Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident
Have you or someone you know been involved in a motor vehicle collision? One of the most common injuries from a car crash is the damaging effect of whiplash. Whiplash occurs when a sudden, jarring movement of the head is sustained backward, forward or even to the side. Whiplash destabilizes the spine and causes severe […]
Benefits of Physical Therapy
Physical therapists treat people of all ages and abilities. Here are some ways a physical therapist can help you. Maximize Your Movement Pain-free movement is crucial to your quality of life, your ability to earn a living, and your independence. Physical therapists are movement experts who can identify, diagnose, and treat movement problems. Participate In […]
Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms
FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The longer patients receive treatment for addiction, the greater their chances of success, a new study finds. The study included 72 people, with an average age of 30 years. The participants were being treated for a variety of addictions, including alcohol and drugs such as opioids, amphetamines and […]
Should I Get a Chiropractic Adjustment After My Car Accident?
A car accident is the last thing anyone needs. Between all of life’s other daily struggles, adding a car accident into the mix just creates more stress and more things to think about. On top of that, car accident injuries can create an added strain on your life, forcing you to take time off work […]
Physical Therapy for Chronic Pain: What to Expect
Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can make when you have long-term pain (also called chronic pain) or an injury. It can make you stronger and help you move and feel better. How Does Physical Therapy Treat Pain? Physical therapists are experts not only in treating pain but also […]
What Are the Benefits of Spinal Cord Stimulation?
Many people experience improvements in their pain symptoms and quality of life after receiving spinal cord stimulation. Some of these benefits may include: Significant and sustained reduction in chronic pain Improved ability to function and participate in activities of daily living Less oral pain medication needed In addition, this treatment: Has been proven to be […]
If you have been involved in a car accident, whiplash injuries need to be taken very seriously. Because symptoms of a whiplash injury can take weeks or months to manifest, it is easy to be fooled into thinking that you are not as injured as you really are. Too often people don’t seek treatment following […]
What Is a Drug Infusion System?
An implanted drug infusion system releases prescribed amounts of pain medication directly to the receptors near the spine, allowing pain symptoms to be controlled using a small fraction of the oral dose. Most people also experience fewer or more tolerable side effects, such as nausea and constipation, due to negligible levels of pain medication in the blood […]
Can Physical Therapy Treat Vertigo?
Physical therapy can be used to treat Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV. It is a condition characterized by short or long periods of dizziness and a spinning sensation when the head is in certain positions. How can physical therapy help my balance? Physical therapy techniques have been created specifically to combat balance problems. One of […]