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Category Archives: Accident Recovery

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,…

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…

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Mar 9, 2017

Taking Proper Care Of Yourself After A Car Accident In Atlanta

A car accident can be a physically and emotionally traumatic experience depending on the extent of the damage. In the midst of the chaos that surrounds a car accident, it can be tough to think clearly about how you should react and move forward.

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Mar 16, 2017

The Health Effects of Concussions Caused By Auto Accidents In Atlanta

Concussions and head wounds are severe injuries that can occur even during low-speed auto accidents. Although car manufacturers have done a great job incorporating more comprehensive safety features into vehicles, the safest component – the seat belt – is only intended to protect your chest and torso. Your head remains…

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Mar 23, 2017

Spinal Stenosis – Symptoms and How We Treat It

Spinal stenosis is a painful back condition that is defined as a narrowing of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is home to your spinal cord as well as a collection of nerves and nerve roots, so it’s no surprise that compression of the canal can cause severe pain, discomfort,…

Accident Recovery | Apr 7, 2017

Most Common Causes Of Neck Pain and How Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Can Help

Neck pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit our Atlanta orthopedic doctors. There are a wide variety of reasons why patients suffer from chronic neck pain, and Orthopedic treatments range from simple lifestyle changes to ongoing therapy. Neck pain can do more than just present discomfort. It can lead…

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…

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…

Accident Recovery | Apr 28, 2017

What Orthopedic Treatment Options Exist For Chronic Back Pain?

Back pain is one of the most common chronic conditions patients throughout Atlanta experience and affects every single person at one point in their life. Depending on the extent of the condition, back pain can completely stifle your ability to perform even the most basic of activities, let alone follow through with…

Accident Recovery | Jun 21, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Back Pain and Car Accident Injuries

Over 4.6 million people throughout the United States required medical treatment as a result of a car accident in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The financial impact of these accidents cost approximately $432 billion in insurance and medical care. For accident victims, most people tend to sustain…

Accident Recovery | Jun 22, 2017

Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Back Pain With Orthopedic Care

Chronic back pain is the most prevalent conditions that affect Americans as each individual will experience pain at some point in their life. Depending on the extent, back pain can completely alter your routine, making it impossible to perform everyday activities like walking or picking up objects. If you suffer…

Accident Recovery | Jun 28, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Care For Car Accidents and Back Injuries

Each car accident is unique and has the potential to produce injuries that range from minor bruises to critical wounds. Of the car accident injuries that our Atlanta orthopedic doctors treat, there are three kinds of back conditions that are more prevalent than others. Spondylolisthesis, disc herniation, and fractures are…

Accident Recovery | Jul 5, 2017

Treating Chronic Back Pain Without Prescription Medication

Approximately 22 million Americans visit an Orthopedic Doctor each year. Of these, close to eight million people are looking for solutions that resolve chronic back pain. Orthopedic spinal therapy is a safe, useful form of treatment for back pain that allows patients to experience relief without having to rely on…

Accident Recovery | Jul 11, 2017

Treat Lower Back Pain With Orthopedic Care

It concerns our Atlanta orthopedic doctors to learn about patients who suffer from lower back pain that won't go away on its own. Chronic pain often indicates the presence of other underlying conditions that require in-depth orthopedic treatment. If you experience chronic lower back pain for more than a few days…

Accident Recovery | Jul 19, 2017

Treat Arthritis and Neck Pain Without Surgery

At AICA Orthopedics, our Atlanta orthopedic doctors provide premier personalized treatment plans that are designed to meet the unique characteristics of each patient's lifestyle and individual needs. This is especially true when it comes to chronic pain from ailments such as arthritis. Our team offers a variety of orthopedic treatment…

Accident Recovery | Jul 26, 2017

Three Things That May Contribute To Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability throughout the entire world, forcing patients to miss out on their personal and professional obligations. However, many of the contributors and triggers for back pain are avoidable.

Accident Recovery | Aug 9, 2017

Lower Back Pain Can Affect Anyone

Back pain is the most prevalent condition medical physicians, and Orthopedic Doctors treat. Unfortunately, too many people try to ignore their pain until their symptoms become unbearable and potentially dangerous to their long-term health. Whether you experience constant pain or were injured in a recent accident, it's important to have…

Accident Recovery | Aug 18, 2017

Treating A Dislocated Shoulder With Atlanta Orthopedic

Shoulder dislocations are often related to sports injuries, slip and fall accidents, and car collisions. Depending on the extent of the damage, dislocations can force you to miss work and limit your daily routine. Trying to ignore your symptoms or avoiding treatment can lead to muscle damage, as well as…

Accident Recovery | Aug 25, 2017

Treat Chronic Back Pain Without Prescription Medication

A wide variety of pain medications contain adverse side effects and serve as temporary solutions for those who experience chronic back pain. Cortisone shots allow patients to experience immediate pain relief associated with inflammation. If you are interested in treating chronic back pain without prescription medications or surgery, contact our…

Accident Recovery | Aug 28, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Shoulder Injuries Caused By Auto Accidents

If you are involved in a car accident and walk away from the experience with shoulder pain, it may indicate the presence of a dislocation. Although most shoulder dislocations are associated with sports accidents or slip and falls, they can cause muscle damage and lead to chronic conditions if left…

Accident Recovery | Sep 8, 2017

Causes and Symptoms of Lower Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem, affecting more people than you might realize. Lower back pain has actually been cited by doctors as one of the most prevalent reasons that patients seek medical help for. Many people will actually put the aches and pain aside as much as they can,…

Accident Recovery | Sep 13, 2017

Reduce Lower Back Pain With Stretches Recommended By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

Lower back pain can appear gradually over time or develop as a result of physical trauma. Regardless, lower back pain can cause a variety of complications and prevent you from performing basic activities or meeting your professional commitments. Waking up with stiffness or significant pain can be avoided or reduced…

Accident Recovery | Sep 15, 2017

Three Secrets For Going Through Your Workday Without Back Pain

Millions of people experience back pain as a result of their work environment. Sitting at your desk for hours at a time, lifting heavy objects without appropriate equipment are two of the most common reasons why so many people visit our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors.

Accident Recovery | Nov 13, 2017

The Short and Long-Term Effects of Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is the most common car accident injury treated by the Orthopedic Doctors and Chiropractors at AICA Orthopedics. Even victims who are involved in low-speed accidents (under 30 miles per hour) are vulnerable to a Whiplash Injury due to how sensitive the ligaments and tissue are that surround the neck.…

Accident Recovery | Nov 29, 2017

Common Back and Neck Injuries After Car Wrecks

Car accidents cause millions of injuries – some very significant – in the U.S. every year. According to the National Safety Council, 4.6 million people obtained significant injuries in 2016 from car accidents. The seriousness of the injury often depends on the type of accident, but even the most minor…

Accident Recovery | Dec 4, 2017

Orthopedic Treats Different Types Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are common among Americans with over 200,000 people requiring treatment each year. For those who experience this kind of injury, simple activities become difficult to perform such as extending your arm above your head, putting clothes on, or washing your hair. If you should sustain a rotator…

Accident Recovery | Dec 29, 2017

How To Get Through The Night With Lower Back Pain

Chronic back pain can prevent you from following through with your daily obligations and participating in your favorite activities. Considering the various types of chronic pain that exist, more people suffer from lower back pain than any other condition. In fact, each person will experience some level of lower back…

Accident Recovery | Jan 8, 2018

Neck Surgery: What You Need To Know (Part 1)

After a key procedure like a neck operation, you’re going to need time to recuperate. During that stage, you should have plenty of rest and relaxation. When you can do a bit extra, and after your physician gives their ok, there are some workouts you can do to keep your…

Accident Recovery | Jan 10, 2018

Neck Surgery: What You Need To Know (Part 2)

There are several events for various difficulties causing your neck discomfort. Nevertheless, most operations comprise of getting to the area initiating the pain, eliminating whatever is causing the problem and swapping it with something that won’t cause you pain. While patients can usually go home within a couple of days…

Accident Recovery | Jan 12, 2018

Recuperation Time After Neck Surgery

Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors will inform you about how long your recuperation should take, but recoveries usually take about a month. After this time has passed and after you’ve consulted with your physician, they will start proposing doing mild work and movements to build up your muscle. There’s still a…

Accident Recovery | Jan 15, 2018

Reduce Back Pain In An Office Environment

Back pain is the primary source of work disability in the United States. Even if your career doesn't require you to lift heavy weight, you are still at risk of developing back pain at some point. In fact, most back pain is caused by frequently sitting for long periods. Finding…

Accident Recovery | Feb 5, 2018

How To Avoid Text Neck

Text neck refers to a repetitive stress injury that's caused by continuously tilting your head downward to look at or use a smartphone device or computer. The orthopedic concern isn't excessive use of such forms of technology, but the type of impact such use has on your body.

Accident Recovery | Feb 16, 2018

Treat Back and Neck Pain Without Pills

Certain prescription pills contain adverse side effects and offer temporary pain relief for accident injuries, conditions, and other forms of physical trauma. Cortisone shots provide immediate relief for patients who experience inflammation, sciatica, arthritis, back pain, or neck pain. Ask one of the Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors at AICA Orthopedics if…

Accident Recovery | Feb 26, 2018

Neck Surgery Recovery

Anytime neck surgery is performed, it's important to give your body plenty of rest to recover properly. Once your orthopedic doctor approves physical activity, there are a variety of exercises and techniques you can perform to help keep your neck strong and to support your recovery process. Though neck surgery…

Accident Recovery | Mar 7, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulders serve as the most versatile and engaging joints that exist throughout the body. The spherical end of the upper arm connects to a small divot located within the shoulder blade and obtains anterior air from the collarbone. Although these bones are designed to absorb the stress and pressure…

Accident Recovery | Mar 9, 2018

Low-Impact Exercises For Back Pain Relief

Back pain can be extremely debilitating, even if you have not sustained a specific injury like a fracture or tear. Most forms of back pain are caused by an irritated or swollen muscle that is worn or stretched out. To address mild forms of recurring back pain, there are a…

Accident Recovery | Mar 16, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Chronic Shoulder Pain

Significant shoulder arthritis or chronic pain can prevent you from following through with the most basic day to day activities like opening a car door or getting dressed. If you are unable to meet the expectations and obligations of your routine because of shoulder pain, some type of in depth…

Accident Recovery | Apr 4, 2018

Back Pain and Stress Relief Tips

Back pain is an unfortunate condition that has the potential to completely alter your routine. As the most prevalent condition that affects Americans, the intensity of back pain and its debilitating features can create tremendous stress that exacerbates all associated symptoms. If you currently suffer from chronic back pain or…

Accident Recovery | May 2, 2018

Treat The Injury, Not The Pain

Effective non-surgical orthopedic care focuses on identifying and treating the source of a patient's condition. Unlike traditional approaches to addressing injuries, our practice dedicates itself to offering holistic solutions that go beyond masking symptoms and provide long-term relief.

Accident Recovery | May 4, 2018

Alternative Orthopedic Solutions For Severe Rotator Cuff Injuries

For patients whose rotator cuff injuries do not recover well from physical therapy, cortisone injections, or other forms of non-invasive treatment, a common next step is to consider shoulder replacement. Fortunately, alternative solutions exist that allow our Atlanta orthopedic doctors to reconstruct the rotator cuff without replacing anything.

Accident Recovery | Jun 1, 2018

Gain Independence from Your Back Pain

Back pain can exist anywhere from the base of your neck to the tail end of your rib cage. The ribs connect to the sternum located in the center of the chest and extend around to the back area. If a nerve that exists in this area is irritated, pinched,…

Accident Recovery | Jun 4, 2018

Treat Back Pain With Solutions That Actually Work

When it comes to lower back pain, odds are that you’ve already experienced this or will at some point during your life. When back pain does appear, it can range from a dull ache to intense pain that prevents you from performing basic actions and activities such as standing up…

Accident Recovery | Jun 8, 2018

Whiplash Treatment – Signs and Symptoms

Whiplash is the most common injury sustained by car accident victims. Although most cases of Whiplash see accident victims recover with time, the potential to develop into other debilitating conditions or permanent damage does exist if left untreated. Consider the following information that highlights what signs and symptoms you should…

Accident Recovery | Jun 11, 2018

Avoid Back Pain When Carrying A Newborn Child

Most couples who are expecting their first child are aware of the sleepless nights that lay ahead. However, many developing families do not anticipate the type of back pain that comes from carrying and holding an infant for many hours each day. Lifting a newborn is one of the most…

Accident Recovery | Jun 13, 2018

Travel Tips To Avoid Back and Neck Pain

Summer is just about here...which means that vacation season is arriving! With vacationing comes long flights and car rides. For those who suffer from chronic neck or back pain, traveling for hours at a time can be unbearable. So, how do you enjoy your vacation without suffering in constant pain…

Accident Recovery | Aug 3, 2018

How Parents Can Help Protect Their Children From Overuse Injuries

Participation in youth sports continues to rise each year. If your child enjoys competitive sports, you may be caught up in the hectic schedule that comes with such an active lifestyle. Driving your children to and from practice, investing in private lessons, and purchasing equipment throughout the year; competitive sports…

Accident Recovery | Aug 6, 2018

The Orthopedic Approach To Treating Whiplash Injuries

Car accidents regularly result in a whiplash injury. Although many people believe whiplash is a minor injury that will heal on its own, that is not always true. With the potential to be much more than a sore neck, early treatment of a whiplash injury is pivotal to healing properly.

Accident Recovery | Aug 8, 2018

Car Accidents and Concussions In Atlanta

Not only can impact or whiplash from a fall or sports injury cause a concussion, but also a car accident. If you have been in a recent car accident, it is important to know the signs of a concussion and how it can be treated.

Accident Recovery | Aug 13, 2018

At-Home Treatment Solutions For Back Pain

Lower back pain is sometimes so severe, it needs substantial action like surgery or intensive physical therapy for pain relief. Other times, simple home remedies provide relief. At the first sign of back pain, you should always consult your Atlanta orthopedic doctor to make sure this isn’t a symptom of…

Accident Recovery | Aug 15, 2018

Prevent Common Car Accident Injuries

Summer is finally upon us which means many of you are packing your cars for your favorite vacation spot. Before you head off on your trip, you should know summer and early fall are the most dangerous seasons to be on the road.

Accident Recovery | Aug 17, 2018

How Smoking Contributes To Back Pain

You’ve heard it a million times: if you quit smoking immediately, you substantially reduce your risk of developing serious health issues like heart disease, stroke and lung cancer. The Atlanta orthopedic doctors at AICA Orthopedics want to repeat this important message. Not only does smoking cause the health conditions we’ve already…

Accident Recovery | Sep 19, 2018

The Benefits of Spinal Fusion For Those Who Suffer From Back Pain

If you or someone you know suffers from chronic back pain, you understand how debilitating the pain can be. Every element of daily life is affected. Not only is your ability to lift, walk or bend impacted, but even the simplest tasks can be painful and sometimes intolerable. Many who…

Accident Recovery | Oct 22, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Bone Fractures and Other Car Accident Injuries

The chances of sustaining car accident injuries as a result of a collision are high. Depending on the severity of the accident, it is not uncommon for those involved to end up with fractured or broken bones.

Accident Recovery | Oct 31, 2018

Car Accidents, Injuries, And Whiplash Treatment

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors are ready to help you if you have been injured in a car accident. The most frequent injury during an automobile accident is whiplash, which occurs mostly in rear-end collisions. What you may not know is that you can get whiplash during other activities like work,…

Accident Recovery | Nov 7, 2018

Approaching Shoulder Surgery

Chances are if you have an impending shoulder surgery, the day of your procedure is at the forefront of your mind. Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors have most likely given you several pre-operative instructions for you to follow. It is imperative that these instructions are followed to the letter. It is…

Accident Recovery | Nov 14, 2018

Seek Orthopedic Treatment For Whiplash Injury Immediately

Whiplash injury, or neck strain, is the result of the neck being jerked suddenly from a quick stop or sudden turn. This sudden force on the neck can cause tears and injuries to the muscles and tendons within the neck. Some symptoms you may experience with this injury are pain…

Accident Recovery | Dec 3, 2018

How Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Approach Whiplash Injury

If you have been injured in an automobile accident, our Atlanta orthopedic doctors are ready to help. One of the most common injuries we see post-accident is whiplash, although sports and work related injuries may also result in this type of injury.

Accident Recovery | Dec 5, 2018

How Atlanta’s Best Orthopedic Doctors Approach Accident Injuries

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors have extensive experience and training in dealing with car accident injuries and provide support for victims every day. If you are someone you are associated with is in the midst of a legal battle as a result of an injury, we know how hard this process…

Accident Recovery | Dec 7, 2018

How Orthotics Can Help Reduce Back Pain and Other Health Benefits

When you have irregular walking patterns, it may be recommended to you to utilize orthotics. They help make normal daily functions of walking, standing, or running more comfortable and efficient by changing the angles of which your foot strikes minimally.

How Progressive Strengthening Can Help You Recovery Faster From Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Jan 2, 2019

How Progressive Strengthening Can Help You Recover Faster From Injuries

Often during rehabilitation, progressive strengthening is used to increase muscle function, tone, strength, and size. Other names for progressive strengthening are “progressive resistance”, “overload principle”, and “exercise progression”. The goal is to help increase the ability of the muscle so that you can fully recover and go back to the…

Accident Recovery | Jan 14, 2019

Treatment For Your Shoulder Pain and Injury

If you experience intense shoulder pain doesn't go away, you may have sustained some type of injury. It could be a torn tendon, strained muscle, or other soft tissue damage. Some of these injuries could include labral tears, rotator cuff tears, SLAP tears, or PEC tears. A Labral tear occurs with…

Accident Recovery | Jan 28, 2019

How Parents Can Help Lighten Children’s Backpack Burden

Being a parent in today’s society is no easy task. Balancing the kid’s activities, ensuring they are eating properly, getting enough sleep, and for those parents of teens, monitoring their kids screen time. With so much on a parent’s plate,  it’s easy to overlook a critical element in their child’s…

Accident Recovery | Jan 30, 2019

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Back Pain

If you find yourself suffering from back pain, know you are not alone and reside in a cohort with 65 million other Americans. Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work and due to improper lifting techniques- one of the most common work related injuries.

Accident Recovery | Feb 4, 2019

Seek Orthopedic Treatment After A Car Accident

If you are wondering if you need orthopedic care after an auto injury, we are here to tell you yes!

Accident Recovery | Feb 13, 2019

Orthopedic Treatment For Soft Tissue Damage and Car Accident Injuries

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, chances are you may suffer from soft tissue damage which involves the muscles, ligaments and tendons as well as the nerves. Due to these car accident injuries, rehabilitation as well as  a pain management plan should be created to help…

Accident Recovery | Mar 4, 2019

Atlanta Car Accident Treatment and Support

Car accidents are attributed to nearly 2.35 million injuries with an estimated 37,000 deaths each year. After an accident it can leave some with not only painful injuries but high anxiety about the accident itself and the aftermath of what is to come. Our Atlanta orthopedics team can not only…

Accident Recovery | Mar 6, 2019

The Difference Between Personal Injury Lawsuits and Workers Compensation Claims

No one plans on an injury or accident occurring. But, when they do happen, the first few thoughts that come to mind are how you will afford the medical bills and time away from work? There are different types of lawsuits one can file after an injury. One is a…

Accident Recovery | Mar 8, 2019

Common Car Accident Injuries Treated By Orthopedic Doctors

When accidents occur, our bodies produce a large amount of adrenaline and because of that, the impact of the crash may not become apparent right away. Adrenaline is a pain killer for the body and that pain one would feel is masked by the trauma of the accident and therefore…

Accident Recovery | Mar 13, 2019

Work Injuries Treated By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

Is your career physically demanding? If yes, than you need to be aware that you are at a higher risk than others for sustaining orthopedic injuries. Work injuries caused by some type of accident can occur at any time and always seem to happen at the worst of times. Orthopedic…

Accident Recovery | Mar 15, 2019

How Degenerative Diseases Can Be Triggered by Motor Vehicle Accidents

After an accident, immediately seek medical treatment. Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors are here for you to heal what is currently in need of care, as well as providing you with the treatment to prevent degenerative diseases from occurring.

Accident Recovery | Mar 18, 2019

When To Seek Orthopedic Treatment After an Auto Accident

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors highly recommend seeking care immediately following an auto accident.

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…

Accident Recovery | Apr 10, 2019

Back Pain Relief Remedies

Back pain has this awful way of creeping up on people and if you haven’t experienced it yet, you may in the future. If you have experienced it, you aren’t the only one! Unfortunately, half of all working Americans have reported back pain to their doctor!

Accident Recovery | Apr 12, 2019

How A Chiropractor Can Help Following An Auto Accident

The instant after the accident, and the moment everything finally stops moving, you look around and check yourself for injuries. You see no visible wounds and you feel nothing so you think, you’re okay. You get out of the vehicle and assess the damage, file necessary reports, and then all…

Accident Recovery | Apr 17, 2019

What You Need To Know About Back Surgery

Have you suffered from chronic back pain, scoliosis, stenosis, bulging disc long enough? Are you thinking about surgery? Read what our Atlanta orthopedic doctors want you to know about back surgery.

Accident Recovery | May 24, 2019

Shoulder Dislocation Treatment in Atlanta

Our shoulder joint provides the human body with many functions which help us with daily activities but because it’s used frequently, it is more susceptible to dislocation and injury.

Accident Recovery | 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…

Accident Recovery | Jun 10, 2019

Making Your Shoulder Our Priority

The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint that allows for the most range of motion throughout the whole body but even with all its choice in direction, its lays vulnerable as it sits upon the moving platform of the shoulder blade. The shoulders also hold the control of…

Accident Recovery | Jun 10, 2019

Shoulder Surgery In Atlanta

As the shoulder is a ball and socket joint, it is extremely flexible and allows for your arm to rotate in a multitude of directions. Although the flexibility gives the shoulder a sense of power and strength, it also makes it vulnerable as it becomes more susceptible to injury. With…

Accident Recovery | Jun 14, 2019

Atlanta’s Most Experienced Wrist Doctors

With the wrist connecting the hand to the forearm, the complexity of the joint from the muscles to the bones and ligaments, it’s no wonder that wrist pain is so common due to its frequent use. Pinpointing the root of wrist pain can be challenging as there are many causes…

Accident Recovery | Jun 17, 2019

Optimal Care For The Hand And Wrist

As the hand and wrist help us perform many functions in our daily lives, keeping the hand and wrist in pristine shape is an ideal thought. Our orthopedic hand specialists at AICA Orthopedics are trained and experienced in treating a vast array of conditions involving the hand and wrist. Our…

Accident Recovery | Jun 19, 2019

If Your Neck Is In Pain, It’s Time To Call Our Atlanta Spine Center

Everyone at some point in time may experience some type of ache or pain whether it be from sleeping the wrong way or having poor posture which can cause some tension or aching in the neck. There are some things that you can do to help alleviate that temporary ache…

Accident Recovery | Jun 21, 2019

Importance Of Seeking An Orthopedics Specialist’s Help Following Auto Accident

If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident and suffered broken bones or tears in the muscles or ligaments, you may be experiencing ongoing pain. With the level of pain you may be experiencing, seeking the help of an orthopedic doctor may be the first…

Accident Recovery | Jun 24, 2019

Course Of Treatment For A Dislocated Shoulder

The shoulder is the most versatile joint as it can move in a multitude of directions. However, this joint becomes vulnerable due to the amount in which it’s used due to its versatility and can easily be dislocated.

Accident Recovery | Jun 28, 2019

Our Atlanta Chiropractors Can Help You Fight Scoliosis

Some have heard the term and think they know what is and some may even know someone who has the condition. You may even be a parent with a child who has scoliosis but aren’t really sure what exactly you can do for your child. Some adults are living with…

What To Expect When Expecting Shoulder Surgery | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Jul 5, 2019

What To Expect When Expecting Shoulder Surgery

When the soft tissues located in the shoulder become strained or dislocated, our Atlanta orthopedic surgeons may suggest surgery. Surgery is recommended to correct the damage that may have been done to the structure of the shoulder or to tighten areas that may have been stretched out due to overuse.

Everything You Need To Know About Shoulder Dislocations | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Jul 19, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Shoulder Dislocations

The joints in the body allow for movement, but the shoulder joint is the most vulnerable as its the body's most mobile joint. Due to this versatility, the shoulder joint can be unstable, leading to dislocations.

Healthy Remedies For Lower Back Pain | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Aug 2, 2019

Healthy Remedies For Lower Back Pain

As an adult, lower back pain is a common ailment, especially after a certain age. The cause of this pain, however, differentiates from person to person since the source of the pain can begin in the muscles, nerves, or bones. The pain in the lower back can be a dull…

Finding The Right Wrist Doctor Makes A World of Difference | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Aug 16, 2019

Finding The Right Wrist Doctor Makes A World of Difference

When searching for a doctor, your first thought is always that you want the best of the best, especially if your condition is something that requires a specialist. Seeking care from the most experienced and qualified should always be at the top of your list, and here is how to…

AICA Orthopedics Accepts New Patients Every Day | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Aug 19, 2019

AICA Orthopedics Accepts New Patients Every Day

Many times, auto accidents result in the need for a trip to an orthopedic specialist or even surgeon. When an injury is severe and involves the bones of the musculoskeletal system, the victim of the accident is taken to the Emergency room and evaluated by the orthopedic specialists on call.…

Contact A Trauma Specialist After An Accident Injury | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Aug 21, 2019

Contact A Trauma Specialist After An Accident Injury

To ensure you’re the best chance of a successful recovery, seeking medical attention as soon as possible following a traumatic event is your best chance. When a person’s body faces a traumatic event, it typically results in orthopedic care. A sports injury or other traumatic event like an auto accident…

Seeking Orthopedic Care in Atlanta For Car Accident Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Sep 18, 2019

Seeking Orthopedic Care in Atlanta For Car Accident Injuries

Many times, auto accidents result in the need for a trip to an orthopedic specialist or even surgeon. When an injury is severe and involves the bones of the musculoskeletal system, the victim of the accident is taken to the Emergency room and evaluated by the orthopedic specialists on call.…

Treating Life’s Most Common Aches | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Sep 23, 2019

Treating Life’s Most Common Aches

Unfortunately, back pain is something that almost everyone will experience in their lifetime. With life’s physical demands in the workplace, whether it be lifting or even being in the office, back injury or discomfort is bound to occur. This pain, when it occurs, can disrupt your daily routine, and although…

Addressing The Leading Cause of Reported Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Sep 25, 2019

Addressing The Leading Cause of Reported Injuries

The musculoskeletal system is composed of bones, tendons, muscles, and ligaments, and all play vital roles in the way humans function daily. With millions of people each day facing traumatic injuries to their musculoskeletal system due to accidents, orthopedic doctors play a critical role in society as this system is…

Treating Shoulder Dislocations | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Sep 27, 2019

Treating Shoulder Dislocations

When a dislocation in the shoulder occurs, the arm bone must be placed back into the socket of the shoulder, and correct alignment must occur. This process is known as a closed reduction as it does not result in the need for surgery.

What Is A Closed Reduction Procedure? | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Sep 30, 2019

What Is A Closed Reduction Procedure?

When shoulder dislocation occurs, a closed reduction procedure is required to place the shoulder back into the socket. Most often, this type of process takes place in an emergency room.

Our Premier Auto Accident Care Center | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Oct 2, 2019

Our Premier Auto Accident Care Center

No one plans for an auto accident, but when one occurs, it usually has a significant impact on your life and can leave you struggling in ways you never imagined. Walking, running, or even sleeping may prove to be difficult, and this can add extra stress to an already stressful…

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Accident Recovery | Oct 3, 2019

How Do I Know if I Have Sciatica?

Do you have sciatica? This type of back pain is different from other issues that can cause your back to ache. It begins in the lower back, but it doesn’t remain in the area. Instead, the pain continues down one of your legs, and it can go all the way…

Pain In The Neck? Here’s What You Should Know | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Oct 7, 2019

Pain In The Neck? Here’s What You Should Know

Most people will encounter some back pain at some point in their life, and many of those people become afraid when that pain presents itself as they fear it can be severe. Injuries to the back and neck can be debilitating. However, not all spinal pain is as alarming as…

5 Helpful Stretches for Spinal Stenosis

Accident Recovery | Oct 14, 2019

5 Helpful Stretches for Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis can be a painful condition that leaves you with less mobility. This may mean that you can’t engage in your hobbies as much as you once did or keep up with your children or grandchildren.   You may feel like you’re missing out on life, and it might…

Rotator Cuff Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Oct 14, 2019

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common ailment among Americans, with some needing the care of a doctor, and others being able to treat it on their own at home. Those who require care from doctors may suffer from a torn rotator cuff, which may ultimately need surgery. If you have experienced…

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Accident Recovery | Oct 15, 2019

5 Helpful Exercises for a Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator cuff injuries may not be something you are personally familiar with, but they are fairly common. The shoulder is a complex joint that needs to be able to move like a ball in a socket to accomplish everything from everyday tasks to extraordinary feats done only by talented athletes.…

Girl with dislocated shoulder in sling wondering if she needs surgery

Accident Recovery | Oct 17, 2019

Do I Need Surgery for My Dislocated Shoulder?

Dealing with shoulder dislocation is never fun. You may find it difficult to do much of anything with that arm for several days or weeks. To help the arm heal, wearing a sling for a few days might help, too.   In some severe cases, surgery is necessary to repair…

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Accident Recovery | Oct 22, 2019

4 Surgeries that Hand Surgeons Perform

If you’ve felt pain in your hands or have lost some of the mobility in your fingers, you may need to have a procedure done to restore functionality and eliminate the pain. A qualified hand surgeon performs many of these surgeries on a daily basis. Many people, though, don’t realize…

warehouse worker with back pain needing 5 lifestyle changes to prevent back pain

Accident Recovery | Oct 24, 2019

5 Lifestyle Changes that Can Prevent Back Pain

No one wants to suffer from chronic back pain, but no one wants to undergo the surgical procedures or take medication to deal with pain, either. Fortunately, there are a number of lifestyle changes that you can make to prevent back pain. If the underlying cause of your back pain…

Minimally Invasive Back Surgery Procedure at AICA Orthopedics with Scissors and Knives

Accident Recovery | Oct 31, 2019

What Happens During Minimally Invasive Back Surgery?

No one wants to have surgery, especially back surgery. The recovery time can be much more difficult than some other surgeries because you often cannot lay on your back, which can be uncomfortable, and you have to limit your movements as much as possible.   That’s why minimally invasive spine…

Man needing an orthopedic doctor in atlanta after sustaining whiplash injury in car accident

Accident Recovery | Nov 4, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Whiplash

Whiplash injuries can be incredibly painful and debilitating. These types of injuries occur when an individual’s head and neck move back and forth in a forceful manner. Whiplash, aptly named to describe the similarity between the injury and the movement of a cracking whip, is common in the course of…

woman experiencing headaches and needing whiplash treatment

Accident Recovery | Nov 15, 2019

The Lowdown on Whiplash Headaches

Whiplash headaches occur in the aftermath of accidents and incidents where the individual has suffered a whiplash injury. The headaches that this person feels are symptoms of the physiological injuries that occurred when their head and neck were jerked back and forth during their traumatic event.   Most of the…

Treating Spinal Trauma | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Nov 25, 2019

Treating Spinal Trauma

A fracture to the spine can occur when a trauma such as a car accident, fall or even sports-related injuries impacts the body.

man feeling neck in pain needing whiplash treatment from chiropractor

Accident Recovery | 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,…

minimally invasive surgery for scoliosis

Accident Recovery | Dec 5, 2019

Does Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery Work?

What Is Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery? Scoliosis is a condition of the spine which causes it to be marked by curvatures and misalignments that should not be present in a healthy and properly formed spine. This condition can be mild and harmless to the individual who has it, but it…

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…

woman having whiplash after accident and needing a whiplash doctor

Accident Recovery | 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…

man with tennis elbow needing a physical therapy clinic

Accident Recovery, Sports | Dec 17, 2019

8 Helpful Exercises for Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylitis, more commonly known as tennis elbow, is pain or injury to the tendons in the forearm, largely due to overuse or repetitive motions. Resting the tendons and avoiding overuse is one of the best ways to ease tennis elbow pain.   Exercises can also help speed up the…

Stand Tall For A Better You | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Jan 10, 2020

Stand Tall For A Better You

With nearly 65 million Americans reporting back-related pain, it is no wonder it is the leading cause of disability in the United States. The back is composed of muscles, ligaments, bones, nerves, and discs. Unwanted strain and stress are being placed on backs around the country due to increased use…

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…

Does Chiropractic Care Help with Anxiety and Depression? | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Jan 23, 2020

Does Chiropractic Care Help with Anxiety and Depression?

If you struggle with anxiety or depression, you are not alone. Approximately 40 million Americans including orthopedic surgeons have the same struggles. In fact, nearly 18% of the population admits to having an anxiety disorder. As anxiety and depression are on the rise, people are asking themselves what can be…

What You Need to Know About Your Slip and Fall Case in Georgia | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Jan 27, 2020

What You Need to Know About Your Slip and Fall Case in Georgia

Have you experienced a slip and fall accident? If it was on someone else’s property, you may have options for receiving compensation for medical bills that could be piling up quickly, especially if negligence was involved. It’s likely that you’ll be in and out of doctors’ offices, getting treatment and…

Treating Rotator Cuff Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Feb 3, 2020

Treating Rotator Cuff Injuries

Athletes are subjected to a wide array of injuries and one injury that is sustained due to repetitive motions is a rotator cuff tear. These tears are common injuries sustained by athletes, and our orthopedic doctors have the answers to your most frequent questions.

Back Pain Myths: Busted

Accident Recovery | Feb 10, 2020

Back Pain Myths: Busted

All too often, patients believe certain myths and misconceptions about back pain, the spine, and the types of appropriate care available. You may need a CT scan, X-rays, or MRI to fully diagnose the extent of your back pain, but knowing the truth behind these myths will give you a…

Labral Tears Require Immediate Care | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Feb 12, 2020

Labral Tears Require Immediate Care

If you follow sports, you have probably heard the term “labral tear” a time or two as many high profile athletes have endured this injury. The labrum is a thick ring of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder and hip socket. It provides stability to the joint by increasing the depth…

what is degenerative disc disease

Accident Recovery | Feb 12, 2020

What Is Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative Disc Disease occurs when a person’s discs that keep the vertebrae from rubbing together begin to dry out or shrink or degenerate. When these discs are no longer able to perform, chronic back pain begins and can even become debilitating for many. Unlike normal wear and tear on the…

How to Treat Chronic Back Pain

Accident Recovery | Feb 19, 2020

How to Treat and Diagnose Chronic Back Pain

Patients with chronic back pain often look for a spine doctor to address their symptoms and concerns. Chronic back pain can affect your daily life, so it’s critical to find a holistic therapeutic treatment plan for pain relief and healthy functioning. Here are some things to consider when treating chronic…

Does Whiplash Count For an Injury Claim After an Accident

Accident Recovery | 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.…

How Long Does Whiplash Last

Accident Recovery | Mar 6, 2020

How Long Does Whiplash Last?

The sudden impact of vehicles during a car accident can cause the body to jolt or jerk severely back and forth, causing you to experience whiplash. Symptoms may not develop right away, and they also may take a while to dissipate, depending on the severity of the case. If you’ve…

How to Treat Whiplash

Accident Recovery | Mar 11, 2020

How to Treat Whiplash

Whiplash is a type of neck strain where the muscles and tendons are stretched and torn. This injury is commonly associated with car accidents, though it can also occur in contact sports and other accidents. When a strong impact causes the head to jerk forward and backward, the muscles and…

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Accident Recovery | Mar 13, 2020

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

If you’ve ever been in a rear-end collision, you may be familiar with the experience of whiplash. When the vehicle strikes your car from behind, your head will first jerk forward with the impact and then snap backward at the abrupt stop of the car. Sometimes, your head may even…

How Do You Know If You Have Whiplash

Accident Recovery | Mar 16, 2020

How Do You Know If You Have Whiplash?

Have you recently been in a car accident? Were you injured in a high-impact sport? If either of these is true for you, you may be wondering if you have whiplash. Whiplash is most commonly associated with car accidents because of how the impact of two vehicles causes the head…

5 Ways to Treat Whiplash at Home

Accident Recovery | Mar 20, 2020

5 Ways to Treat Whiplash at Home

When it comes to managing symptoms of whiplash from a car accident, it can be helpful to utilize home remedies and treatments to supplement care from your medical team. When you are at the doctor’s office, an orthopedist may prescribe certain medications for pain management, and a physical therapist might…

Wrist Fracture Recovery

Accident Recovery | Jul 6, 2020

Wrist Fracture Recovery

A wrist fracture is one of the most common car accident injuries. This type of injury occurs so frequently because your hands are typically on your steering wheel at the time of impact. You may try to brace yourself if you see the accident coming, or the simple jarring of…

What Is the Difference Between Whiplash and a Concussion

Accident Recovery | Jul 15, 2020

What Is the Difference Between Whiplash and a Concussion?

Even a mild car accident can cause a variety of different injuries, from broken bones to organ damage. Two of the most commonly reported damages reported are whiplash and concussions, with these injuries coming up particularly often in rear-end collisions. While you may have heard of both whiplash and concussions,…

Left Shoulder Pain After Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Jul 16, 2020

Left Shoulder Pain After Car Accident

If you have been injured in a car accident, you likely understand just how much your entire body can experience pain and discomfort from such a significant force of impact. While seatbelts and airbags are designed to help your body withstand a number of serious and even fatal injuries, a…

Soft Tissue Damage After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | 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…

Whiplash Settlements: Don’t Believe What You Read

Accident Recovery | Jul 26, 2020

Whiplash Settlements: Don’t Believe What You Read

Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries, and the internet is full of information about what to do about whiplash and how it may play into any litigation in the future. Because the severity can vary, the need for whiplash treatment can also vary. What you might…

Lower Back Pain and Cold Feet

Accident Recovery | Jul 26, 2020

Lower Back Pain and Cold Feet

Certain ailments are easy to identify and diagnose - pain in the back or the neck is usually easy to discover. But sometimes, we experience other symptoms that we don’t realize indicate a larger issue, or we don’t associate with other symptoms. For example, it may not be until you…

Managing Back Pain in the Midst of COVID-19

Accident Recovery | Aug 4, 2020

Managing Back Pain in the Midst of COVID-19

Prioritizing Health and Safety During a Pandemic During these difficult times, you might find yourself considering which places are worth venturing out to and which places to avoid. State and local guidelines recommend personal safety precautions to benefit your community including wearing masks or face coverings in public places, washing…

Dos and Don’ts of Lower Back Stretching

Accident Recovery | Aug 5, 2020

Dos and Don’ts of Lower Back Stretching

Ah, lower back pain. That tightness you feel after sitting at your desk for too long, that shooting pain you experience when bending or twisting the wrong way, or that ache you dread when you roll out of bed in the morning. Lower back pain is one of the most…

5 Ways to Deal with a Herniated Disc

Accident Recovery | Aug 5, 2020

5 Ways to Deal with a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc can be an extremely painful condition generally caused by injury to the spinal disc or natural degeneration as you age. Common types of injuries that can lead to herniated discs include anything that includes a direct impact on the spinal discs that separate your vertebrae, including car…

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Accident Recovery | Aug 13, 2020

Don’t Let These 4 Hidden Injuries Go Undetected!

If you have ever had car accident injuries then you may have had the unfortunate experience of what can be a very overwhelming and stressful event. Many people who have been in a car accident find that looking back on the moments directly afterward can be a blur and that…

How to Relieve Lower Back Pain When Sleeping

Accident Recovery | Aug 14, 2020

How to Relieve Lower Back Pain When Sleeping

We all know how important quality sleep is to our health, and unfortunately, many of us just aren’t getting it due to living busy lives and never finding enough time in the day! But when you also add in experiencing pain every time you try to sleep, there is even…

Think You Have Whiplash? Here Are the Top 5 Symptoms to Look Out For

Accident Recovery | Aug 26, 2020

Think You Have Whiplash? Here Are the Top 5 Symptoms to Look Out For

The aftermath of a car accident can be stressful or even a blur, and many people don’t notice their injuries until days or hours after the event. As the adrenaline begins to dissipate and your body tries to resume normal function, you may begin to notice soreness and trouble with…

6 Ways Physical Therapy Helps a Rotator Cuff Injury

Accident Recovery | Aug 27, 2020

6 Ways Physical Therapy Helps a Rotator Cuff Injury

A rotator cuff injury can significantly impact your daily life because this grouping of tendons and muscles are what helps the shoulder move. Not only will you experience a reduction in the range of motion, but you will likely also experience a good bit of shoulder pain. In more serious…

What Can Be Done for Cervical Neck Pain

Accident Recovery | Sep 8, 2020

What Can Be Done for Cervical Neck Pain?

Most of us have probably suffered from some sort of neck pain in our lives, whether it was the result of an injury or simply sleeping in an odd position. Not only is this pain frustrating, but it can also make certain tasks hard- like working on a computer or…

How to Distinguish Between a Dislocation and a Sprain

Accident Recovery | Oct 1, 2020

How to Distinguish Between a Dislocation and a Sprain

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you might be experiencing severe pain and it’s scary to think you might even have a broken bone! That’s why it is so important to seek medical care from an orthopedic specialist who can help assess your car accident injury and determine what…

Make Sure You’re Lifting Correctly with These 4 Tips

Accident Recovery | Oct 14, 2020

Make Sure You’re Lifting Correctly with These 4 Tips!

You’ve probably heard someone say it before- lift with your legs, not your back! But what does that mean? While picking something up may be second nature, there are actually ways to do so that are less likely to result in back pain or worse, a back injury. If you…

Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt After an Accident

Accident Recovery | 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…

How to Sit to Avoid Back Pain

Accident Recovery | Oct 23, 2020

How to Sit to Avoid Back Pain

If you’re experiencing back pain for any reason then you probably know how uncomfortable it can be to sit in certain positions or for long periods of time. It is important to see a spine specialist whenever you have back pain that interrupts how you live your life. There are…

What Is Repetitive Strain Injury

Accident Recovery | Oct 28, 2020

What Is Repetitive Strain Injury?

While Repetitive Strain Injury can refer to any pain caused by overuse and repeated movements, in recent years the condition has become more commonly associated with pain caused by the constant use of a computer or other technology. With alternate names like occupational overuse syndrome, work-related upper limb disorder, or…

How Much Is a Back Injury Worth In a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Nov 3, 2020

How Much Is a Back Injury Worth In a Car Accident?

In any car accident, the best-case scenario is that every part is able to walk away with minor or no injuries, but sometimes they are unavoidable. Some of the most common injuries are back and neck injuries, which often appear in the hours and days after the original impact. These…

How Long Should I Stay Out of Work After a Back Injury from a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Nov 4, 2020

How Long Should I Stay Out of Work After a Back Injury from a Car Accident?

Many people want to put their car accident behind them and resume normal routines as soon as possible, and while this is sometimes possible, your health needs to come first. If you have suffered an injury or are experiencing back pain after a car accident, returning to things like work…

How to Sleep When You’re Dealing With Whiplash

Accident Recovery | Dec 7, 2020

How to Sleep When You’re Dealing With Whiplash

Whether you are injured or not, sleep is important for the body to function properly. The body’s overall health and stability are improved by getting enough sleep, including mental health in addition to physical. The time the body spends recuperating is important for healing, but certain conditions can impact our…

What Jaw and Ear Pain Means After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Dec 11, 2020

What Jaw and Ear Pain Means After a Car Accident

When you are involved in a car accident, your body is subject to a large number of strong forces all at the same time. Even a minor accident at a slow speed of 30 mph can create literal tons of force on the body. While you may notice some injuries…

How Long After an Accident Can You Feel Back Pain

Accident Recovery | Dec 18, 2020

How Long After an Accident Can You Feel Back Pain?

After an accident, you can often get caught up in the chaos of the situation. Dealing with the police, insurance companies, and car repairs can be draining, and often your body goes into shock mode so that you are able to carry out these tasks. While this allows you to…

How long should I see a chiropractor for whiplash

Accident Recovery | Jan 4, 2021

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor for Whiplash?

One of the things you may hear when seeking out chiropractic care is that the treatments can go on for a long time. While this is true in some cases, the length of treatment depends on your protocol and the reason you are seeking care. Chiropractic treatments may also last…

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

Accident Recovery | Jan 8, 2021

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

Have you recently been in a car accident and are now struggling with a lot of neck pain? It is very possible that you may have a whiplash injury from the accident. Whether you were rear-ended while stopped at a red light or driving at a high speed, the force…

Will a Heating Pad Help My Whiplash

Accident Recovery | Jan 10, 2021

Will a Heating Pad Help My Whiplash?

After a car accident, you’re likely to feel a variety of aches and pains that you hope you can manage without high doses of medication. As the most common injury from a car accident, whiplash is often the cause of some discomfort. While the underlying causes of whiplash will need…

How Long Should I Be Off Work for Whiplash

Accident Recovery | Feb 1, 2021

How Long Should I Be Off Work for Whiplash?

In the days after a car accident, it is totally normal to feel stressed at the prospect of handling everything with your insurance company to taking care of your own health and well-being. Some car accident injuries can have painful or uncomfortable side effects that can last for weeks or…

Combat Carpal Tunnel with These 5 Foods

Accident Recovery | Feb 4, 2021

Combat Carpal Tunnel with These 5 Foods

Carpal tunnel syndrome is incredibly common among people who participate in jobs and activities that involve repetitive motions of the hands and wrists, like typing, assembly line work, and construction work. When your hands and wrists are overused it can cause swelling and additional pressure on the median nerve in…

Is Spinal Decompression Safe for Your Spine

Accident Recovery | Feb 5, 2021

Is Spinal Decompression Safe for Your Spine?

When it comes to back pain, millions of Americans seek out all types of treatment options in hopes of lasting relief. However, more and more people are looking for treatment options that are less invasive and hoping to avoid expensive surgeries that come with long recovery periods and medications that…

Will Whiplash Show Up on an MRI

Accident Recovery | Feb 8, 2021

Will Whiplash Show Up on an MRI?

You are likely familiar with the term whiplash, referring to an injury that is common after car accidents. The term whiplash is even used metaphorically, to describe the feeling of moving between two thoughts or positions quickly. However, not everyone understands how whiplash actually occurs or what damage it causes…

Should You See a Chiropractor or Physical Therapist for Back Pain

Accident Recovery | Feb 10, 2021

Should You See a Chiropractor or Physical Therapist for Back Pain?

Every day, people experience back pain for a wide variety of reasons. It may come from a sports injury, from lifting a heavy object, from a traumatic fall or car accident, or simply from sitting all day at a computer desk for your job. In any case, back pain is…

Can Back Pain Impact My Digestion

Accident Recovery | Mar 11, 2021

Can Back Pain Impact My Digestion?

Our health is impacted by a variety of factors that all interact with each other. Rarely is there a condition that has a single, isolated cause. This is why it can be important to identify the root cause of your health problems and address them there. Symptoms in one area…

The Hidden Dangers of Whiplash

Accident Recovery | Mar 17, 2021

The Hidden Dangers of Whiplash

Most people are familiar with whiplash. As the most common injury sustained in car accidents, it’s seen often and even a term used to describe other, similar feelings. In most cases, whiplash is an uncomfortable yet treatable injury and is not considered a long term problem. However, whiplash can be…

The Orthopedic Approach to Back Pain

Accident Recovery | Apr 19, 2021

The Orthopedic Approach to Back Pain

The orthopedic approach to back pain involves orthopedic doctors who are skilled specialists who can treat all kinds of spine, joint, and muscle pain by addressing the root cause of the problem so you can experience lasting relief. When it comes to finding back doctors who can help you with…

Can Whiplash Cause Vertigo

Accident Recovery | Apr 23, 2021

Can Whiplash Cause Vertigo?

Did you know that whiplash is the most common type of car accident injury? The reason whiplash is so common is because of how your body is protected in the event of a car accident. While seat belts and airbags are designed to prevent you from being ejected from the…

Do I Have a Dislocated Shoulder

Accident Recovery | May 3, 2021

Do I Have a Dislocated Shoulder?

If you’ve recently been in a sports accident or suffered a traumatic fall, you may be in a lot of pain and discomfort. A hard blow to the shoulder can cause a dislocation, which is actually the most frequently dislocated joint in your body. The shoulder joint has such a…

How to Cope with Whiplash Pain

Accident Recovery | May 15, 2021

How to Cope with Whiplash Pain

While whiplash happens in an instant, the recovery is unfortunately not as fast. Whiplash treatment often takes weeks or months to be fully effective, even in more mild cases. While every physical therapy appointment, chiropractic adjustment, and massage is getting you one step closer to full recovery, there may be…

Is Ice or Heat Better for Treating Whiplash

Accident Recovery | Jun 3, 2021

Is Ice or Heat Better for Treating Whiplash?

Whiplash is an injury that can cause significant pain and discomfort in your head, neck, and back. If you’ve been in a car accident, especially if you were rear-ended, then your doctor will very likely want to assess you for whiplash because it is such a common injury. While whiplash…

What to Do About Pain Where the Shoulder Meets the Collarbone

Accident Recovery | Jun 12, 2021

What to Do About Pain Where the Shoulder Meets the Collarbone

Whether you’ve recently been in a car accident or fell and landed on your shoulder, an injury to the shoulder can cause pain at the collarbone as well. An injury to the collarbone can also cause shoulder pain because these two parts of the body are connected by cartilage. The…

Dislocated Shoulder versus Separated Shoulder

Accident Recovery | Jun 15, 2021

Dislocated Shoulder versus Separated Shoulder

If you’ve recently been in a car accident, suffered a sports injury, or slipped and fell, you may have suffered a shoulder injury. When you have severe shoulder pain, how do you know if you have a dislocated shoulder or a separated shoulder? These two conditions are easily confused because…

will-an-mri-show-herniated-discs

Accident Recovery | Jun 27, 2021

Will an MRI Show Herniated Discs?

Back pain can really start to take a toll on your quality of life, especially when you don’t know the cause. You may have experienced back pain after a recent car accident, sports injury, or if you slipped and fell. Or you might be struggling with chronic back pain and…

how-long-does-it-take-for-whiplash-symptoms-to-appear

Accident Recovery | Jul 10, 2021

How Long Does It Take for Whiplash Symptoms to Appear?

Even though whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in car accidents, many people do not have a full understanding of what whiplash entails. If you’ve never experienced it before, you may not know how to identify the condition or what symptoms to look for. While it’s important…

why-is-a-chiropractor-the-best-specialist-to-see-for-a-herniated-disc

Accident Recovery | Jul 13, 2021

Why Is a Chiropractor the Best Specialist to See for a Herniated Disc?

Whiplash is the most common car accident injury because of how your head and neck are left vulnerable to the jostling and force of impact from a wreck. While your upper body is held mostly in place when you are wearing a seat belt or if the airbags deploy, your…

reduce-risk-of-car-accidents-with-road-trip-safety

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Jul 22, 2021

Reduce Risk of Car Accidents with Road Trip Safety

Practicing safety while on the road can greatly reduce your risk of ending up in a car accident. While we can’t prevent everything from happening, there are certain precautions you can take as a driver or rider to help support a safe trip. With summer upon us, many will be…

top-7-back-injuries-from-car-accidents

Accident Recovery, Accidents, After An Accident | Jul 25, 2021

Top 7 Back Injuries from Car Accidents

During a car accident, your whole body is left vulnerable to injury as a result of the unnatural force of impact and the proximity to hard surfaces. The spine is particularly susceptible to injury because it is complex and spans a large portion of the body- this is why back…

can-i-see-a-chiropractor-while-i-have-a-broken-bone

Accident Recovery | Aug 2, 2021

Can I See a Chiropractor While I Have a Broken Bone?

Many people associate broken bones with childhood and think of children wearing brightly colored casts on their arms or legs. However, adults can break bones too, and adult bodies aren’t quite as resilient as growing young bodies. You want to take good care of yourself when you have a broken…

3-ways-physical-therapists-help-treat-pain

Accident Recovery | Aug 8, 2021

3 Ways Physical Therapists Help Treat Pain

Whether you are dealing with neck pain, back pain, or pain from a condition like arthritis, physical therapists can help. While many people associate physical therapy with the recovery process after an injury or surgery, physical therapy can also help prevent future injuries and help manage and treat your pain…

how-diagnostic-imaging-helps-doctors-get-the-whole-picture

Accident Recovery | Aug 9, 2021

How Diagnostic Imaging Helps Doctors Get the Whole Picture

If you have ever broken a bone or been in a car accident, then you may have had an X-ray or CT scan. These are types of diagnostic imaging tools that help your doctor get a better look at any damage to your internal structures. When it comes to healing…

what-to-expect-from-a-whiplash-examination

Accident Recovery | Aug 11, 2021

What to Expect from a Whiplash Examination

One of the most common car accident injuries that people get diagnosed with every day is whiplash. This type of neck injury is common because of how the body is affected by the sudden and forceful impact of two vehicles. Seat belts provide a great deal of safety and help…

Broken Collarbone Symptoms and Treatment

Accident Recovery | Aug 15, 2021

Can a Car Accident Cause Scoliosis?

Back pain is one of the most common symptoms after a car accident. Many people experience back pain after a car accident due to acute injuries sustained during the wreck, like a spinal injury or whiplash. However, it is also possible for a car accident to aggravate an old injury…

how-to-overcome-text-neck-pain

Accident Recovery | Aug 17, 2021

How to Overcome Text Neck Pain

Text neck is a relatively new phenomenon that is occurring due to our society’s increasing dependence on technology and mobile devices. Look around a coffee shop or the bus stop and you will see people with their cell phones in hand and their head and neck bent toward the screen.…

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Accident Recovery | Aug 20, 2021

Can a Personal Injury Chiropractor Help Me After a Slip and Fall?

If you have experienced a slip and fall injury, then you should seek medical attention from a personal injury doctor as soon as possible. The best way to support your personal injury claim is to find a trusted doctor and receive a diagnosis and treatment plan for your injury. You…

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Accident Recovery | Aug 20, 2021

Can Chiropractic Adjustments Make Back Pain Worse?

When your spinal vertebrae are out of alignment it can lead to uncomfortable back pain. Spinal injury or a medical condition can also contribute to back pain. Thankfully, chiropractors can help treat back pain with a variety of safe and all-natural therapeutic techniques. One of the misconceptions about going to…

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Accident Recovery | Aug 23, 2021

What Is a Shoulder Subluxation?

The shoulder is a ball and socket joint that includes the ball of the humerus, or arm bone, and that fits into the socket. Damage to your shoulder joint can lead to injury, including a shoulder subluxation. A subluxation is a medical term used to describe when a bone or…

How Whiplash and Other Neck Pain Are Different From Each Other

Accident Recovery | Aug 29, 2021

How Whiplash and Other Neck Pain Are Different From Each Other

Did you know that whiplash is the most common car accident injury? The force of impact during a car accident can cause your head and neck to snap forward and backward rather violently, which can strain your neck muscles and injure your spine. Some car accident injuries like whiplash can…

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Accident Recovery | Oct 10, 2021

Top 7 Benefits of Spinal Decompression Treatment

When you have tried other traditional methods to treat your back pain without experiencing lasting results, consider spinal decompression treatment. This innovative treatment approach can help your spine heal from an injury or provide you relief from chronic back pain with a completely non-invasive and effective approach. Spinal decompression treatment…

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Accident Recovery | Oct 10, 2021

How Long Does It Take to Recover from Whiplash?

Named for its resemblance to the fast snapping action of a whip, whiplash is an injury that occurs when your head and neck are jerked during an impact such as a car accident. Rapid movement like that is unnatural and can cause severe damage to the soft tissues in your…

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Accident Recovery | Oct 11, 2021

Most Common Back Injuries from an Accident

During a car accident, the body absorbs a huge amount of force at once, which can be dangerous in a variety of ways. Much of this force is applied to the back and the spine, and because of the complex nature of the spine, injury to the bones, muscles, joints,…

Accident Recovery | Oct 15, 2021

Vertebrogenic Back Pain: The Often Overlooked Cause of Chronic Low Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic back pain, it is usually a result of disc-related problems and injuries, and this will likely be the first thing a neurosurgeon explores during a consultation. You may even go down the path of injections, pain killers, and physical therapy to address disc degeneration or…

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Accident Recovery | Nov 10, 2021

Is Cracking Your Neck Bad for You?

Many people are familiar with the “cracking” or “popping” sensation. Sometimes people even have a habit of cracking their joints, like cracking or popping knuckles, fingers, toes, and even your back or neck. Whether you have developed a habit of cracking or are trying it for relief, you should take…

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Accident Recovery, After An Accident | Nov 14, 2021

Nausea After a Car Accident

If you have ever been in a car accident, you understand how stressful the experience can be, even if you aren’t injured. When people think of car accident injuries, many tend to think about whiplash, neck pain, back pain, and even broken bones. But have you ever wondered about nausea…

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Accident Recovery | Nov 15, 2021

Bulging Disc vs. Herniated Disc: What’s the Difference?

You may have heard of a “bulging disc” or a “herniated disc” before, but do you know what the difference is? Most people get that a “slipped disc” or other disc-related issue has to do with the spine in some way. Many people don’t realize how much of a role…

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Nov 18, 2021

How Much Is a Full-Body Chiropractic Adjustment?

Even what seems like a minor car accident can end up causing you pain and discomfort. Many people tend to walk away from a minor car accident and not realize the physical toll it has taken on the body. In fact, many car accident injuries have delayed symptoms that can…

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Accident Recovery, After An Accident | Nov 20, 2021

Why Does My Head Hurt When I Cough?

With flu season and cooler temperatures right around the corner, you might be bracing yourself for sniffles and coughs. Many seasonal allergies, colds, and even the flu can cause head pain when coughing. This might leave you wondering “why my head hurts when I cough,” and the answer is: it…

Can a Chiropractor Help with Posture

Accident Recovery | Dec 2, 2021

Can a Chiropractor Help with Posture?

Did your parents constantly remind you to sit up straight at the dinner table? Or do you find yourself browsing online for ergonomic furniture for your home office to better support your posture? If you take a look around at a group of people, you will notice many of them…

Can a Chiropractor Help with a Bulging Disc

Accident Recovery | Dec 6, 2021

Can a Chiropractor Help with a Bulging Disc?

When it comes to dealing with back pain, you shouldn’t have to simply live with the discomfort and let it affect your life. Millions of people visit their doctor each year for back pain, and there are many options for relieving your pain and getting the treatment you need. One…

How to Treat a Crick in the Neck

Accident Recovery | Dec 11, 2021

How to Treat a Crick in the Neck

Sometimes you sleep in an uncomfortable position and wake up the next morning with a crick in the neck. This kind of stiffness and discomfort in your neck from a poor night’s sleep is often temporary, but what do you do if you have a neck crick that doesn’t seem…

How to Crack Your Own Neck—Tips From Chiropractors

Accident Recovery | Jan 6, 2022

How to Crack Your Own Neck—Tips From Chiropractors

Many people who experience neck pain develop a habit of “cracking” or popping their necks to relieve this pain and pressure. If you’ve ever done this, you may have also heard people tell you it’s dangerous and should be avoided. So what do chiropractors say? While cracking your neck isn’t…

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Accident Recovery | Jan 12, 2022

Can Dehydration Cause Back Pain?

If you’ve ever been dehydrated, you may recognize symptoms like dizziness, headaches, fatigue, or blurry vision as signs you need more water. But what about back pain? It’s true that dehydration can actually cause pain in the spine as your discs lose their hydration along with the rest of your…

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Accident Recovery | Jan 16, 2022

How Often Should You Get a Chiropractic Adjustment?

One of the most common myths about chiropractic care is that once you go, you will be told you have to go for the rest of your life in order to have you pay more over time. There is also worry about how often the appointments may be, if you…

How Can Poor Posture Result in Back Pain

Accident Recovery | Feb 2, 2022

How Can Poor Posture Result in Back Pain?

You may have been told to “sit up straight” or “stop slouching” by your parents or a teacher at some point in your life. Standing and sitting with poor posture is often frowned upon because of how it looks, but it can also affect your healthy functioning as well. In…

Signs That Frozen Shoulder Is Starting to Thaw

Accident Recovery | Feb 20, 2022

Signs That Frozen Shoulder Is Starting to Thaw

Have you started to experience pain and stiffness in one of your shoulders? Perhaps you experience discomfort in your shoulder and difficulty while reaching for something above your head. There are many types of shoulder injuries and issues, but one of the most common is often referred to as frozen…

Carpal Tunnel Foods to Avoid

Accident Recovery | Mar 2, 2022

Carpal Tunnel Foods to Avoid

Carpal tunnel syndrome is most often associated with typing or using your phone, and these behaviors are largely responsible for most cases today. However, the root of the condition is inflammation, which can be caused by a number of issues throughout the body. Carpal tunnel treatment involves therapies and medical…

Broken Collarbone Symptoms and Treatment

Accident Recovery | Mar 12, 2022

What Happens When You Crack Your Back

Chances are you’ve done this before: noticed tightness or soreness in your back and stretched it until you hear a cracking sound. This can come with relief and make you feel like you’ve fixed any underlying issue causing you pain. While you may feel better, this result is usually temporary…

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Accident Recovery | Mar 12, 2022

Why Do My Arms Hurt When I Sneeze?

Most of the time, sneezing is a simple annoyance and not a sign of anything seriously wrong. It may mean you have a cold, an allergy, or just simply need to sneeze. But for some people, sneezing can routinely cause pain in their arms. If this is the case, especially…

How to Sleep With a Frozen Shoulder

Accident Recovery | Mar 16, 2022

How to Sleep with a Frozen Shoulder

Are you dealing with shoulder pain because of a frozen shoulder? This type of shoulder pain can negatively impact your daily routines and even keep you from getting a good night’s sleep. Some people also report experiencing pain that gets worse at night or difficulty finding a comfortable position to…

Back Pain After Epidural Causes and Treatments

Accident Recovery | Mar 19, 2022

Back Pain After Epidural: Causes and Treatments

When you think about pain relief during labor and delivery, epidurals are the first thing that come to mind. The analgesia is the most commonly used pain relief for laboring women, offering a numbing effect, and is generally a safe and effective option. But some people do report back pain…

Nighttime Relief for Rotator Cuff Pain

Accident Recovery | Mar 30, 2022

Nighttime Relief for Rotator Cuff Pain

Rotator cuff pain that may be barely noticeable during the day can be absolutely brutal at night. Since restful sleep is a crucial part of the healing process of the body, it’s of utmost importance to find a way to resolve the pain so you can get a restful night…

Can Stress Cause Dizziness

Accident Recovery | Apr 12, 2022

Can Stress Cause Dizziness?

When you are under a lot of stress, it can take a toll on both your mental and physical well-being. While many people associate stress with mental or emotional symptoms, like increases in anxiety or worry, stress can actually impact you physically as well. One surprising way stress can affect…

How to Overcome Depression After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Apr 19, 2022

How to Overcome Depression After a Car Accident

You may be surprised to learn that depression is quite common after a car accident. The traumatic experience of a car accident can be life-altering and lead to feelings of sadness, loss of interest, and feelings of worthlessness or guilt. Car accident injuries can also lead to chronic pain and…

Broken Collarbone Symptoms and Treatment

Accident Recovery, Injury Recovery | Apr 21, 2022

Broken Collarbone Symptoms and Treatment

The collarbone is also known as the clavicle. This bone goes across your chest and connects the breastbone to the shoulder blade. Unlike other bones in the body, the collarbone is more visible because it is located so close to the surface of the skin. This also makes it more…

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