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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 one of these nerves is […]

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 frequent use of these devices […]

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 own, there are other instances […]

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 19 go to the emergency […]

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 wrists and forearms. If you […]

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 a headache a sign of […]

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 may come from a variety […]

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 injuries that require medical attention […]

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 College Park chiropractor more fun! […]

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? Headaches are very common after […]

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 you need specific treatment after […]

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 stiff neck muscles, and pain […]

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

After an accident | Nov 25, 2020

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

Being in a car accident can be scary in a number of ways. Not only do you have to deal with police reports, insurance, and possibly lawyers, but it can be emotionally draining as well. On top of all of that, you may have car accident injuries that need to be tended to as a […]

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

After an accident | Nov 18, 2020

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident?

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, it is important to follow through with your recommended treatment so you can fully recover. One part of the recovery and healing process might be seeing a physical therapist for your injuries. Treatment for whiplash and other car accident injuries should be a comprehensive treatment approach so […]

What Happens If a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated

Back Pain | Oct 13, 2020

What Happens If a Herniated Disc Goes Untreated?

If you’ve ever suffered from a herniated disc, you know how painful the spinal disturbance can be. But the good news is, with early diagnosis and a regular treatment plan, most people are able to recover and avoid chronic pain and persistent issues. As soon as you suspect a herniated disc, visiting a College Park […]

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor

Chiropractors | Oct 6, 2020

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor?

Many people go to the chiropractor for help with pain, especially in the neck and back. There are a number of reasons why you might seek out chiropractic care for pain, like for help with migraines, a herniated disc, or chronic lower back pain. Car accident victims also look to chiropractic care for help recovering […]

how to pick a good chiropractor

Uncategorized | Sep 11, 2020

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Finding the right chiropractor for you can be a tough decision when you aren’t sure where to start or how to look. When you are looking for a College Park chiropractor, it can be helpful to learn more about a chiropractor, their practice, and how they treat their practice members. Whether you are suffering from […]

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Car Accident Injuries, Chiropractors | Sep 4, 2020

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

The short answer is: as long as you want! When it comes to chiropractic care, many who initially begin treatment with a chiropractor for a specific injury, like one resulting from a car accident, end up continuing chiropractic treatments long after the initial symptoms have dissipated and the injury is resolved. Unlike visiting an urgent […]

How to Treat Whiplash

Imaging, Whiplash | Aug 12, 2020

How to Treat Whiplash

During a car accident, your body is likely to experience trauma of some sort, and the most common forms of trauma are not necessarily visible from the outside. Whiplash is the most common car accident injury, but despite its prevalence, diagnosing this condition usually relies on monitoring symptoms and tests performed at a College Park […]

How Long Does Whiplash Last

Neck Pain, Whiplash | Jul 30, 2020

How Long Does Whiplash Last?

The most common injury sustained in a car accident is whiplash, a form of neck strain that can occur in even very mild crashes. For many people, it will be hours or even days after the crash before they begin to notice the pain, and it may worsen over time. A natural question for anyone […]