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Category Archives: Accident Prevention

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 3, 2013

Never Ignore Lower Back Pain

The most common medical complaint is low back pain. The lower back is the source of so much pain because it carries most of body weight. Repetitive stress from exercise, bad posture, sedimentary lifestyle, injury and a high BMI are the source of most sprains and strains of the lower…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 7, 2013

Bad Posture Is Killing Your Body

Your bad posture is killing your body. Posture is more than how erect your stand and how you align your body when you sit down. Sitting in front of a computer everyday can really cause issues with your body. How often do you pay attention to your sitting posture? Do…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 21, 2013

What Patients In Snellville Should Know about Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is a nonsurgical treatment option used for patients that are experiencing back pain. A chiropractor in Snellville can decrease lower back pain through the mobilization of joints within the lumbar spine, and this is especially helpful regarding pain for sacroiliac joint dysfunction, osteoarthritis, and facet joint injuries. These…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 11, 2014

The Dangers of Technology to Your Back

Although technology offers numerous benefits, overuse can be detrimental to your health. In fact, the use of technological devices like a computer, iPad, and video game systems can actually cause back and neck pain. Find out more about this phenomenon and what you can do to prevent back pain that…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 16, 2014

8 Tips For Maintaining a Healthy Spine

Dealing with back discomfort is not an enjoyable experience. However, taking the right measures to keep your spine in order will significantly lower the discomfort and prevent it from returning over time. The habits that you hold throughout the day can determine if you will eventually experience back discomfort. Here…

Accident Prevention | Jul 15, 2015

Do’s and Don’ts After a Car Accident in Snellville

There’s not much worse than a car accident. They seem to come out of nowhere on an otherwise ho-hum day, or during an evening out. Imagine halting at a four way stop in the dark, revving your engine and beginning to roll just as an unstoppable BMW roars through the…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 28, 2015

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Treat Chronic Neck Pain

There are over 60,000 licensed Chiropractors throughout the United States and yet, only 8 percent of adults and 3 percent of children have received Chiropractic treatment. While this figure still exceeds the use of more alternative methods of therapy like acupuncture and yoga, it still does not offer a realistic…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 18, 2015

5 Most Popular Chiropractic Treatments For Relieving Neck and Back Pain

Chiropractic techniques are developed on the premise that your body is able to heal itself at a faster rate, if it’s given the right resources to do so. The types of techniques Chiropractors use to treat a wide variety of conditions and diseases connected to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 18, 2016

How Your Snellville Chiropractor Can Relieve Pain Without Surgery

There are many roads to dom from pain, but they don’t have to lead where you don’t want to go. If you’re concerned the medicinal side of care for your back is going to lead you into the surgeon’s bench, you don’t need to worry. Your medical doctor will probably…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 31, 2016

Easy Lower Back Pain Remedies in Your Snellville Home

When you are suffering from back pain, it’s important to see a medical specialist in order to find relief. But what do you do in between visits to your Snellville chiropractor for your back pain? You can benefit greatly from a dynamic approach that will relieve the pain you’re feeling…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 5, 2016

Why Practicing Proper Posture Makes Sense for Your Health

Standing and sitting with proper postural alignment will allow one to work more efficiently with less fatigue and strain on your body's muscles and ligaments. Keeping your spine in alignment and using correct posture are the most important things you can do for your back. The lower back (lumbar curve) bears the…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 16, 2017

Treating Low Back Pain Caused by an Auto Accident near Snellville

Are you looking for lower back pain relief near Snellville after being involved in a car accident? If so, then you may benefit from visiting the Chiropractors at AICA Snellville. Chiropractic therapy can treat whiplash injuries and provide pain relief following a collision, and these accidents can cause you to…

Accident Prevention, Chiropractic, Injury Recovery | Jan 18, 2017

Common Workplace Injuries Treated By Snellville Chiropractors

Although cases of non-fatal work-related injuries and illnesses continue to decrease in the United States, there are still millions of employees who file worker's compensation cases each year. These incidents comprise of everything from basic sprains and muscle tears to severe head and neck damage. According to a recent study…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 20, 2017

Why A Snellville Chiropractor Is Your Best Treatment Option After An Auto Accident

Regardless of how fast you are driving at the time of an auto accident, you can sustain a number of injuries that do not necessarily display symptoms that are apparent. Strained muscles or torn joints may be painful, but they do not always serve as real representatives for other, more deeply…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 27, 2017

Chiropractic Treatment for Back Pain Caused By Excessive Weight

Suffering from back pain in Snellville, Georgia? The Chiropractors at AICA Snellville can help. Accidents, sprains, spinal irregularities, and poor mattress quality are just a few of the things that can lead to back pain. However, there is another culprit. Excess body weight can add tension, strain, and pressure to…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 9, 2017

Four Reasons Why Walking and Chiropractic Care Go Hand in Hand

As many Snellville Chiropractic patients understand, maintaining a healthy body, staying active and eating healthy are all critical for complementing the benefits of Chiropractic care. Receiving regular spinal adjustments is an excellent way to maintain your body, although adding a few new healthy rituals will only complete your Chiropractic treatment,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 7, 2017

3 Chiropractic Solutions for Back Pain and Back Injuries

Automobile accidents can lead to numerous injuries, including back problems. Some patients complain of constant back pain which affects not only their physical well-being but also their psychological welfare due to the stress it causes. Snellville Chiropractic Treatment for Back Pain If you are interested and would like to know…

Accident Prevention | Apr 28, 2017

Recover from Car Accident Injuries Safely With Chiropractic Treatment

Automobile accidents can happen at any time and injuries can vary from minor to severe. People who have experienced such traumas may need both medical assistance and emotional support.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Sep 13, 2017

AICA Snellville’s Car Accident Doctors Advice For Reacting After A Car Accident

Car accidents can take place at any moment without warning, creating a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety for those involved. The stress associated with most car accidents can create a sense of panic that prevents accident victims from reacting appropriately. If you are involved in a car accident, contact…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 18, 2017

Seek Snellville Chiropractic Treatment Immediately After A Car Accident

Car accidents tend to occur when you least expect them to. You're driving through Snellville when all of a sudden someone changes lanes without signaling, stops abruptly in front of you, or speeds through a red light, striking your vehicle from the side. The stress and physical trauma associated with…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 29, 2017

Treat Chronic Back Pain With Tips From Our Snellville Chiropractors

Back pain is a debilitating symptom. Statistically, it costs Americans at least $90 billion a year in medical and non-medical expenses, and it has impacted an estimated 59 million Americans in the last three months. We're here to help at our Snellville Chiropractors. Try these seven effective and drug-free ways…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 1, 2019

Seeking Chiropractic Care Following an Injury or Accident

Oftentimes, when people think of a chiropractor they think of a pain in the back or the pinch in your neck. However, chiropractors are known for being able to treat pain along the spine which is much more than just a quick fix for an ache. Chiropractors are also wonderful…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 8, 2019

The Health Effects of A Car Accident

Auto accidents are never cheap, and the burden that may cause may also be in addition to the pain you have endured. Immediately following an extensive car accident, one should always go to the hospital to rule out any type of head injury or internal bleeding.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 1, 2019

How Our Snellville Chiropractors Can Help Following An Accident

Being a defensive driver is great but even our best defense can’t always control what others decide to do on the road. Due to others negligence, auto accident injuries are unfortunately something you may encounter in your lifetime. If you have, or in the event that you do in the…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 3, 2019

How To Avoid A Hip Replacement

As people get older, they are more susceptible to injuries involving the hip leaving them open for the possibility of surgery. Hip replacements although common, still require quite a bit of a recovery time. This process of recovery, even with substantial help can still be a lengthy process, so how…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 14, 2019

Sit Tall, Your Back Depends On It!

Every career has its own challenges. When we think of some careers we immediately think of how physically taxing they can be but we often disregard those jobs such as office workers and think they catch a break, but the truth is, they don’t! Working in an office can be…

How Long Does Whiplash Last

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 13, 2020

How Long Does Whiplash Last?

When you are involved in a car accident, particularly a low-speed or rear-impact crash, you are very likely to suffer from whiplash as a result. Not only is whiplash the most common injury sustained during a car accident, but it is also one of the most-cited reasons for chronic neck…

How to Treat Whiplash

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 14, 2020

How to Treat Whiplash

When you are involved in a car accident, whiplash may be one of the first concerns you have regarding your own safety. Because whiplash is the most common car accident injury, it is often top of mind for those involved in crashes. While whiplash is usually not a chronic issue,…

What Happens if a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 22, 2020

What Happens if a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated?

Many people think that back pain is just a fact of life and that they need to bear the pain in the hopes it will eventually disappear with time or home remedies. Unfortunately, this approach does not address the root cause of back pain and even if you can find…

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 4, 2020

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

You might not realize that a low-speed fender bender can lead to whiplash, but any time the head and neck are jostled around with the force of the collision it can cause whiplash. If you’ve been in a car accident and are seeking treatment for whiplash then there are a…

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 14, 2021

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica?

Many people will experience lower back pain across their lifetimes, and a specific type of this lower back pain is called sciatica. Common causes of sciatica range from poor posture to sitting or standing for long periods of time to spinal injuries or issues like a herniated disc. When you…

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 15, 2021

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own?

The mildest version of a pinched nerve many people are familiar with is when you’ve had your legs crossed for too long so your foot “falls asleep”. It can be an uncomfortable experience, with lots of tingling and even a numbing sensation. This type of pinched nerve is known for…

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain Chiropractic Can Help!

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 7, 2021

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain? Chiropractic Can Help!

Whether or not you have a history of back pain, you may have noticed how the shift to working from home has started negatively impacting your body. Work habits have changed for many people and our couches have become our home offices, which is contributing to some uncomfortable symptoms. Chiropractors…

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 14, 2021

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated?

Everyone has experienced a pinched nerve before. It’s that funny feeling when you’ve been sitting for too long and your foot “falls asleep.” That kind of pinched nerve can be easily taken care of by simply readjusting how you’re sitting or getting up and moving around for a bit. However,…

Does a Headache after a Car Accident Mean That I Have Whiplash

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 21, 2021

Does a Headache after a Car Accident Mean That I Have Whiplash?

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is enough to give you a headache. But what happens when you have a headache after a car accident that won’t go away? Headaches after a car accident can be a sign that something is physically wrong and you should see a…

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 28, 2021

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

When you meet with your chiropractor for a recent injury causing you pain, they may recommend you get an MRI scan before beginning treatment. In order to treat an injury or illness that affects your spine, your chiropractor may want a clearer picture of how your body has been affected…

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 4, 2021

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

If you’ve been in a car accident, whiplash is the most likely injury you’ve suffered. This is especially true if you were rear-ended, but it can occur in any car accident, as well as events like a fall or a sports injury. Whiplash refers to the sudden back and forth…

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 11, 2021

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI?

When you arrive at a doctor’s office with symptoms or concerns, they will always start by having an in-depth discussion with you. They’ll want to understand your symptoms, medical history, any inciting events like a car accident, and your goals for treatment. They may follow this up with a physical…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 9, 2021

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

If you’ve ever been in a rear-end collision or suffered a fall, you may know the feeling of whiplash. The condition occurs when a vehicle collides with your car, usually from behind, the inertia causes your head to move forward at an unnatural speed before jerking backward as the car…

Best Options for Dealing with Frozen Shoulder

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 23, 2021

Best Options for Dealing with Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive capsulitis, often known as frozen shoulder, is an inflammation of the shoulder capsule that can cause pain and often full immobility in the shoulder. While the exact cause isn’t clear, there are a number of conditions and situations that can contribute to the development of the limitation, which usually…

Top 7 Treatments for Chronic Joint Pain

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 9, 2021

Top 7 Treatments for Chronic Joint Pain

Everyone will experience some kind of joint pain in their lifetime, from a sprained ankle at a sporting event to a chronic condition like arthritis. As you age, you might start to experience more joint pain as your joints slowly start to wear down due to general wear and tear…

What to Do When Your Hip Feels Out of Place

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 16, 2021

What to Do When Your Hip Feels Out of Place

The hip is the largest ball and socket joint in the whole body and is designed to withstand general wear and tear on the body. Movements with the hip joint, like walking, running, and bending should all be fluid movements when the ball and socket joint is working correctly. However,…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 10, 2021

What Types of Injuries Can X-Rays Detect?

You are likely familiar with what an X-ray looks like, even if you’ve never had one before. Whether you’ve seen them on TV or movies, you will recognize X-rays for their distinct black, white, and gray images of the bones in the body. X-rays are common in medical settings, especially…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 17, 2021

Long-Term Effects of Whiplash

Whiplash affects thousands of people a year and is the most common of all car accident injuries. It is known as a hidden injury because of how the symptoms of whiplash can be delayed for hours or even days after the car accident happened. If you were in a car…

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Accident Prevention | Sep 10, 2021

Are Men or Women Better Drivers?

If you challenge a group of men and women to determine who is the better driver, then you will likely get a mixed response. Millions of people get into car accidents every year and end up requiring treatment and care for an injury. Car accident injuries range from mild to…

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Accident Prevention | Oct 15, 2021

How to Be Prepared for a Potential Accident

Getting into a car accident can be an incredibly stressful and scary experience. Even a minor fender bender can leave you feeling jittery and overwhelmed. People don’t expect to get into a car accident when they hit the road, so you might not be fully prepared to handle the situation.…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 20, 2021

How Does Back Surgery Impact My Car Accident Settlement?

Back pain after a car accident should be taken very seriously. When left untreated, back pain and back injuries can develop into chronic pain that can plague you for years to come. If you were recently injured in a car accident, then visit a doctor as soon as possible to…

6 Calls to Make Immediately After a Car Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 10, 2021

6 Calls to Make Immediately After a Car Accident

You’ve just been involved in a car accident. Whether it was a small fender bender or a head-on collision, you are probably in shock and not sure what to do next. Once you and your car have moved to safety, if possible, you’ll need to start taking steps to ensure…

Do I Have Sacroiliac Pain

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 15, 2021

Do I Have Sacroiliac Pain? What Are My Treatment Options?

If you struggle with lower back pain, then you may look for more common culprits like poor posture, weak muscles, or even a recent injury. One of the lesser-known causes of lower back pain and pain in other areas of the body can actually be caused by what is known…

how-much-does-a-chiropractor-cost-to-crack-your-back

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 13, 2021

How Much Does a Chiropractor Cost to Crack Your Back?

Back pain is one of the most common reasons why people visit the doctor each year. If you can’t seem to get comfortable enough to fall asleep at night without back pain aggravating you, then it’s time to see a doctor. If you find yourself having trouble moving from sitting…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 15, 2021

What Does a Pinched Nerve Look Like on an MRI?

If you are dealing with pain that has gone undiagnosed, then your doctor may recommend diagnostic imaging tools like MRI scans to help identify the underlying cause. An MRI can provide your doctor with highly detailed images of the affected area. The body is filled with millions of nerves that…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 20, 2021

Things to Avoid with Degenerative Disc Disease

Many people start to experience some back and neck pain as they age. While some of this is to be expected, there are certain health conditions that can develop or worsen, like degenerative disc disease. As you age, the spinal discs that separate vertebrae and provide cushioning and support start…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 31, 2022

How to Mentally Recover from a Car Accident

Millions of car accidents occur in the United States each year. If you have been in a traffic accident, then you might experience a wide range of feelings, including shock, stress, anxiety, and worry. You might feel one way after the accident and start to notice other signs of mental…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 27, 2022

Can Neck Pain Cause Dizziness?

Millions of people a year visit their doctor or chiropractor for neck pain. In this highly technological age, we find ourselves hunched over computers, tablets, cell phones, and other devices for long periods of time. This hunching forward can put a lot of strain on your neck and upper back,…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 28, 2022

How Much Does an MRI Cost?

When you are dealing with the aftermath of a car accident, the last thing you want to be worried about is the cost of your medical expenses. Even if your car insurance policy covers some of the costs, it may be a reimbursement that takes place after the fact, while…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 28, 2022

10 Tips for Severe Neck Pain After Sleeping

Waking up with neck pain is not a great way to start your day! Whether your neck is stiff, sore, or you feel sharp pain, it can really mess with your plan for the day and ability to go about your normal routine. While the occasional mild discomfort after a…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 28, 2022

Snellville Neurologist vs. Neurosurgeon: What You Should Know

https://www.chiropractorsnellville.com/services/imaging/mri/Neurologists and neurosurgeons are doctors who specialize in treating health conditions, disorders, and injuries that affect the brain, spine, and nervous system. Whether you see a neurologist or neurosurgeon will depend on what brings you into the office. A neurologist can also refer you to a neurosurgeon when necessary. If…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 25, 2022

Can Sciatica Cause Groin Pain?

First things first, let’s all let ourselves laugh a little over the word “groin.” It’s a funny word, and it refers to a funny part of the body, so you’re allowed to laugh at this article even if it’s talking about a serious medical topic. Now, let’s get to business:…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 29, 2022

Broken vs. Sprained Toe: How to Tell the Difference

Toe injuries are extremely common, regardless of age, gender, or any other status. Athletes may stumble and hurt a toe. Parents in the middle of multi-tasking may walk into a wall and stub their toe. Broken and sprained toes are frequently caused by car accident injuries. Whatever the reason, toe…

Can TMJ Be Fixed with Physical Therapy

Accident Prevention | Apr 28, 2022

Can TMJ Be Fixed with Physical Therapy?

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, which is the main joint in your jaw. However, TMJ is also used to refer to dysfunction or disorders in this area that can cause pain and other uncomfortable symptoms. People who struggle with grinding or clenching their teeth at night can develop dysfunction of…

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