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Whiplash | 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…

Treating Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident

Back Pain, Car Accident Injuries | Jun 2, 2021

Treating Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident

While car accidents often affect the whole body, certain areas are particularly vulnerable, including the neck and particularly the lower back. The lower back is complex because it is not only a part of the spine, but also contains multiple joints and significant nerve endings. While injuries to this area…

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Physical Therapy | May 25, 2021

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Even if you’ve never played tennis before, you can experience tennis elbow! Tennis elbow is formally known as lateral epicondylitis and is a type of overuse injury that affects the elbow and tendons in your forearm. While it is common in tennis players considering its more common name, there are…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

Chiropractic | May 18, 2021

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

Getting into an auto accident is a stressful experience for everyone involved, but it is even more stressful when your kids are involved. If you’ve been in a car accident and you sustained any injuries, then you want to get your kids checked out too. There are a lot of…

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI

Imaging | 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…

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash

Whiplash | 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…

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

Imaging | 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…

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

Whiplash | 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…

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated

Neurology | 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,…

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain Chiropractic Can Help!

Back Pain | 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…

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Chiropractic | Mar 22, 2021

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

If you’ve been in a car accident recently or undergone surgery then your doctor may have suggested physiotherapy to help you through the recovery process. You might wonder what the difference is between physiotherapy and physical therapy. The short answer is: they’re the same! Both physiotherapy and physical therapy refer…

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own

Spine Care | 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…

Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

Chiropractic | Mar 8, 2021

Most Common Injuries in Young Athletes

Childhood is a time for fun and play, and many children are getting involved in sports like baseball, dance, and football at early ages. When it comes to taking care of your young athlete, some scrapes and bruises are to be expected. But what about injuries that happen while participating…

11 Most Common Airbag Injuries

After An Accident | Mar 1, 2021

11 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Airbags are designed and placed in cars in order to protect you during a collision, and they save many lives every day and prevent even more injuries. However, in some cases, airbags themselves can cause injuries, either as a part of protecting you during a crash or as a result…

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica

Spine Care | 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…

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident

After An Accident, Car Accident Injuries | Feb 7, 2021

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident

Most people associate whiplash, headaches, and broken bones with car accident injuries. But it is also possible to experience gastrointestinal distress like stomach pain and diarrhea after a car accident too. If you start to experience stomach pain and diarrhea after an accident, it is important that you visit your…

15 Fun Facts About Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic | Jan 20, 2021

15 Fun Facts About Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is unique in its breadth- anyone from a newborn to a centenarian can visit a chiropractor, and they can help with not only back pain, but also a wide range of chronic and acute ailments. Despite this, many people associate chiropractic care with only injuries or back pain,…

Is It Normal to Have a Headache after a Car Accident

After An Accident | Jan 19, 2021

Is It Normal to Have a Headache after a Car Accident?

Headaches after a car accident can be a sign or symptom of a car accident injury that may need medical attention. While headaches might be normal after a car accident, that doesn’t mean they should be ignored. In fact, the severity and type of headache can help your doctor better…

Is a chiropractor considered a doctor

Chiropractic | Dec 11, 2020

Is a Chiropractor Considered a Doctor?

Have you heard from friends or family how helpful a chiropractor has been for them, but wondered whether or not chiropractors are considered doctors? Older generations may remember a time when chiropractic care was excluded from medical practices and medical insurance. Today, however, chiropractic care is recognized as a legitimate…

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

Whiplash | 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…

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