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  • Hand Numbness & Tingling: Discover the Cause

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 27-Sep-2017

    Did you know your hand and finger numbness might be caused by a nerve issue in your neck or back ? You might be one of the 20 million Americans who suffers from peripheral neuropathy, which can cause numbness and tingling in the hands. Oftentimes nervous issues dealing with the spinal cord can impact other areas of our bodies, especially the limbs. Our nerves can be very sensitive, and if there is ...
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  • Back to School Chiropractic Care for Kids

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 23-Aug-2017

    As you get your children outfitted and prepped for the upcoming school year, consider adding chiropractic care to your list. Children can benefit from chiropractic care just as well as adults, especially active kids who participate in sports. Although some people believe they only need to see a chiropractor for the treatment of an injury, chiropractic care and physical therapy methods can also be ...
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  • Can Visiting a Chiropractor Boost Your Immune System?

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 3-Apr-2017

    Chiropractic care has a number of benefits aside from relieving general aches and pains. By taking a comprehensive focus on the body’s musculoskeletal system, nervous system, and how conditions affect a person’s overall health, chiropractic care can have many useful applications in helping patients treat certain issues, find relief, and enjoy a better quality of life. This applies to ...
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  • Safety Tips to Keep You Covered This Spring

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 16-Mar-2017

    With springtime just around the corner, warm weather and outdoor fun are sure to follow. At Georgia Accident Rehab Centers, we want to give out a bit of free advice help keep you and your family happy and healthy this season. Whether your spring plans consist of afternoon gardening and short strolls through the park, or 100-mile backpacking adventures through the Sierras, these tips can help you. ...
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  • Chiropractic Adjustments for Holiday Headaches

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 19-Dec-2016

    The holidays can be a chaotic and stressful time for anyone, but if you’re a frequent migraine sufferer, the hectic atmosphere around this time of the year can be even more difficult to bear. If you frequently suffer from headaches, one of the best gifts you can give yourself this holiday season is to make an appointment with Decatur Pain & Rehab. Our Decatur chiropractors can recommend ...
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  • Why Epsom Salts Help Relieve Back Pain

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 12-Jan-2016

    Does Epsom Salt Help Back Pain? Epsom salt may help alleviate back pain by working its way through the skin and into sore muscles when you take a warm Epsom salt bath. Soaking for 20 minutes in water that is between 92 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit with Epsom salt can help ease sore back muscles and may also benefit your skin, as it can exfoliate dead skin cells and soften it. How Do Epsom Salts ...
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  • Post-Massage Tips to Help You Feel Better Sooner

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 4-Jan-2016

    Massage therapy can be beneficial for a number of reasons. Whether you have been involved in a car accident that left you sore, have sustained an injury while playing a sport, or are experiencing muscle soreness for any other reason, a massage can help alleviate pain, stress, and tightness. While receiving massage therapy is the first step towards achieving comfort, the things you do after a ...
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  • Information on Spinal Decompression

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 28-Sep-2015

    Persons experiencing mild to chronic neck and back pain can benefit from spinal decompression. This method is used to treat individuals who have been injured in sports-related accidents, car accidents, and slip and fall accidents. This procedure can also help those who experience pain from average daily activities. Additionally, spinal decompression is used to treat some of the following injuries: ...
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  • Five Myths about Sciatica Pain

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 17-Aug-2015

    Sciatica refers to pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness in the leg that originates in the lower back, travels through the buttock, and then down the sciatic nerve at the back of the leg. Sciatic nerve pain occurs when the sciatic nerve is irritated or pinched in the lumbar spine, and is a symptom of an underling medical condition such as degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, or a lumbar ...
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  • The Many Benefits of Massage Therapy

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 10-Aug-2015

    Massage therapy can be an extremely beneficial way to not only unwind, but to reap many health benefits as well. More Americans are turning to massages for help with a variety of conditions and are finding that the relaxation it provides greatly improves their sense of health and well-being. There are many different types of massage. Five of the most common types include: Deep tissue massage. This ...
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  • How the Summer Heat Harms Your Health

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 3-Sep-2014

    Every year the United States experiences heat waves in many states across the country. Summer heat is welcome to people on vacation but it can also be dangerous. Extreme heat results in a number of health problems, some of them serious. Be prepared for the summer heat – learn about the dangers of the heat and take these steps to prevent heat-related illness this year. Why Does the Heat Cause ...
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  • 8 Strategies for Better Sleep

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 10-Aug-2014

    Good quality sleep can be surprisingly difficult to find. Just when you need to sleep the most, you spend hours trying to get to sleep or wake up countless times during the night. When you’ve had a bad night’s rest you feel exhausted the next day as well as irritable, depressed, and lacking in focus. If you want to sleep more deeply, try some of these strategies for a better bedtime. ...
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  • How Can I Keep My Mind Sharp?

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 31-Jul-2014

    Do you regularly suffer from memory lapses that cause you to forget where you left your keys, your friend’s name, or even your father’s birthday? Don’t panic – memory lapses are a normal part of life and everyone suffers from them occasionally. The good news is that you can help to keep your brain sharp and your mind active as you get older by following a few simple ...
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  • Optimum Health: 10 Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 24-Jul-2014

    What Are the Benefits of Eating Fruits and Vegetables? Healthy eating is important, but it can be difficult to stick to a plan on a regular basis. It helps to understand the benefits of eating fruits and vegetables -- when you know how you are improving your body and your health you get much better incentive to stick with the routine. Fruits & Veggies: Essential Components to a Healthy Diet ...
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  • How to Use Meditation for Optimum Health

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 17-Jul-2014

    In today’s hectic world you are never short of something to do or to think about. The pace of life is relentless and it can be hard to keep up. Unfortunately, along with this fast-paced experience come various health complaints and ailments including headaches, pain, stress, anxiety, and depression. Mediation is one way to lower your stress levels and learn how to manage stress in everyday ...
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  • Health Risks and Dangers of Sunburn

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 25-Jun-2014

    When the sun’s out your mood improves and you want to spend as much time as possible outdoors. But be careful not to over-expose your skin to the sun. When you get too much sun, you get sunburn. And sunburn causes many health problems – long-term and short-term, cosmetic and serious. Read on to discover more about the nature of sunburn and the particular risks associated with ...
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  • Improve Your Fitness: Exercise After 50

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 18-Jun-2014

    Exercise gets more important, not less important, as you grow older. You may give the excuse that you are “too old” to start exercising, or you are too tired, or you have a bad back; but the truth is, the worst thing you can do is lead a sedentary lifestyle as an older adult. Getting regular exercise helps you avoid serious illness, boosts your energy, increases your self-esteem and ...
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  • How You Can Find the Time for Exercise

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 11-Jun-2014

    Setting aside time for exercise is important for your mental and physical health but many of us find it impossible to prioritize fitness over other commitments. Finding the time for fitness can seem impossible. But it can be done even if you have a busy life and endless things to do; you can and should find time for exercise. Here’s how you can fit physical activity into your everyday life. ...
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  • 8 Ways to Avoid Sports Injuries

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 5-Jun-2014

    Whether you play soccer or basketball, football or hockey, you will understand how problematic it is when you face sports injuries. If you have been playing for a long time, you should have your own strategies for avoiding injury. But if you are new to sport it helps to take a little advice on how to prevent problems occurring. Here are eight tips for avoiding sports injuries and staying fit and ...
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  • How Chiropractic Helps Migraines

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 28-May-2014

    Do you suffer from migraines or severe headaches that recur frequently? If so, you could benefit from chiropractic treatment for your condition. Research has taken place into chiropractic that shows it is of benefit for people suffering from headaches and migraines. Here’s how and why chiropractic can make a difference to your chronic pain condition. Chiropractic can lessen the pain of ...
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  • How to be Healthier this Memorial Day Weekend

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 22-May-2014

    Are you looking forward to Memorial Day weekend? The chance to kick back and relax with family and friends, the grill fired up and the sun shining? Or are you also worried about piling on the pounds when faced with all those tempting foods like burgers, hot dogs, chips and fries? Here’s how you can enjoy Memorial Day without losing your healthy edge. Start as you mean to go on Set yourself ...
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  • Complete Fitness: 4 Ideas for Staying Motivated

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 21-May-2014

    Think about how you feel when you start a new exercise regime – full of enthusiasm, excited to begin, and keen to visit the gym or get started on a running program. Wouldn’t it be great if you could keep this motivation one month later, or even long-term? The truth is that fitness doesn’t have to be a chore. Build exercise into your everyday life and learn how to keep interested ...
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  • Proper Hydration: How to Stay Hydrated the Easy Way

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 15-May-2014

    Ask any health professional for their top wellbeing tip and they are likely to say – drink more water. Maintaining proper hydration is important for everyone, and for all your bodily functions. Here’s why it’s important to pay attention to your hydration levels, and what you need to drink to be properly hydrated. Importance of hydration for your body Most of your body is made up ...
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  • All About Natural Remedies for Allergies

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 14-May-2014

    Taking over-the-counter allergy medication is one way to cope with the symptoms of allergies this spring. But many people find the side effects difficult to deal with – drowsiness, or on the other hand, hyper-wakefulness – and many cannot work properly while taking antihistamines. If you suffer from allergies why not give a natural remedy a try? Here’s how natural remedies may ...
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  • How the Sun Helps Your Health With Vitamin D

    Posted By Georgia Accident Rehab Centers || 7-May-2014

    Healthy levels of vitamin D from the sun can improve your health and wellbeing in many different ways. The sun gets plenty of negative press in terms of the dangers of skin cancer and premature skin aging, but sunshine can also be highly positive. Time in the sun not only makes you feel happier but can actually reduce depression and anxiety. And sunshine may even lower your risk of suffering from ...
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