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Category Archives: Accidents

Accidents | Jul 1, 2016

Two Types of Whiplash After a Car Accident

Whiplash is usually caused by a car accident or sports injury. It can also be caused by falls or other situations when the neck and head are forcibly moved. This causes the hyperflexion of the neck, in which the cervical spine rotates too much, causing soft tissue inflammation and variety of other symptoms. You don’t […]

Accidents | Nov 9, 2016

Home for the Holidays: Ten Safety Tips for Teen Drivers in Your Family 

The holidays are so busy with everyone traveling. Roads become busier and it’s important to stay alert during these times of the year. The ones most at risk of car accidents are our teen drivers and may require a car accident doctor. It’s important to focus on their safety because they don’t have as much […]

Accidents, Injuries | Apr 10, 2017

3 Common Car Accident Injuries Treated By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

According to the Georga Department of Motor Vehicles, there are approximately 300,000 car accidents each year. These collisions leave up to 200,000 victims injured, forcing them to seek medical and legal support.

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Apr 13, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Pinched Nerves and Car Accident Injuries

Pinched nerves are common among car accident victims and can be easily treated with orthopedic solutions. It may not be pain that you notice the second the accident takes place. However, over time, the pain from a pinched nerve will become apparent. It can be very uncomfortable, plus it can limit your range of motion. […]

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Apr 14, 2017

How Soon Should You Visit An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor Following A Car Accident?

If you are involved in an auto collision, our Atlanta orthopedic doctors recommend contacting our office within 48 hours. When you experience a car accident, your body becomes exposed to a particular degree of force, which can cause a variety of injuries that range from soft tissue damage to fractured bones.

Accidents, Injuries | Apr 21, 2017

3 Car Accident Injuries That Require Immediate Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment

If you are in pain as a result of a recent auto collision, it is imperative that you seek immediate treatment from an experienced Atlanta orthopedic doctor. Even if your accident was minor and you haven’t noticed any symptoms, it does not mean that you are completely in the clear.

Accidents, Orthopedics | Jun 14, 2017

How Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Can Help You After A Car Accident

Car accidents are one of the terrifying and physically devastating experiences that can happen. In just a few seconds a car accident can turn a seemingly quiet drive into an experience that leaves you, and other passengers hurt or in critical shape. Although no one wants to be the victim of a car accident, it’s […]

Accidents | Jun 19, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment Helps You Recover Fast and Safely From A Car Accident

Orthopedic care is the leading alternative approach to treating car accident injuries, with thousands of people throughout Atlanta visiting our office each year. If you are involved in a car accident, contact our Atlanta orthopedic doctors to schedule a complete examination right away. Even if you feel well, it’s important to understand that there are […]

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, 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 […]

Accidents, Legal | Mar 1, 2019

How To Manage A Car Accident While On Vacation

When you’re planning a vacation, the ultimate goal is to escape from your day to day routine and experience serenity and the last thing on your mind is the unexpected car accident injuries that can occur while you are disconnecting from reality.

Accidents | Apr 1, 2019

Weather’s Effects On Auto Accidents

Weather in Atlanta can greatly affect the road conditions which can make traveling anything but an easy task. Being cautious should be nothing new for any driver traveling the roads, and a high level of alertness should be heightened as weather intensifies. The U.S. Department of Transportation say there are more than 5 million crashes […]

Accidents | Apr 3, 2019

Ways To Avoid Springtime Accidents

Spring weather often brings heavy rain in the Atlanta region and with an estimated 6 million car accidents in the United States a year with pesky rain playing a factor, it’s safe to say that the saying, “ in like a lion, out like a lamb,” isn’t always true.

Accidents | Apr 5, 2019

Common Causes For Crashes

In the Greater Atlanta area, we have busy lives, running errands, driving to work, bringing kids to school and their activities and the one thing we don’t have time for is an accident. Unfortunately, car accident injuries are something that occur every day.

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Apr 8, 2019

Recovering After An Auto Accident

No one plans on being in an accident, especially one where they become injured, but unfortunately this is the fate of approximately 7,000 people a day. Depending on the severity of the crash, the car accident injuries sustained can vary from something minor like a scrape or a bruise or could result in something more […]

Accidents | Jun 12, 2019

Early Intervention Goes Along Way

Regardless of the speed or impact, most people suffer some type of injury from an accident with very few walking away completely unscaved. With car accident injuries, early detection is always best to ensure no long term damage is done and our team at AICA orthopedics can provide you with consultations to assess any injuries […]

Accidents | Jul 3, 2019

Finding An Atlanta Auto Injury Doctor

Every year on average there are about 6 million car accidents with about half of those resulting in injuries. That 3 million subjected to injuries may suffer anything from minor to severe but studies have shown that around 2 million injuries result in some type of permanent damage.

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.

Your First Line of Defense For Accident Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accidents | Oct 16, 2019

Your First Line of Defense For Accident Injuries

No one anticipates for an accident to occur, so planning for one may seem a bit strange. It is, however, essential to know what to do in the event an emergency does happen to make sure that you are protected.

Caring For Your Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accidents | Oct 25, 2019

Caring For Your Injuries

An accident never happens at a good time and when they strike, they strike hard. Our Atlanta accident injury doctors work with local attorneys in regard to personal injury cases and auto accident claims to ensure that victims of these accidents receive the care and treatment they deserve.

Why Orthopedic Doctors Are Best Suited For Accident Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accidents | Oct 28, 2019

Why Orthopedic Doctors Are Best Suited For Accident Injuries

If you have sustained injuries in an accident, chances are you may see a variety of doctors to treat your injuries. However, an orthopedic doctor may be your best option as they treat the structures of the body that are most commonly affected in accidents.

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 […]

Total Orthopedic Care For Auto Accident Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accidents | Dec 6, 2019

Total Orthopedic Care For Auto Accident Injuries

If involved in an auto accident, seeking care as soon as possible can mean all the difference in your chance for a full recovery versus dealing with long term chronic pain.

Trauma After An Auto Accident | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Dec 9, 2019

Trauma After An Auto Accident

It’s clear at the scene of the crash how severe the damage to your car may be, however, what may not be so clear is the trauma your body endured. In some instances, injuries do not surface for days or weeks following the accident, leaving you with a whole new crash scene.

girl crossing the street about to get in accident and need an accident doctor

Accidents | Dec 16, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries

Who is at Risk for a Pedestrian Traffic Accident? Unfortunately, the individuals who are most at risk of being involved in pedestrian traffic accidents are usually the least equipped to handle themselves in a traumatic situation. This tends to lead to their being involved more frequently in accidents than others. Accident doctors are specialized and […]

When to See a Pediatric Orthopedist for Accidents | AICA Orthopedics

Accidents | Jan 3, 2020

When to See a Pediatric Orthopedist for Accidents

Pediatric orthopedists treat patients with all different kinds of injuries. Children are sometimes born with congenital health conditions that require specific treatment. But children are also prone to injuries from accidents as they grow into their bodies. The curious spirit of younger children or the busy athletic schedules of older teens can lead to accidents […]

How to Find an Orthopedic Doctor After an Accident

Accidents, Orthopedics | Jan 16, 2020

How to Find an Orthopedic Doctor After a Car Accident

If you have been in a car accident, you want to know that you are receiving the very best care from an experienced, knowledgeable orthopedic doctor. You must find the right doctor to treat your specific injuries. But how can you find the right doctor and avoid all the wrong ones? Follow these tips to […]

Be Aware of These 6 Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

Accidents, Injuries | Jan 17, 2020

Be Aware of These 6 Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

Car accidents can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere. Although some can result in serious, even fatal injuries, thankfully, most people involved in a car accident only experience minor injuries. It can seem as if you may have walked away from a car accident completely unharmed. You feel excellent and might not think anything is wrong. […]

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 […]

Staying Safe In The Winter Elements | AICA Orthopedics

Accidents | Jan 27, 2020

Staying Safe In The Winter Elements

As the colder months approach us, risk of orthopedic injuries such as fractures and sprains drastically increase. Prevention is key when maintaining a healthy body to ensure unnecessary pain or stiffness.

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 […]

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.

What to Expect (Physically) After a Car Accident

Accidents | Mar 4, 2020

What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

After a serious car accident, it can be easy to find information online about legal advice and car repairs. But what’s most important is your health. Do you know what to expect in the days following a car accident? You might need to visit an orthopedic clinic that treats common types of car accident injuries […]

6 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Accidents, Injuries | Mar 4, 2020

6 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

If you’ve been in a car accident, you know how disruptive the experience can be on your entire body. Whether you’re involved in a small fender-bender or a serious rear-end collision, your body can also be damaged and in need of repair. It’s important to find an Atlanta orthopedic doctor that has the knowledge and […]

How Long Should You Be Sore After A Car Accident

Accidents | Mar 18, 2020

How Long Should You Be Sore After A Car Accident?

When it comes to car accident injuries, they are not always obvious right away. If you’ve ever been in one, you know how the stress and shock of the situation can have you going on autopilot and adrenaline. Our bodies know how to take care of us in the immediate aftermath of something shocking or […]

What to Do After an Accident During COVID-19

Accidents | Apr 6, 2020

What to Do After an Accident During COVID-19

During these unique and challenging times, it is important to know what to do after a car accident. Emergency rooms and hospitals across the state are bracing for an influx of patients with COVID-19. But as we all know, accidents still happen, even during a pandemic. If you have been the victim of a car […]

How Will Car Accident Victims Be Treated During the Pandemic

Accidents | Apr 7, 2020

How Will Car Accident Victims Be Treated During the Pandemic?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering what your options are for seeing a doctor if you don’t have COVID-19. Hospitals and ERs are preparing for and managing a very contagious virus, and you want to do your part to help flatten the curve. But if you were injured in […]

Lower Abdominal Pain After an Accident

Accidents, Injuries | May 22, 2020

Lower Abdominal Pain After an Accident

If you were injured in a car accident, you may have experienced whiplash, broken bones, or injury to your spine or neck. These injuries are serious on their own and are often addressed soon after the accident. However, sometimes delayed injuries can appear days or even a week after a car accident. These types of […]

What to Expect During an MRI after an Accident

Accidents, Imaging | May 23, 2020

What to Expect During an MRI after an Accident

If you’ve been in a car accident, it is important to see a doctor, even if you are only experiencing mild symptoms of pain and discomfort. Whiplash, one of the most common injuries resulting from a car accident, can often have delayed symptoms so you may not realize you have sustained a serious injury for […]

Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After a Car Accident

Accidents, Injuries | Jul 16, 2020

Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After a Car Accident

When you think of common ailments caused by car accidents, things like whiplash and broken bones often come to mind. While these injuries are common, bodies can react to the trauma of an accident in many unexpected ways and you may begin to notice symptoms days or weeks after the accident has occurred. You may […]

Most Common Fractures from Car Accidents

Accidents, Injuries | Jul 17, 2020

Most Common Fractures from Car Accidents

When you are involved in a car accident, there are a variety of injuries that can occur depending on the severity, where in the car you are, and if you’re wearing a seatbelt. After any accident, you’ll want to seek care from an orthopedic doctor to evaluate you for any injuries, obvious or hidden. One […]

What Is the Cause of Most Rear-End Collisions

Accidents, Injuries | Jul 17, 2020

What Is the Cause of Most Rear-End Collisions?

If you have ever been in a serious car accident, you likely know the importance of seeking medical treatment right away. However, even slower, low-impact car accidents like rear-end collisions can have a significant impact on your body. Rear-end car accidents are unfortunately quite common and many people can underestimate how serious injuries can still […]

Delayed Hip Pain After a Car Accident

Accidents, Hip Pain, Injuries | Jul 17, 2020

Delayed Hip Pain After a Car Accident

If you walk away from a car accident without any obvious injuries, you may feel rightfully grateful. However, feeling no pain at the time of an accident does not necessarily mean you have avoided injuries altogether. It may be hours or days before you start to feel stiffness in your neck, pain in your joints, […]

Most Common Types of Injuries in Rear-End Collisions

Accidents | Jul 20, 2020

Most Common Types of Injuries in Rear-End Collisions

One of the most common types of car crashes in the United States is rear-end collisions, in which one car hits the back end of another car. In addition to being common, these incidents are some of the most common types of crashes cited in personal injury cases and result in millions of dollars of […]

Can a Car Accident Change Your Personality

Accidents | Jul 22, 2020

Can a Car Accident Change Your Personality?

Most of us think of the consequences of a car accident as physical- things like whiplash and broken bones are common. You may also worry about the financial impact, insurance claims, and the physical condition of your car itself. What many of us don’t think about is other life changes that can be impacted by […]

FAQs About Car Accident Injuries

Accidents, Injuries | Jul 29, 2020

FAQ About Common Car Accident Injuries

Car accident injuries are unfortunately quite common in this day and age. Whether you caused your car accident or someone else did, and whether it was minor and very severe, you likely have a lot of questions about what comes next, particularly in regards to car accident injuries. Whether you choose to file a claim […]

What Do I Do if I’m Struck as a Pedestrian

Accidents | Aug 19, 2020

What Do I Do if I’m Struck as a Pedestrian?

Pedestrian accidents are typically the most severe of all car accidents, and it is important that those involved take the proper steps to get the injured individuals taken care of as quickly as possible. If you or someone you love was hit by a car as a pedestrian, one of your first calls should be […]

3 Common Hand Injuries from Car Crashes

Accidents, Hand Pain | Oct 6, 2020

3 Common Hand Injuries from Car Crashes

We use our hands to do so much throughout our day and can tend to take them for granted until we experience an injury to one or both hands. In the case of a car crash, you may find yourself at the doctor’s office learning about how your hand injury may impact your daily life. […]

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