Car Accident Chiropractic Care
If you are in a car accident, you should always be checked for injuries right away. Injuries don’t always cause pain right away. In fact, sometimes it can be days, weeks, months, or even years before pain shows up from an injury. This is why insurance companies want to settle quickly after an accident, before you realize the full extent of your symptoms and injuries. These injuries may not even show up on x-ray. X-rays do not show soft tissue damage. So, just because a hospital took x-rays and told you they didn’t see any injuries, that does not mean the injuries are not there. (more…)
Colic – Should my child get adjusted?
Yes, children can benefit from chiropractic care. Children are very physically active and experience many types of falls and blows from activities of daily living as well as from participating in sports. In the case of very young children, their muscles are not yet strong enough to properly stabilize their spine and thus injuries or subluxations can occur rather easily.
These injuries may not cause any pain at all, or they may cause many symptoms including back and neck pain, stiffness, soreness or discomfort. If the child is too young to tell you what is bothering them, they will just cry out endlessly. This behavior is called colic. (more…)
Fibromyalgia Treatment in Savannah GA
Fibromyalgia is often considered a “waste bucket” medical term, because it is a diagnosis that includes so many different symptoms, with little to no explanation as to the cause.
There is some debate as to what causes fibromyalgia, and it can be triggered by many different events, including: physical trauma (such as a car accident), psychological stress (such as PTSD), or surgery. In many cases, symptoms can come on gradually over time, making it hard to pinpoint any one event that may have caused the symptoms.
While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, chiropractic and exercise therapy can help with the common symptoms of fibromyalgia (more…)
Choosing a chiropractor
Chiropractic is a profession with a wide variety of practice philosophies and techniques, which makes it a challenge to select the best chiropractor. One chiropractor might be the best for one person and not for another, as some people may respond better or worse to different chiropractic techniques. Finding a chiropractor with a good rapport in the community is a good step, because if many others have been happy with their results with that chiropractor, then there is a good chance you will be, too. (more…)
Amazing Facts about Chiropractic Treatment
A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractic physicians are both safe and effective. Following are excerpts and summaries from a few of the more recent studies. The evidence strongly supports the natural, whole-body and cost-effective approach of chiropractic care for a variety of conditions. (more…)
Chiropractic treatment is among the safest treatments available for neck pain.
Neck pain and headaches are among the symptoms treated by chiropractors. Cervical adjustments, or precise spinal manipulations, work to improve range of motion and joint mobility, reducing pain and muscle tension. These “adjustments” are a remarkably safe procedure, even when compared to other most conservative treatment options. (more…)