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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…

What Is a Stress Fracture

Accident Recovery | Mar 27, 2022

What Is a Stress Fracture?

Repetitive pressure on a bone like the shin or foot can actually cause your bone to become fractured, and many people don’t know to look for the signs of this. When you imagine breaking a bone, you likely imagine something like sports or car accident injuries, sudden and obvious events…

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General | Mar 27, 2022

Sprained Ankle: Symptoms, Types, Treatment & Recovery

If you have ever taken a wrong step and twisted your ankle, then you may have suffered a sprained ankle. Ankle injuries can cause sudden pain, and you might be hesitant to put weight on your foot afterward. In some cases, a sprained ankle may not seem like a big…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 22, 2022

Tension Headaches: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Have you ever had a headache after a long, stressful day? Or maybe you have started noticing an increase in headaches after a recent car accident injury. There are over one hundred types of headaches out there, so it can be tough to pinpoint which one kind you are dealing…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 21, 2022

What Causes Elbow Injuries in Baseball?

While it is not a contact sport, baseball still carries risks for its players. Rather than blunt force trauma or traumatic brain injuries, the most common issues that baseball players face are related to repetitive use or other strain on joints such as the elbow. Pitchers are especially prone to…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 19, 2022

How to Get Rid of Dizziness

Dizziness can be an incredibly disorienting experience. You might feel lightheaded, like you are about to faint. You may start to feel like the world around you is wobbling or spinning. While sometimes dizziness can come and go in a split second, other times it can last for a while…

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General | Feb 17, 2022

What Does a Herniated Disc Feel Like?

Herniated discs are one of the most commonly reported health conditions involving the spine, and they can quickly send your spinal stability into a spiral. However, it may be hard to tell if you have one or not if you don't know which signs and symptoms to look for. Here…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 14, 2022

Can Acid Reflux Cause Back Pain?

If you think about gastrointestinal distress, a lot of symptoms may come to mind: chest pain and heartburn, a churning stomach, sweating. But what about back pain? In some cases, there can be a link between the digestive system and pain in the back, especially when heartburn is involved. When…

What Is the Difference Between Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow

Joint Pain | Feb 5, 2022

What Is the Difference Between Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow?

Did you know that you don’t have to step foot on a tennis court or golf course to experience tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow? Both tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow refer to different types of pain and overuse injuries that can affect your arm, elbow, and wrist. While these types…

Neck Pain After Falling and Hitting Head

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 31, 2022

Neck Pain After Falling and Hitting Head

We should preface with a disclaimer: if you’re experiencing neck pain immediately after falling on your head, you should go to a doctor and make sure it’s not an emergency. Impacts to the head and neck can break vertebrae, cause a cervical dislocation, or even cause direct damage to the…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 31, 2022

What Are Soft Tissue Injuries?

Car accidents are increasingly common. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), estimates for injuries sustained during a car accident totaled over two and a half million in 2019 alone. Soft tissue injuries are among the most common sustained during car accidents. There are many different kinds of…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 28, 2022

Why Do I Get Dizzy When I Lay Down?

If you’re feeling unexpected bouts of dizziness, you may be experiencing a condition known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). This condition is characterized by a sudden onset of feeling as if the room is spinning. It is the most common cause of vertigo. BPPV Overview If you are experiencing…

Why Does My Neck Crack When I Roll It

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 25, 2021

Why Does My Neck Crack When I Roll It?

If your neck is sore or stiff, it can be instinctual to begin rolling it as a way of finding relief. You may feel better because of the stretching, but you may also hear popping or cracking sounds that come with a sense of relief, similar to cracking your knuckles.…

Why Does My Back Hurt When I Wake Up

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 20, 2021

Why Does My Back Hurt When I Wake Up?

After a night of restful sleep, you may wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the day. But you may also notice that despite a comfortable night in your bed, your lower back is in pain and it may be difficult to stand up and start moving about. While…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 15, 2021

Can a Herniated Disc Cause Permanent Nerve Damage?

If you were recently in a car accident, then you might start to notice some pain and discomfort in the hours and days after the initial collision. Some car accident injuries can actually take a bit of time for you to fully experience the symptoms as your body is racing…

How Long Does an MRI Take

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 10, 2021

How Long Does an MRI Take?

An MRI, magnetic resonance imaging, is a special type of diagnostic scan that creates a 3-dimensional image of internal body parts. This image is clearer than that of CT scans or x-rays, making them more reliable when it comes to diagnosing complex conditions. In order to pull off something this…

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