Blog Posts in April, 2017

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  • What is Chiropractic Care?

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 17-Apr-2017

    What is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractors, like those you’ll find at Gwinnett Medical’s neck and back pain clinics in Atlanta, work with the inherent recuperative power of your body to heal itself – without the use of drugs or surgery. Within the body, the spine provides structure while the nervous system coordinates function. The relationship between the two – and the way ...
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  • What Should You Do If You Are Involved in a Car Accident?

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 16-Apr-2017

    What Should You Do If You Are Involved in a Car Accident? In the event of an accident, there are seven steps you should follow: Stop – If you fail to stop after an accident where someone has been injured, you can be charged with a felony. If no one is injured and there is only property damage, failure to stop after an accident is still a misdemeanor. Call 911 - Report the accident and advise ...
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  • What Is Whiplash and How Is Treated?

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 15-Apr-2017

    What Is Whiplash and How Is Treated? Whiplash is a form of neck strain. Although it's usually associated with car accidents, as WebMD explains, any impact or blow that causes your head to jerk forward or backward can cause neck strain. The sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck. In addition to car and truck accidents, contact sports like football can cause neck ...
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  • Slip and Fall Accidents

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 14-Apr-2017

    Slip and Fall Accidents According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), more than one million hospital emergency room visits are caused by slip and fall accidents. Next to car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries are second only to car accidents when it comes to accidental death and disability. Falls represent the third leading cause of death in children and are a leading cause of death in ...
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  • 6 Secrets for Boosting Your Immune System

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 13-Apr-2017

    A strong immune system is crucial to your overall health and longevity. But how do you successfully achieve this? We’ll give you a hint: It comes down to more than just a healthy diet and regular exercise! In this blog, we share six secret tips for boosting your immune system. Take a cold shower. We know it’s not the preferred temperature of choice for most, but there can be major ...
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  • How Do Chiropractic Treatments Work?

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 12-Apr-2017

    How Do Chiropractic Treatments Work? Many people assume that chiropractors treat only back and neck ailments, because chiropractic treatments are primarily applied to the spinal region. Chiropractors and neck pain in Atlanta go together, right? In fact, we provide holistic health services for our patients. It all has to do with the relationship between the spine and the nervous system. The nervous ...
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  • Filing for Workers' Compensation

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 11-Apr-2017

    Filing for Workers' Compensation Slip and fall injuries in Atlanta workplaces and other on the job injuries are often the result of unsafe working conditions. If that’s what happened in your situation, you may need the services of an attorney as well as Atlanta chiropractic specialists in the treatment of neck and back pain. If you're currently suffering from an on-the-job injury, ...
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  • Getting Back in the Game after a Sports Injury

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 10-Apr-2017

    Getting Back in the Game after a Sports Injury If you or a loved one is active in sports, you know that accidents and injuries are not uncommon. You also know that an injury doesn’t have to occur while you’re competing for it to interfere with your athletic pursuits. Sport injury rehabilitation is one of the specialties of the chiropractors at the Lawrenceville and Norcross locations ...
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  • What to Expect During Your First Visit with Our Lawrenceville Chiropractor

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 9-Apr-2017

    What to Expect During Your First Visit with Our Lawrenceville Chiropractor If you have decided to seek chiropractic treatments at Gwinnett Medical neck and back pain clinics for a slip and fall back injury in Atlanta, for that annoying popping sound in the back of your neck or, perhaps, for sport injury rehabilitation or truck accident injuries, we want you to know that we appreciate the trust you ...
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  • Child's Seizures Gone After Chiropractic Treatment

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 7-Apr-2017

    Child’s Seizures Gone After Chiropractic Treatment By: Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain Seizures can be a debilitating condition, particularly for children. A seizure occurs when a large number of cells send out an electrical charge at the same time. This wave of electricity overwhelms the brain and results in a seizure, which can cause muscle spasms, strange behavior, a loss of ...
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  • Back Injuries on the Job

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 2-Apr-2017

    Back Injuries on the Job According to the University of Minnesota, injuries to the back are one of the most prevalent and costly work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the United States. Low-back pain adversely affects 1,000,000 workers in the United States every year and is responsible for more lost work days than any other musculoskeletal disorder, they report. On average, the ...
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