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…

Should You See a Doctor After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Accident Recovery, After An Accident, Injury Recovery | Aug 31, 2023

Should You See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

Car accidents can leave a lasting impact on both your physical well-being and peace of mind, regardless of how severe the collision was. The jarring experience of a car wreck can even overshadow potential injuries, leading people to underestimate the importance of seeking medical attention afterward. Let's explore the reasons…

Should You Go to the Hospital after a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Aug 24, 2023

Should You Go to the Hospital after a Car Accident?                                                       

After a car accident, it's essential to prioritize your safety and seek appropriate medical attention. When it comes to deciding whether or not to go to the emergency room, it's important to note that patients are primarily diagnosed but do not receive extended treatments in the hospital. Many non-life-threatening car…

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…

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,…

Common Bone Fractures from Car Accidents

Injury Recovery | Dec 16, 2022

Bone Fractures after Car Accidents   

Whether you’re on your way to work or taking a road trip to visit family and friends, a car accident can happen when you least expect it. You never think a car accident will happen to you until it does, and you certainly don’t expect to get injured. But what…

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…

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…

Undiagnosed Neck Fractures

Injury Recovery | Nov 28, 2022

What to Know About Undiagnosed Neck Fractures

A neck fracture is a serious condition that requires medical attention as soon as possible. If left unattended, you risk complications that could become life-threatening. While you might think that a neck fracture will cause obvious neck pain and other symptoms, sometimes the shock and stress of getting into an…

physical Therapy After My Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Nov 16, 2022

How Long Do I Need Physical Therapy After My Car Accident?      

You probably drive by a car accident at least once a week, but you never think it will happen to you. Until it does! Even what might seem like a mild fender-bender can result in car accident injuries that leave you in pain and discomfort for days or even weeks.…

Head Injury

Injury Recovery | Nov 9, 2022

How Severe Is My Head Injury? 

Any injury to your skull, scalp, or brain is considered a head injury, and these types of injuries can range from mild to severe. If you bump your head on an overhead kitchen cabinet, you may end up with a bruise and knot on your head for a few days.…

Symptoms after a Head Injury

Chronic Pain | Nov 2, 2022

How Long Can You Experience Symptoms after a Head Injury? 

A head injury can leave you feeling pain, discomfort, and other symptoms that last for a lot longer than you might expect. Whether you hit your head from a slip and fall accident or during a car accident, you might not realize the severity of your head injury until you…

Things to Expect from Your Car Accident Doctor

Accident Recovery, After An Accident | Oct 7, 2022

7 Things to Expect from Your Car Accident Doctor

How do you know what doctor to see after a car accident? No matter what injuries you are dealing with, you want the best of the best to help you fully heal and recover. Since millions of people get injured in car accidents each year, it’s important to find a…

Should You Always Call the Police After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Oct 7, 2022

Should You Always Call the Police After a Car Accident?

Whether it’s your first time getting into a car accident or not, you should always call the police for help at the wreck. When you call the police after a car accident, they will provide a police report that serves as official documentation of the incident. The police officer who…

Common Back Injuries from a Car Accident

Injury Recovery | Oct 7, 2022

The Long-Term Effects of Back Pain from a Car Accident

Car accidents happen every day, and unfortunately, millions of people suffer injuries each year as a result. One of the most common complaints after a car accident is back pain, which can have a negative impact on your daily routines and overall quality of life. You may not realize just…

Reducing Inflammation car accident

After An Accident | Sep 21, 2022

Reducing Inflammation and Increasing Healing after a Car Accident

Millions of people get injured in car accidents each year. But did you know that it can take hours or even days for you to realize you have a car accident injury? That’s why you want to see a car accident doctor as soon as possible after getting into a…

Spinal Cord Injuries that Require Immediate Medical Attention

Injury Recovery, Spine Care | Sep 16, 2022

Most Common Spinal Cord Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Car accident injuries can range from mild to severe and require home remedies or emergency medical attention. A spinal cord injury is an unfortunate situation that can occur due to a car accident. All injuries to the spine should be taken seriously and get checked out by a doctor as…

Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jul 29, 2022

Treating a Torn Ligament in the Elbow

Elbow injuries can be extremely frustrating to deal with, and they can sideline you from your favorite activities for months. Thankfully, the team at AICA Orthopedics is experienced in treating torn ligaments in the elbow and can advise you on the best treatment options for your particular situation. Ulnar Collateral…

Treat Shoulder Instability

Injury Recovery | Jul 29, 2022

How to Treat Shoulder Instability

Your shoulder is one of the most important joints in your body. Along with muscles, ligaments, and tendons, the shoulder joints attach the arm to your body. The shoulder is the most flexible and complex joint in the entire body. Shoulder Anatomy Three main bones make up the shoulder: The…

consult Opioids

Injury Recovery | Jul 23, 2022

How Orthopedic Doctors Can Help Reduce Opioid Use After Surgery

You may have heard about the opioid epidemic currently affecting Americans. These powerful drugs used to decrease pain can lead to addiction or deadly overdose when used improperly. An increase in opioid use and abuse has led to many people choosing alternative treatment and rehabilitation options. Before surgery, your doctor…

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