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Keep It Moving: Why You Should Exercise when You Have Arthritis Mar 1st, 2020

The Arthritis Foundation (AF) estimates that over 92 million Americans suffer from arthritis symptoms. The AF also believes that nearly 26% of American adults will have doctor-diagnosed arthritis by 2040. The diagnosis of arthritis is a life-changing moment in many ways. Its symptoms cause physical pain and take an emotional...

5 Telltale Signs of Nerve Damage Feb 3rd, 2020

Nerve pain, also called neuropathy, refers to malfunctioning or damaged nerves anywhere in your body. If you or a loved one are experiencing this kind of pain, the best thing you can do is take a holistic approach to your overall health and wellbeing, and we can help. Dr. Chad...

Why You Should Always See a Doctor After a Car Crash, Even if You Don’t Feel Pain Jan 1st, 2020

Here at Crown Medical Center in Huntsville and Florence, AL, we treat many patients who have had the ill-fortune of being in car accidents. Some of our patients experience severe symptoms from their accidents, while others feel no pain or distress at all. It’s important to realize that even if...

Why Are Women More Likely to Have Neck Pain Than Men? Dec 4th, 2019

Several factors can cause neck pain, some of which are more common to affect women than men. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that chronic pain affects anywhere between 10% to 40% of American adults, and accounts for over 500 billion dollars a year in healthcare costs...

What Types of Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover? Oct 31st, 2019

Since the mid-1990s, work-related injury and illness rates have been dropping across the country. That’s good news overall, unless you’re one of the affected. Workplace injuries are expensive, not only to you in terms of pain and lost wages, but to your company and to the economy in general in terms...

Is Lower Back Pain Normal As You Get Older? Oct 15th, 2019

Oh no! You’re waking up to lower back pain, once again. Many people assume pain in their lower back is an unfortunate side effect of getting older. However, in many cases, chiropractic care can help. Here at our Crown Medical Center offices located in Huntsville and Florence, Alabama, Dr. Chad Mathey...

How to Remedy Tech Neck and Prevent a Recurrence Aug 31st, 2019

Did you know experts estimate at least a quarter of Americans suffer from neck pain? And the pain it causes doesn’t stop at the neck. When you’re suffering from neck pain, everyday activities like driving, exercising, or even getting dressed become excruciating.  Much of the neck pain Americans suffer from...

How Spinal Decompression Can Alleviate Chronic Back and Neck Pain Aug 1st, 2019

When you learn that 80% of women and men suffer at least one episode of back pain and up to two-thirds have had neck pain, you may decide that chronic pain in your spine is just part of living. But according to the National Institutes of Health, chronic neck and...

How Physical Therapy Can Help Mobility When You Have Arthritis Jul 19th, 2019

When you can’t do the activities that you love to do because of arthritis, it can take its toll on your physical and mental health. Arthritis affects over 50 million adult men and women, and even children. More than 100 different types of arthritis exist, but the two that are...

Know the Signs of a Concussion Jun 13th, 2019

A concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that usually occurs after a hit to the head or violent movement. Whether severe or mild, any TBI can affect brain function, such as trouble concentrating, headaches, and difficulty with balance. You don’t have to play a sport or be...

Why Whiplash Symptoms and Other Auto Accident Injuries are Often Delayed May 13th, 2019

Every year, approximately 2.6 million Americans sustain injuries in car accidents. And, while a collision can take a matter of seconds, it can take a long-term toll on your body, even if there are no immediate signs of trauma. Dr. Chad Mathey and his experienced team at Crown Medical Center...