June 2018 - AICA Orthopedics

Monthly Archives: June 2018

Back Pain | Jun 1, 2018

Gain Independence from Your Back Pain

Back pain can exist anywhere from the base of your neck to the tail end of your rib cage. The ribs connect to the sternum located in the center of the chest and extend around to the back area. If a nerve that exists in this area is irritated, pinched, or damaged, you will likely […]

Back Pain | Jun 4, 2018

Treat Back Pain With Solutions That Actually Work

When it comes to lower back pain, odds are that you’ve already experienced this or will at some point during your life. When back pain does appear, it can range from a dull ache to intense pain that prevents you from performing basic actions and activities such as standing up or walking. Lower back pain […]

Accident Recovery, Concussions | Jun 6, 2018

Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Treat Car Accident Injuries and Concussions

Concussions have steadily become a part of a larger conversation Americans are having when it comes to their long-term health implications. While most people understand the connection between concussions and contact sports like football, car accidents are the leading cause. To prevent permanent damage, it’s important for individuals and families alike to understand what defines […]

Whiplash | Jun 8, 2018

Whiplash Treatment

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, […]

Back Pain | Jun 11, 2018

Avoid Back Pain When Carrying A Newborn Child

Most couples who are expecting their first child are aware of the sleepless nights that lay ahead. However, many developing families do not anticipate the type of back pain that comes from carrying and holding an infant for many hours each day. Lifting a newborn is one of the most common causes of back pain […]

Back Pain, Neck Pain | Jun 13, 2018

Travel Tips To Avoid Back and Neck Pain

Summer is just about here…which means that vacation season is arriving! With vacationing comes long flights and car rides. For those who suffer from chronic neck or back pain, traveling for hours at a time can be unbearable. So, how do you enjoy your vacation without suffering in constant pain or discomfort? Our Atlanta orthopedic […]

Injuries | Jun 15, 2018

What Is A Bone Fracture?

A fracture refers to when a bone cracks or breaks and any bone is susceptible to one. Fractures are classified as either compound (open) or simple (closed) where compound fractures comprise of clean breaks that only affect the bone, while simple fractures also impact the surrounding tissue. There are several different types of fractures and […]

Accident Prevention, Education | Jun 18, 2018

Use Orthopedic Treatment To Avoid Common Golf Injuries

For many individuals throughout the greater Atlanta community, summer serves as a time for relaxing on the golf course. In fact, it’s estimated that the average player enjoys 15 rounds of golf between June and August.

Injury Recovery, Knee Pain | Jun 20, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For A Meniscus Tear

A meniscus tear is one of the most common injuries treated at AICA Orthopedics because of how much pressure and stress your knees are confronted with on a daily basis. For those who have damaged or torn their meniscus, being able to apply weight to the affected area is difficult to impossible to perform. Usually […]

Ankle Pain | Jun 27, 2018

Treat Ankle Sprains

Almost all of us will twist our ankle at some time. However, if you happen to twist your ankle and it becomes inflamed, you have likely experienced a sprain. When this happens, it means that the ligaments in your ankle are stretched beyond their limits or are torn.