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  • 5 Ways Chiropractic Care Helps Athletes

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 21-Mar-2018

    Many people benefit from regular chiropractic care, though they may be under the impression that a chiropractor is only for treating their neck pain or back problems. This couldn’t be farther from the truth, however! Chiropractors can treat a wide variety of painful injuries, but they also can help you prevent them. An estimated 90% of all world-class athletes have used chiropractic care to ...
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  • Gwinnett Pain Clinic Carries a Proud Name

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 8-Mar-2018

    Gwinnett Pain Clinic Carries a Proud Name At Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain Chiropractic Center, we consider ourselves very fortunate to call Gwinnett County home. Did you know that the county was incorporated on December 15, 1818, and is named after Button Gwinnett, one of the three Georgians who signed the Declaration of Independence? He also helped to write Georgia’s state ...
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  • Groundhog Day Tradition Continues at a New Home

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 6-Mar-2018

    Groundhog Day Tradition Continues at a New Home Gen. Beauregard Lee, Punxsutawney Phil’s southern counterpart, will be celebrating Groundhog Day from a new home this year. Since at least 1988, a succession of Beauregards have been predicting whether there will be an early spring or 6 more dreary weeks of winter from his home at Yellow River Game Ranch, which closed in December 2017. The ...
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  • Osteoarthritis

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 4-Mar-2018

    Osteoarthritis According to the Arthritis Foundation, osteoarthritis (OA) affects approximately 27 million Americans. It’s the most common chronic condition of the joints! Also called degenerative joint disease, the disease can be found in knees, hips, lower back and neck, small joints of the fingers and the bases of the thumb and big toe. As the Arthritis Foundation explains, “In ...
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  • Technology really is a pain in the neck! How your smartphone may be hurting you and what you should do about it.

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 1-Mar-2018

    Technology really is a pain in the neck! How your smartphone may be hurting you and what you should do about it. Woman’s Day summed it up beautifully, “There's a universal texting posture, and it isn't a good one.” https://www.womansday.com/health-fitness/wellness/a55800/ways-your-smartphone-is-affecting-your-health/ Americans spend a frightening amount of time gazing at ...
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  • Accidental injury is the third leading cause of death in the U.S.

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 23-Feb-2018

    Accidental injury is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. According to the National Safety Council, accidental injury has become the #3 cause of death for the first time in U.S. history. “Based on this new data, an American is accidentally injured every second and killed every three minutes by a preventable event – a drug overdose, a motor vehicle crash, a fall, a drowning, a ...
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  • Falling in love is wonderful. Slipping and falling on Valentine's Day is NOT!

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 16-Feb-2018

    Falling in love is wonderful. Slipping and falling on Valentine’s Day is NOT! You may not think of falling as a serious accident – we’ve all taken a tumble at one time or another in our lives, right? But falls are among the most common causes of traumatic brain injury. And people die from falling – at work, at home, while living their everyday lives not while scaling cliffs ...
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  • Broken hearts and bruised egos may not be the only risk on Valentine's Day

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 10-Feb-2018

    Broken hearts and bruised egos may not be the only risk on Valentine’s Day Not too long ago, ABC News did a great story recounting Valentine’s Day visits to the emergency room. https://abcnews.go.com/Health/valentines-day-tales-emergency-room/story?id=36892657 There was the woman who swallowed the engagement ring her sweetie had hidden in the chocolate mousse and the one who suffered a ...
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  • Stay Super Safe on Super Bowl Weekend

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 30-Jan-2018

    Stay Super Safe on Super Bowl Weekend It doesn’t matter who you’ll be rooting for during the Super Bowl – the underdog Philadelphia Eagles, or the New England Patriots – you’ll want to take extra care if you’re on the roadways. In fact, AAA is urging drivers to “ Celebrate the Super Bowl with a Game Plan to Get Home Safely.” AAA and Budweiser have ...
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  • Chiropractic Reconstructive Treatment for the Spine

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 12-Jan-2018

    Spinal injuries, deformities, and misalignments often cause pain and stiffness. Chiropractic reconstructive care is a non-invasive and effective treatment option for people wanting to enjoy decreased pain and improved mobility without having to undergo surgery. Our services can provide many benefits to patients suffering from back or neck pain. We can help determine if chiropractic reconstructive ...
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  • Sarcopenia - What Is It & How Should I Deal with It?

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

    Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle mass in older adults. It usually begins after the age of 30, but can speed up after the age of 65-75. It often leads to weakness and general frailty in elderly patients, and while it is more common in inactive adults, it also affects those who enjoy an active lifestyle. Low concentrations of hormones such as testosterone and growth hormones, as well as an inability ...
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  • How to Prevent & Treat Lower Back Pain

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 5-Oct-2017

    Back pain can be utterly debilitating to several aspects of your life. Not only does it make activities you once loved painful beyond belief, it also prevents you from various activities such as sleeping, driving, working, exercising, and more. At Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain, we understand that lower back pain can be caused by a number of external factors, and our chiropractic ...
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  • Chiropractic Care: Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Our staff often receives questions about the type of care we provide, what conditions we treat, and a host of other queries from both current and potential patients. If you are considering chiropractic care at our facility but still have a few unanswered questions, read on to see if we have the answer. What is chiropractic care? Rather than relying on medicines and surgeries, a chiropractic doctor ...
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  • Chronic Back Pain - Types & Treatments

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

    Chronic back pain is a debilitating condition. While it affects around 40 to 50 million people in the United State, it is still not well known by medical professionals. Some chronic pain may last 3 to 6 months, but other cases may be permanent. If you have sustained an injury in a car accident, slip and fall, or other type of accident, and the pain lasts longer than a few months, you could be ...
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  • How Can Chiropractic Care Help You This Summer?

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 21-Jun-2017

    For most people summertime is filled with long-awaited vacations, outdoor adventures, and much-needed relaxation. No matter what your plans are for the summer, we want to make sure you enjoy it to the fullest, which means getting rid of aches and pains and keeping your body healthy. Any change to your normal routine can take a toll on your body, whether you’re planning an extensive hiking ...
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  • Benefits of Instrument-Assisted Manipulation for Treating Pain

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 31-May-2017

    At Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain, we specialize in providing the personalized care and targeted treatment accident victims need to find relief from pain, handle the demands of daily life, and return to the activities they enjoy. In order to accomplish this, we leverage our extensive experience and advanced tools to provide customized care that fits the unique needs of our patients. This ...
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  • How Flexion-Distraction Technique Can Help with Back Pain

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 26-May-2017

    People who have been in a car accident or truck accident quite often experience pain, soreness, and stiffness in their backs for the rest of their lives. Looking for treatment and alleviation becomes a necessity. But finding a form of physical therapy that is effective and agreeable with the patient might be difficult. Many people understandably do not want to take strong painkillers regularly; ...
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  • Top 5 Reasons to Go to a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

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

    If you were recently involved in an auto accident, no matter how minor or severe, don’t wait to see a chiropractor. Why? Chiropractic services have proven to be an effective method for treating and healing injuries sustained in car accidents, from minor fender benders to serious head-on collisions. Whether you are experiencing major pain or minor aches, injuries from an accident can result ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What Is a Bulging Disc?

    Posted By Gwinnett Medical Back & Neck Pain || 29-Mar-2017

    You may hear the phrase every now and again, but what exactly is a bulging disc? Between each bone in the spine, the vertebrae, are discs that absorb shocks to support movement, and if the spine is not properly aligned discs can slip out of place. An out of place disc can then cause other painful issues or interfere with nerve function. In order to understand bulging discs, you must understand how ...
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