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What Happens to You in a Car Accident?

Posted on 01-16-2017

Every car accident is different. One thing that is fairly consistent is that people who are in a serious accident, but who recall the accident often state that the accident feels like it was i...

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How Chiropractic Care Can Help After a Auto Accident Injury

Posted on 01-16-2017

Car accidents can lead to painful injuries and long recovery periods. Because of the pain that an auto accident injury in Decatur can cause, many people who suffer from car accident injuries f...

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Tips for Managing Stress

Posted on 01-05-2017

Whenever you feel physically or emotionally threatened, your body instinctively goes into a fight-or-flight state involving a flood of neurotransmitters, specifically cortisol, epinephrine and...

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Giving: Up Your Health!

Posted on 12-15-2016

The shadows are lengthening and temperatures are dropping as quickly as the leaves... It must be holiday season! The end of each year is always a stark reminder of what has gone and things yet...

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Ways Chiropractic Care Can Improve Sports Performance

Posted on 10-06-2016

Engaging in sports activities offers the opportunity to stay active and healthy. The problem is the potential risk of injuries and the possibility of challenges when related to your physical...

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Chiropractic Care and the Impact on Depression

Posted on 09-30-2016

In our practice we regularly hear from patients about how much better they feel, mentally and emotionally, while under care.  One patient put it perfectly by saying “My smile musc...

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PMA: The Benefits of having a Positive Mental Attitude

Posted on 09-26-2016

Many books and articles have been written concerning the benefits of possessing a positive mental attitude. Since we control our own thoughts, it is important to focus on what we want in lif...

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Chiropractic and Mood Health: Suggested Supplements

Posted on 09-15-2016

Previously, we talked about how adjustments can have a direct impact on improving mood health and now we’ll talk about nutritional support you can consider for depression.  These ...

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Health or Flu You Decide: Tips from Our Decatur Chiropractor to Avoid the Flu This Year

Posted on 09-08-2016

As we approach the flu season, some information can be helpful to many. During the holidays many of us choose to eat more and perhaps indulge in more adult beverages than usual. I don’...

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The Chiropractic Adjustment

Posted on 09-06-2016

The key to chiropractic care is the spinal adjustment. This is the way doctors of chiropractic correct subluxations.  The goal of the chiropractic adjustment is to correct the spinal su...

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Healing Is Optimized With Proper Nutrients

Posted on 08-31-2016

Just as a plant needs sunlight and water to flourish, the human body cannot function at optimum capacity without the proper chemical and nutritional environment. Many body systems must inter...

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Why Chiropractic Works

Posted on 08-29-2016

Chiropractic is based on understanding and acting upon four crucial principles: Your body is a self-healing and self-regulating organism. Your nervous system is under “comp...

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Should I Follow the Mediterranean Diet?

Posted on 08-16-2016

By Dr. Kathleen Sherwood Most of my patients know that I've been a vegetarian since the age of 14, and some of the best vegetarian recipes I've tasted come from Greece and the Mid...

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MAGNUM P.I. - The Inside Scoop on Personal Injury Treatment in Atlanta

Posted on 08-12-2016

Atlanta... land of the Fortune 500 and home of the Braves. Recently, this booming metropolis has seen a massive influx of young families, film industry gurus, corporate executives an...

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If I Practice Yoga, Do I Still Need to Get Adjusted?

Posted on 08-09-2016

The answer is simple: YES!  The regular practice of yoga strengthens your core muscles, improves breathing, and reduces mental stress, as well as increasing flexibility.  H...

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Stress Fractures as Explained by Our Decatur Chiropractor

Posted on 08-04-2016

Stress fractures are a type of overuse injury. These tiny cracks in your bones develop when your muscles become fatigued and can no longer absorb the shock of repeated impacts. When ...

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The Benefits of Regular Meals

Posted on 08-02-2016

Many women assume that skipping meals is a good strategy for controlling body weight.  After all the logic goes, if you cut out a meal, you will cut out calories.  Two new st...

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The Health Benefits of Watermelon

Posted on 07-25-2016

On a hot summer day, a cool, juicy slice of watermelon offers enticing refreshment. The treat offers surprising health benefits, too—it may help keep weight off and arteries clear,...

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Recommendations on Vitamins

Posted on 07-22-2016

Unless you have a diagnosed deficiency or are pregnant, we don’t advise that our patients need to be taking multi-vitamins and other supplements that are non-food based.&nb...

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Whole Food Eating Plan

Posted on 06-24-2016

What are WHOLE FOODS and Why Eat Them? Healthy whole foods: you might know that you're supposed to eat them.  But do you really know what they are?  Today we live in a s...

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Healing Is Optimized With Proper Nutrients

Posted on 06-24-2016

Just as a plant needs sunlight and water to flourish, the human body cannot function at optimum capacity without the proper chemical and nutritional environment. Many body systems must...

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Why Do I Have Lower Back Pain?

Posted on 06-16-2016

If your lower back keeps you in agony round the clock or in recurring bursts or pain, you are understandably frustrated -- and possibly more than a bit mystified. Why would this part of your a...

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Can Chiropractic Help With Headaches?

Posted on 06-16-2016

Millions of Americans suffer from headaches some may be occasional while others are frequent pains that interfere with daily life. If you are one of the many who live in Atlanta or the surroun...

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What Can I Do for Spinal Stenosis Pain?

Posted on 06-16-2016

Spinal stenosis, a condition that millions of Americans suffer from, is traditionally treated radically in Western medicine with surgery and powerful medications. However, patients with spina...

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How do you Get Rid of Sciatic Nerve Pain

Posted on 06-16-2016

Developing pain in your lower back raises concerns about your health. It interferes with your daily activities and your lifestyle. At Sherwood Chiropractic Center in Decatur, GA, we provide natura...

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Cancer Prevention in a Spice

Posted on 06-15-2016

  This year, an estimated 52,610 people (38,380 men and 14,230 women) will develop cancer in the head and neck, leading to an estimated 11,500 deaths (or just under 22 percent), ...

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Probiotics, Infections, and Kids in Day Care

Posted on 06-09-2016

In a study of 18 daycare centers in Helsinki, Finland involving 571 healthy children who were between 1 and 6 years, 282 (mean age 4.6 years) received 260 ml of milk with Lactobacillus GG wh...

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Quick Workout

Posted on 06-09-2016

Chiropractic adjustments work with your body's innate intelligence to heal itself, but you can make the process faster and even more effective if you work on strengthening your body with...

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Healthy Hobbies For Better Sleep

Posted on 06-02-2016

We are spot lighting sleep as part of the chiropractic lifestyle for optimal wellness. There are many factors that affect the quality of our sleep, but I will share something I pondered this w...

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Diabetes: Helpful Supplements

Posted on 06-02-2016

Dr. Weil routinely recommends the following three supplements for people diagnosed with diabetes. They may help regulate glucose levels and promote heart health, both of which may be especia...

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Enjoy Running, Make Sure to Reduce the Stress on your Feet and Back

Posted on 05-26-2016

Dr Sherwood and I enjoy running, as do many of our patients, especially this time of year as the weather gets nicer and nicer. Of course, the more we run, the more the likelihood of low back...

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Kids And Pollen

Posted on 05-26-2016

Now that it’s springtime we all want our children to burn off some energy in the beautiful weather, but the pollen levels have been up and rising. With adjustments my son is able to br...

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My Pain Came Out of Nowhere!

Posted on 05-20-2016

As a chiropractor a lot of times patients will say to us that all of a sudden they woke up in pain and they don’t know what they did to have this happen?!  They are often very...

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Your Health, Your Decision

Posted on 05-17-2016

By now, surely you realize and have accepted that only you can be the one to make decisions about your own health. Any doctor can make a suggestion, give advice, or even write you a prescription...

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Lite Spring Quinoa Tabouleh

Posted on 05-12-2016

Quinoa Tabouleh   1 - 1 1/2 cups quinoa Vegetable bouillon Parsley (flat tastes better) Chopped red, yellow or orange peppers Grape or cherry tomatoes, quartered ...

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Remedies for Stiff Neck Pain

Posted on 05-10-2016

At Sherwood Chiropractic Center, we offer holistic treatment of back and neck pain, including stiff neck. If you suffer from a stiff neck, then you know how difficult it can be to relieve your nec...

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Should I See A Chiropractor for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Posted on 05-10-2016

Here at Sherwood Chiropractic Center in Decatur, we are dedicated to helping reduce your chronic and acute joint pain, which includes carpal tunnel syndrome. If you have hand or wrist pain, do...

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Ice or Heat, Which is Best?

Posted on 05-05-2016

Often patients ask us if they should be using ice, heat or both when they are in pain. Ice and heat both have important healing properties. All muscle pain is not created equal, and timing o...

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Can Chiropractic Help with Sinus Problems?

Posted on 05-05-2016

Our chiropractors hear from patients who suffer from seasonal allergies and sinus congestion and are desperate for any remedy that can provide relief. Natural chiropractic care for those with ...

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Hydrate and Make Your Own Sports Drink

Posted on 05-04-2016

Most sports drinks are just pollution fests chock full of Kitchen Table Villains such as High Fructose Corn Syrup, food colorings, additives, preservatives, and artificial flavorings and col...

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Healing Digestive Problems Naturally

Posted on 04-26-2016

Spring is a great time to recommit to healthier eating. Fruits and veggies are abundant this time of year and our taste buds crave simple, fresh meals.  Following a simple, elegant ...

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Food Addiction: Could It Explain Why 70 Percent of Americans Are Fat?

Posted on 04-21-2016

Our government and food industry both encourage more "personal responsibility" when it comes to battling the obesity epidemic and its associated diseases. They say people shoul...

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Watch Out for the Dirty Dozen

Posted on 04-21-2016

Apples and celery are still agriculture’s dirtiest pieces of produce, according to the Environmental Working Group’s annual “Dirty Dozen” report. The report names the...

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Eat Plants and Prosper: For Longevity, Go Easy On the Meat, Study Says

Posted on 04-15-2016

  Eat Plants and Prosper: For Longevity, Go Easy On the Meat, Study Says By: Allison Aubrey March 05, 2014 A new study linking animal protein-rich diets to increased mo...

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Depression: the Nutrition Connection

Posted on 04-14-2016

Marion Hauser, M.S., R.D. I was recently reading a women’s magazine at a friends’ home and found an interesting article regarding the role of omega-3 fatty acids in liftin...

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Know Your Foods, Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on 04-08-2016

What’s The Difference Between Complex Carbohydrates and Simple Carbohydrates? Complex carbs are healthier and provide significantly higher nutritional value. When you go shopping, purchas...

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Calcium Supplements - Why You Should Think Twice

Posted on 04-05-2016

by Chris Kresser I’ve made the argument before that some supplements may be necessary even within the context of a nutrient-dense, whole-foods diet. Some nutrie...

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Blood Sugar Control Diet

Posted on 03-31-2016

The following is a trial diet designed to help recalibrate the body’s sugar control mechanisms.  It increases energy and vitality when followed closely.  This diet may no...

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Posted on 03-29-2016

With the monthly rise and fall of hormone levels and the changes our bodies make during pregnancy and menopause, it’s no wonder that women are more likely than men to have difficulty...

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“Why do I have lower back pain?”

Posted on 03-29-2016

As a chiropractor I see a lot of patients with lower back pain. Many of them ask, “Why do I have lower back pain?”, the answer to which is often varied and complex. I typically...

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