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Common Treatments for Tenosynovitis

Tenosynovitis is associated with inflammation in the synovium, the sheath that wraps around tendons to protect them. It can occur as the result of injury, infection, overuse, strain, or inflammatory ...
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What Information Will the Claims Adjuster Need?

If you are involved in an auto accident, the insurance company claims adjuster will be the person responsible for managing your case throughout the claims process. It is important to contact your ...
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Diagnosing Whiplash

Whiplash is an extremely common auto accident injury, and it can be frustrating to diagnose and treat because it typically doesn’t cause symptoms right away. One of the reasons it is recommended ...
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The Opioid Addiction Epidemic

If you are struggling with an opioid addiction, you are not alone. Thanks to skyrocketing levels of opioid prescriptions, addiction to these powerful drugs has become a national epidemic. Fortunately, ...
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Documentation You'll Need After a Workplace Injury

Workplace injuries can have short- and long-term consequences for your health and comfort. If you’ve sustained a workplace injury in Atlanta, GA, seeking medical treatment for this injury can ...
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Helping a Loved One Recover from a Car Accident

Auto accidents are a common everyday occurrence—in fact, most auto insurance companies assume the average person will file an accident claim once every 17.9 years. While most auto accidents are ...
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Understanding Brain Injuries

Although the brain is protected from most injuries by the skull, brain injuries can still occur as a result of blows to the head. Concussions are a common type of trauma associated with sports ...
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What Is Cervical Facet Syndrome?

The spine provides structural support and flexibility to the torso, neck, and head. However, this vital component of the body can be easily injured by the forces exerted on the body in an automobile ...
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What Is Enabling Behavior?

If you have a loved one who suffers from addiction, it’s important that you take the time to study your own behavior to ensure that you are not inadvertently enabling his or her addiction. ...
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A Closer Look at Opioid Medication Treatment

For people who are addicted to opioids, enduring the effects of withdrawal can make it extremely difficult to quit. That’s why buprenorphine, widely marketed as Suboxone, has become such a ...
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Does Your Employer Have Workers' Comp Coverage?

Workplace accidents can throw your personal finances off-track if they result in a serious workplace injury. Fortunately, many workplace accidents that occur in Atlanta, GA, are covered by ...
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Getting Started with Addiction Treatment

In the Atlanta, GA area, substance abuse is a major problem. Many people struggling with opioid addiction aren’t sure how to go about getting help. If this describes you, you should know that ...
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How Painkiller Addiction Develops

Addiction to painkillers, or opioid addiction, has become extremely common. It can develop quickly, even when you’re taking your medications as prescribed, and is very difficult to break without ...
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Common Questions About Workers' Compensation Claims

If you are injured on the job, after you receive medical treatment, you’re likely to have many questions about the next steps. It can be helpful to choose a doctor with experience in treating ...
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Counting Down the Causes of Low T [INFOGRAPHIC]

Low testosterone, or low T, is an extremely frustrating problem that is also exceedingly common. Men who suffer from low T experience a range of uncomfortable symptoms, including reduced muscle tone, ...
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How Does Whiplash Develop?

Whiplash is an extremely common injury auto accident injury that can cause long-term pain when left untreated. Because the symptoms of a whiplash injury are often not noticeable immediately after the ...
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The Patient's Guide to Recovering from Broken Ribs

Recovering from broken ribs is a lengthy process that requires careful pain management by an experienced accident doctor. It is important to follow your provider’s instructions closely as ...
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Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Seeking treatment for an accident injury in Atlanta is essential after a car crash, but it is also important to take steps to protect your rights in the immediate aftermath. Watch this video for ...
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A Look at Common Workplace Injuries

A workplace injury can impact your ability to support yourself and your family and leave you with chronic symptoms that require pain management and other types of prolonged medical care. If you are ...
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Altergyn: Quality Care You Can Trust

Altergyn, LLC is a name people have trusted for medical care in Atlanta since 2009. Our highly experienced team provides independent medical examinations, addiction treatment, hormone replacement ...
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What to Do if You're in a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and fall accidents can lead to significant injuries and chronic pain, whether they happen in the workplace or when you’re a visitor in a commercial establishment. Often, these types of ...
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Reducing Your Risk of a Rear-End Crash

Nearly one-third of automobile accidents in the United States are rear-end crashes; these incidents are also one of the most frequent causes of whiplash injury. Fortunately, rear-end accidents are ...
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Surprising Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormones are chemical signals produced by the body to regulate various aspects of your metabolism. As you age, changes in hormone production cause resulting changes in energy, weight, appearance, and ...
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Dealing with the Aftermath of a Personal Injury

Whether you have suffered a workplace injury, a car accident injury, or any other type of accident injury in Atlanta, dealing with the aftermath can feel like a challenge. Following any type of ...
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Protecting Your Rights When You're Injured in a Car Accident

Automobile accidents cause approximately 20-50 million injuries each year in the United States. Car accident injuries can range from minor bumps and bruises to concussions, broken bones, and serious ...
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