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Can Chiropractic Care Help with Arthritis?

on Apr 11, 2019 4:00:03 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 3 Comments | chiropractic care
Chiropractic Care for Arthritis Many people who hear the word Arthritis think of an older adult, however, arthritis can affect people of all ages.  Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints. Arthritis is a collective term for very complex musculoskeletal disorders that include over 100 different diseases or conditions.  Arthritis can affect various areas of the body and each type has a different cause. It is a group of conditions that involve damage to the joints and in some cases, it can also affect the soft tissue of the body.  Many people who suffer from arthritis will experience the following: Discomfort Pain Stiffness Inflammation Swelling Decrease range of motion throughout  Although arthritis is not a single disease, there are two main types of arthritis that can benefit from routine Chiropractic Care.    Article Table of Contents: Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis How can Chiropractic Care Help with Arthritis? 
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How Chiropractic Care can Help Treat Whiplash Injuries

on Apr 11, 2019 1:00:34 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 3 Comments |
Chiropractic Care for Whiplash  One of the most common injuries (that are not obvious after a car accident) is whiplash.
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What Caused My Bulging Disc? | Symptoms, Causes & Solutions

on Mar 8, 2019 2:12:01 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | back pain
Back pain is normal. Just about every person on the planet will experience back pain at least once in their life. If you never experience back pain, you're one of the lucky ones. Most of the time, the pain goes away just as quickly as it came. Bad posture, poor lifting, or sudden impacts can all cause temporary back pain. However, some back pain can linger around longer than most. If this is the case, you probably have an underlying issue. When this happens, it's in your best interest to see your chiropractor. He can run some tests and do a physical exam to see what's going on in your back. If you need assistance that he can provide, he will refer you to the relevant specialist. One of the things your chiropractor is likely to find is a bulging disc. Below, we will talk about what a bulging disc is, and what causes them.   Article Table of Contents: What's A Bulging Disc? Symptoms Causes Aging Traumatic Injury Obesity Genetics Sports and Physical Activities Treatment
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Questions You Should Ask an Accident Injury Doctor

on Feb 28, 2019 3:56:32 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | car accident questions
Questions to Ask your Accident Doctor   After being involved in a personal injury accident, your first priority should be to seek medical attention. Even if you believe your injuries to be minor, the truth is you may be worse off than you think, and only a doctor will be able to assess the full extent of your injuries.  Being seen by a doctor after an accident is not only a time for you to learn about your injuries, it's also critical documentation that you may need for any type of reimbursement compensation that you're looking to gain.  You should count on your doctor to help you make a full recovery, and you should also make sure you're getting the most out of your doctor visits by asking the right questions. Understanding the questions you need to be asking your doctor will ensure you get the information you need to make a full physical recovery, and also help successfully bring about a claim for compensation.  Learn more about how Chiropractic care helps with personal injury claims. Article Table of Contents: What are my Injuries?  Will my Injuries Lead to Future Problems?  What Caused my Injuries?  How Long will I be in Pain?  Can I Return to Work? When you seek medical attention after being involved in a Personal Injury Accident, here are some important questions to ask your accident injury doctor. 
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8 Signs You Should Visit Your Chiropractor

on Jan 31, 2019 2:03:16 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 3 Comments | chiropractic care
Sometimes it's obvious when we need to go to the doctor. You've been involved in a car accident or other traumatic incident, you've had the flu for a few days, or you can't keep a fever down. When those things happen, you go to the doctor. Those are obvious symptoms that require a doctor's attention. Sometime's it's not so obvious. Maybe you've had an aching pain in your abdomen that won't go away. It's not severe pain, but it could be a sign of something worse. Or perhaps you've had a runny nose for as long as you can remember. Again, nothing extreme, but it could still be a sign of something worse. With symptoms like that, it is far less obvious to know when you should visit the doctor. The same thing applies to chiropractic care. Everyone knows that if you have any back pain or neck pain, visiting the chiropractor is probably a good idea. However, did you know that your chiropractor can treat far more than your aching back or neck? There are more signs and symptoms that you should look out for that might be telling you to visit your chiropractor. We will discuss the significant reasons below. Need relief fast? Click here to find out how long it takes chiropractic care to start working. Article Table of Contents: Acute or chronic pain Chronic headaches or migraines Sitting for extended periods of time Persistent neck pain You're active Low back pain Limited mobility and flexibility You need to increase cognitive function
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How Long Will It Take Before Your Chiropractic Care Starts Working?

on Jan 2, 2019 3:07:54 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 5 Comments | chiropractic care
In today's day and age, we want everything to be instant. We don't want to wait for anything. The phones we carry around in our pockets are the main culprit. Need to find a restaurant? Hop on TripAdvisor. Need to settle an argument? A quick Google search will solve it. Need fashion advice from your stylist friend? Hop on Facetime, and she can give you pointers immediately. Need a ride? An Uber will be waiting for you. We have fast food, and Uber eats, so we don't have to be bothered to cook or even leave our houses for food anymore. We're spoiled, and even entitled when it comes to our time. However, when it comes to health and healing, things haven't caught up with the times. Although medicine has come a very long way, nothing is instant. The magic pill hasn't been invented yet. Things like back pain seem to last forever, and there's not an app on our phone to get rid of it. Our best option is to go to the chiropractor. Getting an adjustment from our chiropractor is often the quickest, safest way to get relief from your back pain.
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Why does my Lawyer want me to see a Chiropractor?

on Dec 26, 2018 12:01:19 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | personal injury
Three Reasons Your Lawyer Wants You to See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident When you are involved in a car accident that was not your fault, you might just do a quick check to see if you're okay, or you might tell yourself you don't have time to seek medical attention. Or perhaps you decide you need an attorney to help with your car accident claim, and you come to find out that your attorney wants you to see a chiropractor.  You will probably be wondering, why would my lawyer want me to see a Chiropractor after a Car Accident?  There are a few reasons why your experienced Car Accident Lawyer may suggest you seek chiropractic care after being involved in a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault.  Let's take a look at the top three reasons!   Article Table of Contents: Hidden Injuries Strengthen your Claim  Avoid Long Term Pain and Suffering
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Chiropractic Care And The Musculoskeletal system

With the rise of the internet and Google, the answer to any question is at our fingertips. With services like Amazon Alexa, we don't even have to type anymore. We ask a question into thin air, and a machine gives us an answer.  We have more information at our fingertips than every other generation had before us combined. We carry around the entire collection of the worlds knowledge in our pockets. Even with all this knowledge, there still seems to be confusion about chiropractic care. Some people don't think it's legit. Like it's just another new age alternative medicine that doesn't work. Other people believe in it but aren't sure exactly what it is. They think it's just getting your back popped. It is that in a sense, but it's so much more. Let's take a look at what chiropractic care is, and what it takes care of, the musculoskeletal system .   Article Table of Contents: What is the musculoskeletal system? Common musculoskeletal disorders What's a Chiropractor? How does a chiropractor manipulate your musculoskeletal system? Chiropractors and the musculoskeletal system
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How Long After A Car Accident Do I Have To See A Chiropractor?

on Nov 26, 2018 10:03:52 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 5 Comments | car accident
If you have ever been in a Car Accident then you probably know that they can be traumatizing, causing feelings of physical and emotional distress. Often times, soon after an accident occurs those involved will feel high on adrenaline, which can make it very easy to ignore symptoms of pain and injury.  As a result, many people tend to leave an accident scene thinking they are fine, and maybe they even say as much to the responding officer. Some people even wait several days before they realize they are in pain and need help.    Article Table of Contents: The Importance of Seeing a Chiropractor after a Car Accident How a Chiropractor can Help Car Accident Victims Chiropractic Care for Car Accident Victims at Florida Spine and Injury
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What Should I Bring To My First Chiropractic Appointment?

on Nov 13, 2018 9:39:44 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment |
Were you injured in a Car Accident? Are you suffering from Back or Neck Pain?  If you are suffering from an injury or pain condition you may have made the decision to visit a chiropractor for treatment and pain relief.  Chiropractors specialize in treating accident victims and those who are suffering from back or neck injuries. Chiropractic care is an all natural form of healing. By realigning the spine and putting it back into its normal position, chiropractors are able to promote healing without the need for invasive surgery or addictive pain medications. 
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