Chiropractic | Jan 8, 2013
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The National Institute of Health states that back pain is one of the top three neurological ailments within the United States. Americans typically spend $50 billion annually treating lower back pain, but in some cases, this pain may be completely avoidable. According to our College Park Chiropractors, here are some strategies for preventing lower back […]
Chiropractic care is a type of alternative medicine that is used to help a person achieve overall health. There are several different chiropractic care treatments that are used for various medical conditions and other ailments. Chiropractic care can be used to treat a specific condition or to address general health issues, so like other medical […]
For many people in the area, relief from migraine headaches comes from prescription or over-the counter medications recommended by a College Park migraine doctor. However, recent information released by the American Headache Society and the American Academy of Neurology have highlighted some ways to prevent and reduce migraine pain without the use of drugs. Peppermint […]
Running is a popular fitness choice for many people, but it can cause a variety of injuries including lower back pain. Running puts repetitive stress at a high level onto the back, and people with lower back problems need to take preventative measures in order to reduce potential strain on this area. In general, by […]
Most people feel confident in their ability to lift items safely and properly. However, back injuries when trying to lift heavy items are extremely common, and many warrant a trip to a chiropractor in College Park for treatment. In order to avoid these types of injuries, a few simple techniques should be employed when lifting […]
When a woman is pregnant, it is extremely common for her unborn baby’s weight to begin to affect her posture. This often causes the sciatic nerve to become inflamed or pinched, especially toward the end of her pregnancy, and sciatic nerve pain is the result. Sciatic nerve pain is a common complaint for many pregnant […]
Back pain may be caused by a variety of accidents and injuries, but did you know that your mattress can actually be the culprit? Sleeping on a wrong mattress may worsen or even cause lower back pain, as the lack of proper support can strain muscles while failing to keep the spine in alignment. While […]
Participating in sports is a great way to stay healthy, as physical fitness will strengthen your joints, bones, and heart while reducing stress. Unfortunately, sport-related injuries are extremely common. If you experience any one of these injuries, contact your chiropractor to begin your sports injury rehabilitation.
The term sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve, which runs through your lower back, into each hip and buttock, and down the legs. In most cases, sciatica will only affect one side of your body. By better understanding this condition, including the causes, symptoms, and treatment options, you can be on […]
Being active for a large part of your life can strengthen your body and keep it healthy well into your golden years. However, exertion can also add strain and rigor that may cause wear and tear to your body. This strain causes pain and discomfort, while also hindering flexibility. If you are a retired athlete, […]
Scoliosis is a scary thought, especially as a teenager who fears a lifetime dealing with back braces, surgery and being different than everyone else. However, the reality is not as threatening as the fear considering the type of back pain that exists within other conditions. While scoliosis isn’t a beneficial characteristic, it’s not harmful either. […]
Nobody wants to be in a car accident. It’s the kind of thing people don’t think about. They assume it will only happen to other people. Because you’re holding the wheel, pressing the accelerator, and deciding which way you’ll go, the assumption is that you’ll be okay. But every once in a while, you’re not. […]
There are all kinds of causes of shoulder pain. And it’s not something to mess with. The shoulder is the most complicated joint in the human body, held together not by the solid connection of a shin and a thigh bone, but by a truss of soft tissue hung from the clavicle that connects the […]
Your College Park weight loss doctor should be able to help you in the best way possible. That includes every kind of service – both strictly medical and holistic. Because medication, fad diets and fancy, expensive programs don’t work for all of us. No, what you need is a shoulder to lean on, a doctor […]
Nobody wants to see their kids struggle with taking pills. It’s difficult to maintain the habit, to nag them to take them and watch like an eagle that they don’t forget or purposefully ignore their daily dose. Taking medication, especially as a child, is not natural. Often the medication will cause difficult if not dangerous […]
Whether you love to run marathons, like to get your dance on a few times a week, or just prefer to take it easy most of the time, you could be at risk for a knee injury. However, by following a few basic tips, it’s possible to avoid needing knee injury treatment in College Park […]
It’s common knowledge that Chiropractors treat back pain, but did you know that they also treat tennis elbow and dizziness, among other things? It’s true! Your spine is the main connection point between your brain and the rest of your body, so if something goes wrong, it can be felt in unexpected ways and places. […]
The specifics of chiropractic care can be a huge mystery, and the fact that responses to it vary so widely makes things even more confusing. Some patients believe that they don’t know how they ever lived without it, while others profess it’s not worth doing at all. One of the things often pointed out by […]
Whether you’re experiencing back pain from a recent car accident or one that happened a while ago, it’s vital that you seek treatment from a doctor experienced in car accident injury care. Chronic back pain is often a symptom of a much bigger issue, so it’s crucial that you get it treated as soon as […]
Whiplash is recognized as one of the more frequent car accident injuries and is characterized by pain and stiffness as a result of damage to the soft tissues of the neck caused when the head is whipped backward and forward suddenly. If you have been in a car accident recently and are experiencing pain and […]
In the moments after a car accident, it can be difficult to think clearly. Unfortunately being able to answer the question “I just got into a car accident in College Park, what should I do now?” is crucial if you want to make sure that any injuries or damage will be covered by insurance. Let’s […]
Someone looking to start Chiropractic care for the first time is likely to be surprised and confused by how many options for Chiropractic care there actually are. When most people think of Chiropractors they think of traditional spinal adjustments, and while it’s true that some Chiropractors rely chiefly on manual manipulations that center on the […]
Are you in need of immediate service in the College Park area? We can help. Accident Injury Centers of Atlanta (AICA) is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help whenever an emergency arises. Need help in a pinch? Read on to learn how to schedule an appointment with a chiropractor in […]
Having a healthy spine and back doesn’t end at the gym or your chiropractor. It ends once you go to sleep. Your bed is where your back spends its most immobile amount of time. If you’re using subpar sleeping equipment, your back is going to pay the price.
Over 380,000 car accidents take place throughout the greater Atlanta region each and every year, according to the most recent report released by the Georgia Department of Transportation. Car accident victims that are hit the rear end of their vehicle, often, experience Whiplash, which is caused when your neck suddenly jerks either forward or backward. Whiplash […]
Depending on a variety of factors like body type and weight, back pain can appear in a variety of forms and range in severity. Based on the type of injury you sustain, you may experience sensations that range from stiffness and dull, burning to significant pain and spasms that can potentially leave you incapacitated. Understanding […]
Maintaining correct posture allows your body to properly function, while also preventing various conditions that attribute to long-term back pain. Unfortunately, most of us slouch forward on a daily basis due to the confinements of our environment or the demands of our jobs. The negative consequences of poor posture go far beyond vanity concerns like […]
For you and most other people, the idea of going to see a doctor because of some illness or injury is easy to comprehend because of how often you visit a physician throughout your life. But, when it comes to the concept of visiting a Chiropractor, many people aren’t sure of the extent of services […]
Our team of Chiropractors sees it at our Chiropractic Office in College Park all the time. One of our patients will be at the gym weight lifting, and suddenly, they twist their body in some unnatural position that causes lower and upper back pain to strike. When it comes to maintaining proper form and positioning when […]
Safety is of the utmost importance while traveling in public transportation, and traveling by commuter rail is no different. To avoid a trip to a College Park personal injury chiropractor, consider the following safety tips.
After a long, cold winter, it can feel terrific to lace up your running shoes or hop on a bike and hit the road. Unfortunately, as we ramp up our activities in the summer, pain can arise and stop us in our tracks. The repetitive pounding that comes from high-impact activities, such as tennis or […]
Most of us know that resistance training should be included in our exercise routine, but do we understand why? Strength training is critical to health and wellness, and everyone can and should engage in it—not just bodybuilders or athletes. Increased strength allows you to perform at a higher level in all aspects of your life. […]
As you reach for an item on the top shelf of the cabinet, your back seizes in pain as a muscle starts to spasm. The pain is severe, and you can hardly move. How Could Something So Simple Result In Such Pain? The answer is – it didn’t. Reaching out overextended a muscle that was […]
Juvenile Arthritis is a term used to identify particular types of arthritis that affect children. The most notable form of arthritis that affects kids under the age of 18 years old is known as Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA).
Trigger point therapy is considered an alternative therapy and focuses on detecting and releasing trigger points. Found in the skeletal muscle, trigger points are areas that produce pain when compressed. In a lot of cases, trigger points form as a result of injury to the muscle fibers. Usually used to treat pain-related conditions, trigger point therapy is sometimes called neuromuscular therapy or […]
Children can have arthritis just like adults. Arthritis is caused by swelling and inflammation in the joints. It causes pain, stiffness, loss of motion, and discomfort. Juvenile arthritis is the terminology used to describe children’s arthritis. The most frequently occurring type that children get is juvenile idiopathic arthritis (idiopathic is defined as “from unknown causes”). There are […]
The month of September serves as the perfect opportunity to discuss women’s health and its relationship with Chiropractic care in College Park. National Women’s Health and Fitness Day takes place on September 28 and currently stands as the largest annual health promotion event for women throughout the United States. The focus of the event is dedicated to […]
Our College Park Chiropractors treat hundreds of women each year for a variety of reasons, including issues with fertility. According to some studies offered by the Journal of Vertebral Subluxations Research, Chiropractic Adjustments may be an effective solution for addressing nerve interferences caused by spinal distortions. The results of these studies saw a direct correlation […]
This October, doctors of Chiropractic across the nation will promote public awareness around the availability of drug-free options for pain management as part of National Chiropractic Health Month. The campaign serves as a statement against the overuse and abuse of opioids throughout the United States. As a way to centralize our message and to raise awareness […]
If you are currently suffering from any ongoing pain, it may be time to visit your local College Park Chiropractor. Our Chiropractors treat patients who suffer from acute and chronic pain that varies from dull to severe. And, although most people do not consider Chiropractic top-of-mind when scheduling a doctor’s appointment, regular Chiropractic Adjustments can have a profound […]
If your hands and feet are tingling, cold, or numb on a regular basis, it could be the result of a prior injury. The Chiropractors at AICA College Park treat hundreds of patients who experienced some fall or accident years ago, and the pain is only catching up to them now. Whether it’s an old […]
Consumers throughout College Park deserve better options when it comes to pain relief and health management. Someone who visits a medical office in College Park for chronic pain can quickly become dependent on the medication they receive, especially considering how frequently opioids are prescribed. Even more, the costs associated with traditional medicine are extremely high, […]
November is not just about eating delicious turkey with your family; it also serves as a reminder for diabetes prevention and management. Because of this, the Chiropractors at AICA College Park are offering critical advice on how to prevent and manage diabetes, specifically for those who suffer from type 2.
The 2016-2017 cold and flu season started early this year according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), with new cases opening up every day throughout College Park and the greater Atlanta community. Considering how easily the flu virus can transfer from one host to another, it’s no wonder that 20% of the entire U.S. […]
If you are new to the world of Chiropractic treatment and aren’t sure what the Chiropractors at AICA College Park do beyond treating back pain, you may be surprised to know that our treatment solutions can help people with type 2 diabetes.
If you are sick and are thinking about canceling your Chiropractic appointment with AICA College Park, think again. Coming in to meet with your Chiropractor is much more conducive to achieving positive health than staying at home. Consider the following information that explains why you should receive a Chiropractic Adjustment if you are sick with the cold […]
One-third of the adult population, about 70 million Americans, have hypertension (high blood pressure). Also, one-third of Americans has pre-hypertension, which means greater than normal blood pressure. Even more alarming: 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure are unaware they have it because typically there are no symptoms associated with this condition. Fortunately, the […]
This common question might cause some confusion among patients, but there is an easy way to look at it. “Do I need to get an adjustment before or after my workout?” Based on our experience supporting patients throughout the community, the Chiropractors at AICA College Park believe you should get adjusted before working out. Here’s […]
More women are actively looking for organic and alternative procedures to treat painful symptoms connected to menopause and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Although every woman does not experience PMS, all women go through menopause at some point in their lifetime.
The New Year is right around the corner, and one of your resolutions should include supporting a healthy immune system. Considering how we are about to enter the of the cold and flu season, it makes sense to take a proactive approach when it comes to protecting your health.
Ear infections are not a condition you would normally associate with College Park Chiropractors, but Chiropractic treatment can make a difference when you or your child is suffering from ear infection distress. For most people, a trip to the doctor, and then the pharmacy to get antibiotics, is the standard treatment protocol for ear infections, […]
Among common back conditions, scoliosis is one that has the potential to cause a great deal of immobility and discomfort. Between 5 million and 7 million people in the United States are affected by this condition. College Park Chiropractors have the ability to deliver relief to many scoliosis patients, making their day-to-day lives more tolerable […]
Snapping hip syndrome is described by the Chiropractors at AICA College Park as a recurring snapping/clicking of the hip that is audible during activity. It can be heard during stretching, walking, running, or non-weight bearing movements as well. It is most commonly seen in female athletes of all ages.
The Chiropractors at AICA College Park understand the challenges many patients experience when they decide to reset their health expectations. Starting a new fitness journey to improve overall health feels different for each individual. Some patients spend their whole adult life attempting to reach an elusive number on the bathroom scale, while others push their bodies […]
Most people are aware that they should visit a College Park Chiropractor if they experience some level of neck or back pain. However, there are a variety of alternative conditions that your body may be exposed to, which is why it’s never a bad idea to schedule an examination with AICA College Park’s Chiropractors.
Cluster headaches are named for the fact that they occur in cycles. This is perhaps the most severe type of headache and may even wake a sleeping person due to how severe the pain is. The Chiropractors at AICA College Park treat many patients with cluster headaches and can help you, too!
When it comes to supporting your health and receiving proper medical treatment, seeking care from an experienced provider that speaks your language is vital. Are you Spanish-speaking and seeking medical attention to address chronic back or neck pain relief in College Park following an automobile accident? If so, then the team of knowledgeable Chiropractors at AICA College […]
Whether you have chronic spasms or occasional stiffness, neck pain is an unwanted and unwelcome inconvenience. Everyday activities and stresses contribute to the tension you feel, and if you don’t know how to take care of it, the pain and discomfort can interfere with daily life. That’s why the Chiropractors at AICA College Park are […]
Whether you have been involved in an auto accident, suffered a sport-related injury, or endured slip and fall accident, you may be suffering from pain due to neck or back injuries. After accidents occur, it is beneficial to your health to see a College Park Chiropractor to make sure your neck and spine are not […]
If you sustain a personal injury that prevents you from living an active life or following through with the lifestyle you’re used to, it’s important to understand that invasive surgery and prescription medications aren’t your only treatment options. Instead of investing your resources on surgery or relying on drugs that often contain harmful side effects, […]
Neck pain is the most popular indicator of Whiplash Injury, but many other signs exist. If you are involved in a car collision in College Park or experienced physical trauma in a sporting accident, other symptoms of Whiplash can include:
February is National Heart Health Month and the Chiropractors at AICA College Park are offering information about the current leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Although you may understand the importance of taking particular steps to avoid cardiovascular disease, you may not be aware of how Chiropractic care can […]
When you first start your personal Chiropractic trial, you probably won’t know what to expect since every experience is unique. You may have heard various Chiropractic clinics market the idea that examinations “aren’t necessary” or perhaps you’ve been to a number of dingy clinics that had cheesy skeleton props hanging on the walls. Well, let […]
Although it may not come top of mind naturally, College Park Chiropractic care provides a world of health benefits for growing children. Working with kids throughout the community is one of the best parts of our jobs. Children tend to respond much more quickly to the treatments we provide, they are naturally happier when they […]
Stress is a constant factor in the modern world. Especially in our society, where we work longer hours than ever before, and the media is constantly overwhelming our senses with the latest trending story, it’s easy to understand why so many people suffer from chronic stress and anxiety.