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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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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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5 Things You’re Not Supposed to Know About Chiropractors

Whether you’ve never been to a chiropractor before, or you happen to be a regular patient, chances are there may be some facts about chiropractors that you may not currently know. Not too long ago, PH & W Magazine published a great article: 5 Things You’re Not Supposed To Know About Chiropractors. Below is a summary of the published […]

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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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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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