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  • How Can a Chiropractor Help After a Car Accident?

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 21-Mar-2018

    Even though car accidents can vary, the types of injuries people sustain after crashes are usually very similar. Most crashes result in damage to the musculoskeletal system, or the muscles and bones. Many car accidents cause whiplash, neck injuries, head injuries, muscle damage, and broken bones. Even though you might have already been to a general doctor or even an orthopedic surgeon, it could ...
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  • Is Your Child Suffering From Little League Shoulder?

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 27-Dec-2017

    Athletic children have many advantages, but they may also face a few drawbacks. While they boast strong, fit bodies and healthy appetites, they may also suffer injuries more frequently. One such injury, little league shoulder typically affects children who are regularly involved in overhead activities, like throwing. If your child has little league shoulder, it is important that you take the ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Whiplash Treatment

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 14-Dec-2017

    Whiplash is an incredibly common, but painful soft tissue injury that is often caused by motor vehicle accidents, physical abuse, and contact sports. It occurs when a sudden force stretches and tears the delicate muscles and tendons in a person’s neck. Depending on the severity of the injury and the condition of the individual at the time, whiplash can be a minor injury that requires little ...
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  • How Often Should I Get Adjusted by My Chiropractor?

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 14-Nov-2017

    Chiropractic therapy can help patients enjoy relieved pain, increased mobility, and faster healing from injuries. Whether you were injured in a car accident, slip and fall, or workplace incident, seeing a chiropractor on a regular basis can help with the recovery process. In general, how often should you get adjusted? Here’s what you need to know: If you have suffered an injury, you will ...
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  • Office Jobs & Headaches: How Sitting All Day Can Hurt You

    Posted By Atlanta Pain and Rehab || 12-Sep-2017

    Did you know sitting for prolonged periods of time might cause headaches and migraines? Most of us have heard about the studies ticking off all of the negative side-effects of sitting at a desk all day, but some people might not know headaches are on the list. Roughly 86% of all American workers sit all day, despite studies that have shown prolonged sitting to cause back and neck tension, a slower ...
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  • What to Expect for Your First Chiropractic Visit

    Posted By Atlanta Pain and Rehab || 23-Aug-2017

    If you are unfamiliar with chiropractic care, the thought of your first appointment may be a bit daunting, as most new things are. The truth is, a chiropractic appointment isn’t much different from any other type of medical appointments. In fact, roughly 22 million Americans see chiropractors annually for treatment, more than one-third of which seek treatment for back pain. While many people ...
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  • How to Treat Herniated Discs

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 17-Jul-2017

    A herniated disc is an extremely painful, though somewhat common, condition that affects the spine. When a disc, the jelly-like padding the cushions each vertebra in the spine, is pinched or pushed out through a crack in the exterior, it causes a disc herniation. Anyone can suffer a disc herniation, though the middle-aged or overweight face an increased risk of herniation. As the body naturally ...
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  • Seizures Eliminated Through Chiropractic

    Posted By Atlanta Pain and Rehab || 23-May-2017

    If you are living with constant pain, can’t seem to enjoy the same activities you once did, or find that performing even a simple task suddenly seems like a difficult endeavor, you must already know that chiropractic services can help you get back on your feet and live a pain-free life once more. However, did you know that chiropractic services can do so much more than just relieve you of ...
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  • 5 Surprising Ways to Give Your Immune System a Boost

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 18-May-2017

    You’ve heard that things like getting enough sleep, eating a healthy diet, and exercising are ways to boost your immune system and help prevent you from getting sick. But did you know that there are lots of other ways that you can maximize your immune system’s ability to ward off illness? Here are six additional ways to give your immune system a boost: Go for a hike. Any kind of ...
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  • The Benefits of Seeing a Chiropractor

    Posted By Atlanta Pain and Rehab || 15-May-2017

    Most people associate chiropractic care with back pain relief, but did you know seeing a chiropractic regularly can have other health benefits? Chiropractic care is a holistic healthcare option that works to retain proper alignment of the spine to promote whole-body wellness. Rather than surgical treatments or pain medication, chiropractic care is significantly less expensive and poses fewer ...
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  • What Are Bulging Discs, and How Do They Happen?

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 24-Apr-2017

    Discs are circles of fibers that separate each spinal vertebra to absorb shock and help the spine move more fluidly. A bulging disc happens when a weakened or deteriorated disc swells through a crevice in the spine. Bulging discs typically occur in the lower back. The disc shifts out of its normal position, usually over an extended period of time. There is little or no pain associated with bulging ...
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  • Is it Safe to Crack Your Back?

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 19-Jan-2017

    If you sit at a desk all day, chances are that you have cracked your back before – and that popping sound can be strangely satisfying. While cracking your back may feel like an amazing way stretch your back, is it really safe? Many of us have heard that old wives tale about cracking your knuckles, but does that apply to the back too? The answer: yes and no. What Makes that Cracking Sound? ...
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  • Healing Sports Injuries with Chiropractic Care

    Posted By Atlanta Pain and Rehab || 22-Sep-2016

    If you play sports, you’re aware of the demands you place on your body, especially if you play a contact sport like football. Now that football season is here, it is important that you understand the benefits of chiropractic care for treating a variety of injuries that may occur during the course of the season, including strains, sprains, and muscle or ligament tears. Repetitive motions and ...
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  • Spinal Decompression: Effective Treatment for Chronic Back Pain

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 5-Oct-2015

    If you suffer from persistent back pain, you are well aware of how disruptive it can be to your life. Chronic pain that interferes with your daily activities is not only frustrating, but it diminishes the quality of your life by keeping you from doing the things you enjoy. If you are struggling with back pain, spinal decompression may be right for you. What is Spinal Decompression? Spinal ...
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  • Has an Accident Left You in Pain?

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 28-Sep-2015

    People who are involved in car accidents often suffer pain from injuries to the head or neck. If these types of injuries are not treated in a timely manner, complications could arise that may prolong this pain well into the future. Chiropractic care immediately after an accident is an excellent way to both alleviate symptoms and prevent future problems. At Atlanta Pain & Rehab, we offer holistic ...
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  • The Chiropractic Solution to Back Pain

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 29-Apr-2014

    At any given moment, 31 million people in America are suffering from back pain. That’s a lot of people experiencing discomfort and pain that may also prevent them from working or enjoying their leisure time. Back pain is a significant cause of disability and it also accounts for a large percentage of doctors’ visits. Chiropractic treatment provides a solution to back pain – ...
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  • 10 Things to Know About Herniated Discs

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 23-Apr-2014

    Herniated discs are painful. When you suffer a herniated disc you probably find it difficult to move around, hard to relax, and difficult to enjoy life. A herniated disc is a problem affecting one of the rubbery, flat circles that are positioned between your vertebrae. The discs allow the spine to move and bend, and also offer shock absorbing protection for movement. Spinal discs are filled with a ...
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  • 10 Causes of Peripheral Neuropathy

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 16-Apr-2014

    The painful condition of peripheral neuropathy can affect anyone but it is more common to experience this condition as a result of certain health problems like diabetes, injury, or infection. Peripheral neuropathy is a problem arising from damage to the nerves, most commonly to the nerves that travel to the hands and feet. These nerves become damaged by a variety of factors and cause numbness or ...
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  • FAQs About Chiropractic Benefits

    Posted By Atlanta Pain & Rehab || 15-Apr-2014

    You may already be familiar with chiropractic treatment – perhaps you received chiropractic care for lower back pain, or a sports injury. In this case, you will know all about the different ways in which chiropractic can benefit your health and wellbeing. But in case you haven’t yet experienced the chiropractic procedure, here are the answers to commonly asked questions about how ...
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