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Category Archives: Whiplash

Whiplash | 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.   Unlike other types of […]

Whiplash | 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 look for after an accident, […]

Whiplash | 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, Whiplash | 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, sports, or other trauma.

Whiplash | 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 with head and neck movement, […]

Whiplash | 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 FAQS, Whiplash | 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 such a way which can […]

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

Whiplash | 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 car accidents and can also […]

woman experiencing headaches and needing whiplash treatment

Headaches, Whiplash | 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 victims who have suffered whiplash […]

man feeling neck in pain needing whiplash treatment from chiropractor

Accident FAQS, Chiropractic, Whiplash | 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, they fail to seek proper […]

woman having whiplash after accident and needing a whiplash doctor

Accident FAQS, Whiplash | 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 like a whip. The force […]

Does Whiplash Count For an Injury Claim After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Whiplash | 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. Many who are injured in […]

How Long Does Whiplash Last

Whiplash | 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 been injured in a car […]

How to Treat Whiplash

Whiplash | 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 tendons are literally strained out […]

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Whiplash | 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 slam into the headrest behind […]

How Do You Know If You Have Whiplash

Whiplash | 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 and neck to jolt forward […]

5 Ways to Treat Whiplash at Home

Whiplash | 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 take you through a few […]

What Is the Difference Between Whiplash and a Concussion

Concussions, Whiplash | 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, you may not know the […]

Soft Tissue Damage After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Injuries, Whiplash | 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 to that communication can cause […]

Whiplash Settlements: Don’t Believe What You Read

Whiplash | 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 not realize is that the […]


Shoulder Pain, Whiplash | 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 it wasn’t until they were […]

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

Neck Pain, Whiplash | 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 various types of mobility. Even […]

How to Sleep When You’re Dealing With Whiplash

Whiplash | 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 ability to rest, including injuries […]

What Jaw and Ear Pain Means After a Car Accident

Whiplash | 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 immediately, other unexpected symptoms may […]

How long should I see a chiropractor for whiplash

Chiropractic, Whiplash | 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 longer because their goal is […]

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

Neck Pain, Whiplash | 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 of any accident can lead […]

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