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…

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…

Joint Replacement Surgeries: 5 Things You Need to Know

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jul 18, 2022

Do I Need a Total Joint Replacement to Treat My Arthritis?

A total joint replacement is a procedure in which parts of an arthritic joint are removed and replaced. This replacement joint is designed to replicate the movement of a healthy, normal joint. Joint replacement procedures can help relieve pain and enable patients to live a fuller, more active life. Hip…

What Is a Hip Labral Tear

Injury Recovery | Jul 18, 2022

What Is a Hip Labral Tear? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Injuries to the hip and groin are common among athletes who participate in sports involving pivoting, cutting, and twisting. Many acute injuries involve a strain of structures around the hip and will resolve over time with proper rehabilitation; however, some injuries will require further treatment. A common cause of hip…

Causes of a Dislocated Hip

Injury Recovery | Jul 5, 2022

Did I Dislocate My Hip?

A hip dislocation occurs when the ball of the hip joint is pushed out of the socket. It is commonly caused by a car crash, high-impact fall, workplace injury, or sports injury. A dislocated hip must be treated quickly to avoid serious long-term problems as a result of the injury.…

Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 

Injury Recovery | Jun 29, 2022

Is Trigger Finger the Same as Carpal Tunnel? 

Pain in the hands can be difficult, especially if you work with your hands in any way. People often attribute this pain to both trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome, but not everyone understands the difference between the two. While both conditions affect the hands, they can manifest in different…

Hip Replacements

Injury Recovery | Jun 29, 2022

Are Hip Replacements and Hip Reconstructions the Same Thing?

The hip is primarily responsible for holding up the weight of your body while allowing you to walk, run, sit, and perform many activities of daily living with ease. If your hip is injured, whether from injury or aging, it can severely limit your quality of life. Whether you are…

Most Common Ankle & Foot Injuries

Injury Recovery | Jun 28, 2022

Most Common Ankle & Foot Injuries

Foot and ankle injuries affect millions of people every year. Listed below are ten of the most common injuries in the foot and ankle. If you are dealing with any symptoms of a foot or ankle injury, we welcome you to reach out to AICA to ensure that you receive…

Reducing Back Pain from Office Jobs

Injury Recovery | Jun 23, 2022

Reducing Back Pain from Office Jobs

While office jobs should be pain-free, they can actually take a serious toll on your body, especially on your back. Most people think that chronic back pain is only the result of heavy lifting or repetitive motion, but inactivity like a desk job can also cause chronic back pain. Back…

What is a TFCC Tear

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jun 23, 2022

What is a TFCC Tear?

TFCC stands for triangular fibrocartilage complex. It is an intricate structure made up of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage that supports and stabilizes your wrist. The bones in your forearm connect to the bones in your wrist with the help of TFCC. One cause of wrist pain could come from a…

Weight and Diabetes Impact Your Joint Replacement

Injury Recovery, Joint Pain | Jun 23, 2022

How Weight and Diabetes Impact Your Joint Replacement

Do you have chronic joint pain and mobility issues that keep you from going about your daily routines or participating in activities you used to enjoy? Whether your joint pain developed after a car accident injury or because of debilitating arthritis, sometimes the best option to resolve your pain and…

Common Injuries That Sideline Football Players

Injury Recovery | Jun 18, 2022

5 Common Injuries That Sideline Football Players

Whether you play football or are simply an avid fan, you understand that injuries can happen to anyone. When you tune in to watch the next big game, the announcers start listing off the various players who cannot play because of football injuries. You hear things like “torn ACL” or…

Most Common Causes of Heel Pain

Injury Recovery | Jun 18, 2022

Most Common Causes of Heel Pain

The last thing you want to deal with when going about your day is heel pain. Sometimes you don’t realize just how much you rely on your feet to get you where you need to go until the pain starts to interrupt. Heel pain may occur because of a heel…

You Need to Know About Hip Flexor Strains

Chiropractic | Jun 18, 2022

5 Things You Need to Know About Hip Flexor Strains

Everyone experiences some kind of hip pain during their lifetime. There are so many things that can cause hip pain, and one of those causes has to do with muscle strains. The hip flexors are a group of muscles that connect movements of your lower back, hips, and legs. These…

Injury Recovery | Jun 3, 2022

Symptoms of a Brain Bleed after Hitting Your Head

It’s fairly common knowledge in this day and age that if you suffer a severe head injury, you should go to the hospital as soon as possible. However, among people with this knowledge, the common assumption is that this is because you may have a concussion or similar brain injury…

What to Say When Someone Is Hurt in an Accident

After An Accident | May 31, 2022

What to Say When Someone Is Hurt in an Accident

If you have ever been in an accident, then you understand just how scary and traumatic it can be both physically and emotionally. The shock and stress of getting into an accident and dealing with the aftermath can be difficult to shoulder alone. One of the best things you can…

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