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Dr. Ana Knolla

I graduated from Life University in Marietta and I've been practicing for almost 20 years. I started at Arrowhead Clinics in 2001 and have continued in either a part-time or full-time status ever since. I love working with injured patients and having the gratification of seeing them get well! I'm born and raised in North Florida/South Georgia...I've traveled extensively but always enjoy coming home to the South! I have 5 dogs...from chihuahuas to pit bulls... and 4 cats... and we all live in a farmhouse out in the country.
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8 Ways Chiropractic Care Will Change Your Life

Chiropractic care is more than a fix for your back pain.

Although it is an excellent option for back pain, it does so much more than that.

Chiropractic care offers patients a variety of potentially life-changing benefits.

In the article below, we will discuss eight ways chiropractic care can change your life.

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6 Overlooked Natural Remedies For Back Pain

If you are reading this with back pain, then you are one of the 65 million people in the United States that are affected by back pain every year.

Fortunately, most back pain won't require surgery, and most cases go away on their own over time.

That doesn't change the fact that while you have it, back pain can be extremely painful, and even debilitating.

And the painkillers available to ease back pain don't treat the source of the pain, they only mask the symptoms, and they come with a host of unwanted side effects.

As we age back pain will only become more and more common, as muscle elasticity and bone density decrease, leaving your back vulnerable to strain and injury.

When lower back pain persists, no matter how old you are, and interferes with the quality of your life, you are going to be willing to try anything to find relief.

In the article below, we will talk about six natural back pain treatments that are often overlooked and underused.

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How Chiropractic Care Can Keep You Healthy As You Age

As you get older, your body isn't going to work like it did when you were younger.

Even if you do a great job of taking care of yourself, at some point you are going to start slowing down.

You'll get injured easier and more often, it will take you longer to heal from that injury, and unless you continuously work at it, you will lose bone mass and muscle mass.

You'll also have much less energy than you did when you were in your twenties.

Now that all the young people reading this are starting to worry about their golden years don't worry too much.

The good news is that a healthy diet and an active lifestyle can prolong the onslaught of these issues.

And when you pair your healthy lifestyle with chiropractic care, you will be even better off.

And you can do it all without risky surgery or addictive prescription drugs.

Recently there have been many studies published that have investigated the benefits of chiropractic care, and the results have been encouraging.

In the article below, we will discuss several ways chiropractic care can help us stay healthy and active as we get older.

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6 Signs Your Spine Is Misaligned

Proper spinal alignment is finally starting to go mainstream, and for good reason.

Having a properly aligned spine can improve your overall health and wellness, and will improve your quality of life.

But, how can you tell if your spine is misaligned?

Most people go through their everyday life without ever thinking about the alignment of their spine.

But, a misaligned spine can not only be uncomfortable but cause several health problems.

Because misalignments usually happen slowly over time, most people get used to living with a misaligned spine and accepting it as a regular part of their life.

You shouldn't accept it, and you should be aware of the warning signs.

Misalignments, also called subluxations are common, but they are easily treated by spinal manipulations performed by a chiropractor.

In the article below, we will go over six signs that your spine might be out of alignment.

When you notice these signs, you can visit your chiropractor and return to optimal health.

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Top 10 FAQs About Chiropractic Care

If you've never received chiropractic care, you probably have a lot of questions.

And rightfully so.

Chiropractic care is still relatively new to the mainstream, and there are still a lot of misconceptions.

Some people still think chiropractic care is just some sort of voodoo medicine.

Other people think it will cause irreversible damage to your body.

This post will clear up all of the confusion, as we answer some of the most common questions about chiropractic care.

Let's get to it.

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What Happens if Whiplash Goes Untreated?

The Dangers of Untreated Whiplash 

If you were involved in a Car Accident, one of the most common injuries to suffer from is whiplash. A soft tissue injury such as whiplash affects the ligaments, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. 

Whiplash will often occur when the neck is suddenly thrust forward and backward. This whip-like motion causes tears in the soft tissue and muscles as well as cervical spinal misalignments. 

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Combat Back Pain At Work - Here Are 5 Easy Steps

If you're reading this, I'm willing to bet you're sitting in an office chair. 

There's also a good chance you've been sitting there for a decent amount of time.

Maybe even hours.

Are you comfortable?

Maybe at first, but I bet you aren't as the day goes by.

You're at least feeling some discomfort in your back if you're not having outright aches and pains.

Unfortunately, this is just the way it is.

We go to work, sit in a chair for about 8 hours, and then we go home. Rinse and repeat.

What are we to do ?

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5 Essential Oils that Can Help You With Your Back Pain

Back Pain and Essential Oils 

 

Whether your back pain has been brought about by an accident causing a misalignment in the spine, or simply from a prolonged strain, there are ways to find pain relief from the discomfort that you're feeling in your back. 

The spine is one of the most important parts in our body, and it needs to be properly cared for.

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Benefits of Chiropractic Adjustments for Better Balance and Motor Function in Elderly Individuals

Assisting Balance and Motor Functions with Chiropractic Care

Regular Chiropractic Care is beneficial for anyone, as this type of treatment can loosen a patient’s back, hips, and shoulders, while also properly aligning their spine.

Better spinal alignment can result in the following:

  • Improved balance
  • Better hand-to-eye coordination
  • Enhanced motor function

Spinal manipulation can compensate for these health problems, so that seniors then experience better balance and reduce their risk of tripping, falling, or simply walking into things.

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First Steps To Take After a Slip and Fall Accident Injury

The first steps after a Slip and Fall Accident Injury are not only crucial for your health but also when pursuing a lawsuit. 

Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, especially if the premise is not taken care of properly.

Unfortunately, it is easy to become injured on someone else's property when there is negligence. 

If you were injured in a slip and fall accident and believe it was caused by the premise owner's negligence, read on to learn the two important steps to take following your injury accident.

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