Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness | May 11, 2016

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating isn’t about dieting, depriving yourself, or staying extremely thin. Instead, healthy eating is more about mood stabilization, having energy, and staying as healthy as you can. Learning some of the basics about nutrition and expanding your food choices are great ways to begin your road to healthy eating.…

Health and Wellness | Aug 29, 2016

Know Your Body: Your Car vs. Your Body

If your body and car go head to head, there are some areas where your body wins. Sometimes, your body doesn't win and you may have to visit with one of our Atlanta orthopedic doctors. Check out these amazing stats:

Health and Wellness | Aug 29, 2016

Know What to Eat: Speed Your Recovery with Good Nutrition

After an accident or injury, it’s important to encourage your body’s natural healing process with good nutrition. In addition to the treatments provided by our Atlanta orthopedic doctors, consider incorporating these foods into your regular diet to support your recovery.

Health and Wellness | Jul 17, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Kienböck’s Disease

The bones that run throughout your entire body require constant blood flow for nourishment and normal function; otherwise, your bones can become brittle or die. When one of the small bones in your wrist is unable to receive enough blood, our Atlanta orthopedic doctors recognize this as Kienböck’s Disease.

Health and Wellness | Jul 21, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment: Permanent Pain Relief

Thousands of people throughout the greater Atlanta community suffer from chronic pain. It disrupts their ability to follow through with their favorite activities and can cause other permanent complications if left untreated. Meeting with one of our Atlanta orthopedic doctors on a regular basis is important for those who suffer…

Health and Wellness | Dec 6, 2017

Healthy Gifts To Give Yourself This Holiday

Instead of waiting until the New Year to announce resolutions that focus on personal health, why not make a proactive effort now? Our Orthopedic Doctors are here to help you become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself this holiday.

Health and Wellness | Jan 22, 2018

Prevent Osteoporosis

When osteoporosis occurs, bones begin to lose their density and become more vulnerable to breaks or fractures. However, despite the heightened risk for injury, osteoporosis doesn’t exhibit other kinds of symptoms, which makes it difficult to understand whether or not someone is affected by this condition. To prevent the onset…

Health and Wellness | Apr 20, 2018

How To Stay Active and Healthy As You Age

Regardless of how old you are, exercise and physical activity are crucial to supporting positive, long-term health. Although you don't need to develop and maintain an intense workout program to improve your health, investing time in physical activity each day is important. If you currently enjoy a sedentary lifestyle, consider…

Health and Wellness | Apr 25, 2018

Be Aware Of The Dangers Associated With Heat Exhaustion In Atlanta

Over seven thousand people died from heat exhaustion between 2008 and 2018 according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most heat-related deaths or health conditions are avoidable if patients and those around them are able to correctly recognize the warning signs your body exerts when it start to…

Health and Wellness | Apr 27, 2018

How To Maintain Great Bone Health As Your Age

Just about everyone has heard of the health benefits associated with regular exercise. Maintaining an active lifestyle can help improve endurance, increase bone mass, and help support ideal wright while also protecting individuals from disease like high cholesterol or type 2 diabetes. Considering bone health, bones have an important influence…

Health and Wellness | Jul 16, 2018

Back to School Health Tips

Preparing for the new school year goes beyond selecting the right book bag, purchasing school supplies, and shopping for new outfits. It also includes particular measures and visiting your nearest orthopedic clinic, if needed, that help ensure your children are healthy, fit and pain-free.

Health and Wellness | Sep 10, 2018

Weightlifting and Teenagers? Not A Good Idea For Long-Term Health

Does weight lifting stunt growth in kids under 18 (what does the science say)? It does not. If done safely and with proper form, weightlifting is healthy and does not harm growth at all.

Health and Wellness | Sep 24, 2018

Fun Ways To Stay Healthy and Fit At Any Age

It does not matter how old you are, exercise is essential to good health. We’re not saying you need to be competing in triathlons in your 80s, but daily, moderate physical activity is crucial.

Health and Wellness | Nov 9, 2018

Maintain Healthy Bones With Orthopedic Support

Maintaining proper bone health is important to everyone. Our bones not only provide protection to our vital organs, create a framework that supports our bodies, they also store calcium and marrow which is where our blood cells are made. Most people don’t think about their bone health until they are…

Health and Wellness | Jan 7, 2019

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Gout

Gout is a condition that presents most often in the big toe but can affect other joints. It is responsible for sudden severe joint pain.

Health and Wellness | Jan 16, 2019

Helpful Tips For A Pain-Free Workout

For those that exercise regularly, they are compelled by the challenge of the workout. When they push themselves, their routines stay new and exciting; as physical growth is obtained, we can learn what our bodies can do. The most important thing, however, is safety first. Regardless of whether you are…

Health and Wellness | Jan 21, 2019

How To Retire With Great Personal Health

As many of us work for a good portion of our life, retirement is something we all dream of! No more alarms and that 9-5 grind, you are free to explore the world on your own time and live the life you always dreamed of. Whatever your dreams may be,…

Health and Wellness | Jan 25, 2019

How To Keep Your Skin Healthy During The Cold Winter Months

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors want to help you keep your skin healthy too these cold winter days by providing some skincare routines to help you not suffer from the effects of dryness, cold, and wind. The first key to healthy skin is maintaining hydration. Make a habit of drinking your…

Health and Wellness | Feb 6, 2019

Little Less Sugar Makes For A Healthier You!

When shopping in the grocery store, remain diligent in checking labels as most packed foods contain an exuberant amount of sugar and sweeteners and were not just talking about those sweet snacks. Many Americans are consuming nearly 90 grams of sugar daily, which is three times more than the recommended…

Health and Wellness | Feb 8, 2019

What is Spinal Health and How Can You Achieve It?

Think of an old gate and how sometimes it needs a little extra push to open. What happens when that gate doesn’t receive the care it needs?

Health and Wellness | Jun 26, 2019

Strong Core, Strong You

Going hard at the gym, whether it is a leg day or upper body or whatever you decide to target that day, can sometimes leave you feeling sore afterwards. This is especially true when doing core workouts. Your core muscles do a lot more than you realize, and after working…

Pregnancy and Orthopedic Conditions | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Jul 26, 2019

Pregnancy and Orthopedic Conditions

Aside from the care expectant mothers need from their OB/GYN, they could benefit from seeking care from an orthopedic specialist. Pregnancy adds a great deal of stress on the woman's body and can make or worsen joint and bone problems. The weight and health of the mother before pregnancy may…

Importance Of Hydrating In Summer Months | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Aug 14, 2019

Importance Of Hydrating In Summer Months

Drinking an ample amount of water plays a vital role in your health more than you think. When drinking the recommended amount of water, your immune system becomes that much healthier and can fight off illness as well as prevent other injuries. As hot weather begins to sneak up on…

How To Fuel A Healthy Gut | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Oct 23, 2019

How To Fuel A Healthy Gut

What many may be unaware of is just how large a role your gut health affects the rest of your body. Focusing solely on digestive issues may be only a small part of the bigger picture.

Staying Safe While Working Out | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Nov 11, 2019

Staying Safe While Working Out

When the body endures repetitive stress, injury is likely. To prevent injuries as an endurance athlete, it is essential to fuel the body with proper nutrients and allowing proper cool down after an intense workout. By engaging in these practices, the risk of injury greatly decreases.

How To Stay Pain-Free This Holiday Season | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Dec 27, 2019

How To Stay Pain-Free This Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us, connecting with family and friends is oftentimes at the top of everyone's Christmas list. Whether you are traveling by plane, train, or car, you may be stuck in a small space for long periods of time.

How Strong Legs Improve Spinal Health | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness, Spine Care | Dec 30, 2019

How Strong Legs Improve Spinal Health

The spine is an important part of how your body functions, and it is incredibly important that we take care of our spine so that it can function optimally. The spine is dependent upon other muscle groups, specifically the glutes and leg muscles for stabilization.   When these muscle groups…

Non-Invasive Approach to Herniated Discs | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Jan 6, 2020

Non-Invasive Approach to Herniated Discs

Hectic schedules are not uncommon for most people, so when a herniated disc presents itself, that busy life can come to a screeching halt. When these conditions occur, pain can be so severe that the ability to move can be hindered.

Achieve Success This Weekend | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Jan 13, 2020

Achieve Success This Weekend

With winter upon us, colds, the flu, icy falls and skiing accidents are on the rise. The weather changing is inevitable, but the decline in your health can be handled. Chiropractic care can provide you with many benefits this winter season. Preventative measures can go along way as the temperature…

Cracking Joints - What To Know and When To Be Worried | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Jan 15, 2020

Cracking Joints – What To Know and When To Be Worried

As you bend down to pick up that pen off the floor, you hear a pop and wonder what that can be from. When joints crack, you can become worried as you are unsure if this is normal, or a sign of weakening bones. Rest easy, that popping noise you…

Health and Wellness | Jan 22, 2020

The R.I.C.E. Method

Initially following an injury such as a knee sprain, twisted ankle or other related injuries, the RICE method is an effective way to manage pain. While implementing this method, aside from pain management, swelling can also decrease.

Studies Show That Improving Your Balance Can Boost Overall Health | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Feb 5, 2020

Studies Show That Improving Your Balance Can Boost Overall Health

Nearly two million Americans are finding themselves in the emergency room each year due to fall-related injuries. With lowered bone density, weakened muscles, and a slower than average healing time, older Americans face greater hardship recovering from injuries sustained in falls. Due to the dangerous nature of falls, they have…

Why Gaining Muscle Mass Can Actually Help Runners Improve Their Performance | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness | Feb 10, 2020

Why Gaining Muscle Mass Can Actually Help Runners Improve Their Performance

For years, long-distance runners were discouraged from weight training as their muscle mass could potentially slow them down. Studies have shown that a personalized weight-training system can actually improve the functional strength and provide a runner with the extra power to take strides in their running all while improving their…

Foam Rolling and Its Benefits For Athletes Throughout Atlanta | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness, Sports | Feb 14, 2020

Foam Rolling and Its Benefits For Athletes Throughout Atlanta

Foam rolling has become a staple in many athletic training programs. This technique helps enhance athletic performance, as well as provides rehabilitative benefits.

Health and Wellness | Aug 5, 2021

Top 7 Wellness Tips to Maintain Orthopedic Health

When you think about supporting and maintaining your orthopedic health, that means you are paying attention to your body’s musculoskeletal system. This includes your bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other soft tissues that provide support and help keep you functioning every day. If you ever find yourself in need…

How to Calm Down from a Panic Attack

Health and Wellness | May 31, 2022

How to Calm Down from a Panic Attack

You may have heard of a panic attack, but how do you know if you've experienced one? If you suffer a panic attack, you may experience sudden and intense feelings of anxiety and fear. Some people have even mistaken a panic attack for a heart attack! The symptoms of a…

Best Stretches When Dealing with Knee Pain

Health and Wellness, Injury Recovery | Jul 18, 2022

Best Stretches When Dealing with Knee Pain

Knee pain is common among athletes and older individuals. Some knee issues may require surgery or other treatment, but sometimes knee pain can be reduced or eliminated by exercising. Knee pain often occurs due to weakness or tightness in muscles connected to the knees, including hips, glutes, hamstrings, calves, and…

What to Expect from a Meniscal Tear

Health and Wellness, Injury Recovery | Dec 2, 2022

What to Expect from a Meniscal Tear

Knee injuries are relatively common and can happen to people of all ages and walks of life. You might be familiar with knee injuries that you hear about with professional athletes, like a torn ACL or a torn MCL. People who participate in sports or other physical activities are at…


Chronic Pain, Health and Wellness | Feb 7, 2024

Why Does It Hurt When I Sneeze?

Sneezing is a natural, protective reflex designed to clear the nasal passages of irritants and allergens. Typically, it's a harmless and quick response, yet for some individuals, it can be accompanied by unexpected and occasionally severe pain. This pain during a sneeze can range from a sharp twinge to a…


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