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

7 Ways to Treat Lower Back Pain Other Than Painkillers

If you're like one of the many people on this planet, you've experienced low back pain at some point in your life.

Only 20% of the world's population will NOT experience low back pain during their lifetime.

If you're one of those lucky few, skip this article. It's not for you. You've been blessed, and we are jealous.

If you have experienced low back pain, or expect to, then this blog is for you.

In this blog, we will go over seven techniques for relieving lower back pain that do not involve painkillers.

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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

4 Steps to Take After being Injured in a Car Accident in Georgia

Have you been injured in a car accident in Georgia and unsure of what actions to take following the incident?

You aren't alone!

Many people who are injured in a car accident are unsure of what to do after the accident occurs, which is why we wrote this blog.

In this blog, we have compiled a list of the 4 most important things to do after being injured in a Car Accident in Georgia.

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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

5 Common Truck Accident Injuries

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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

How to Fix a Crick in Your Neck

No matter the cause of the crick in your neck, you will notice your neck is stiff, sore, and sometimes quite painful to move after sleeping in an awkward position, straining a muscle or moving your neck weirdly.

When this happens, you should seek medical attention for immediate pain relief.

In this this blog, we define what a crick in the neck is, how to manage the pain, and where to seek medical attention.

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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?

Deciding Whether to Drive Your Car After an Auto Accident

Unfortunately, this is a complicated topic that cannot be decided upon simply, because the end decision will depend upon the extent of the damages that the vehicle sustained.

In this blog, we discuss 5 questions that will help you determine if you are able to drive your car after a recent auto accident.

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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

What are the Benefits of Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident?

Surgery and drugs are usually the go-to treatments for car accident injury victims, but a much better alternative is a chiropractic doctor who specializes in treating accident injuries. 

In this blog, we discuss nine 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

Why Pick Chiropractic Treatment After an Auto Accident?

Chiropractic Care is one of the best ways to treat car accident injuries.

Chiropractic adjustments correct misalignments in the spine and help restore normal function to the nervous system so the body can heal naturally. 

While many Doctors will prescribe painkillers to relieve pain, a Chiropractor can help heal even severe car accident injuries without the use of drugs.

If you've been in a car accident, it's important to see a car accident chiropractor.

In this blog, we explore why choosing chiropractic care treatments after an auto accident is the best decision you can make medically.

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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 to Regular Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care therapy sessions are a great solution to fix and relieve pain from a recent slip and fall or accident.

However, did you know that regular chiropractic care therapy sessions are great for overall health and not just for accident pain relief?

In this blog, we discuss five benefits to continuous chiropractic care treatments.

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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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