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Category Archives: Accident FAQS

Accident FAQS, Accident Recovery | Apr 15, 2016

What Not to Do After a Personal Injury Auto Accident

Car accidents are stressful and can make a bad day worse. They are inconvenient and leave you having to deal with possible citations, liability issues, and car damages. However, knowing what to do in the event of a car accident can eliminate some of the stress associated with these situations, and knowing what not to […]

Accident FAQS | May 4, 2016

When Should I Follow Up With The Orthopedic Doctor?

If you’ve been in a car accident and have received medical attention, you may be hoping that your visit to the doctor is one and done. For example, you may have visited an orthopedic care clinic to treat fractures, sprains, strains, and pain. However, these car accident injuries require ongoing observation. Sometimes pain from your […]

Accident FAQS, Accident Recovery | Aug 3, 2016

What You Need To Do After an Atlanta Car Accident

  When it comes to knowing what you should do after sustaining car accident injuries in Atlanta, preparation is critical. Two important things: what you need to do to prepare for a potential car accident and what you need to do immediately following one. Knowing these will help you stay safe and maintain your health. […]

Accident FAQS | Nov 14, 2016

How to Know What Your Pain After a Car Accident is Telling You 

Car accidents happen unexpectedly. The pain that follows isn’t always predictable, but it is your body’s way of telling you what’s wrong. Pain can be useful if you use it to determine what could be wrong and how to treat it. Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors can help you interpret what your pain is telling you. […]

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Dec 15, 2016

Say “Know” to Pain After a Car Accident with These 5 Signs

Knowing your pain is important. It’s easy to ignore pain by hoping it will go away, but the more that you know about specific pain and what it means, the more specialized treatment you can seek in order to recover quickly after a car accident. Knowing your signs of pain will help you say no […]

Accident FAQS | Jan 12, 2017

Did You Know These Facts About Orthopedic Care After a Car Accident?

If you’ve ever sustained car accident injuries, you know that recovering can be timely and difficult. You may feel fine at first, then notice new symptoms popping up over time. Finding the right doctors to treat an injury can be even tougher. Car accident orthopedic care specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal systems, which are […]

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Jan 26, 2017

Did You Know Injuries After a Car Accident Can Be Delayed?

Car accident injuries can happen suddenly but you may not feel the full extent of the damage right away. For this reason, it is important to give adequate time after an accident to figure out the extent of your injuries, even if you’ve visited the emergency room. This includes paying attention to injuries with delayed […]

Accident FAQS, Health and Wellness, Specialties | Apr 20, 2017

How To Maximize The Benefits of Your Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment

When patients suffer from chronic pain, regardless of where the pain exists, receiving Orthopedic treatment can make the difference between experiencing complete relief or dealing with recurring symptoms. If you require orthopedic treatment for car accident injuries or experience debilitating migraines on a regular basis, there are particular actions you can follow through with to […]

Accident FAQS | Jun 15, 2017

Three Ways An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor Can Help You After A Car Accident

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors treat a variety of car accident injuries, including soft tissue damage, spinal injuries, and Whiplash. We also help patients who suffer from sore muscles, stiffness, joint pain, and torn ligaments. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, contact AICA Orthopedics for immediate treatment.

Accident FAQS | Jun 16, 2017

Superior Orthopedic Care For Car Accident Injuries

After you experience the stress associated with car accident injuries and the adrenaline wears off, it’s important to seek orthopedic treatment. Car accident injuries do not always produce noticeable symptoms as some patients aren’t aware that they are hurt or injured for several weeks following their incident. This is why it’s important to follow through […]

Accident FAQS | Jun 26, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Low-Impact Auto Accidents

Low-impact auto accidents or those that take place while driving 30 mph or under, often produce lower back pain, neck strains, soft tissue damage, or minor fractures. Consider the following information that highlights what you should do following a low-impact auto accident, as well as how our Atlanta orthopedic doctors can provide short and long-term […]

Accident FAQS | Jun 27, 2017

Car Accident Injuries That Require Immediate Orthopedic Treatment

Car accidents injuries include Whiplash, bones fractures, and torn ligaments. Although most car accident injuries can be addressed by a general practitioner, there are a few conditions that require Orthopedic Treatment. If you are involved in a car accident, contact our Atlanta orthopedic doctors to schedule a free consultation or an examination. Diagnosing and treating […]

Accident FAQS | Jun 30, 2017

What Happens To Your Body During A Car Accident?

Not every auto accident is identical, which is why some of our patients can walk away from it with a few bruises, while others experience critical car accident injuries that leave permanent alterations. Varying details affect the outcome of each auto accident. You need to consider how fast you’re traveling at the time of the collision, […]

Accident FAQS | Jul 20, 2017

Common Car Accident Injuries Treated By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, there are over 300,000 car accident injuries each year, causing thousands of injuries and preventing victims from following through with their daily obligations. If you are involved in a car accident, you may walk away from the experience feeling fine. However, it’s important to know that symptoms associated […]

Accident FAQS | Jul 24, 2017

Should I Visit An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor After A Car Accident Even If I Don’t Have Symptoms?

A car accident injuries are always a traumatic experience. Unfortunately, many accident victims do not seek medical attention if they experience minor pain or no symptoms at all. This is a mistake and can lead to other complications or chronic conditions. If you are involved in a car accident, do not try to ignore your […]

Accident FAQS | Jul 25, 2017

Common Back and Neck Injuries Caused By Car Accidents

Over 6 million people sustain car accident injuries each year throughout the United States, according to the National Safety Council. Although the consequences of accident-related injuries vary based on the kind of collision, it is possible to experience physical trauma in low-speed accidents. There are also rear-end collisions, T-bone accidents, and sideswipe accidents, just to […]

Accident FAQS | Jul 27, 2017

Choosing The Right Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor After A Car Accident

It’s important to have one of our Atlanta orthopedic doctors examine you immediately if you sustain car accident injuries. Choosing the right doctor can ensure a safe and fast recovery, but how do you determine who has the experience your injuries deserve?

Accident FAQS | Aug 21, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Post-Accident Injuries

Walking away from a car accident without noticeable damage may cause relief despite the possibility of an underlying condition existing. Post-traumatic pain can take a few days to several weeks to appear, long after the collision took place. The force of a car accident can cause tissue damage or injuries like Whiplash. Although the accident […]

Accident FAQS | Sep 11, 2017

Physical Therapy For Atlanta’s Car Accident Victims

The chances of sustaining some kind of injury during a car accident are high. Depending on the circumstances, you may walk away from your experience with minor wounds like bruises or scrapes. More severe injuries like broken bones are easy to identify and require professional medical treatment. However, there are other kinds of injuries that […]

Accident FAQS | Sep 20, 2017

Visit An Atlanta Orthopedist After A Car Accident

Being in a car accident is emotionally and physically exhausting, regardless of the impact or damage. And, the potential for sustaining an injury is high, even when traveling at low speeds. That’s why it’s recommended to have an experienced Orthopedic Doctor examine your condition within 48 hours of an accident. Although you may feel fine […]

Accident FAQS | Sep 22, 2017

Atlanta Car Accident Injury Services At AICA Orthopedics

Are you suffering in pain from a recent car accident? AICA Orthopedics supports and treats the complex, unique injuries that are associated with most auto collisions. Whether you sustain minor or severe accident injuries, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors are here to help you recover. Unlike many forms of traditional medicine, which heavily rely on prescription medications or […]

Accident FAQS | Sep 25, 2017

Car Accident In Atlanta? Protect Your Health With Orthopedic Treatment

Were you injured in a recent car accident? Have you thought about contacting an Atlanta personal injury attorney for compensation? Although choosing an attorney can help ensure that your legal rights are protected, it’s even more important to make sure that your long-term health is supported by experienced medical professionals. Many common accident injuries are […]

Accident FAQS | Sep 27, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment Benefits For Car Accident Injuries

Many car accident victims are not able to walk away from their incident without injuries. Even low-speed car accidents can cause significant muscle, tissue, or spinal damage considering the impact associated with rear-end or head-on collisions.

Accident FAQS | Oct 2, 2017

Learn More About Orthopedic Treatment After A Car Accident

Burning rubber, damaged metal, broken glass…These are the immediate results of a car accident. Colliding with another vehicle can be an emotionally paralyzing experience, even for the calmest and most collected individual. Along with the financial repercussions car accidents present, the potential long-term health consequences can permanently disrupt your overall routine.

Accident FAQS | Oct 4, 2017

What Kind Of Doctor Should I See After A Car Accident?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that close to six million car accidents take place throughout the United States each year. Although not every collision causes significant physical and emotional damage, over 2.5 million or one-third of all car accident passengers sustain injuries.

Accident FAQS | Oct 6, 2017

How Soon After A Car Accident Should You See A Doctor?

Car accidents along with their injuries can be a horrific experience depending on the physical and emotional damage. If you sustain severe or life-threatening injuries, you will likely be sent to the emergency room immediately. For injuries that are not life-threatening, you may feel that medical treatment is unnecessary. That is the worst idea when it […]

Accident FAQS | Oct 11, 2017

How To Choose The Best Car Accident Orthopedic Doctor

After you are involved in an auto collision, it’s imperative to visit a car accident clinic and have them examine your condition as soon as possible. But, how do you choose the most appropriate Orthopedic Clinic? Consider the following ideas.

Accident FAQS | Oct 13, 2017

Common Rear-End Car Accident Injuries Treated By Orthopedic Doctors

Car accidents are an unfortunate part of our everyday world. Each year, over 340,000 vehicular accidents take place throughout the State of Georiga, resulting in over 130,000 injuries. Many of these involved rear-end collisions. Unlike other types of car accidents, rear-end crashes often cause soft tissue damage, Whiplash, and back injuries.

Accident FAQS | Oct 16, 2017

Receive Orthopedic Car Accident Treatment Before The Pain Sets In

Too many people injured after a car accident experience a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety when considering the idea of Orthopedic Treatment. Accident victims often do not understand how Atlanta Car Accident Orthopedic Doctors like those at AICA Orthopedics work with insurance providers or attorneys to prevent them from having to offer out of […]

Accident FAQS | Oct 18, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Car Accident Injuries and Disc Herniations

One of the more common car accident injuries is disc herniation. Some accident victims may consider spinal manipulation or adjustments as a suitable form of treatment, while others may be hesitant based on their lack of experience with alternative forms of medicine. However, studies show that spinal manipulation is useful for treating back pain, as […]

Accident FAQS | Oct 27, 2017

Contact Our Orthopedic Doctors Immediately After A Car Accident

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences for those involved. Not only do they have the potential to cause emotional harm, but the stress associated with a car crash can create long-term physical damage that impairs your ability to follow through with your regular routine. Add to that the insurance hoops you have to jump through […]

Accident FAQS | Nov 3, 2017

How To Approach Your Insurance Provider After A Car Accident

If you experience a car accident and it requires you to visit a car accident doctor, one of the most important things to do after is to contact your insurance provider right away. Although accidents can be traumatic and stressful, it’s important to alert your provider to process your claim.

Accident FAQS | Nov 6, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Brain Injuries Caused By Car Accidents

Thre are a variety of brain injuries that can occur as a result of a car accident, requiring you to seek concussion treatment. Brain injuries do not always produce noticeable symptoms and deserve immediate, comprehensive treatment to avoid long-term or permanent health complications. If you are involved in a car accident, consider the following information […]

Accident FAQS | Nov 8, 2017

How Soon After A Car Accident Should I See An Orthopedic Doctor?

Sustaining car accidents injuries can be traumatic experiences. If you are involved in a car accident and sustain severe or life-threatening injuries, you will need to be seen by a doctor who specializes in emergency medicine right away. For other conditions that are not as serious, it’s easy to believe that medical attention isn’t necessary. After […]

Accident FAQS | Nov 10, 2017

How To Document A Car Crash Using Your Smartphone

Car accidents occur in a matter of seconds, though the physical, legal, and emotional consequences have the potential to last for months. Although it’s easy to experience anxiety and panic following an accident, it’s essential to take precautionary steps that help protect the integrity of your health, as well as your legal rights. If you […]

Accident FAQS, Accidents, Headaches | Nov 15, 2017

Headaches After A Car Accident? How Orthopedic Treatment Can Help!

Headaches are common among car accident victims for a variety of reasons. Some accident victims who already experience frequent headaches may notice increased frequency and pain after a collision occurs. Others may not experience any symptoms for several days or weeks after a car accident takes place. If you do suffer from frequent, painful headaches […]

Accident FAQS | Nov 17, 2017

Car Accident Prevention Tips For Teenage Drivers

The National Safety Council cites car accidents as the leading cause of death for teenagers throughout the United States. To help protect teenagers in Atlanta, AICA Orthopedics is offering tips that keep younger drivers focused on the road and free of distractions.

Accident FAQS | Nov 20, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Non-Visible Car Accident Injuries

There are a variety of injuries that can result from a car accident and force you to see a car accident orthopedic doctor. Some are immediately apparent with noticeable symptoms, while others can go undetected for several weeks or months. If you are involved in a car accident, contact our AICA Orthopedic Doctors right away to […]

Accident FAQS | Nov 22, 2017

Common Injuries After Rear-End Auto Accident

Car accidents happen and require us to see accident doctors. As much as we like to think we can avoid them with safe driving techniques, that’s not so much the case, and they’re actually quite common. Perhaps the most frequent of these accidents are rear-end collisions. Those may lead to injuries that can not only […]

Accident FAQS | Nov 24, 2017

7 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

One of the first steps toward transitioning from a teen into an adult is obtaining a driver’s license. It’s exciting for many, but also potentially dangerous. According to the Center for Disease Control, teenagers are more susceptible to auto accident injuries than any other age group.

Accident FAQS | Nov 27, 2017

How to Find A Pain Management Orthopedic Doctor After a Car Accident

Driving or riding in a car has become such normalcy, it’s easy for us to think nothing of its dangers. But auto accidents are very common and can happen to anyone at anytime. Musculoskeletal or head injuries can come up after an accident, which sometimes can cause chronic pain. Coping with that pain is just […]

Accident FAQS | Dec 8, 2017

Common Accident Injuries To Avoid This Winter Holiday Season

No one wants to wind up in the hospital during the winter holidays. Still, accident injuries may be unavoidable depending on the circumstances. To help you enjoy this time of the year with your family and friends, our Orthopedic Doctors offer the following safety recommendations to keep in mind.

Accident FAQS | Dec 11, 2017

Stay Safe During The Holidays With These Winter Driving Tips

The winter holidays presents additional risks for drivers throughout Atlanta. To avoid auto accidents, it’s important for motorists to understand how to approach congested roads, distracted drivers, and slippery conditions. For more information on how to keep you and your family safe this holiday season, check out the following tips provided by our Orthopedic Doctors.

Accident FAQS | Dec 13, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Slip and Fall Injuries That Occur While Shopping During The Holidays

If you experience a sudden slip and fall accident, you may be able to walk away from the situation without any pain or noticeable damage. However, many people sustain significant injuries during the winter holiday shopping season as a result of falling on slippery sidewalks or unkept surfaces in retail stores.

Accident FAQS | Dec 15, 2017

Treating Common Injuries That Occur In Shopping Malls

It’s the winter holiday shopping season, and with Christmas less than two weeks away, families are dashing around to pick up last minute gifts. The surge in foot traffic at shopping malls throughout the greater Atlanta region is great for retailers but also creates additional risks for consumers. Our Orthopedic Doctors review some of the […]

Accident FAQS | Feb 12, 2018

Long-Term Expectations For Car Accident Injuries

Although a large variety of injuries are associated with car accidents, it’s important that patients do not underestimate or ignore minor aches or pains that develop after a collision. The number of car accidents that occur throughout the United States continues to decline each year. Still, auto collisions serve as one of the largest contributors […]

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Feb 14, 2018

Do You Have Shoulder Pain After A Car Accident?

If you experience shoulder pain after a car accident or a big hit on the sports field, you may have a dislocation. Dislocated shoulders are often associated with physical activity that involves repetitive use of one or both shoulders, as well as accidents. No one wants to miss out on their favorite activities because of […]

Accident FAQS | Feb 23, 2018

Recovering From A Broken Fibula

If you sustain a broken fibula, it’s important to set appropriate expectations when it comes to the amount of effort and time it takes to completely heal. The fibula is the smaller of two bones found in the lower part of the leg. It and the tibia, the larger bone, therefore, support all of your […]

Accident FAQS | Mar 2, 2018

Avoid A Car Accident During Spring Break

Spring break vacation is coming up for students throughout the greater Atlanta region and for a few weeks, our streets will be more congested than usual. College students will be heading out for vacation while families leave town to visit friends and relatives. Unfortunately, spring break represents one of the most dangerous times of the […]

Accident FAQS, Accidents, Headaches | Apr 11, 2018

Headaches After A Car Accident In Atlanta? Contact An Orthopedic Doctor Immediately!

Headaches are a common result of a car accident and are triggered by a variety of sources. Some patients who experience headaches prior to a car accident may notice increased frequency or intensity. Others may not notice a headache for some time after the accident. If you are in a car accident and experience recurring […]

Accident FAQS | Aug 10, 2018

The Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Injuries caused by car accidents vary as much as the types of crashes that occur. Your car’s position at the point of impact, how you were hit, and whether your seat belt was one (please, always wear a seat belt!) are all factors in how your body will react to the impact from a collision.

Accident FAQS, Whiplash | Jun 7, 2019

Whiplash: What Now?

An injury that is commonly reported in motor vehicle accidents is whiplash. This injury occurs when the body is forced quickly in a forward motion and then jolted backward, similar to when a roller coaster comes to a halt. However, when in an accident, the head is often jolted in such a way which can […]

How To Know What Your Pain Is Telling You When A Car Accident Occurs | AICA Orthopedics

Accident FAQS, Accidents | Sep 11, 2019

How To Know What Your Pain Is Telling You When A Car Accident Occurs

Car accidents happen unexpectedly. The pain that follows isn’t always predictable, but it’s your body’s way of telling you what’s wrong. Pain can be useful if you use it to determine what’s wrong and how to treat it. Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors can help you interpret what your anxiety is telling you.

Car Accident Doctor helping man's arm after car accident injury

Accident FAQS, Accidents, Injuries | Nov 6, 2019

When Should I See A Doctor After A Car Accident?

The answer is, in most cases, as quickly as you are able. It is all too common for individuals who have been involved in an auto accident to deny the need for medical attention, at least at first.   The unfortunate truth is that delaying seeking care can have detrimental effects on both your health […]

man feeling neck in pain needing whiplash treatment from chiropractor

Accident FAQS, Chiropractic, Whiplash | Dec 2, 2019

Can A Chiropractor Treat Whiplash?

Whiplash is one of the injuries that will most frequently be seen following a traumatic incident like a car accident or a fall. Because it is such a commonplace injury, many people think it is simply something to be expected when they are involved in an accident. As a result, they fail to seek proper […]

Who To See Following An Accident | AICA Orthopedics

Accident FAQS, Chiropractic, Orthopedics | Dec 4, 2019

Who To See Following An Accident

If injured in an auto accident, seeking treatment is a must but who do you see? If you suffer injuries should you make an appointment with an Atlanta orthopedic doctor or a chiropractor? As each injury is unique, the answer to that question may vary.

woman having whiplash after accident and needing a whiplash doctor

Accident FAQS, Whiplash | Dec 16, 2019

What Happens When You Don’t Treat Whiplash?

If you have been in a car accident, you may be suffering from symptoms of whiplash. Whiplash can occur at any speed, no matter how minor or severe a fender bender is.   Whiplash gets its name because of the motion of the head and neck-snapping back and forth, much like a whip. The force […]

What Is Third-Party Liability in a Car Accident? | AICA Orthopedics

Accident FAQS, Legal | Jan 15, 2020

What Is Third-Party Liability in a Car Accident?

At some point in their lives, most people will be involved in at least one car accident. While some people walk away relatively unscathed after a car accident, most others may experience minor to severe injuries that require medical attention. Unfortunately, medical bills can add up quickly and become very expensive, costing upwards of thousands […]

Do You Need Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Accident Recovery, Accidents | Jan 20, 2020

Do You Need Physical Therapy After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, your doctor may complete diagnostic imaging and recommend physical therapy to help with your recovery process. If you haven’t undergone physical therapy before, you could be wondering if it is really necessary. Physical therapy is a rehabilitative treatment that works to heal and strengthen your body after an accident. You can […]

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Get Medical Care After an Accident | AICA Orthopedics

Accident FAQS, Accidents, Legal | Jan 24, 2020

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Get Medical Care After an Accident

Your health and wellbeing after a car accident is the number one priority. After an accident, the body goes into fight or flight mode. This reaction, combined with the adrenaline flowing through your body, can make it seem as if everything is fine. As soon as the adrenaline wears off and you begin to calm […]

How Is Fault Determined for Car Accidents? | AICA Orthopedics

Accident FAQS, Legal | Jan 28, 2020

How Is Fault Determined for Car Accidents?

Determining who is at fault in a car accident is based on the evidence and facts presented after the accident has occurred. The more evidence, documentation, and outside support presented in your favor, the better. Your health should be your very first priority after an accident. An accident doctor in Atlanta is equipped to help […]

Why Do I Have a Headache After My Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Jan 30, 2020

Why Do I Have a Headache After My Car Accident?

Some injuries may be more evident after a car accident such as broken bones or sprains. But the impact of a car accident can also lead to headaches. In fact, it’s not uncommon to suffer a headache after a car accident. Headaches may be mild and caused by bumping your head on the window after […]

How Is “Pain and Suffering” Determined after a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Accidents, Injuries, Legal | Feb 20, 2020

How Is “Pain and Suffering” Determined after a Car Accident?

If you have suffered car accident injuries, you may be interested in filing a personal injury claim and pursuing a car accident case. Three main components are used to determine the value of a personal injury claim: reimbursement for medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering. While medical bills and lost income are more […]

Does a Police Report Matter in My Personal Injury Case

Accident FAQS, Legal | Feb 21, 2020

Does a Police Report Matter in My Personal Injury Case?

When filing a personal injury claim, it is important to include as much concrete proof as possible to demonstrate injury or harm. While extensive medical records from an injury doctor tend to be the first thing that comes to mind, there are other important factors, such as the police report from the scene. If you […]

Can a Car Accident Trigger Arthritis

Accident FAQS, Accidents | Feb 26, 2020

Can a Car Accident Trigger Arthritis?

If you have experienced an injury to the leg, hip, or ankle from a car accident, you want to speak with your doctor about the possibility of developing post-traumatic arthritis. While you may initially have been told you have a broken bone, an accident doctor in Atlanta would want to investigate it further.

Does Whiplash Count For an Injury Claim After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Whiplash | Feb 26, 2020

Does Whiplash Count For an Injury Claim After an Accident?

If you’ve been in an accident and think you may suffer from whiplash, seek medical treatment right away. Not only is it important to receive whiplash treatment, but it is also important to begin medical documentation on an injury sustained from an accident as soon as possible for legal reasons. Many who are injured in […]

Accident FAQS | Mar 27, 2020

What to Do After a Car Accident [Checklist]

When you’ve just endured a car accident, a million things are rushing through your mind. It can be overwhelming but figuring out your next steps will help. At AICA Orthopedics, our team of doctors has the knowledge and the expertise to treat anyone who has been in a car accident, from those experiencing mild discomfort […]

Do I Have to Go to the ER After an Accident

Accident FAQS | Jun 10, 2020

Do I Have to Go to the ER After an Accident?

Each year, nearly 6 million car accidents happen on roads across the United States. Some serious accidents involve fatalities or life-altering car accident injuries, while others are simple fender benders or minor accidents with few to no injuries. After a car accident, most people know they need to call the police and their insurance company. […]

How to Tell if a Shoulder Is Dislocated After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Jul 13, 2020

How to Tell if a Shoulder Is Dislocated After a Car Accident

After a car accident, you experience a lot of thoughts and emotions in response to what happened. You may be upset about your car getting hit, worried about your passengers, or concerned about the medical expenses you may be facing. No matter how you feel, however, you need to make sure you do a complete […]

Leg Pain After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Uncategorized | Jul 18, 2020

Leg Pain After a Car Accident

If you have been injured in a car accident and are experiencing any kind of pain or discomfort, it is important to seek out medical treatment right away. We use our knees in so many aspects of daily life, sitting, standing, and walking, so it is incredibly important to address any injuries with a knee […]

Pinched Nerves After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Neurology | Jul 20, 2020

Pinched Nerves After a Car Accident

If you’ve recently been in a car accident, the first injuries you may worry about are things like broken bones, whiplash, or cuts and bruises. While these are all common, another common injury often isn’t thought about: pinched nerves. While a pinch sounds mild, these injuries can actually be severe and require the care of […]

Soft Tissue Damage After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Injuries, Whiplash | Jul 20, 2020

Soft Tissue Damage After a Car Accident

Injuries of the back and neck from a car accident can significantly impact your daily life and can have long-lasting negative effects on your health if not treated right away. The spine and neck house the spinal column, which sends communications through the rest of the body, and any interruption to that communication can cause […]

Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident, Sciatica | Jul 20, 2020

Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

If you or someone you know has ever been in a serious car accident then you know pain and discomfort can immediately follow the force of impact. Many injuries and symptoms appear right away, like pain with cuts, the pressure and impact of the steering wheel, and your neck and back might even hurt from […]

What Diagnostic Scans Should I Get After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Imaging | Aug 6, 2020

What Diagnostic Scans Should I Get After a Car Accident?

One of the first things you are likely to do after an accident is evaluate yourself (and any passengers) for car accident injuries. If you’re lucky, nothing but some cuts and scrapes will be apparent and after an assessment by the first responders, you’ll be able to move on to dealing with police reports, insurance […]

What to Do About Blurred Vision After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS | Aug 18, 2020

What to Do About Blurred Vision After a Car Accident?

The first few moments after a car accident can be incredibly disorienting and traumatic, especially if you have sustained any car accident injuries. Whether you were rear-ended while stopped at a red light or experienced a car accident at a high rate of speed, your body has experienced a trauma as the force of the […]

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Show Up

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Aug 19, 2020

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Show Up?

In the hours and even days after a car accident, you may not notice any injuries at first. The whole experience can be overwhelming and stressful, and the last thing you may want to think about is whether or not the soreness and bruises you got from the car accident are a sign of something […]

knee injury

Accident FAQS, Foot Pain | Aug 20, 2020

What Can a Leg Doctor Treat After an Accident?

While you may associate car accidents with injuries like whiplash, concussions, or cuts and scrapes, legs are actually very commonly injured in these scenarios. During impact, your legs may move in unnatural or abnormal ways that can cause them to react badly. Legs can also be caught in crushed parts of a vehicle, like under […]

What Headaches After a Car Accident Could Mean

Accident FAQS, Headaches | Sep 4, 2020

What Headaches After a Car Accident Could Mean

Experiencing a headache in the wake of a car accident is very common- sometimes the stress alone is enough to bring on some discomfort. However, headaches can also be a sign of numerous severe injuries and should be taken seriously. Car accidents can cause “hidden injuries” that are not visible to the naked eye and […]

How Do I Handle Insurance After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS | Sep 7, 2020

How Do I Handle Insurance After a Car Accident?

In the aftermath of a car accident, it can be stressful to deal with the various players and companies necessary. You may need to work with the police to file a report, the other people involved, mechanics, and of course insurance. Insurance companies are there to help you in the wake of car accident injuries, […]

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Appear

Accident FAQS, Injuries | Sep 14, 2020

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Appear?

One of the first things you may do after a car accident is to assess yourself and any passengers for injuries. You may notice any severe injuries at this time, and you will likely see superficial wounds like cuts and bruises, but there may be a number of injuries that are not yet apparent. But […]

Should I Visit a Doctor After Being Rear-Ended

Accident FAQS | Sep 15, 2020

Should I Visit a Doctor After Being Rear-Ended?

One of the most common forms of car accidents is rear-end collisions, in which your car is hit from behind, most often at a low speed. Fortunately, these types of accidents often cause minor damage to the vehicles involved and result in less serious injuries than other types of crashes. However, this does not mean […]

How Long Can I Wait to Go to a Doctor After an Accident

Accident FAQS | Sep 16, 2020

How Long Can I Wait to Go to a Doctor After an Accident?

After a car accident, you may feel overwhelmed by all the tasks you have to take care of; talking to the police, working with car insurance, and figuring out a rental car can all be stressful. It can sometimes be easy to ignore your own health and car accident injuries in all the chaos, but […]

Why Spine Care Is Important After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Spine Care | Sep 25, 2020

Why Spine Care Is Important After an Accident

Medical care is an expected part of a car accident, especially if you have suffered from any injuries. You may picture an emergency room and broken bones- while those can be common, many people underestimate the importance of seeking chiropractic care after an event like this. Focusing on realignment of the spine and spinal decompression […]

Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Shoulder Pain | Oct 16, 2020

Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt After an Accident?

When dealing with car accident injuries, some people talk about how their shoulder blade hurts, often because of the strain of the seatbelt holding your body still, or from the impact of the airbag when it deploys. If the accident is forceful enough, it can even cause a shoulder dislocation injury. Signs and Symptoms of […]

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