Monthly Archives: January 2018

Education, Injuries | Jan 1, 2018

Orthopedic Injuries That Are Common In January

Winter can be one of the best times of the year for individuals and families throughout Atlanta. Between the holidays and the opportunities that come with a new year, there are plenty of reasons to be excited during this season. However, winter also presents particular hazards that have the potential to cause physical harm. From icy […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Jan 3, 2018

Arthritis Prevention

Arthritis does occur for natural reasons that include age, genetics, and gender. However, there are a variety of healthy habits you can incorporate into your daily routine to reduce the chances of developing painful joints over time. Even more valuable is that many of these activities can help protect your long-term health from other types […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Jan 5, 2018

Sciatica Prevention and How To Tell If You Have It

Many people experience pain that seems to shoot through their lower back at some point. Such pain may travel down the back of the legs and into both feet. And, although this pain may disappear, what happens if it comes back stronger or more intense than before? Pain that doesn’t seem to have an immediate […]

Neck Pain | Jan 8, 2018

Neck Surgery: What You Need To Know (Part 1)

After a key procedure like a neck operation, you’re going to need time to recuperate. During that stage, you should have plenty of rest and relaxation. When you can do a bit extra, and after your physician gives their ok, there are some workouts you can do to keep your neck resilient and stay on […]

Neck Pain | Jan 10, 2018

Neck Surgery: What You Need To Know (Part 2)

There are several events for various difficulties causing your neck discomfort. Nevertheless, most operations comprise of getting to the area initiating the pain, eliminating whatever is causing the problem and swapping it with something that won’t cause you pain. While patients can usually go home within a couple of days after their operation, recuperation time […]

Neck Pain | Jan 12, 2018

Recuperation Time After Neck Surgery

Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors will inform you about how long your recuperation should take, but recoveries usually take about a month. After this time has passed and after you’ve consulted with your physician, they will start proposing doing mild work and movements to build up your muscle. There’s still a period before you’re prepared for […]

Back Pain | Jan 15, 2018

Reduce Back Pain In An Office Environment

Back pain is the primary source of work disability in the United States. Even if your career doesn’t require you to lift heavy weight, you are still at risk of developing back pain at some point. In fact, most back pain is caused by frequently sitting for long periods. Finding a solution that helps keep […]

Orthopedics, Specialties | Jan 17, 2018

Orthopedic Care for Atlanta’s Veterans

At AICA Orthopedics, we provide holistic rehabilitative Orthopedic care for the community’s veterans that focuses on pain relief and improving mobility. Many retired military veterans are constantly seeking medical support to address chronic pain, joint dysfunction, and scar tissue caused by combat or training. Rather than rely on prescription medications that contain adverse side effects […]

Orthopedics, Specialties | Jan 19, 2018

Bone Health and Pregnancy

Pregnancy provides both positive and negative effects on bone health. Because of this, it is imperative to understand how bones are impacted during this time and what preventative steps should be taken to avoid potential health complications for the mother and child alike.

Education, 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 of osteoporosis, our Atlanta Orthopedic […]

Education, Injury Recovery | Jan 24, 2018

Orthopedic Care For Bone Fractures In Children

Children are prone to injuries due to the types of activities they partake in and their carefree attitudes. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that over four million children throughout the United States are sent to an emergency room for bone fractures each year. Orthopedic care for bone fracture in […]

Shoulder Pain | Jan 26, 2018

Torn Rotator Cuff

Rotator cuff tears are prominent among people of all ages and over 200,000 people throughout the United States require medical treatment each year. Most tears cause significant pain and depending on the extent of the injury, it can prevent patients from performing basic activities or following through with their responsibilities.

Education | Jan 29, 2018

Pain Management

Americans use narcotics to treat pain more than any other country in the world. In fact, over 80 percent of the world’s opioid supply is transported to the United States and used to fulfill 300 million prescriptions each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 46 people die each day from […]