February 2018 - AICA Orthopedics

Monthly Archives: February 2018

Back Pain, Orthopedics | Feb 2, 2018

Back Surgery Recovery

Back pain is prevalent among Americans because of the types of stress and strain most people are confronted with on a daily basis. The modern work space sees millions of Americans sitting down, hunched forward for long periods, while others experience back pain as a result of prior injuries or aging. Most cases of back […]

Neck Pain | Feb 5, 2018

How To Avoid Text Neck

Text neck refers to a repetitive stress injury that’s caused by continuously tilting your head downward to look at or use a smartphone device or computer. The orthopedic concern isn’t excessive use of such forms of technology, but the type of impact such use has on your body.

Accident Recovery, Education | Feb 12, 2018

Long-Term Expectations For Car Accident Injuries

Although a large variety of injuries are associated with car accidents, it’s important that patients do not underestimate or ignore minor aches or pains that develop after a collision. The number of car accidents that occur throughout the United States continues to decline each year. Still, auto collisions serve as one of the largest contributors […]

Shoulder Pain | Feb 14, 2018

Do You Have Shoulder Pain After A Car Accident?

If you experience shoulder pain after a car accident or a big hit on the sports field, you may have a dislocation. Dislocated shoulders are often associated with physical activity that involves repetitive use of one or both shoulders, as well as accidents. No one wants to miss out on their favorite activities because of […]

Back Pain, Neck Pain | Feb 16, 2018

Treat Back and Neck Pain Without Pills

Certain prescription pills contain adverse side effects and offer temporary pain relief for accident injuries, conditions, and other forms of physical trauma. Cortisone shots provide immediate relief for patients who experience inflammation, sciatica, arthritis, back pain, or neck pain. Ask one of the Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors at AICA Orthopedics if cortisone shots are an appropriate […]

Shoulder Pain | Feb 19, 2018

Dislocated Shoulder Symptoms and Treatment

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body and is responsible for the arm’s ability to rotate in a variety of directions. This functioning allows you to perform a wide variety of tasks that help you navigate through your daily environment. It also makes you vulnerable to injuries and tissue damage. Considering the […]

Back Pain, Orthopedics | Feb 21, 2018

Questions To Ask Before Spine Surgery

If you are considering surgery to treat a recent injury or a preexisting condition, there are specific questions you should ask your doctor before following through with a procedure. Consider the following questions before making a final decision on whether surgery is the most appropriate option.

Education, Injury Recovery | Feb 23, 2018

Recovering From A Broken Fibula

If you sustain a broken fibula, it’s important to set appropriate expectations when it comes to the amount of effort and time it takes to completely heal. Unlike other types of injuries and conditions, a broken fibula usually requires six weeks to three months before patients are able to follow through with their normal routine.

Neck Pain | Feb 26, 2018

Neck Surgery Recovery

Anytime neck surgery is performed, it’s important to give your body plenty of rest to recover properly. Once your orthopedic doctor approves physical activity, there are a variety of exercises and techniques you can perform to help keep your neck strong and to support your recovery process. Though neck surgery presents particular health benefits and […]

Education, Health and Wellness, Orthopedics, Specialties | Feb 28, 2018

Help Children Avoid Bone Conditions As They Age

Most people associated the subject of bone health and common conditions like Osteoporosis with middle aged or senior adults. However, leading medical experts report that the most important time to focus on supporting long-term bone health is during childhood. The vast majority of the human skeleton’s density develops during puberty so taking proactive steps that […]