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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

What You Need to Understand About Head-On Collisions If You Were Sitting in the Front Seat

Accidents | Dec 9, 2020

What You Need to Understand About Head-On Collisions If You Were Sitting in the Front Seat

One of the scariest imaginable scenarios is a head-on collision with another car. When striking in the front, the force of impact is intensified, and the sudden loss of speed can be too much for the human body to handle. This can lead to some of the most serious car…

Why Won’t My Doctor Treat Car Accident Patients

Accidents | Dec 28, 2020

Why Won’t My Doctor Treat Car Accident Patients?

When seeking care after a car accident, your instinct may be to go to a trusted primary care doctor to evaluate your injuries and create a treatment plan. Many people are surprised when they visit their long-time doctor and are told to seek care elsewhere- after all, doesn’t a PCP…

Georgia Car Accident Statistics in 2020

Accidents, After An Accident | Feb 2, 2021

Georgia Car Accident Statistics in 2020

Despite a global pandemic, people were still driving on the roads to and from work, school, and other commitments, which means car accidents were still happening in 2020. You might be surprised to hear that the Georgia car accident statistics for 2020 were not that different from 2019. That’s because…


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…


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 a Chiropractor Help With a Pinched Nerve

Accidents | Jan 29, 2022

Can a Chiropractor Help With a Pinched Nerve?

A pinched nerve can cause a range of symptoms and pain that may be mild or severe- if you have ever experienced one, you probably have been anxious for relief. Some people do not think that a chiropractor will be effective in this case, as they deal with spines and…

Parking Lot Accidents

Accidents | Dec 9, 2022

What to Know About Parking Lot Accidents

When you think of car accidents, you probably picture an accident in the middle of the freeway or pulled off to the shoulder. What might not come to mind as an obvious collision are parking lot accidents. In fact, millions of parking lot accidents occur each year. While some parking…

Accidents | Dec 23, 2022

Tips for Driving This Winter and Staying Safe on Black Ice

Winter driving can be very challenging, with cold weather and icy road conditions that significantly increase the risk of accidents. No matter where you live, winter weather can wreak havoc on your morning commute or traveling to visit family and friends for the holidays. Even under calm, bright blue skies,…

Doctor or Chiropractor After Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Accidents, After An Accident | Aug 18, 2023

Doctor or Chiropractor After Car Accident?

When involved in a car accident, one of the foremost concerns is your health and well-being. In the wake of such an event, you might wonder: should I see a doctor or a chiropractor? The answer is that both have vital roles to play in your recovery. A doctor is…

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