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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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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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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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Sports Injury Care in Augusta GA

A huge proportion of sports related injuries are what those in the medical profession identify as repetitive motion injuries. Almost all sports involve some sort of repetitive motion. Golfers repetitively swing a club. Tennis players repetitively swing a racquet. Baseball players repetitively throw the ball. A wide variety of sports and physical exercise require repetitive […]

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Heel Spurs and Plantar Fasciitis Treatment in Augusta GA

Anatomy of the Foot The plantar fascia is a thick, ligamentous connective tissue that runs from the heel bone to the ball of the foot. This strong and tight tissue helps maintain the arch of the foot. It is also one of the major transmitters of weight across the foot as you walk or run. […]

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Prescription Drugs: One Death Every 24 Minutes

Earlier this year People Magazine brought to light an epidemic that has been sweeping this country, but is often kept under wraps for a number of reasons, among them the lack of substantial newsmedia coverage, as well as the publicity powerhouses of pharmaceutical companies.  For instance, many would be surprised to know that there has […]

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Living in Augusta GA and Training for a Marathon? Read This Before Your Next Race

You’ve trained for months–even years, to be physically ready to endure the hardships of a marathon.  Our patients at Georgia Clinic of Chiropractic (Augusta, GA) make sacrifices on a daily basis to get closer to their goal of competing in a marathon.  If you’re in the midst of training, then you’re probably already well versed in […]

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What You and The Wiggles May Have In Common

In case you were one of the few who have never heard of The Wiggles before, they are a singing and dancing Children’s band from Australia.  Now what would you have in common with a singing and dancing group from Australia, you might ask?  Little beknowst to many viewers, the blue wiggle, otherwise known as […]

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A New York Giants Chiropractor Heads to the Super Bowl

It’s no secret that there’s a long list of professional sports teams utilizing chiropractic treatments for their players–and NFL teams are no exception.  All but one of the 32 teams in the NFL utilize the services of a chiropractor as part of the triage in managing and preventing injuries.   Teams want their players healthy; they want to get […]

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2012 Year in Review: Chiropractic Fans in the News

What will you most remember from 2012? This was the year a skydiver broke the sound barrier, that Facebook went public, and the captivating U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team won gold at the 2012 London Olympics.  While we reminisce such an eventful year, let’s review the chiropractic fans that made the headlines and soundbites this year. […]

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Treatment for Foot Problems in Augusta, GA

Have you ever thought about the important role your feet play in your daily life?  On face value, your feet touch the ground whenever you’re standing, walking or running, and they are extensions of the legs, which help move you. But your feet are much more than that. After all, they are the foundation of your […]

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Brachial Plexus Stingers: also known as stingers or burners

A Burner or Stinger is an intensely painful nerve injury which most often occurs in contact or collision sports like football, wrestling, and snow skiing. A stinger or burner is actually an injury to a group of nerves known as the brachial plexus that include the nerve roots extending from spinal vertebrae C5 and continuing […]

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No Coincidence: Fastest Man in the World Uses Chiropractic

Usain Bolt became the first man to successfully defend both 100 and 200 sprint titles in an Olympic Games with a 19.32 clocking over 200 metres at the London Olympic Games. “I am now a legend,” declared Usain Bolt, after becoming the first man to win the Olympic sprint double at back-to-back Games. And it’s […]

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2012 Olympic Gold Medalist McKayla Maroney gets Winning Edge from Chiropractic

Currently known as one of the best vaulters in the world, McKayla Maroney achieved an athlete’s dream of earning gold as part of the US Women’s Gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Her arduous journey to olympic achievement, however, was marked by challenges, many of them common and familiar among professional and competitive athletes.  Below is an […]

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Treating Your Torn Meniscus in Augusta, GA

The meniscus is a cartilage inside the knee joint. It has semilunar (sickle) shape and it’s main purpose is to deepen the relatively flat surface of the upper end of the shin bone. The meniscus distributes the force around the knee joint. Actually the meniscus bears about 40% of the load transmitted through the knee […]

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An Interview with an NBA Chiropractor

According to Forbes.com, the combined operating income for the NBA’s 30 teams  was about $207 million in 2006, making it the third most profitable of the big  four American pro sports circuits. The league is focusing on three central business objectives: expanding corporate sponsorship,  focusing on diverse fan demographics, and expanding into international markets.  With such […]

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Seeking Help for Plantar Fasciitis in Augusta GA

Plantar fasciitis is a common condition of the foot that usually causes pain in the underside of the arch and the heel. A number of health care professionals are qualified to diagnose and manage this disorder. Similarities exist in how these professionals may approach an examination for plantar fasciitis; however each professional brings a unique […]

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