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Treatment with a Headache and Migraine Specialist in Augusta GA

More people complain about headaches than any other medical ailment. There are approximately 45 million Americans complaining of headaches each year. That works out to about one in every six people or 16.54% of the population. More than eight million Americans visit their doctor for complaints of headache each year.   Types of Headache Disorders […]

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Medical Doctor Held Accountable for Over-Prescribing Drugs

A Southern California doctor was found guilty of murder on Friday for over-prescribing drugs that caused the fatal overdose of three patients, in a landmark verdict prosecutors called the first such conviction in the United States. In addition to the three counts of second-degree murder, Dr. Hsiu Ying “Lisa” Tseng, 45, was found guilty on […]

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By the Numbers: Drug Price Hikes

Drug prices have taken center stage since Turing Pharmaceuticals made headlines for increasing the price of pyrimethamine (trade name Daraprim), an ancient, generic antibiotic used to treat certain rare infections, 5000%, from $13.50 to $750 per pill.  The drug has been around for decades. However, the drug company got the rights to own the drug in […]

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Treatment with a Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Specialist in Augusta GA

Carpal tunnel syndrome is possibly the most common nerve disorder experienced today. It affects 4 – 10 million Americans and is usually very treatable. Middle-aged to older individuals are more likely to develop the syndrome than younger persons, and females three times more frequently than males.   Fast Facts Carpal tunnel syndrome may interfere with […]

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Case Study Shows Chiropractic Success for Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that progresses slowly in most patients. When approximately 60% to 80% of the dopamine producing cells are damaged, cardinal motor symptoms such as akinesia, rigidity, and tremor begin to appear. A small number of patients have a direct mutation that causes it, but genetic predisposition and environmental […]

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Treatment for Gait Disorders in Augusta GA

A gait abnormality is defined as unusual and uncontrollable problems with walking. While many different types of gait abnormalities are produced unconsciously, most, although not all, are due to some type of physical malfunction. Some gait abnormalities are so characteristic that they have descriptive names, such as propulsive gait, scissors gait, spastic gait, steppage gait […]

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Survivor Winner Ethan Zohn Goes on the Record about Chiropractic

As a professional soccer player, cancer survivor, and winner of the hit reality show Survivor, Ethan Zohn has made headlines for his plethora of accomplishments.  On January 22, 2010 he was ranked 14th in the USL Second Division Top 15 of the Decade, which announced a list of the best and most influential players of […]

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Treatment for Osgood-Schlatter Disease in Augusta GA

Osgood-Schlatter disease is seen in the growing child and adolescent, particularly those who participate in athletics. This is an age where the bones are typically growing faster than the muscles and tendons. As a result, the muscles and tendons have a tendency to become tight. It is most common in young athletes who play games […]

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Study Shows Chiropractic Effective for Adult Scoliosis Patients

Adult scoliosis encompasses a broad group of individuals who have varying causes of their spinal deformity.  These include idiopathic scoliosis, with its onset in childhood but presenting with pain and worsening deformity in the adult.  Other causes include congenital anomalies that arise in-utero, degenerative scoliosis caused by disc degeneration, post traumatic scoliosis (occurring as a […]

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Treatment for Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome in Augusta GA

Knee pain is a common problem for both athletes and non-athletes. For someone who has not been involved in a traumatic injury, a condition called patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) may be the problem. PFPS goes by several other names, including chondromalacia patella, patellar pain syndrome, and anterior knee pain.   What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? Patellofemoral […]

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Study shows Improvement with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome after Chiropractic Care

Everyone knows what it’s like to be tired, but those suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) are more than just tired all of the time. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome leaves its sufferers exhausted to the point that even a short walk around the block will send them to bed too worn out to even do what […]

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Knee Injury Specialist in Augusta GA

Anyone who has ever experienced knee pain knows how much if affects everything we do, from simple tasks such as sitting and walking, to more complex ones such as completing an obstacle course.  Although incredibly complex and sturdy, the knee is more prone to injury than any other bony structure in the body other than the spine.  In […]

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Restless Leg Syndrome and Chiropractic Care

Restless Leg Syndrome, also recently renamed Willis-Ekbom Disease (WED), is a neurological condition associated with abnormal sensations in the legs. The disorder affects more than 5 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Typically, the sensations appear when an individual is trying to relax, or […]

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Treatment for Short Leg Syndrome in Augusta GA

Some patients may be unaware that one of their legs is shorter, which is medically referred to as Limb Length Discrepancy or Short Leg Syndrome. This usually causes problems in their knees, pelvis, back and neck. There are a number of reasons for this. Some of the leg length differences are permanent or “anatomical” and some […]

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The Flu Season and Chiropractic Care

The startling statistic for this year’s flu season A steady stream of news media just announced the bad news that this season’s flu shot has not been effective. USA Today called the ineffectiveness “bad news in a particularly harsh year for the virus“, while the Associated Press said it more candidly with: “This year’s flu […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Specialist in Augusta GA

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), sometimes called myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) or immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), is a condition that makes you feel so tired that you can’t do all of your normal, daily activities. There are other symptoms too, but being very tired is the main one. Some people have severe […]

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Can Chiropractic Treat Pes Anserine Bursitis?

What is Pes Anserine Bursitis? Pes anserine bursitis is inflammation of the bursa on the inside of the knee just below the knee joint.  A bursa is a thin, lubricated cushion that lies between bone and surrounding soft tissue such as muscles, ligaments and tendons.  Its purpose is to limit friction between the bone and the […]

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome Specialist in Augusta GA

Iliotibial band syndrome is the leading cause of lateral knee pain in runners accounting for up to 12% of all running-related injuries. The ITB is a sheet of connective tissue originating at the iliac crest and terminating at Gerdy’s tubercle and the fibular head. The Iliotibial band runs down the lateral thigh and knee and passes over the lateral femoral epicondyle (LFE). […]

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Case Series Shows Chiropractic Effective for Frozen Shoulder

  A case series was recently published in the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine to explore the chiropractic treatment and outcomes of a series of patients who suffered from frozen shoulder syndrome.   What is Frozen Shoulder Syndrome? The shoulder is a very complex joint that is crucial to many activities of daily living. Decreased shoulder mobility is […]

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Treatment for Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome in Augusta GA

Most people have heard of carpal tunnel which is a compression of the medial nerve which affects the wrist and hand.  Similarly, there is a common condition known as tarsal tunnel which affects the ankle and foot. Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a painful condition of the foot caused by pressure on the posterior tibial nerve […]

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