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7 Most Commonly Broken Bones in Car Accidents

Car Accident Injuries, Fractures | Jun 9, 2021

7 Most Commonly Broken Bones in Car Accidents

Unfortunately, when you’ve been in a car accident, it is possible to get injured even if you were wearing a seat belt or the airbags properly deployed. Injuries to the neck and spine, as well as broken bones, are common car accident injuries and you want to get treated by…

what-are-the-symptoms-of-whiplash

Whiplash | Jun 2, 2021

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash

When you’ve been in a car accident, a general rule of thumb to follow is that if your car has any type of damage then your body likely does too. While you might not recognize it right away, it is possible to get injured in what seemed like a small…

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Whiplash | May 25, 2021

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

Whiplash is considered the most common car accident injury because, while seat belts can hold the trunk of your body in place during a sudden jolt, there’s nothing to prevent your head and neck from getting severely jostled around. Whiplash is especially common with rear-end collisions, especially when you don’t…

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

Imaging, Uncategorized | May 18, 2021

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

If you’ve recently suffered a sports injury or car accident injury then your doctor may want to utilize diagnostic imaging tools to get a better picture of what kind of damage your body has experienced. An MRI scan is one of the most common types of diagnostic imaging tools that…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

Chiropractic | May 11, 2021

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Auto Accidents Too

Our kids are the most important people in the world to us, so it’s no wonder we want to keep them safe and help them stay healthy. When an unfortunate accident occurs, like an auto accident, you will not only be worried about your own health and well-being, but also…

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy | May 4, 2021

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Some musculoskeletal injuries can affect your strength and mobility, and a physical therapist can help you through your healing and recovery period. If you have recently been in a car accident or suffered a sports injury, your doctor may recommend you schedule a physiotherapy appointment, whether your injury requires surgery…

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI

Imaging | Apr 26, 2021

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI?

When you have an injury or illness that brings you to the doctor, they may want to do some type of diagnostic testing. An MRI scan is one type of diagnostic imaging test that your doctor may want to use that will provide them with highly detailed images of your…

4 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Car Accident Injuries | Apr 19, 2021

4 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Airbags are designed to help cushion you to help prevent injury during a car accident. When you’ve been in an accident, airbags and seat belts are safety features designed to protect you from more serious injury. However, it is possible to experience an airbag injury if the airbag is faulty…

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated

Spine Care | Apr 12, 2021

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated?

The nerves in your body help your brain send and receive messages to and from organs, limbs, and even your skin. Nerves are located all over your body, can carry sensory and motor information, and help you regulate body functions that are involuntary, like breathing and your heart beating. When…

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain

Back Pain | Apr 5, 2021

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

We all use technology every day, whether it is a phone, tablet, or computer. As more and more people are working from home, our connection to this technology has become even stronger. This has many benefits, especially now, but there are also some concerns that arise from additional use. The…

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own

Neck Pain, Spine Care | Mar 29, 2021

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own?

You might get that “pins and needles” feeling every now and then when you’ve sat or had your legs crossed for too long. But what about when that tingling sensation becomes painful and even leads to weakness or numbness? While sometimes a mild pinched nerve can go away on its…

Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

Chiropractic, Injuries | Mar 22, 2021

Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

Children gain a wide range of benefits from participating in sports, from learning teamwork and confidence to improved health through physical activity. However, sports are not without their risks, and injuries can occur in any sport that children play. In fact, more than 2.6 million people under the age of…

4 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Elbow Injuries | Mar 15, 2021

4 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

You don’t have to be Rafael Nadal or Serena Williams to get tennis elbow; in fact, you don’t even have to play tennis to develop tennis elbow pain! While racquet sports are commonly associated with tennis elbow, it can also develop due to other repetitive motions and overuse of your…

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

Headaches, Whiplash | Mar 1, 2021

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

Headaches are common after a car accident, along with other simple aches and pain. Not only did your body suffer from trauma, but you may be stressed from all the logistics of a crash. So if your head is pounding, you may be wondering if it even means anything. Is…

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica

Sciatica | Feb 8, 2021

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica?

Sciatica is something that many people, as many as 40%, will experience in their lifetime. However, it is not a disease or condition on its own but is instead a symptom of underlying conditions. There are a variety of reasons sciatica can occur, which also means that the proper care…

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident

Car Accident Injuries | Feb 1, 2021

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident?

You may not immediately relate stomach pain or digestive issues to your recent car crash, but they can be connected and should be taken as seriously as any other symptoms. While it may be nothing or related to the stress of the event, these symptoms can point to other, serious…

7 Fun Facts About Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic | Jan 28, 2021

7 Fun Facts About Chiropractic Care

Whether you visit the chiropractor regularly or have never been before, there is always more you can learn about the profession. From the history of how chiropractic care came into existence to the modern training these practitioners undergo, below are some tidbits that might make your next trip to a…

Is It Normal to Have a Headache After a Car Accident

Car Accident Injuries, Headaches | Jan 27, 2021

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

If you’ve been in a car accident then you know that some injuries are more obvious than others. Scrapes, bruises, and even broken bones are more noticeable and easier to tell if you need to see a doctor. But what about internal injuries that may not have symptoms right away?…

Is a Chiropractor Considered a Doctor

Chiropractors | Dec 24, 2020

Is a Chiropractor Considered a Doctor?

When it comes to finding a doctor to help treat your illness or injury, it can be confusing knowing what type of doctor to see. We are most familiar with our primary care doctor and what to do in emergencies, but what about pain that won’t go away? Or if…

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

Whiplash | Dec 17, 2020

What Doctor to See After a Car Accident

Car accidents can be a very stressful, overwhelming experience, and adding an injury on top of that certainly doesn’t help. The most common car accident injury is actually whiplash, and it can cause pain and discomfort in your head, neck, back, and even shoulders. If you notice headaches, sore or…