Dr. Darris Gentry

Dr. Darris Gentry has been practicing chiropractic for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Life University. He enjoys treating patients who have back pain, neck pain, sciatica pain, and spinal trauma from all sorts of accidents. His main goal is to help everyone improve from the pains he or she are suffering with and to also help them manage the pains when he or she is away from the office.
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Can You Give Yourself A Chiropractic Adjustment?

You might be practicing self chiropractic without even realizing it. Sometimes manipulating your joints is something you don't even think about. 

You lean your neck to the left, pull your shoulder down to the right, hoping to achieve the familiar popping sound and get some relief.  

However, since a chiropractic manipulation is a specific force applied in a specific direction to a specific joint, it is impossible to effectively adjust one's own spine.

Yes, twisting the neck or back in certain ways can create “popping” sounds like that made with a chiropractic adjustment.

You may have been tempting to give yourself an adjustment during the quarantining days of Covid-19 to avoid going out. 

But, you can't really "adjust" yourself, and if you try, it can sometimes cause more harm than good.

It's better to seek treatment from an experienced Chiropractor.


 

 

In the article below, we will talk about why you shouldn't try to adjust yourself, and instead seek treatment from a chiropractor.

 

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7 Treatments for Low Back Pain That Don't Involve Pain Killers

Luckily, low back pain is short-lived and goes away as quickly as it came in.

Unfortunately, once you have it, it tends to come back.

Typically when you start experiencing the pain, you head into your family doctor, and they will prescribe you some pain pills to ease the pain.

However, moving forward, that may no longer be the case.

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What to do After being Injured in a Car Accident in Georgia

Car Accidents occur every single day throughout the state of Georgia, leaving many people with personal injuries. 

Being involved in a Car Accident can cause a lot of stress, damage, and injury to everyone involved.

Some of those injuries can include Neck and Back Pain After a Car Accident.

When you become hurt as a result of another driver's recklessness or negligence, there are certain things you need to do to protect yourself and your legal rights. 

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Common Truck Accident Injuries and How a Chiropractor Can Help

Truck Accident Injuries can cause serious, life-altering problems if they are left untreated, which is why it is important to seek immediate medical attention after being involved in a commercial vehicle accident.

Large Semi-Trucks are much bigger than regular passenger vehicles.

If a commercial truck is involved in a crash, it will more than likely cause a substantial amount of damage to the other vehicle involved. 

Even if the accident occurs at a low speed, due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicle, severe injuries can still be sustained by the other driver in truck accidents.

Unless the truck flips or falls on its side, the truck driver will often be left unharmed. 

After being involved in a commercial truck accident, you should seek immediate medical attention and chiropractic care.

In this blog, we discuss the 5 most common injuries associated with truck accidents and how to go about seeking medical attention.

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How to Fix a Crick in Your Neck

A crick in the neck can be caused by a singular movement or by sleeping in a bad position.

Most people do not realize how much you turn your head and use your neck throughout the day until you can't.

Neck pain can be a debilitating issue if it isn't treated.

Therefore, we want to help you relieve the soreness in your neck and get you back to your full range of motion as quickly as possible.

Related post: The Main Symptoms Caused by Subluxation of the Cervical Spine

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Should I Continue to Drive My Car After a Car Accident?

Can I Drive my Car after a Motor Vehicle Accident? 

Getting into an Auto Accident can be a very stressful time for everyone involved, especially if there is damage to your vehicle.

Even if no one is injured, one of the main concerns that many people have after a car wreck is whether or not their vehicle is drivable or if a towing service will be needed.

As a driver, it's important to ensure that your vehicle is safe if you are going to be driving on the road.

If there is any doubt, it is important to have it checked before you use it.

If you are pulled over or involved in another accident before you can get it fixed, your insurance may be invalid if you were driving a car that they would have deemed "un-roadworthy."

Additionally, there are several benefits of chiropractic care after a car accident.

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9 Benefits of Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident

If you were involved in a Car Accident, even if it was minor, failure to see a Chiropractic specialist could result in chronic conditions that take months or years to heal, costing you thousands of dollars in medical treatment. 

Many people who are injured in a minor accident do not even think to see a chiropractor.

However, seeing a chiropractor after an accident is the best solution for most people because it does not involve drugs or surgery. 

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Guide to Chiropractic Treatment for Car Accident Injuries - Why it Works

Millions of people are injured in Car Accidents every year, and many of these accidents result in long-term injuries and disability. 

Even if you are not in immediate pain following a collision, seeking immediate Chiropractic Care can help prevent years of chronic pain. 

If you were involved in a Motor Vehicle Collision, find out why you should seek treatment from an experienced Chiropractic Doctor. 

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5 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Advantages of Chiropractic Care

When you are injured or experiencing pain, there are many ways a Chiropractor can help.

Even when you are fully recovered from an injury, there are still advantages to seeing a chiropractor on a regular basis. 

 

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What My Chiropractor Taught Me About Accident Injuries

There are many reasons why patients benefit from chiropractic care. Whether you are experiencing headaches, low back pain, joint pain, or anything in between spinal manipulations and adjustment therapy can aid in improving your health. When patients receive chiropractic help, many factors relating to your overall health can be corrected with just a few treatments.

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