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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, a more serious case of […]

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 are seeing more and more […]

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 to the medical specialty that […]

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 going away on its own, […]

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 in their favorite activity? Most […]

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 of a malfunction or improper […]

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 experience sciatica, you might be […]

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 Snellville orthopedics car accident specialists […]

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, not knowing that it can […]

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 understand your injury and develop […]

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 group of medical providers who […]

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 few things you should take […]

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Nov 12, 2020

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

Many car accident injuries can’t simply be fixed with a bandaid, especially when they involve your spine. Neck and back injuries are some of the most common types of car accident injuries and require careful treatment in order to help relieve your pain and discomfort. When you have been in a car accident, you want […]

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Nov 5, 2020

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident?

When you experience something traumatic like a car accident, most people want to move on as quickly as possible. There are so many tasks to complete and people to follow up with that it may be tempting to mentally check out and try to get back to “normal” as quickly as possible. But even when […]

What Happens if a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated

Spine Care | 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 temporary relief, the symptoms will […]

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor

Chiropractic | Oct 7, 2020

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor?

With so much technology, we are often used to instant gratification in current society. We can transfer money, talk to family, and find information in seconds. So it might be hard to accept that when you visit a Snellville chiropractor, you may not be relieved of all pain right away. You may feel doubtful that […]

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Chiropractic | Sep 16, 2020

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

With all the options out there from a basic internet search, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to find a Snellville chiropractor that seems like a good fit for you. You might feel confused or frustrated at the number of options there are and want to learn how to narrow your search so you can find […]

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Car Accident Injuries, Chiropractic | Sep 9, 2020

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may have met with medics at the scene or even gone to the emergency room for immediate treatment. Depending on the severity of your car accident injuries, the medics or emergency doctors will treat your presenting symptoms, like cuts, bruises, or even broken bones, and they […]

How to Treat Whiplash

Whiplash | 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, it can be important to […]

How Long Does Whiplash Last

Whiplash | 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 pain. During a post-accident visit […]