Dr. Bruce Myers

Dr. Bruce attended Harvey Mudd College prior to enrolling in Life Chiropractic College. Following graduation in 1986, he worked as an associate for Dr. James Reed in Tucker, GA and later purchased the practice. After 20 years as a solo practitioner, he relocated to Columbus, GA to work for Brodwyn and Associates. After 6 years in Columbus, he joined Arrowhead Clinic in Hinesville in order to be closer to the beach. Dr. Bruce has postgraduate training in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2018, Modules 1-4, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. In addition to personal injury, posture analysis and extremity care. While in Tucker and Columbus, he was very involved in the community and served as the team chiropractor for numerous sports teams in the area.
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What Causes Back Pain After A Car Accident?

Car accidents can damage several areas of the body, especially your back.

If one of these areas get damaged, it might hinder you during your day to day life. The back is sensitive to both force and movement.

If you experience back pain from a recent car accident, you are probably wondering what exactly caused it.

In this blog, we take a look at what you need to know about car accident injuries, the different types of back injuries you can sustain from one, and how to properly treat back pain caused by car accidents.

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It is nearly impossible to prepare for the unexpected.

Imagine this-you're driving home from work and before you know it you're part of a vehicular accident.

These events can happen at any time and anyplace.

Some accidents and injuries may seem minor, but you'll find out sooner or later that there's a lingering pain you might feel in your back and neck. 

If you're looking for answers about the lingering pain you've been feeling because of a recent car accident, we're here to help you.

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Why The Elite Athletes in the NFL Rely on Chiropractic Care

How Does Chiropractic Care Benefit NFL Players?

  • Increased Strength and Endurance
  • Body Maintenance
  • Proper Joint Function

Read on to learn more.

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How Are Damages Assessed in a Personal Injury Case? 

How to Assess Damages in a Personal Injury Case

When it comes to personal injury cases, lawyers will use a specific formula to work out the expenses owed. The formula is actually relatively simple on the face of things, and it begins with the adding of the medical expenses as a result of the injury. These are referred to as the “special medical damages”. All the other damages (social, emotional, etc.) and then named “general damages”. Depending on the severity and painfulness of the injury, an insurance adjuster will multiply the special medical damages by either 1.5 or 5.

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Why Does My Neck Crack When I Roll It?

When Is Neck Cracking an Issue?

Sometimes our necks crack unintentionally when we roll it.

Why does this happen?

Can it benefit you?

Harm you?

Yes and no.

Rolling your neck and cracking it gently typically doesn't cause any harm.

But, if you do it incorrectly, too often, or with too much force, it can cause pain and discomfort.

In the article below, we'll take a look at when neck cracking might occur, what the risks and rewards might be, and when you should see your chiropractor.

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All of us have done it at some point in our lives and heard those cracking sounds − cracking your joints is a very common habit.

The joints that get cracked the most are our knuckles, fingers, and toes.

Some of us do it to release the pressure that has built up, while others do it out of pure habit.

The term "cracking" refers to the popping sound that occurs when the joint and ligaments of the joint are loosened and let out a release of oxygen.

Any joint can be cracked, and that includes the joints in your cervical spine, or neck.

Related post: Can a Pinched Nerve in the Neck Go Away on its Own?

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What are the Benefits of Having a Sports Chiropractor?

Benefits of Seeing a Sports Chiropractor

Chiropractic care offers a non-invasive and gentle way to treat sports-related injuries.

This means that you do not have to get surgery in order to relieve your pain and fix your injuries. Relying on holistic care is something to look into immediately upon sustaining your injury to prevent permanent damage to your muscles and joints.

Related post: Why does my chiropractor need an x-ray?

In this blog, we review five benefits of seeking Chiropractic Care for a Sports-Related Injury, and why more athletes are opting for chiropractic therapies as opposed to surgery.

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Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries 

Athletes can become injured and require treatment from a chiropractor because they put their bodies through a lot of stress when competing in sports, so it is easy to get hurt when they are running, jumping, or tackling.

Therefore, when they become injured, many athletes turn to Chiropractic Care for recovery. 

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Can a Pinched Nerve in the Neck Go Away on Its Own?

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own?

Although you may not need surgery to heal from a pinched nerve, in order for the pain to go away completely, you do need to take action. 

The misalignment in the spine needs to be fixed.

When the spine is aligned properly, the vertebrae will go back to its natural position releasing pressure on the nerve and restoring proper function. 

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Nerve Pain and Chiropractic Care 

Having a pinched nerve in the neck can be a very painful experience, especially for those who practice an active lifestyle.

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When To See A Doctor For Upper Back And Neck Pain

When You Should Seek Immediate Medical Attention For Your Back Or Neck Pain

There are an endless amount of ways you can injure your neck or back.

Luckily, in most instances, they heal pretty quickly.

That stiff neck and the sore back is usually back to normal in a few days.

However, sometimes we aren't so fortunate.

Below, we explore nine reasons you need to take a trip to the doctor's office .

Read our blog post, how to fix a crick in your neck, for more information. 

 

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We've had all some form of back or neck pain in our lives.

Maybe we slept wrong, and we woke up the next morning with a stiff neck and neck pain.

Or maybe you didn't use proper form when you picked up that heavy box at work, and you tweaked your back.

Sometimes, the pain lingers for days and days with no sign of relief.

So, is it time to be real about your health and see a Chiropractor?

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Common Causes of Whiplash Injuries

3 Common Causes of Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash is the non-medical term that is used to describe pain in the neck after an injury to the soft tissues of neck occurs.

This condition sometimes can take a couple days to show symptoms, so it is important to pay attention to your body in the days following your accident.

After an accident, it's important to see a Whiplash Injury Chiropractor.

In this blog, we discuss the three most common causes of whiplash injuries, what to do following a whiplash injury, and a proper course of treatment.

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There are a variety of causes that can lead to Whiplash Injuries.

Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. Whiplash is commonly caused by rear-end car accidents.

But whiplash can also result from sports accidents, physical abuse, and other types of traumas, such as a fall.

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What Should I Do Immediately After Hurting My Back? 6 Steps to Reduce Pain

6 Steps to Reduce Back Pain

No type of back pain should be overlooked.

Your whole body relies on the health of your back and spine so you want to make sure you treat your pain the right way the first time.

Most pain will go away quickly but if it continues for more than a week or two then you need to seek medical attention.

In this blog, we take a look at 6 important steps to take immediately after experiencing back pain.

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We use our back every day to complete regular activities such as sitting up, lifting, and reaching.

Your back is in use all day long making the tendons, muscles, and ligaments in your back work hard.

That's why the health of the muscles is very important.

These three soft tissue structures need to work synergistically for you to function without pain.

Since they are in constant motion it is common for them to tear, pull or get over-stretched.

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What Causes Neck Pain After a Car Accident?

Causes of Neck Pain from a Car Accident

Car accidents can damage several areas of the body, especially your neck.

If one of these areas get damaged, it might hinder you during your day to day life. The neck is sensitive to both force and movement.

If you experience neck pain from a recent car accident, you are probably wondering what exactly caused it.

In this blog, we take a look at what you need to know about car accident injuries, the different types of neck injuries you can sustain from one, and how to properly treat neck pain caused by car accidents.

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It is nearly impossible to prepare for the unexpected.

Imagine this-you're driving home from work and before you know it you're part of a vehicular accident.

These events can happen at any time and any place, and the pain after a car accident can be devastating.

Some accidents may seem minor, but you'll find out sooner or later that there's a lingering pain you might feel in your back and neck. 

If you're looking for answers about the lingering pain you've been feeling because of a recent accident, we're here to help you.

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