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Why Am I Having Delayed Pain After My Car Accident? Oct 4th, 2022

Recovering from a motor vehicle accident can be a long road. Your recovery can be made even longer by pain that’s chronic or delayed. You may even experience pain from injuries you weren’t aware you had. Why? Some injuries take longer to manifest symptoms, and other injuries can crop up...

How Does Electrical Stimulation Work? Sep 1st, 2022

You might be aware that you need physical therapy, but you might not realize you have options when it comes to the type of treatments involved in physical therapy.  Some treatment plans, for example, are more active and exercise-based, while others don’t require much from you at all.  Here at...

Stretches That Help Your Shoulder Aug 1st, 2022

Shoulder pain usually worsens with activity, but slumping over your desk and phone for hours isn’t doing your shoulder any favors either. Fortunately, drug-free relief for shoulder pain is possible. Below, the experts at AllCare Chiropractic suggest some basic stretches that can help realign your shoulders and address your pain.  Shoulder pain...

Pregnant? You Should Get Regular Chiropractic Care Jul 1st, 2022

If you’re pregnant, severe back and pelvic pain have the potential to disrupt your daily routine. Fortunately, there are alternative therapies that are safe and effective in managing some of pregnancy's most problematic side effects. Regular chiropractic care visits during your pregnancy can reduce your back and pelvic pain, improve...

Surprising Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Jun 1st, 2022

Most people recognize physical therapy as part of a comprehensive treatment plan for pain management and injury rehabilitation. However, you may not realize that licensed and trained physical therapists also can help treat various conditions.  The physical therapists at AllCare Chiropractic offer personalized care as part of your overall wellness...

A Closer Look at the Stages of a Migraine May 1st, 2022

Contrary to what you might believe, migraines are more than just severe headaches. Afflicting approximately 15% of adults in the United States, migraines can impact people of all ages and are often undiagnosed and insufficiently treated.  That’s why it’s vital to understand the stages of a migraine to help you...

Why You May Need Neurological Testing to Determine the Cause of Your Back Pain Apr 1st, 2022

Back pain can have many causes, but fortunately the tools are available to help pinpoint the root of your trouble. At AllCare Chiropractic, our back pain experts offer advanced testing and drug-free methods to diagnose and treat your back pain efficiently. Read on to learn how neurological testing can help you...

How Nutrition Plays a Role in Your Chiropractic Care Mar 1st, 2022

Regular chiropractic care should be part of your overall health and wellness plan. But did you know that eating well can help you get the most out of your chiropractic visits?  The team of experts at AllCare Chiropractic coordinates with you to develop and implement nutritional planning to maximize the...

Treating Your Whiplash with Physiotherapy Feb 1st, 2022

When you think of whiplash, a car accident or sports injury probably comes to mind. However, whiplash is a common injury with numerous possible causes.  Fortunately, there’s a drug-free treatment for whiplash called physiotherapy. Learn more about the healing benefits of physiotherapy from the whiplash experts at AllCare Chiropractic. Whiplash...

The Link Between Dehydration and Migraines Jan 1st, 2022

Most people experience headaches throughout their lives. But they’re infrequent and typically resolve with basic care. For others, headaches and migraines are a constant concern, and learning what might be triggering that pain is critical. Dehydration might be part of the problem. Learn why you should add proper hydration to...

Diagnosing and Treating Neck Pain Dec 1st, 2021

Waking up with neck pain happens to everyone at one point or another. And it can make performing daily activities intolerable. For most people, neck pain resolves on its own. Others may need medical intervention, and that starts with a proper diagnosis.  If you’re struggling with neck pain and weighing...

How Physical Therapy Works for Pain Relief Nov 3rd, 2021

Physical therapy is part of a comprehensive injury recovery plan. But what about the pain that occurs with aging? Or physical therapy for injury prevention? AllCare Chiropractic uses physical therapy to minimize pain and increase your range of motion while bolstering overall wellness. Learn how physical therapy can get you...

The Healing Benefits of a Chiropractic Adjustment Oct 1st, 2021

Chiropractors hold the belief that proper alignment of your body’s structure fosters healing and full mobility. Practitioners can manipulate vertebrae and bones throughout your body through gentle pressure to realign your spine and other parts of your frame. At AllCare Chiropractic, we aim to stimulate your anatomy’s natural healing methods...

How to Recover from Whiplash Sep 1st, 2021

If you’ve experienced any violent or forceful movement of your neck and head, whiplash is a likely result. It’s important that you begin treatment early to have the best shot at a full recovery. Discover how you can recover from whiplash with help from AllCare Chiropractic.  What is whiplash? Whiplash...

5 Signs of Sciatica Aug 4th, 2021

When you move throughout your day, you probably don’t give much thought to your sciatic nerve. That is, until you feel burning, stabbing, or shooting pain in your back, buttock, or leg.  Your sciatic nerve runs from your lower back down your legs. If the sciatic nerve becomes irritated or...

Bothered by Neck Pain? You May Have a Herniated Disc Jul 26th, 2021

Are you experiencing neck pain but aren’t sure where it began? Is neck, shoulder, or back pain disrupting your daily tasks? You might have a herniated disc. The experts at AllCare Chiropractic are here to help.  Learn more about how disc herniation causes neck pain and how you can effectively...

5 Migraine Treatments to Consider Jun 15th, 2021

Are migraines stopping you from living your best life? The experts at AllCare Chiropractic want to get you back on the path to health. If frequent migraines are bringing your life to a screeching halt, here are five treatment options to help.  Migraine or headache? Regular headaches are often confused...

Why Is Hydration Important After Physical Therapy? May 3rd, 2021

You might need physical therapy as part of your treatment for an injury, illness, or other health condition. If so, drinking enough water is crucial for your success. Learn how staying hydrated can help you get the most out of your physical therapy appointments at AllCare Chiropractic.  What is physical...

Losing Range of Motion in Your Shoulders? We Can Help Apr 1st, 2021

Are you experiencing pain, stiffness, or a limited range of motion in your shoulders? Most people who experience a mild or periodic reduction in mobility typically don’t have anything to worry about.  It’s when you’re dealing with consistent mobility issues that don’t resolve on their own that you should take...

The Dangers of Untreated Whiplash Mar 1st, 2021

Commonly associated with car accidents, whiplash may also result from sports or workplace injuries, amusement park rides, falls, or domestic violence. Whatever the cause, if you have whiplash, don’t be tempted to forgo treatment.  Neglecting whiplash can put you at risk for future complications. At AllCare Chiropractic, we believe the...

5 Tips for Optimizing Your Workspace for Back and Neck Health Feb 2nd, 2021

When you think of workplace injuries, you might think of more dangerous occupations like construction or any job that requires operating heavy machinery. But did you know that simply sitting at your desk and typing can lead to debilitating back and neck injuries?  Here are five tips for optimizing your...

Make This the Year You Stay One Step Ahead of Back Pain Jan 1st, 2021

If you suffer from chronic back pain, you know how debilitating it can be. If you find yourself rescheduling plans or limiting activities due to that pain, the experts at AllCare Chiropractic are here to help you fully regain your life.  Discover how you can prioritize your health and stay...

Health Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Care Dec 1st, 2020

You may not know that the benefits of regular chiropractic care extend far beyond a solution for back and neck pain. Chiropractors focus on treating your whole body, not just where it hurts. The experts at AllCare Chiropractic use proven techniques and advanced technology to help you live life to...

Migraines vs. Headaches Nov 1st, 2020

Migraines and headaches can both be unbearable, but to treat either condition it helps to know what you’re dealing with. If you’re experiencing head pain but aren’t sure whether you have a headache or migraine, learn more here about how they’re different.  At AllCare Chiropractic, we know how debilitating headaches...

Can Physical Therapy Prevent Injuries? Oct 8th, 2020

You may not think of physical therapy as part of a preventive health care regimen, but physical therapy can do much more than treat acute injuries after the fact. Discover how physical therapy at AllCare Chiropractic can thwart injuries before they happen.  Boost your athletic longevity You don’t have to...

When to See a Doctor About Shoulder Pain Sep 20th, 2020

Your body is an intricate network of bone, muscle, and tissue that allows you to move every joint. Your shoulder joints, for instance, let you throw a football or wave at your neighbor. Pain in or around your shoulder area is a problem that may put your life on pause....

Common Causes of Migraines Aug 11th, 2020

If you often experience debilitating migraines, know that you’re not alone. Migraines are common: An estimated 39 million Americans suffer from the condition. The good news is that we know a lot about migraines, including what commonly causes them as well as some helpful remedies. At AllCare Chiropractic, with three...

Could My Neck Pain Be Whiplash? Jul 20th, 2020

Every year in the United States, more than a million people experience whiplash, the most common injury that results from car accidents. Among the problems with whiplash is that it doesn’t always show up right away after an accident. So, if you’ve been in a crash recently, you should get...

Diagnosing Your Neck Pain Jun 12th, 2020

Did you know that at any given time, 10%-20% of people in the United States are experiencing neck pain? With so many possible causes for neck pain, determining the root cause can prove challenging.  At AllCare Chiropractic, with three Maryland locations, our chiropractors are dedicated to offering you the best...

Chiropractic Care and COVID-19: What You Should Know May 26th, 2020

These are difficult times, and you may be wondering if you can see your doctor in these days of stay-at-home orders and social distancing. If you’ve been getting chiropractic care for your back pain, for instance, are you still allowed to visit your chiropractor? The answer is yes! You can...

Become the Healthiest Person You Know with Chiropractic Care Apr 1st, 2020

It’s true that chiropractic care can provide a wealth of pain-relieving benefits, but did you know that it can improve your overall health and wellness too? At AllCare Chiropractic, with three Maryland locations, our chiropractors are dedicated to providing you with the best in health care solutions.  Using chiropractic care,...

Shoulder Pain? Here's What Could Be Causing It Mar 5th, 2020

Your shoulder is your most mobile joint. It can move back and forth, it allows you to lift your arms, and it lets you do pretty much anything with your hands. Not surprisingly, shoulder pain is one of the most debilitating types of pain. At AllCare Chiropractic, with three locations...

5 Signs You Have Whiplash After a Car Accident or Sports Injury Feb 10th, 2020

If you’ve suffered a sports injury or been in a car accident, there’s a possibility that you have whiplash. Whiplash isn’t so much a condition as a cluster of symptoms that may appear after your head and neck are subjected to back-and-forth or side-to-side jerking motions that are both severe...

More Than Stretching: Things You Didn't Know About Physical Therapy Jan 4th, 2020

If you’ve ever watched a medical drama you know it’s all about the doctors — surgeons in particular. As they slice and dice, it seems like they get all the credit for saving lives. Although these shows sometimes show a little bit of recovery, they’ve trained you to forget about...

5 Ways Poor Posture Can Lead to Back Pain Dec 1st, 2019

Of all the things you have to worry about, posture probably isn’t on your list. But if it’s causing you back pain, it’ll shoot to the top of that list lickety-split, and you’ll be searching for ways to stop the pain and prevent it from returning. Our team of expert...

What Can A Chiropractor Do For My Migraines? Nov 1st, 2019

Migraines cause your head to throb and distract you from your daily tasks at work or at home. They can ruin a perfectly good day and, in some cases, cause you such distress that you’re bedbound. Whether you suffer from tension headaches or migraines, the team at any of our...

Coping with Arthritis Pain in Your Shoulders Oct 1st, 2019

Estimates show that 37% of older adults in the United States suffer from at least one form of arthritis. Although there’s no known cure for arthritis, there are several management therapies that can reduce inflammation in your joints, muscles, and tendons.  In the shoulders, arthritis can manifest itself in many...

Why You Shouldn't Wait to Seek Treatment After a Fender Bender Sep 1st, 2019

You've gotten into a minor car accident, a fender bender. Your car has a little dent, and you feel fine, so you figure there's no need to seek treatment. Wrong! Even a fender bender can create medical problems that don't show up immediately. That's why you shouldn't wait to seek...

5 Main Causes of Neck Pain (And How to Handle Them) Sep 1st, 2019

At any given time, around 10% of the population is experiencing neck pain. If you’re in that 10%, you may be desperately trying to figure out what is causing your neck pain, and, more importantly, how to cure it. At AllCare Chiropractic locations in Bowie, Laurel, and Annapolis, Maryland, Dr....

Why Every Athlete Should See a Chiropractor Regularly Aug 8th, 2019

Do you play sports professionally? Then you know how common sports injuries are. Unfortunately, they’re not always easy to pinpoint. You might think you’ve only tweaked your ankle when in actuality, you have a sprain or break. The first step in healing is identifying the problem and that’s where chiropractors...

I Have an Office Job — Is Sciatica Normal? Jul 1st, 2019

That debilitating pain in your lower back and your leg is more than a distraction. In fact, it’s affecting your work productivity, not to mention your time off. It’s called sciatica — pain caused by inflammation of the sciatic nerve — and one of its major causes is sitting for...

If You Suffer from Chronic Migraines, Chiropractic Care Could Be the Answer May 7th, 2019

If you suffer from migraines, you already know how debilitating they can be. They may sideline you for hours or days at a time, affecting your happiness, productivity, and quality of life. If you feel like you’ve tried every treatment on the market, don’t give up hope just yet. Chiropractic...

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve Shoulder Pain Apr 3rd, 2019

For most people, the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. Surrounded by nerves, bursa, tendons, and other tissues that can experience or cause irritation, it’s not surprising that shoulder pain affects millions of people in the United States each year. Depending on the cause and specifics of...

Why Physical Therapy Is So Important After Suffering an Injury Mar 4th, 2019

Whether you were injured in a motor-vehicle accident, at work, or at play, recovering takes patience and commitment. In addition to the steps your doctor recommends to promote healing, including rest and medications, you may be prescribed physical therapy. PT isn’t an add-on to medical treatment — it’s part of...

Forget the Drugs: Why You Should Consider All-Natural Chiropractic Treatment for Migraine Relief Feb 12th, 2019

You may think of a migraine as a severe headache, but migraines are actually neurological incidents. A change or disturbance in your environment — such as hunger, lack of sleep, or stress — can cause some people’s bodies to overreach. Their systems have trouble dealing with the information and the...

5 Tips for Preventing and Alleviating Tech Neck Jan 7th, 2019

If you’re like most people, you spend an average of 2-4 hours per day looking down at a smartphone as you read, scroll, or compose emails or texts. And chances are, you do so in a neck-bent position. Tech neck is a term used to describe the position of your...

Important Myths and Facts About Whiplash Dec 2nd, 2018

Whiplash often conjures up images of people in neck braces in courtrooms. Well, that’s the Hollywood version. In reality, whiplash is one of the least understood conditions, and that can be problematic given that whiplash can also be a severe medical problem with long-term consequences. At Allcare Chiropractic, we help...

Building Core Strength: Your Best Defense Against Back Pain Nov 27th, 2018

The muscles of your core are not limited to your six-pack abs. They entail muscles that support the spine and promote good posture. Strong core muscles make it easier for you to move your backside to side and twist. They also provide stability when you’re lifting heavy objects or bracing...