Recognizing Common Complications Associated with Broken Wrists

When involved in a car accident, you may experience a broken wrist as one of your injuries. Symptoms of this type of injury may include severe pain that worsens when gripping, squeezing or otherwise moving your hand or wrist, swelling, tenderness, bruising and an obvious deformity of the affected area, such as an oddly bent wrist. Unfortunately, if not treated... read more »

Exploring the Dangers of Opioids

Found naturally in the opium poppy plant, prescription opioids are used to treat moderate to severe pain. In some cases, these drugs can also be used to treat coughing and diarrhea.  In addition to occurring naturally, opioids can also be created by scientists in labs. Whether occurring naturally or created artificially, opioids can also be used to make people feel... read more »

Get the Medical Attention You Need for TBI at Advanced Spine & Rehab

Whether you are involved in a car accident or you have sustained a head injury in the workplace, while engaged in a sport or during any other activity, Advanced Spine & Rehab will work side-by-side with you as you work toward restoring your live to as much normalcy as possible. But, what is a Traumatic Brain Injury and how can... read more »

Exploring Common Car Accident Injuries

When involved in a car accident, you are likely to suffer from many different types of injuries. Here is a look at some of the injury types that are most commonly associated with auto accidents. Soft Tissue Damage Your soft tissues are your body’s connective tissues, such as ligaments, muscles and tendons. When involved in a car accident, your soft... read more »

Opioids: A Worldwide Epidemic

Throughout the world, half a million deaths each year are attributed to drug use. Of these, more than 70 percent are related to opioid use. More than 30 percent of those deaths are caused by overdose. In 2017 alone, the World Health Organization estimates that 115,000 people died from opioid overdose. Yet, overdoses that do not lead to death are... read more »

Advanced Spine & Rehab: Providing Relief from Lumbar Spine Pain

At Advanced Spine & Rehab, we specialize in the treatment of back pain and injuries. One of the most common parts of the back in need of treatment is the lumbar spine, or lower back. Consisting of five vertebra in the lower part of the spine and between the ribs and the pelvis, the lumbar spine supports the weight of... read more »

Treating Whiplash Following a Car Accident

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries associated with being involved in a car accident. Caused by a forceful and rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, whiplash is often treatable through a multi-pronged treatment plan. Here is a look at some of the most common methods used for treating whiplash.  Pain Management In order to reduce the amount of... read more »

Exploring the Dangers of Opioids

When used as directed by a doctor, opioids can help to alleviate acute pain for those who are suffering from certain conditions or who are recovering from surgery or injuries. Since opioids are provided to patients as a routine part of pain management care, many fail to realize the potential dangers of opioid medications. So, what exactly are opioids and... read more »

Advanced Spine & Rehab: Bringing the Best of Medicine to You

Also referred to as spinal manipulation, chiropractic adjustments are used to help align your musculoskeletal system. But how exactly do these treatments work and how are the right treatments determined for you and your body? Choosing the Right Chiropractic Treatments At Advanced Spine & Rehab, we work closely with you to determine your health needs and goals. When it comes... read more »

Car Accidents and Broken Ribs

Being involved in a car accident can result in a wide variety of injuries, including broken ribs. This type of injury occurs when one of the bones in your rib cage either cracks or breaks completely. Chest trauma, such as that which occurs in a car accident, is the most common cause of broken ribs. Dangers of Broken Ribs In... read more »