The Healthy Way To Wear A Backpack

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For most kids, picking out a new backpack is more about the fashion statement than functionality. When it comes to backpack strategy…most kids throe the pack over one shoulder, jam…

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SPRING CLEANING?  PROTECT YOUR BACK!

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The beautiful blue skies and warm temperatures of spring often motivate us to open the windows, let the fresh air in, and give our homes a thorough cleaning.  Be careful…

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WHO ARE YOU BRINGING TO PATIENT APPRECIATION DAY?

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Join Us As We Celebrate YOU, Our Patients! NOVEMBER 11th—Free Adjustments for all NECC Patients NOVEMBER 13th—Free Examinations and X-rays for Your Friends and Family Members Just bring in 5…

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Headaches & Chiropractic

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If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea.

What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry on? Lie down? Pop a pill and hope the pain goes away? There is a better alternative.
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Did Atlanta’s Snow-Mageddon Leave You with a Pain in the Neck?

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On a sunny day, the statistics for auto accidents in Atlanta aren’t very good. Add some ice and snow to the mix, and the rate of auto accidents increases exponentially. Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries we see, with symptoms that range from neck pain to headaches and migraines. The injury occurs when the head is suddenly thrust from a traumatic force and typically results in damage to the ligaments, muscles, and other tissues in the neck area. The misleading part with this particular injury is the amount of time it often takes to manifest. You may feel absolutely fine following a car accident even if neck damage has been done.  A car accident occurring at as little as 5 mph can cause trauma and injury to the soft tissues of the spine and lead to symptoms and dysfunction.  Symptoms can take weeks to arise, by which time further damage may have complicated the initial injury and led to more severe neck pain, upper back pain and potentially permanent damage to the area. (more…)

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Chiropractic at the Sochi Winter Olympics

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The inclusion of chiropractic care for the athletes participating in the Sochi Winter Olympics reflects the fact that over the last decade chiropractors have become a key part of an athlete’s training and recovery program.  Athletes train hard and endure significant physical demands that sometimes result  in injuries that could be avoided. Others may not be injured, but are performing at less than peak efficiency, simply because their structural system is not in balance. (more…)

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