Blog Archive

Why Regenerative Medicine Might Be a Good Option for You Nov 3rd, 2020

A lizard loses its tail and grows a new one. An octopus loses a tentacle and a fresh “arm” grows in its place. These are examples of regeneration at its most powerful, and researchers are making great headway into bringing this type of cellular rebuilding to the human body through...

Why Does My Knee Hurt So Badly? Oct 5th, 2020

Your knees are not only the largest joints in your body, they’re arguably the hardest-working, which makes them vulnerable to injury and wear-and-tear. If you’re among the millions of Americans who are hobbled by knee pain, we understand how frustrating this can be, which is why we offer a number...

Know the Symptoms of Whiplash: This Injury May Not Show Up on Tests Sep 3rd, 2020

Whiplash is often associated with auto injuries, but it can also occur in other settings, such as contact sports or physical abuse. In fact, any time your head is rocked back and forth violently, your risk for developing whiplash is fairly high, but identifying the problem can be tricky. And...

What's Causing Your Hip Pain? Aug 14th, 2020

As your largest weight-bearing joints, your hips are under no small amount of pressure from the moment you take to your feet in the morning. When hip pain develops, the effects can threaten your ability to make your way through the world, limiting your life in some very serious ways....

6 Common Sports Injuries Jul 20th, 2020

Anything that gets you up and moving is well worth pursuing, especially athletic endeavors. Whether it’s a daily run or a weekend sports league, these activities provide more health benefits than they do risk, but risks do exist. At Buckhead Injury Wellness Institute, our team of interdisciplinary health care specialists...

Relieving Pain with “a Built-in Mechanism” Jul 1st, 2020

The human body produces its own endogenous opioids, which act like hormones that activate the opioid receptors in the brain as part of our natural response to pain or other stimuli. Opioid receptors on your nerve cells activate when they come in contact with opioids. Opioid receptors — naturally produced...

Physical Therapy Gets You Back in The Game Faster After a Sports Injury Jun 18th, 2020

Nearly all athletes experience at least one sports injury at some point. No matter the severity, you don’t want an injury to slow you down, or disrupt your active routine. This is where physical therapy can help you heal from a sports injury faster, and ensure that you don’t continue...

Treatment Options After a Car Wreck May 29th, 2020

A car accident can happen at any time. If you’re involved in a car accident, you’ll need to seek medical attention immediately to resolve any auto injury. The Buckhead Injury Wellness Institute team is experienced with helping numerous victims of automobile collisions recover from physical injuries. Don’t hesitate to learn what...

Understanding Exosomes Apr 28th, 2020

Exosomes are part of the latest research phenomenon within regenerative medicine. It’s very likely you’ve never heard of them before. While scientists have known about exosomes for decades, only recently have exosomes been applied in medical practice. Discovering the benefits exosomes can bring to patients motivates the team of experts...

How Regenerative Medicine Can Help Ease Your Chronic Pain Mar 1st, 2020

Regenerative medicine is a relatively new and exciting sector of the medical field. While research is ongoing about the potential it has to transform the way doctors treat countless chronic conditions, regenerative medicine treatments are available to help our patients. Buckhead Injury Wellness Institute offers FDA-approved regenerative medicine as an...

Get Back in the Game Faster: What You Need to Know About Recovering from an ACL Sports Injury Feb 7th, 2020

Perhaps you are in the heat of the moment, running or leaping in full swing, and you make one wrong move on the field. In that instant, you tear your ACL (anterior cruciate ligament). The injury produces a lot of pain, but it also makes you worry about how your...

3 Factors That Put You at a Greater Risk For Developing Sciatica Jan 21st, 2020

You’ve probably had lower back pain at one time or another, but have you had pain or numbness that travels from your lower back down the back of your leg? This common ailment is called sciatica. If you’ve ever suffered from it, you know how painful it is to do...

Why Pain Is Sometimes Delayed Following an Auto Accident Dec 29th, 2019

It’s a cliché, but time seems to slow down when you’re involved in a car accident. While the actual collision happens in just a few seconds, you may sustain a considerable amount of trauma. Even if you don’t have any obvious injuries, you should seek medical attention right away because...