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What Causes Sciatica to Flare Up

Sciatica | Sep 23, 2020

What Causes Sciatica to Flare Up?

Most people have experienced back pain at some point and are familiar with the throbbing or piercing discomfort, but if you have experienced sciatica, you are used to the shooting pains associated with the condition. Sciatica begins with a lower back pain and radiates through the buttocks, down the back of your legs. When this […]

Don’t Forget to Ask Your Doctor These 6 Questions

Chiropractic, Injuries | Sep 22, 2020

Don’t Forget to Ask Your Doctor These 6 Questions

After experiencing a car accident, it is important to visit an orthopedic doctor who specializes in injuries sustained during a car crash. Not only will your insurance claim require you to visit a doctor, but they will also be able to help you understand your car accident injuries and develop an effective plan for recovery. […]

Will Nerve Damage Show Up on an MRI

Imaging, Neurology | Sep 21, 2020

Will Nerve Damage Show Up on an MRI?

In addition to the pain you may experience as a result of nerve damage, it can also be frustrating to try and diagnose the source of the issue. You may have undergone a number of tests and spoken to many specialists to try and address your pain. Because there are over one hundred types of […]

Here’s How an MRI Can Find Brain Damage

Imaging | Sep 18, 2020

Here’s How an MRI Can Find Brain Damage

After a car accident, you may be so concerned with lawyers, insurance companies, and bills that you don’t even notice that headaches have become a regular occurrence. If you were cleared by first responders at the accident scene, it can be easy to brush these off as stress-related headaches. However, traumatic brain injuries are common […]

Are There Any Side Effects to Getting an MRI

Imaging | Sep 17, 2020

Are There Any Side Effects to Getting an MRI?

If you’ve never had an MRI, the prospect can be daunting. The procedure involves a large metal tube that may make loud noises or feel claustrophobic. However, MRIs are actually a very common and safe procedure that can have great benefits. The more you know about what to expect when you visit an Atlanta imaging […]

How Long Can I Wait to Go to a Doctor After an Accident

Accident FAQS | Sep 16, 2020

How Long Can I Wait to Go to a Doctor After an Accident?

After a car accident, you may feel overwhelmed by all the tasks you have to take care of; talking to the police, working with car insurance, and figuring out a rental car can all be stressful. It can sometimes be easy to ignore your own health and car accident injuries in all the chaos, but […]

Should I Visit a Doctor After Being Rear-Ended

Accident FAQS | Sep 15, 2020

Should I Visit a Doctor After Being Rear-Ended?

One of the most common forms of car accidents is rear-end collisions, in which your car is hit from behind, most often at a low speed. Fortunately, these types of accidents often cause minor damage to the vehicles involved and result in less serious injuries than other types of crashes. However, this does not mean […]

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Appear

Accident FAQS, Injuries | Sep 14, 2020

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Appear?

One of the first things you may do after a car accident is to assess yourself and any passengers for injuries. You may notice any severe injuries at this time, and you will likely see superficial wounds like cuts and bruises, but there may be a number of injuries that are not yet apparent. But […]

Can Chiropractic Care Relieve Stress

Chiropractic | Sep 11, 2020

Can Chiropractic Care Relieve Stress?

Even when everything seems to be going as expected, most of us will experience stress in our daily life. But for some people, this stress goes beyond a daily annoyance and can become a debilitating problem, so much so that anxiety disorders are believed to be the leading cause of disability in the world. While […]

6 Exercises to Ease Herniated Disc Pain

Spine Care | Sep 10, 2020

6 Exercises to Ease Herniated Disc Pain

When the soft jelly in the center of your discs slips out past its normally hard exterior, this can be known as a herniated, slipped, or ruptured disc. This can cause intense back pain, pain in the neck, and arms, as well as a tingling or numb feeling in the extremities. In most cases, people […]

How Does a Doctor Treat a Pinched Nerve

Neurology | Sep 9, 2020

How Does a Doctor Treat a Pinched Nerve?

If you are suffering from head and neck pain, there are a number of causes you might consider – one of which is a pinched nerve. Formally known as cervical radiculopathy, a pinched nerve can not only be painful, but can also indicate more serious issues with the spine. Many people that experience pinched nerves […]

What Can Be Done for Cervical Neck Pain

Neck Pain | Sep 8, 2020

What Can Be Done for Cervical Neck Pain?

Most of us have probably suffered from some sort of neck pain in our lives, whether it was the result of an injury or simply sleeping in an odd position. Not only is this pain frustrating, but it can also make certain tasks hard- like working on a computer or driving a car. Left untreated, […]

How Do I Handle Insurance After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS | Sep 7, 2020

How Do I Handle Insurance After a Car Accident?

In the aftermath of a car accident, it can be stressful to deal with the various players and companies necessary. You may need to work with the police to file a report, the other people involved, mechanics, and of course insurance. Insurance companies are there to help you in the wake of car accident injuries, […]

What Headaches After a Car Accident Could Mean

Accident FAQS, Headaches | Sep 4, 2020

What Headaches After a Car Accident Could Mean

Experiencing a headache in the wake of a car accident is very common- sometimes the stress alone is enough to bring on some discomfort. However, headaches can also be a sign of numerous severe injuries and should be taken seriously. Car accidents can cause “hidden injuries” that are not visible to the naked eye and […]

How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

Ankle Pain, Foot Pain | Sep 3, 2020

How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

One of the most common injuries that people suffer each year is a sprained ankle. Whether it’s simply walking, playing a sport, or a fall, sprained ankles can be caused by a number of popular activities and are generally considered easy to treat at home. However, ankle sprains can be severe and lead to more […]

What Exactly Does a Chiropractor Do

Chiropractic | Sep 2, 2020

What Exactly Does a Chiropractor Do?

Many people know that a chiropractor is recommended if you experience back pain, or may be vaguely familiar with the practice, but not understand what a chiropractor actually does. If it has been recommended you seek out chiropractic in Atlanta, you may want to understand why chiropractors are beneficial and what you can expect before […]

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in Buttocks

Neurology, Sciatica | Sep 1, 2020

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in Buttocks

No matter where it is, a pinched nerve is a painful experience. One particularly difficult area to have a pinched nerve is in the buttocks- while the pain may be specific to this area, it can also often shoot down your legs, hips, or groin. This can make sitting, driving, and even sleeping difficult until […]

Why Do I Have Tailbone Pain

Chronic Pain, Orthopedics | Aug 28, 2020

Why Do I Have Tailbone Pain?

Tailbone pain can be extremely frustrating because it can affect you when you sit down, stand up, or even turn your body the wrong way. What may seem like a mild discomfort after sitting on bleachers for a long sports game can turn into a nightmare when you start experiencing that pain while going about […]

6 Ways Physical Therapy Helps a Rotator Cuff Injury

Shoulder Pain | Aug 27, 2020

6 Ways Physical Therapy Helps a Rotator Cuff Injury

A rotator cuff injury can significantly impact your daily life because this grouping of tendons and muscles are what helps the shoulder move. Not only will you experience a reduction in the range of motion, but you will likely also experience a good bit of shoulder pain. In more serious cases, some people have even […]

Think You Have Whiplash? Here Are the Top 5 Symptoms to Look Out For

Neck Pain, Whiplash | Aug 26, 2020

Think You Have Whiplash? Here Are the Top 5 Symptoms to Look Out For

The aftermath of a car accident can be stressful or even a blur, and many people don’t notice their injuries until days or hours after the event. As the adrenaline begins to dissipate and your body tries to resume normal function, you may begin to notice soreness and trouble with various types of mobility. Even […]

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