Dr. Michael Maiorino is a Chiropractor practicing in ALPHARETTA, GA. Dr. Maiorino specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Maiorino seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation, manual therapy, rehabilitative exercise and much more.
Education and Training
Life Chiropractic College DC 1999
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Dr. Michael A. Maiorino, DC's Expert Contributions
What is acoustic wave therapy? Acoustic wave therapy is a physiotherapy modality that uses pressure waves to promote healing. The pressure wave is generated by compressing air and accelerating a projectile against a metal or ceramic plate (depending on the penetration depth needed). The wave that is...
Chiropractic manipulation is extremely safe. The best indicator of this is our malpractice rates - they are among the lowest in healthcare! READ MORE
Chiropractic sessions can last anywhere from 10mins to 1 hour. This all depends on the technique and if rehabilitation modalities are used. READ MORE
Stretching and Core strengthening combined with manual therapy techniques are great for keeping the back healthy long term. For acute low back pain. It is best to start with the least invasive therapies with best outcomes, Chiropractic 1st surgery last! READ MORE
Both professions are moving towards each other in relation to low back pain. Many chiropractor’s perform physiotherapy and many PT's perform manipulation. The difference is a chiropractor's training in manipulation is far and beyond what a PT gets and PT's are heavily trained in rehab. READ MORE
Chiropractic is the go to treatment for mechanical low back pain. However in the adolescent athlete an x-ray of the lumbar is usually recommended to rule out any fracture. In most cases chiropractic manipulation with some muscle therapy resolves the pain quickly READ MORE
Yes there are few things you can do at home to help with sciatic type pain. If the leg pain is caused by a herniated disc McKenzie exercises might help take some of the pain away. Many times patients have leg pain due to pseudo-sciatica or piriformis syndrome which is most commonly caused from the muscles that are either thigh, over worked, or weak. In some people the sciatic nerve fibers can travel under or through the piriformis muscle, so if the the muscle spams or becomes tight it can irritate the sciatic nerve. To stretch the piriformis lay on your back flex your hip and knee fully and bring your knee to your chest towards you opposite shoulder. (left to right shoulder). You can also try and release the knot in the muscle by laying on a tennis ball and rolling it over the buttocks getting to the piriformis muscle. READ MORE
- Certified Posture Exercise Professional
- Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant 100 hours
- Diagnostic Ultrasound- Certified level 1 Ultrasoundographer
- Activator Methods Technique Advanced Certification
- Georgia Chiropractic Association, 2006-Present
- Structural Management Network, 2010-2012
- Certified Strong Posture Network 2018-Present
Professional Society Memberships
- Strong Postural Network
Articles and Publications
- Public Speaking/Corporate Wellness
Dr. Michael A. Maiorino, DC's Practice location
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- Can Arthritis Cause Back Pain?
Yes. Arthritis is one of the major causes of back pain and can cause long-term effects in an individual. Back pain is a common problem which affects 4 out of 5 of us at some point. Back pain is a type of pain experienced mostly through the spine. Back pain can last for a short time, but there are...
- Tips on Living with Lower Back Pain
There are a variety of causes as to why you are experiencing lower back pain. Back pain may result from underlying health conditions such as connective tissue diseases, which include different types of arthritis, fibromyalgia syndrome, or sciatica (nerve root pain). Lower back pain can also be...
- 10 Preventable Causes of Shin Splints
Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is the pain you feel along the inner aspect of your shin bone. It is a result of repeated stress on your shin. Several factors may cause shin splints and most of them are preventable. If you are aware of the preventable causes of shin...
- Chiropractic Care for Arthritis
Chiropractic has been successful and effective in managing the symptoms of arthritis. With regular treatment, pain is decreased and the need for medications is reduced or won't be needed. Chiropractic care can also restore lost range of motion and flexibility, increase muscle strength and improve...
- What Is Sciatica?
What is sciatica?Lower back pain is a very common condition that is often incorrectly managed. Back pain is a challenge in itself since it demands medical support and is a leading source of social, psychological, and physical disabilities. The majority of back pains are self-limiting and simple,...
- Scoliosis Symptoms and Causes
Scoliosis often occurs in kids below the age of puberty. Some of the most common signs of scoliosis happen to be the following:...
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