Cervical Decompression Surgery After a Car Accident

General, Spine Care | Dec 18, 2022

Cervical and Lumbar Decompression Surgery After a Car Accident

For the majority of injuries sustained in a car accident, doctors will do their best to use conservative treatment and avoid invasive procedures like surgery. Some emergency situations will require immediate surgery, but other cases may see a patient undergoing surgery much farther down the line. When it comes to…

Types of Shoulder Dislocations

General | Dec 5, 2022

What Complications Can Be Caused by a Dislocated Shoulder?

The joints in your body allow for all kinds of movement, and your shoulder joint has the widest range of motion. In fact, the shoulder joints allow you to raise, rotate, and move your arm in a circular motion. The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint, which allows…

Types of Bursitis

General | Nov 15, 2022

Can a Car Accident Cause Bursitis?

After a car accident, you might feel some pain and discomfort. Perhaps your neck is sore from a whiplash injury, or you have headaches and feel stiff or sore. But what do you do if you notice pain and swelling around your joints? One potential cause of joint pain, swelling,…

Causes of Rib Pain After a Car Accident

General | Nov 15, 2022

6 Causes of Rib Pain After a Car Accident

Humans have twelve ribs in the body. The first seven ribs are directly attached to the sternum by the intercostal muscles and are known as the “true ribs,” while the 8th, 9th, and 10th ribs are not attached to the sternum. The 11th and 12th ribs are half the size…

Guide to Fully Recovering from a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Oct 14, 2022

Self-Care Guide to Fully Recovering from a Car Accident

A car accident can take a toll on your physical health as well as your mental health. When recovering from a car accident, you want to make sure you take plenty of time to focus on your health and well-being. Whether you suffered a minor or major car accident  injury,…

Tips to Prevent Back Injuries at Work

General | Oct 13, 2022

7 Tips to Prevent Back Injuries at Work

Unfortunately, accidents and mishaps in the workplace can and do happen. While some accidents in the workplace occur because of your decisions or actions, just as often, workplace injuries occur because of someone else. You could also get injured at work simply because of bad luck or ending up in…

Memory Loss After a Car Accident

General | Sep 26, 2022

Dealing with Memory Loss After a Car Accident

In the United States, there are about 6 million car accidents reported every year. Car accidents are the second-leading cause of traumatic brain injuries, making up over 17% of them annually. When an individual suffers a head injury during a car accident, they may experience memory loss. Memory loss can significantly…

Most Important Questions to Ask after Spinal Cord Injury Diagnosis

General, Spine Care | Sep 21, 2022

Most Important Questions to Ask after Spinal Cord Injury Diagnosis

Spinal cord injuries can be intimidating when they happen to you or a loved one. There may seem to be many unknowns, and it’s easy to forget to ask your doctors questions about your injury and the future. Spinal cord injuries are caused by trauma to the spinal cord, usually…

What Exactly Is the ACL

General | Sep 19, 2022

How to Best Prepare for ACL Surgery

You may have heard about a professional athlete who suffered a torn ACL while playing football or soccer. This type of injury can prevent professional athletes from participating in their sport until after they have recovered. But did you know that an ACL tear can happen to you, too? In…

Mistakes You Can Make after a Car Accident

Accident Recovery, General | Aug 29, 2022

Biggest Mistakes You Can Make after a Car Accident

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, the last thing you want to worry about is how to pay for the things you need. You might expect your injuries will get covered by insurance, but you could make mistakes that affect that coverage. When it comes to seeking treatment…

Difference Between Physical Therapy and Physical Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy | Jul 19, 2022

What’s the Difference Between Physical Therapy and Physical Rehabilitation?

While physical rehabilitation and physical therapy are linked, and some people may even use the terms interchangeably, a few subtle differences separate them. The relationship between physical rehabilitation and physical therapy is much like the difference between rectangles and squares: all squares are rectangles, but not all rectangles are square.…

Delayed Back Pain after a Car Accident

General | Jul 18, 2022

What to Do About Delayed Back Pain after a Car Accident

Around 7 million traffic accidents occurred in 2019 alone, and those numbers have been rising steadily as statistics for 2020 and beyond revealed an uptick in motor vehicle crashes. Of those millions of accidents, a significant number ended in injury for one or more involved parties. If you have been…

Ways to Deal with Muscle Pain and Soreness after an Accident

Accident Recovery, General | Jul 6, 2022

7 Best Ways to Deal with Muscle Pain and Soreness after an Accident

Do you feel sore after a car accident? You are definitely not the only one! A car accident puts a lot of stress on your body, and you can experience the aftereffects both physically and mentally. While you might think soreness is common after a car accident, that doesn’t mean…

Therapy Help with Migraines

General | Jul 6, 2022

Can Physical Therapy Help with Migraines?

If you have ever experienced a migraine attack before, you understand that migraines are more than just a “really bad headache.” In fact, a migraine is a neurological condition with a wide range of symptoms, including debilitating headaches. People who develop migraines tend to experience them more than once and…

Unique Ways to Overcome Migraines

General, Headaches | Jun 28, 2022

Unique Ways to Overcome Migraines

A migraine is more than just a bad headache! Some headaches may last for a long time or leave you tired and overwhelmed. While these experiences can be similar to getting a migraine, it is important to understand the difference between a migraine and a headache. A migraine is actually…

Summer Training Tips for Young Athletes

General | Jun 27, 2022

Summer Training Tips for Young Athletes

As summer blazes on, young athletes are training through the heat. School is out, and most teenage athletes are beginning to prepare for the start of the fall sports season, the start of a new school term, or even competing on year-round teams. Either way, working out responsibly during the…

Exercises to Improve Posture & Reduce Back Pain

General | Jun 23, 2022

7 Exercises to Improve Posture & Reduce Back Pain

Sometimes back pain can happen to you because of something as simple as how you carry yourself. It doesn’t take a serious injury or health condition to leave you dealing with chronic back pain. In fact, many people experience back pain simply due to bad posture. While we obviously depend…

Meniscus Tear Require Surgery

General | Jun 19, 2022

Most Important Factors in Recovery from Meniscal Tear Surgery

Did you know that a torn meniscus is one of the most common knee injuries? This type of injury is especially common among athletes, who put a lot of stress and pressure on their bodies. Your knees depend on the meniscus to absorb shock while running, jumping, and twisting. The…

Kidney Pain

General | Jun 3, 2022

Kidney Pain vs. Back Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

At some point, most of us have experienced back pain, and you may feel that you can easily identify when your back is causing you discomfort. But many other conditions, including issues with the kidneys, can cause back pain as a secondary symptom. The kidneys are organs designed to remove…

Common Causes of Hip Pain in Women

General | May 11, 2022

Common Causes of Hip Pain in Women

Your hips are two of the largest weight-bearing joints in the body. Each hip joint is a ball and socket joint designed to carry the weight of your body and support movement of the upper leg. The bones, cartilage, and soft tissues that make up the hip joint all work…