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Origins of Halloween The origins of Halloween are typically linked to the Celtic festival of Samhain, which was celebrated October 31st to November 1st to mark the end of the harvest season and the start of winter. There was a belief that the souls of
The Boston Red Stockings The Atlanta Braves is touted as the oldest continuously operating sports team in America. Founded in Boston in 1871 as the Boston Red Stockings they were a charter member of the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players and won 4
Atlanta in October

October 1, 2021

Atlanta in October

Atlanta Mayoral Election Early Voting Atlanta will elect a new mayor as well as have all 15 city council seats up for election. The voter registration deadline is October 4th, 2021, and early voting starts October 12th running to the 29th. The actual election day
Workout Atlanta

September 19, 2021

Atlanta 10th Fittest City

Keeping Fit in Atlanta Physical fitness is essential to every person’s health, and contributes to the prosperity of a community. It’s one of the best ways to fight chronic diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart related illnesses. Staying fit also improves mental health,
Back Muscles

September 12, 2021

The Structure of the Back

The back has a complex structure made up of the spine, discs, nerves, muscles, ligaments and tendons that all work together. The spine contains 26 stacked vertebrae with discs in between to provide cushioning and allow flexibility. The spinal cord runs through the center, with
Haymarket Riot
Labor Day falls on September 6th this year and started with the trade union and labor movements in the late 19th century. The holiday was proposed in the early 1880’s as a celebration of the achievements of American workers, and became a federal holiday in
What is a herniated disc? The spine is made up of vertebrae stacked on top of each other, with soft discs in between. The muscles of the back attach to the spine with tendons and ligaments, and there is a spinal cord in the middle
Types of Doctors
Who Treats Back Pain? When you’re experiencing intense back pain, or even mild back pain, on a regular basis you’ll most likely reach out to a primary care doctor. There are many levels of back pain, sometimes it’s chronic, and sometimes it’s a one off
Fresh Food for Health Eating fresh fruits and vegetables is the cornerstone of a healthy diet. Lowering the risk of cancer, chronic diseases, and improving all around health, the benefits are pretty clear. However, only 10% of adults eat the recommended amounts of fruits and
What is Osteopenia? Osteopenia is generally the term used when your bones are weaker than normal. Remember your mom telling you to drink your milk for strong bones? Well, how strong your bones are in youth will have an effect on the onset of weaker
Did you know that back issues are one of the most common reasons for a doctor visit? Maintaining a healthy and strong back is vital to keeping your spine in good condition. There are many causes for back pain, such as herniating discs, spinal stenosis,

August 1, 2021

History of Spine Surgery

The Greek physician Hippocrates is known as the Father of Medicine. He lived during the Classical period in Greece from 460 BC to 370 BC. During that time he described a spinal cord injury involving a vertebral fracture causing paralysis of the limb on one
Delayed car accident pain
Back Pain After a Car Accident Lower back pain after a car accident is a common side effect of a collision, even at low speeds. However, immediately after a car accident you might not feel any symptoms or pain, and they might just show up
Joint Pain Weather
Why Does Arthritis Hurt When It Rains? Arthritis is a common ailment effecting more than 50 million adults, and is the leading cause of disability in America. There are different types of arthritis like osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, but essentially arthritis represents joint pain and
4th of July

July 1, 2021

Fourth of July 2021

The Colonies Rebellion The first of the British colonies that settled in America was Jamestown, Virginia in 1607. The single settlement grew into thirteen colonies with a 2.5 million population by 1775. Growing tension between Britain and the colonies due to taxation without representation led