as soon as possible, and while this is sometimes possible, your health needs to come first. If you have suffered an injury or are experiencing back pain after a car accident, returning to things like work immediately may not be the […]

How Much Is a Back Injury Worth In a Car Accident

Back Pain | Nov 3, 2020

How Much Is a Back Injury Worth In a Car Accident?

In any car accident, the best-case scenario is that every part is able to walk away with minor or no injuries, but sometimes they are unavoidable. Some of the most common injuries are back and neck injuries, which often appear in the hours and days after the original impact. These injuries can be serious and […]

How Much Does Chiropractic Care Cost?

After An Accident | Nov 2, 2020

What Happens if You Let a Pinched Nerve Go Untreated?

We’ve all experienced a pinched nerve before: You know that feeling when you’ve sat in one spot for too long and your foot falls asleep? You may call this experience “pins and needles” or say “my foot fell asleep!”. A pinched nerve happens when there’s too much pressure on a nerve, and like when your […]

What Is Repetitive Strain Injury

Wrist Pain | Oct 28, 2020

What Is Repetitive Strain Injury?

While Repetitive Strain Injury can refer to any pain caused by overuse and repeated movements, in recent years the condition has become more commonly associated with pain caused by the constant use of a computer or other technology. With alternate names like occupational overuse syndrome, work-related upper limb disorder, or carpal tunnel, RSI today is […]

How Much Does Chiropractic Care Cost

Chiropractic | Oct 27, 2020

How Much Does Chiropractic Care Cost?

Whether you’ve been injured in a car accident and are suffering from back pain or neck injuries, or you are looking for chiropractic care to address a number of other health concerns, you are likely also wondering how much it is going to cost. After an injury or health concern, you may meet with an […]

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