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Can Chiropractic Help with Hiatal Hernia?

As many as 10 percent of people over age 40 have a hiatal hernia, and the number increases with age. The exact causes are not known. Some people develop a hiatal hernia after an injury to that area of the body. Some are born with a weakened diaphragm muscle. Children who have a hiatal hernia are […]

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Treatment for Constipation in Augusta GA

Constipation is a problem many people face. According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services over 4 million people in the United States deal with frequent constipation. For many of those, it is a chronic condition that affects their life. In fact, there are nearly 3 million doctor’s visits per year because of […]

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Study Shows Chiropractic Best Option for SI Joint Pain

Your Sacroiliac Joints are a critical linkage system between your lower spine and pelvis. The sacrum (tailbone) connects on the right and left sides of the ilia (pelvic bones) to form your sacroiliac joints.One of the common causes of low back and pelvic pain occurs with injuries to the sacroiliac (SI) joint and ligaments. A quick […]

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Treatment for De Quervain Tenosynovitis in Augusta GA

What is De Quervain Tenosynovitis? De Quervain Tenosynovitis, otherwise known as De Quervain Tendinosis, is a painful inflammation of specific tendons that extend the thumb. The swollen tendons and their coverings cause friction within the narrow tunnel or sheath through which they pass. The result is pain that may extend from the forearm to the thumb base. De Quervain’s […]

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Study Shows Chiropractic Best Choice for Athletes with Low Back Pain

Many people may not be aware that low back pain is the fifth most common reason for all physician visits in the United States.  Our modern lifestyle has many benefits but has also brought more stress to our daily routines. As a result, back problems have become an epidemic in recent times. Approximately one quarter […]

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Treatment for Heel Pain in Augusta GA

Chronic foot pain is no fun, and can spoil your enjoyment of life. One of the most common causes of pain in the feet – one that affects nearly two million people yearly in the U.S. – is plantar fasciitis, which is an inflammation of the plantar fascia ligament that connects the heel bone (calcaneous) […]

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Study Shows Chiropractic’s Immediate Effects for Muscle Pain

A recent study by John Z. Srbely, DC PhD, Howard Vernon, DC, PhD, and David Lee, DC., investigated if chiropractic can provide immediate relief in myofascial tissues.   What are Myofascial Tissues? Myofascial tissue is a type of thin, strong, fibrous connective tissue that extends throughout your body to provide support and protection to your muscles […]

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Treatment for Myofascial Pain Syndrome in Augusta GA

Myofascial pain syndrome is one of the most common cause of undiagnosed or misdiagnosed aches and pains, especially for recurrent headaches, neck pain and back pain.   What is Myofascial Pain Syndrome? Myofascial (my-oh-fass-shal) Pain Syndrome (MPS) is a painful condition that is characterized by localized pain, muscle tendernes, decreased range of motion, mood and sleep […]

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Studies Show Chiropractic’s Positive Impact on Migraines

Chronic migraine is a distinct and relatively recently defined sub-type of Chronic Daily Headache. The International Headache Society defines chronic migraine as more than fifteen headache days per month over a three month period of which more than eight are migraines. Episodic migraine is the other migraine sub-type, which is defined as less than 15 […]

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Treatment for Depression in Augusta GA

Who Is Affected By Depression? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) tells us that 1 in 10 Americans report depression and the World Health Organization states that over 350 million people worldwide suffer with depression.   The Impact of Depression  Some of the major results of depression are restlessness, irritability and pessimism. Depression not only […]

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New Book Links Prescription Painkillers to Drug Overdoses

Not too long ago, it was announced that celebrated actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an apparent heroin overdose. What fewer people know is that, on the same day, roughly 100 other Americans also likely died from drug overdoses — statistically speaking.  Overdosing  is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, accounting […]

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Treatment for Crohn’s Disease in Augusta GA

What is Crohn’s Disease (CD)? Crohn’s Disease is considered an inflammatory bowel disease.  What this means is that areas along the digestive tract can get swollen and develop ulcers.  It can be anywhere in the digestive system, but is most common in the last part of the small intestine and the first part of the […]

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An Interview with the Chiropractor behind the Naval Football Team’s Success

Not too long ago we posted an interview with Dr. Bill Morgan, the chiropractor currently serving at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) as well as at several high-level executive care clinics in the Washington, DC region caring for the country’s leaders.     Not coincidentally, Dr. Morgan is also the Navy’s secret weapon, as reported by […]

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Treatment with a Dizziness Specialist in Augusta GA

Dizziness is a common problem ranking in the top three of patient complaints of primary care doctors and emergency departments.  It occurs in nearly a third of all individuals.  There are a wide variety of causes of dizziness, many of which can be treated successfully through  our chiropractic care.   When someone is dizzy they […]

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An Interview with a Celebrity Chiropractor

Everyone knows it takes a village to keep the world’s elite athletes and entertainers in competitive shape and top form.  We often hear of their of personal trainers and coaches traveling in tandem with their grueling schedules.  What may often not be very well publicized are the chiropractors that also contribute to their peak performance. […]

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Treatment for Trigger Points in Augusta GA

Research by Drs. Janet Travell and David Simons, has shown that trigger points are the primary cause of pain at least 75 percent of the time and are a factor in nearly every painful condition.  This makes sense considering that muscles make up between about roughly 40% of body weight. They are a large percentage of […]

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Treatment with a Sports Injury Specialist in Augusta GA

A chiropractor with specialized training in both the treatment and prevention of a sports injury can significantly help patients maximize function and minimize disability and time away from sports, work, or school.  Approximately 90% of all sports injuries are non-surgical, so specialized, injury-specific treatments without the use of surgery or even medications can provide the athlete with significantly less recovery […]

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Study Shows Chiropractic Protects Spine With Aging

An Increased Life Expectancy and Its Implications According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the average life expectancy for women was 50.7 Years in 1900, 74 in the year 2000, and is projected to be 85.6 in the year 2050.  As we have increased our life expediencies, it is to be expected that a […]

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Treatment with a TMJ Specialist in Augusta GA

Anatomy of the TMJ The temporomandibular joints, called TMJ, are the joints and jaw muscles that make it possible to open and close your mouth. Located on each side of the head, your TMJ work together when you chew, speak or swallow and include muscles and ligaments as well as the jaw bone. They also […]

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Boston Marathon Winner Relies on Chiropractic

The Boston Marathon has long been heralded as one of the most momentous races to compete in, with the event attracting more than 500,000 spectators each year, making it New England’s most widely viewed sporting event.  The event regularly attracts an average of 30,000 registered participants each year, with the Centennial Boston Marathon in 1996 […]

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