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Common Sports Injuries and How To Prevent Them

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Apr 13, 2020 5:12:03 PM

Playing a recreational sport as an adult can be a great way to stay fit and social. 


An afternoon in the park playing a pick-up game of basketball or flag football can help you relieve stress, have fun, and stay in shape.


But organized sports can come with a risk. Every year, 8.6 million Americans sustain a sports or recreation-related injury.


Many of these injuries heal on their own over time, but some can be more serious. 


A torn ACL, for example, often requires surgery that can cost upwards of $20,000 to $50,000 without insurance.


It's not always possible to prevent an injury, but you can be smart about the way you train and play sports. 


Related post: 7 common sports injuries and how your chiropractor can help.


Taking a few precautions today might help you to avoid an injury down the line, which your body, and likely your wallet, will thank you for.



Below are the most common injuries adults get while playing an organized sport, and how to prevent them so you can stay active and healthy.


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Surprising Facts About Whiplash

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Apr 9, 2020 12:00:56 PM

Each year, more than two million Americans experience whiplash. 


Whiplash occurs when the head suddenly snaps forward and backward, a motion similar to the cracking of a whip that overstretches the joints, muscles, and ligaments of the neck and upper back.


Our Nashville Chiropractor Explains Whiplash Symptoms


While you probably have heard of whiplash, there are some little-known facts about the condition that you should know.  



Below we will talk about a few interesting facts you may not have known about this well-known injury.


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How A Chiropractor Can Help After A Sports Injury

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Mar 31, 2020 1:36:35 PM

If you're an athlete, the numerous demands of participating in sports such as running, jumping, tackling, and other activities put your body through a lot of wear and tear. 


These activities can result in painful tears, sprains, and strains, but seeing a chiropractor can help you when you've suffered sports injuries.


It can also help prevent them. 


Here are some common sports injuries and how to prevent them.


The experienced chiropractors at Advanced Injury Care Clinic can treat and can help prevent injuries of the neck, back, shoulder, knee, and ankle due to sports injuries. 


They specialize in adjustments of the spine, ensuring bones are lined up and balanced, which helps relieve tension in the body. 


This will allow your body to function better and become less susceptible to injury. It can also enhance your athletic performance.


The goal of all chiropractic techniques is to restore or enhance joint function while resolving joint inflammation and reducing pain. 


The hands-on therapy of chiropractic care is best known for treating neck or back injuries but also relieves pain throughout the joints and muscles in the body, sometimes due to sports.


In the article below, we will talk about the benefits of seeing a chiropractor after a sports injury.


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Topics: sports injuries

Does Chiropractic Care Help Your Immune System?

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Mar 25, 2020 4:07:28 PM

Sometimes, especially right now, we can't avoid being sick.


No matter what we do, sometimes we still come down with whatever we're trying to avoid.


Among other things, our lifestyle plays a massive role in whether or not we stay healthy consistently.


It can be tough to bring the right nutrients into your daily eating regime, especially during uncertain times, to assure you are boosting your immune system.


Our immune system is a vital part of us staying healthy, as well as our body being able to function to its potential.


Related post: What you didn't know chiropractic care can treat.


We all know chiropractic care is great for things like back and neck pain. But, can it give your immune system a boost?



We'll examine that question in the article below.


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Tips To Improve Your Posture and Prevent Back Pain

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Mar 20, 2020 5:05:33 PM

It's easier than ever to find yourself slouched over a phone or slumped over a laptop for hours at a time in today's modern world.


Being locked on a screen for long periods, especially when you're not positioned correctly, will take its toll on your muscles, joints, and ligaments.


When your body gets used to being hunched over for hours, it can be easy to continue that same posture, even when you're not in front of a screen.


Here's how poor posture causes back pain.


However, having correct posture is a natural way to help maintain the health of your mind and body. 


Practicing good posture will help your body stay aligned and help alleviate common problems such as neck pain or low back pain. 


If you're looking to kick your slouching habit, some simple exercises and strategies can help. 



We'll look at a few of them in the article below.


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Topics: back pain

How Does Defensive Driving Prevent Accidents?

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Mar 12, 2020 9:26:32 AM

Millions of people are injured in car accidents every single year. 


There is no telling if you will be involved in a car accident when you leave home.


Unfortunately, you can't control what other drivers do on the road, but you can reduce your risk of getting into a car accident by practicing defensive driving.


Related post: car accident injury FAQs.



In the article below, we will learn what defensive driving is, and tips to help you become a defensive driver.

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What You Didn't Know Chiropractic Care Can Treat

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Mar 5, 2020 8:42:53 AM

You might think chiropractors are only able to help with backaches, stiff necks, slipped discs, and whiplash injuries. 

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How Chiropractic Care Helps With Headaches

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Feb 27, 2020 9:47:55 AM

By now, just about everyone has heard of chiropractic care.

Chiropractic care is widely known for its effectiveness in treating back and neck pain.

The care includes a combination of spinal manipulation, active and passive exercises, massage, and many more techniques that are tailored to fit the needs of each patient.

While chiropractic care is an ideal treatment if you are suffering from back or neck pain, it can also treat many other conditions.

These are the 6 tell-tale signs you need to see a chiropractor ASAP

Another ailment it's effective in treating is headaches.

Guidelines for the use of chiropractic care for headaches have emerged, with a number of research studies concluding or currently underway.

There are many types of headaches, and the treatment you receive will depend on the type of headaches you have.

In the article below, we will examine several types of headaches and how chiropractic care can help treat them.

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Sleeping Like This Will Provide Relief From Back And Neck Pain

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Feb 21, 2020 10:13:49 AM

Back and/or neck pain can have a huge impact on your daily life.

Because we are constantly turning and moving our necks, and we can't really do anything without using our backs, the pain isn't just unpleasant, it can be debilitating.

Alone, neck and back pain is bad enough.

But neck and back pain together is almost unbearable.

There are several causes for neck and back pain, and a lot of them are related to lifestyle choices.

Sure, we can get injured in a car accident, playing sports, or some other way, but the pain usually comes down to how we live our lives.

Bad posture, being overweight and obese, and even stress can cause us to have pain in our neck and backs.

One of the biggest causes of back and neck pain is sleeping the wrong way.

Your sleep position has a significant impact on how your back and neck feel when you wake up in the morning.

Sometimes it's even out of our control. You can fall asleep one way, and wake up sore in a completely different position.

If you're constantly experiencing this, you should contact a chiropractor for neck pain

We have full control over how we fall asleep, though, and that's a good start.

So, what are the best sleeping positions for back and neck pain?

In the article below, we'll discuss five positions that will help you wake up feeling refreshed, and not in pain.


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How To Treat Back Pain Without Drugs

Posted by Advanced Injury Care Clinic on Feb 14, 2020 10:02:06 AM

Anyone that has dealt with back pain knows how miserable it can be.

Whether you have chronic back pain, back spasms, recurring pain, or an injury, back pain can sideline you from work and your daily activities.

Our Nashville Chiropractor gives tips on how to naturally reduce your back pain.

Unfortunately, back pain is pretty common, so if you aren't dealing with it right now, you either already have or you will at some point.

Low back pain is responsible for 2.6 million visits to the E.R. every year and is the leading cause of disability worldwide.

Although there has been extensive research and money put into finding cures for back pain, many people still receive unnecessary treatments and drugs.

Instead of being encouraged to stay active, which has been proven to be an effective treatment, patients are often encouraged to rest and prescribed opioids for the pain.

Because of the laundry list of side effects, and the possibility for addiction, many people want to avoid opioids.

Fortunately, there are many alternative treatments for back pain, many of which can be performed in the comfort of your own home.

In the article below, we'll discuss several of those treatments.

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Topics: back pain

At Advanced Injury Care Clinic, our Nashville Chiropractors are experienced when it comes to the physical recovery process a person needs to take to get out of pain quickly. In our blog, our Doctors and Medical Professionals share valuable insights on how you can recover from injury faster, feel better and move better. Lets live life better together!

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