What We Treat

What We Treat2018-03-30T15:44:55+00:00

At Atlanta Health and Chiropractic, we see patients with a variety of health issues and injuries. Read our articles below to see how chiropractic care can help you.


According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergies affect up to 30 percent of adults and 40 percent of children. These numbers are only increasing worldwide. Not only are there more allergens in the atmosphere thanks to increased pollution and more intense pollen seasons, but people have become more sensitive to substances like smoke, dander and pollen that trigger histamine reactions. Combating these allergies with modern medicine has [...]


According to the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect 18% of adult Americans or approximately 40 million people. Of these cases, 23 percent are considered “severe,” with recurring, debilitating symptoms like panic attacks or intense phobias that prevent normal functioning. Despite the prevalence of anxiety disorders, only around a third of sufferers seek proper care for their condition. The rest risk the effects of anxiety disorders entering [...]

Breathing Difficulties

Breathing Difficulties such as Asthma are usually conditions characterized by chronic inflammation of the lung’s airway passages. Sufferers of asthma have periodic “attacks,” where these passages suddenly inflame and fill with mucus, causing severe shortness of breath. Spasms often accompany asthma attacks, causing muscles in the chest as well as smooth muscle tissue in the lungs to contract rapidly, making breathing and movement difficult. These spasms can be so severe that [...]

Digestive Problems

Approximately 60 to 70 million people in the U.S. are affected by digestive diseases and chronic conditions, according to the National Institutes of Health. These conditions were responsible for 21.7 million hospital visits in 2010 alone. The most common conditions include gastrointestinal reflux disease, chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and peptic ulcers. Less serious conditions can include cramps, acid reflux (heartburn), indigestion, nausea, bloating sensations and gas. Acute digestive [...]

Headaches and Migraines

Headaches and migraines plague adults, especially people who work long hours or encounter daily stress. A combination of poor posture along with stressors and other factors like diet can all increase the chances of chronic headaches and migraines. Chiropractic care seeks to alleviate the pain and suffering of chronic headache and migraine sufferers through targeted spinal corrections. These corrections have been proven as effective as medications for treating those with [...]

Neck and Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common health issues in the country, according to the U.S. government’s online resource MedlinePlus. Data suggests that 80 percent of people will have to deal with painful or long-lasting back pain in their life. Twenty-five percent of the population will encounter at least one day of back pain in any given three-month period, according to the National Institutes of Health. The frequency of [...]

Numbness and Tingling

Numbness and tingling conditions are conditions that can affect people of all ages. Most commonly, numbness or tingling results from underlying nerve compression conditions caused by subluxations. Other times, blood flow is restricted to the affected area for a variety of medical reasons. Paresthesia — the pins and needles feeling we get when our foot falls asleep — is the most common type of numbness and tingling. In isolated incidents, [...]

Auto Accidents

Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident Each year, many people are injured in minor car accidents of which neck injuries and back pain are the most common complaints. Lack of treatment for these injuries, no matter how minor the injuries, could lead to chronic conditions in the future. While many people will seek treatment with drugs or surgery, chiropractic treatment may be a better, less invasive option for several reasons. [...]


Chiropractic Treatment for Sciatica   The sciatic nerve is the longest and widest nerve in the body. When it becomes compromised, the results can be dramatic and painful. Although the most common complaints from a compressed sciatica is pain in the lower back and leg, it can also lead to pain in the lower back that extends all the way through the hip, buttocks, legs, and sole of the foot. [...]

Hip Pain and Dysfunction

How Chiropractic Can Help Hip Pain and Dysfunction We use our hips daily in walking, going up stairs, standing still, and bending over. If you suffer from pain in your hip joint that prevents you from functioning at the level you want, then you are not alone. Many people report chronic hip aches and pains. Thankfully, you don’t have to suffer with this pain because a chiropractor can help. Causes [...]

Shoulder Pain and Impingement

Shoulder Pain and Impingement Shoulder pain is often a common ailment, but one that can be hard to treat. Because the shoulder is one of the most mobile joints and is used in so many motions, it often leads to overuse or injury. There are many causes of shoulder pain from injury to a muscle or ligament, stress, or poor posture, and many people find themselves living with daily shoulder [...]