Shoulder Problems Caused by Car Accidents

General | Sep 21, 2022

6 Common Shoulder Problems Caused by Car Accidents

Car accidents can place a significant amount of stress on the body, often resulting in injuries. It is important to be evaluated by a doctor as soon as possible if you have suffered an injury in a car accident. Injuries can vary from mild to severe, but in all cases,…

Types of Femoral Fractures

General, Joint Pain | Sep 21, 2022

What You Need to Know About Treating a Broken Femur

The femur is the longest and strongest bone in the body, which makes it very difficult to fracture. The most common cause of a broken femur in an elderly person is a combination of a fall and osteoporosis. In a younger person, the most common cause is a car accident. Regardless…

Some People Afraid of Seeing a Car Accident Doctor

Accident Recovery, General | Sep 1, 2022

Why Are Some People Afraid of Seeing a Car Accident Doctor?

Being in a car accident can be a life-changing experience that leads to injury, expenses, and traumatic memories. For some, this can cause a person to avoid seeking care for their car crash injuries from a qualified car accident doctor, even if that doctor can help restore them to health…

Seat Belt Injuries

Accident Prevention, General | Sep 1, 2022

What You Need to Know About Seat Belt Injuries

Each year over 35,000 people in the United States die in car accidents. Wearing a seat belt reduces the risk of dying in a car accident by 45% and can prevent serious injuries that could lead to disability and chronic pain. Seat belts keep the wearer from being ejected from the vehicle,…

Nociceptive Pain

General | Jul 19, 2022

Nociceptive Pain vs. Neuropathic Pain

Everyone deals with pain from time to time, whether you stubbed your toe on the coffee table or injured your elbow while playing tennis. When you are dealing with pain, you probably aren’t thinking about the specific kind of pain you’re experiencing. In fact, pain can keep you from thinking…

Crutches

General | Jul 19, 2022

How to Safely and Properly Use Crutches, Canes, & Walkers

Have you ever tripped and hurt your ankle, needed a cast on your leg, or suffered a stroke and weakness in your legs? If you have had any injury to the lower half of your body, you may be familiar with crutches, canes, or even a walker. If you have orthopedic…

Signs of a Pinched Nerve after a Car Accident

General | Jul 17, 2022

7 Signs of a Pinched Nerve after a Car Accident

After you’ve been in a car wreck, you may not notice pain or other symptoms of a car accident injury right away. While some mild soreness and discomfort might seem par for the course after a car accident, a “pins and needles” sensation can be a sign of a pinched…

Causes of Internal Injuries

General | Jul 17, 2022

What to Know About Post-Accident Internal Injuries

The moments after a car accident or shocking injury are often confusing. They happen quickly and you might be disoriented, in pain, or even in an unfamiliar location. Once you get your bearings, if you don't notice any immediately apparent injuries, you might handle the paperwork aspect of an accident…

Signs of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

General | Jun 30, 2022

Causes, Signs, and Treatment for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

While you may think of your shoulder as the simple curve that sits atop your arms, it is actually a complex series of joints, tendons, and muscles that support a huge range of motion. Any damage to these components can cause pain and trouble moving your shoulder properly, harming your…

Can Arthritis Be Scraped Out of a Joint

General | Jun 23, 2022

Can Arthritis Be Scraped Out of a Joint?

Arthritis refers to inflammation of the joints. You may experience arthritis in only one joint or multiple joints throughout the body. With over 100 different types of arthritis, symptoms and treatment options can vary. The most common type of arthritis is called osteoarthritis, which many people also refer to as…

What a Torn ACL Feels Like

General | Jun 19, 2022

How Do You Know If You Tore Your ACL?

You’ve likely heard about ACL injuries if you watch sports like football, soccer, and basketball. ACL tears are common knee injuries that affect athletes who perform sudden stops or changes in direction while running, jumping, and landing. The ACL, which stands for anterior cruciate ligament, is one of the strongest…

Benefits of Improving Core Strength for Injury Prevention

General | Jun 19, 2022

Benefits of Improving Core Strength for Injury Prevention

You’ve seen the workouts designed to target your core with fitness instructors who have abs of steel. But what actually is your core? And what does your core even do? From healthy posture to injury prevention, core strength is an essential aspect of your overall health and well-being. It takes…

Delayed Whiplash Symptoms

General | Jun 3, 2022

Delayed Whiplash Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

If you have ever been in a car accident, then you know how shocking and overwhelming the experience can be. In the minutes after the accident, you might be too stunned to fully understand what is going on and feel flustered. Your body is pumping with adrenaline, and you might…

What Is Toxic Release

General | Jun 3, 2022

Detox Symptoms After a Chiropractic Adjustment

Your first time visiting a chiropractor can bring up feelings of excitement and anxiety. What will happen at the visit, and will it help? For people experiencing pain or discomfort, relief is a huge goal, and they may be hoping that they will leave an adjustment feeling immediately refreshed. This…

Fix Forward Head Posture

Chiropractic | May 17, 2022

How to Fix Forward Head Posture

Have you ever heard of forward head posture? It is such a common posture these days that once you know about it, you will easily be able to recognize it in others. In this highly digital age, we spend long hours on our phones, tablets, and computers. Whether you are…

Why Does My Head Hurt When I Press On It?

Chronic Pain | May 11, 2022

Why Does My Head Hurt When I Press On It?

When asked to describe a headache, many people will describe a pressure that feels as if something is pressing on their head, even when it is not. But in other cases, pressing on the head is what triggers head pain. The pain from this may be fleeting, or constant pressure…

How to Release a Pinched Nerve in the Shoulder

Accident Recovery | Apr 30, 2022

How to Release a Pinched Nerve in the Shoulder

As one of the most complex joints in the body, it’s common for the shoulders to be a source of pain. In addition to common shoulder injuries, the area can also suffer from conditions like tendinitis and arthritis. One issue that is often at the root of shoulder pain is…

How Long Do Concussion Headaches Last

Accident Recovery | Apr 30, 2022

How Long Do Concussion Headaches Last?

While most of us have had a headache of some sort in our lives, post-traumatic headaches can feel and behave differently than a normal tension headache. When a headache is the result of car accident injuries, the root cause is usually rooted in something the body doesn’t often experience, causing…

How Often Should You Go to the Chiropractor

Chiropractic | Apr 29, 2022

How Often Should You Go to the Chiropractor?

It's a common suggestion to go to a chiropractor for whatever spinal distress may come your way, but it's less common to hear suggestions for how often you should be making these visits. This is due largely in part to the misconception that chiropractors are purely for treating symptoms, not…

7 Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

General | Mar 27, 2022

7 Signs of a Rotator Cuff Tear

The soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, and tendons) surrounding the shoulder joint are known as the rotator cuff. These tissues work together to keep your shoulder the most flexible joint in your body. However, that flexibility can come at a price: shoulder injuries are the most common form of joint damage…