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Accident Recovery, Accidents, Car Accident Injuries | Jul 23, 2021

How to Take Care of Yourself after a Car Accident

Did you recently get in a car accident? Are you overwhelmed with the stress of managing your pain, dealing with an injury, scheduling car repairs, and talking with insurance companies? The entire experience of dealing with the aftermath of a car accident can be incredibly stressful whether or not you…

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Accidents, Car Accident Injuries | Jul 16, 2021

Treating Lower Back Pain after a Car Accident

When most people think of car accident injuries, they imagine scrapes, bruises, broken bones, and even issues with the head and neck. However, lower back pain is also just as common of an injury after a car accident. You may not recognize right away that the lower back pain you…

How to Strengthen Hamstrings to Recover from and Reduce Injury

Physiotherapy | Jul 9, 2021

How to Strengthen Hamstrings to Recover from and Reduce Injury

Unfortunately, the hamstring is a commonly strained area of the body, and it can be extremely painful. While the injury is especially linked to sports injuries, it can occur for a number of reasons, sometimes with seemingly little reason or as a result of repetitive use instead of a single…

Best Options for Dealing with Frozen Shoulder

Shoulder Pain | Jul 1, 2021

Best Options for Dealing with Frozen Shoulder

If you have started to notice pain and stiffness in your shoulder that won’t go away, then you might be struggling with a condition called frozen shoulder. The shoulder joint actually has the greatest range of motion compared to all the other joints in the body, so when pain and…

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Car Accident Injuries | Jun 30, 2021

5 Most Commonly Broken Bones in Car Accidents

Broken bones are not uncommon in car accidents depending on the severity of the accident and whether or not you were wearing your seat belt. The shock and stress of a car accident may also prevent you from recognizing you have been injured right away, or you might think your…

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Headaches | Jun 23, 2021

4 Types of Headaches You Might Experience After an Accident

If you’ve walked away from a car crash seemingly unscathed, you are probably considering yourself very lucky and ready to move on from the whole event. While this may mean you don’t have any immediately apparent injuries, the time after a car accident is crucial for you to monitor your…

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Whiplash | Jun 16, 2021

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

The experience of a car accident can be so stressful as you worry about taking care of your health, scheduling appointments, working with the insurance company, and filling out necessary reports. In the immediate aftermath of a car wreck, it is quite possible that you are in shock and that…

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Chronic Pain | Jun 9, 2021

Top 8 Treatments for Chronic Joint Pain

For people with chronic joint pain, it can sometimes feel like there is no end in sight and like any relief is needed. In addition to the pain, joint problems can also make it difficult to perform daily activities or even work. While not all joint pain has a cure,…

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to If Not Treated

Nerve Injuries | May 20, 2021

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to If Not Treated?

Have you ever sat in one position for too long, then noticed that your foot felt numb and like it was full of pins and needles? If so, you’ve experienced a short-lived version of a pinched nerve. A more serious pinched nerve may not resolve with simple movement, but it…

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Whiplash | May 15, 2021

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

You may have heard that whiplash is the most common car accident injury, but do you know what it feels like? Whiplash is tricky to identify because it can affect your head, neck, upper back, and even cause symptoms in your arms and hands. When you’re in a car accident,…

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy | May 11, 2021

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

There are certain times in life when physiotherapy is important for your health and well-being. A recent injury, surgery, or illness can impact your quality of life and you may need a physical therapist to help you fully heal and recover. Whether your doctor recommends you for physiotherapy or physical…

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

Imaging | May 4, 2021

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

There are a number of reasons why your doctor may request an MRI scan to help diagnose an injury or illness. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a type of diagnostic imaging scan that takes cross-sectional images of your internal structures and organs. This type of scan uses high-powered magnets and…

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI

Imaging | Apr 28, 2021

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, had a hard slip-and-fall, or are even worried about a degenerative illness, your doctor may want to utilize state-of-the-art imaging technology to help support their diagnosis. An MRI Scan is one type of diagnostic imaging technology that is commonly used among doctors…

4 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Car Accident Injuries | Apr 21, 2021

4 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Seat belts and airbags are safety features designed to protect you from more serious injury in the event of a car accident. When you’ve been in a serious enough accident that the airbag deploys, you can still suffer some injuries. In fact, the airbags deploy at such a high rate…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents Too

After An Accident | Apr 14, 2021

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents Too

We often forget what it’s like to be a child and just how different they can be from adults. Many of these differences are things we can’t see, like the way the body grows and reacts to trauma. Just because you are okay after a car accident doesn’t necessarily mean…

Most Common Injuries in Young Athletes

Chiropractic, Injuries | Apr 7, 2021

Most Common Injuries in Young Athletes

When it comes to taking care of your children, you want to find the very best to treat all their injuries and illnesses. That’s why a casual search for a “chiropractor near me” might not be enough to help you find what you need. If your children participate in sports…

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

Back Pain | Mar 22, 2021

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

Right now, more people are working from home than ever before, which means chiropractors are hearing from a lot more clients about back pain. As we turn our dining room chairs or sofas into office chairs to get our work done, our bodies are adjusting to this new way of…

Do Headaches after a Car Accident Mean That I Have Whiplash?

Whiplash | Mar 15, 2021

Do Headaches after a Car Accident Mean That I Have Whiplash?

Car accidents are a stressful and even traumatic experience, so it’s no wonder if you develop a headache and want to rest afterward. However, it’s important to listen to your body and recognize when that headache might not just be due to stress or tension, but a sign of something…

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own

Neurology | Mar 8, 2021

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own?

A pinched nerve can happen from something as simple as crossing your legs for too long. This relatively common experience is often identified as your leg or foot “falling asleep” and is actually an example of a mild case of a pinched nerve. While this type of pinched nerve case…

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Physical Therapy | Mar 1, 2021

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Have you started noticing a strange, tingling pain in your elbow that tends to flare up with certain activities? You may not be a tennis superstar, or even play tennis, but your doctor may diagnose you with tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is the term for a type of condition that…