Opioids and Their Affect on Your Body

A class of drugs that is naturally found in the opium poppy plant, opioids work in the brain to produce a variety of effects. Most notably, they are used to relieve pain in those who may be struggling with moderate to severe pain due to injury or disease. Often referred to as simply “painkillers,” opioids may be prescribed through a... read more »

Treating a Broken Tailbone Following a Car Accident

Car accidents are one of the main causes of tailbone injuries, but what exactly is the tailbone and how is an injury to this part of the body treated following an automobile accident? What is the Tailbone? The coccyx, commonly referred to as the “tailbone,” is a group of small bones that are located at the lower end of your... read more »

Opioids, Your Brain and Addiction

Naturally found in the opium poppy plant, opioids are a class of drugs that is frequently used as medicine to relax the body and alleviate pain. Due to their ability to make people feel relaxed and “high,” opioids are frequently abused for non-medical reasons. Since opioids are highly addictive, the risk for overdose is also very high. Common prescription opioids... read more »

Find Relief from Migraines with the Help of Advanced Spine & Rehab

Characterized by severe throbbing or a pulsing sensation, usually concentrated to one side of the head, migraines can last for hours or even days. For those who suffer from migraines, the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities. Thankfully, with the help of the medical experts at Advanced Spine & Rehab, you may be able... read more »

Treating a Broken Finger Following a Car Accident

When involved in a car accident, a number of injuries are possible. One of these possible injuries is a broken finger. While a broken finger may sound like a relatively simply injury, dealing with this type of break can really slow down your life and the things you can enjoy. After all, fingers allow you to hold onto things, to... read more »

Opioid Overdose and Addiction: Find the Help You Need at Advanced Spine & Rehab

While opioids include a number of strong prescription pain relievers, such as hydrocodone and oxycodone, the fact that they are often legally prescribed does not take away from the fact that opioids can be quite deadly. In fact, opioids – both those that are legally prescribed and illegal street drug varieties such as heroin – are highly addictive and can... read more »

Advanced Spine & Rehab: Combining the Best of Two Worlds

One unfortunate reality of our healthcare practices in the United States is that many treat traditional Western medical practices and chiropractic care as two separate entities. In other words, they are frequently viewed as an “either/or” choice, when the reality is that both forms of medicine can and should work hand-in-hand toward helping you to achieve your health goals.  Western... read more »

Exploring Common Head Injuries from Car Accidents

When you are involved in a car accident, head injuries are a common occurrence. While head injuries can come in a variety of forms, here is a look at the types of head injuries that are most commonly associated with car accidents. Concussion A form of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, a concussion occurs when your brain strikes the inside... read more »

Recognizing Signs of Opioid Addiction

Are you concerned that you or a loved one may be suffering from opioid addiction? If so, you are not alone. In fact, opioid addiction is a serious problem in the United States, with around 50,000 people dying from opioid-related issues in 2019 alone.  What are Opioids? Opioids are a classification of drugs that can include both illegal drugs, such... read more »