Aromatherapy & The Empowered Patient Series

Back in the year 2000, I was still pretty new in my massage therapy practice when I became pregnant in November.  I had received some aromatherapy training during my massage school, so I knew there were some properties in essential oils that would not be safe to use during pregnancy.  Thank goodness for the internet…

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Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic (Sor-ee-at-tic) Arthritis is an autoimmune inflammatory arthritis, similar to Rheumatoid Arthritis, but with a negative RA factor.  When we talk about ARTHRITIS, most people think of the good old fashioned wear and tear arthritis where the joint has lost it’s cartilage or lubricating factor, so that it’s bone on bone grinding.  This kind of…

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Happy Sunlight!

Happy Summer! Happy Sunlight! When I was kid, way back in the 1970’s and 80’s, I used to lay out in the sun covered in Baby Oil with lemon juice in my hair.  I was a sun goddess.  When I got older, I was a lifeguard and a swim team coach.  When it came time…

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Sprain, Strain, Pelvic Pain

“Doc! I can’t move.  I can’t get out of bed. I can’t even get in the car!”  When the pain is so bad that it hurts to turn over in bed, or changing positions from sitting to stand, or even laying down to sitting up, it’s time to seek professional help. Low back pain and…

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Drive Time Therapy

Traffic in Atlanta is one thing we all tolerate to the best of our abilities.  Why not make the most of your time while at a standstill? My favorite is to use the headrest, situated to the middle of your head. Press your head back and in to the headrest, slightly tucking your chin under…

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Human Barometer

Are you a human barometer?  Have you ever wondered why you have a unique talent for knowing when a storm is coming?   Do your joints ache when it’s cold and rainy outside?  You may be a human barometer. Barometric pressure is the effect of air on the environment.  Think of this as a heavy blanket…

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Medicare + Chiropractic Benefits

In a recent post, we discussed chiropractic benefits with health insurance.  Now we will look at chiropractic benefits with Medicare. In the state of Georgia, the Medicare part B annual deductible is $187.  The co-payment for Medicare is approximately $40.  All that this covers is the spinal manipulation.  It does not cover extremity adjusting or…

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Chiropractic + Health Insurance = ????

The number one question chiropractors are asked is, “Do you take insurance?”  I will admit to you, fewer and fewer chiropractors are accepting insurance these days.  This can be a very good thing, or not.  Let me explain. First, chiropractors are considered “Specialists” in the insurance world, so when you look at your insurance card, make sure you…

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Core Restore is finally here!

Imagine a Fusion of Yoga, Pilates, Rehabilitation and Movement without Pain.  Dr. Seebacher has taken years of experience from teaching all these movement classes and breaking them down for optimal performance for wounded athletes, weekend warriors and chronic pain survivors who don’t dare move a muscle in case it hurts.  Often people complain of attending…

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