Align Right Blog
November 30, 2023
You’ve just experienced a personal injury, whether it be a workplace accident, car accident, or a slip and fall. After assessing that you haven’t broken a bone and aren’t bleeding, you try to shake it off and carry on with your day.
Stop! Now is the time to meet with a chiropractor to treat you for your injury, even if you think you’re okay. Chiropractic care can help you recover and move on from the incident more effectively and efficiently.(more…)
October 26, 2023
Let’s say you have back or neck pain. You don’t know exactly what the problem stems from, but you know you need help! You’ve heard that chiropractors are supposed to treat back pain, but you wonder whether a massage could do the trick. Where should you turn?
To the untrained beholder, chiropractors and massage therapists seem to do the same thing, but they are quite different in multiple ways. Find out what distinguishes a massage therapist from a chiropractor and how to decide on the treatment(s) that would best help you feel better.(more…)
September 26, 2023
When you slipped bringing the groceries into the house, you thought you could tough out the pain and handle recovery on your own. But you shouldn’t! Personal injuries can get worse unless they are handled properly. Where should you turn? One of your rehabilitation providers should be your chiropractor.
While other specialists may be needed on your road to recovery, your chiropractor offers benefits that you won’t find with a physician elsewhere. To learn three reasons why you should meet with a chiropractor after a personal injury, keep reading!(more…)
August 25, 2023
In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, you have a lot to do. You need to call the insurance companies to start claims, you need to call the police to report the accident, you need to arrange for a rental car or a friend to pick you up, and you have to worry about repairs to your vehicle. There’s a lot on your mind during this time, but you can’t forget seeking chiropractic care.
Is it really the right time to go to the chiropractor? Absolutely! This time may be a little hectic, but now is when you should make time for this visit, which begs the question: when should you go to the chiropractor? Keep reading to learn under which circumstances these visits are essential.(more…)
July 24, 2023
When you fall off the ladder doing yard work, you are slow to get up. You quickly realize that nothing is broken or bleeding, but you know you’re not 100 percent. You are thinking about calling a chiropractor, but is it too soon to contact them? Could getting a head start be a good thing? Do you have to be in pain to start treatment? Read on to get the answers to these questions!(more…)
June 23, 2023
It happened in a split second but has stressful and painful effects that stick around for a while. Your car accident seemed to come out of nowhere, but now you’re dealing with the aftermath. In addition to working with insurance companies to repair the damage to your vehicle, you start to feel pain in your neck and upper back. In this situation, you need to see a chiropractor so you can enjoy these key benefits as you recover from the accident.(more…)
May 22, 2023
When you see your primary physician, you tell them about back pain that you’ve experienced more frequently lately. However, when you reach a certain age, your doctor doesn’t seem nearly as concerned about the issue. As you get older, you expect to have more aches, but should you just accept your back pain as “normal” or seek chiropractic help? How can you tell whether back pain has actually taken over your life? Look out for these telltale signs.(more…)
April 25, 2023
When you tried to lift that heavy box, you felt your back go out instantly. You’ve just injured yourself! The first things on your mind are relieving your excruciating pain and how you’re going to be able to move without aggravating your injury. After all, who has time to heal from an injury?
The time after getting hurt is important to focus on getting better and dealing with your injury properly. If you want to have a smoother, better recovery, you need to start rehabilitation with a trusted chiropractor from the start. Why? Here are three good reasons!(more…)
March 24, 2023
One second, traffic is flowing along just fine. The next, the car in front of you slams on their brakes, giving you mere fractions of a second to respond. Although you do your best to avoid it, you crash into it, and so does the car behind you. While you don’t seem to have broken any bones, you know you’re not perfectly okay. Like the others involved in your accident, you have back pain, but understanding how and where your back may be injured can help you know what next steps to take in order to heal.(more…)
February 27, 2023
It happened so fast. The other car hit yours from behind, causing your head to whip backward and then forward. As your friend gives you a ride home from your accident, they strongly recommend going to a chiropractor afterward—even if you aren’t feeling a lot of pain—just in case you get a herniated disc in your spine. What is a herniated disc, and how can whiplash give you one? How can visiting with a chiropractor help you recover more quickly? Keep reading to learn more!(more…)