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How Do Car Accidents Affect the Spine? May 1st, 2022

Each year, more than 2 million people are injured in motor vehicle crashes. Thanks to advances in safety equipment and technology, such as airbags, cameras, and electronic controls, new vehicles are safer than ever, and motor vehicle death rates have dropped significantly during the past two decades. But despite all those positive developments, motor vehicle...

When to Consider Medication Management Apr 6th, 2022

Taking good care of your health involves many different strategies. Naturally, it includes treating illness, disease, and injury. And it also incorporates steps to prevent health problems from occurring in the future. But you may not realize that another important strategy — medication management — can go a long way toward promoting...

A Closer Look at Chiropractic Care Treatments Mar 2nd, 2022

If you’re experiencing pain, you owe it to yourself to try chiropractic care treatments for pain relief. Chiropractic care helps alleviate and prevent pain without drugs, surgery, or invasive medical procedures. Chiropractic is a safe, effective therapy for a range of pain conditions, including back and neck pain, joint pain,...

Acupuncture: How It Works in Modern Medicine Jan 1st, 2022

Acupuncture is a type of traditional Chinese medicine that has been used for thousands of years to reduce pain and relieve various types of symptoms. Today, it is not only used in Asia but in countries around the world as a complementary treatment to Western medicine. You may think that...

Why Are Whiplash Symptoms Often Delayed? Dec 7th, 2021

Whiplash is a common neck injury that can happen as a result of forceful events, such as auto injuries. It occurs when your head is driven forward and then back in a whipping action that can impact your neck, shoulders, and upper back.  Unfortunately, whiplash is fairly common, affecting some...

Who Benefits from Trigger Point Injections? Nov 14th, 2021

Chronic pain is a common medical condition, affecting more than 20% of adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   Experiencing pain on a regular basis can be very frustrating and can interfere with your quality of life. Fortunately, however, most types of chronic...

5 Health Benefits of Acupuncture You May Not Know About Oct 14th, 2021

If you’re not familiar with acupuncture, or if you’re unsure what it can do for you, now is a good time to find out more about this highly effective treatment. Acupuncture is a type of traditional Chinese medicine that has been used for thousands of years. It involves the insertion...

Overcoming Injuries With Chiropractic Care Aug 2nd, 2021

Are you struggling with ongoing pain after a car collision or the lingering effects of a sports injury? From car accidents to sports injuries to everyday strains and sprains, the team at Atlas Health Center in San Francisco, California, can help.  Dr. Henry Oyharcabal uses safe and effective chiropractic care...