August 2018 - AICA Orthopedics

Monthly Archives: August 2018

Back Pain | Aug 3, 2018

How Parents Can Help Protect Their Children From Overuse Injuries

Participation in youth sports continues to rise each year. If your child enjoys competitive sports, you may be caught up in the hectic schedule that comes with such an active lifestyle. Driving your children to and from practice, investing in private lessons, and purchasing equipment throughout the year; competitive sports demand a lot out of […]

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, Concussions | Aug 8, 2018

Car Accidents and Concussions In Atlanta

Not only can impact or whiplash from a fall or sports injury cause a concussion, but also a car accident. If you have been in a recent car accident, it is important to know the signs of a concussion and how it can be treated.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 10, 2018

The Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Injuries caused by car accidents vary as much as the types of crashes that occur. Your car’s position at the point of impact, how you were hit, and whether your seat belt was one (please, always wear a seat belt!) are all factors in how your body will react to the impact from a collision.

Back Pain | Aug 13, 2018

At-Home Treatment Solutions For Back Pain

Lower back pain is sometimes so severe, it needs substantial action like surgery or intensive physical therapy for pain relief. Other times, simple home remedies provide relief. At the first sign of back pain, you should always consult your Atlanta orthopedic doctor to make sure this isn’t a symptom of a greater problem.

Accident Recovery | Aug 15, 2018

Prevent Common Car Accident Injuries

Summer is finally upon us which means many of you are packing your cars for your favorite vacation spot. Before you head off on your trip, you should know summer and early fall are the most dangerous seasons to be on the road.

Back Pain | Aug 17, 2018

How Smoking Contributes To Back Pain

You’ve heard it a million times: if you quit smoking immediately, you substantially reduce your risk of developing serious health issues like heart disease, stroke and lung cancer. The Atlanta orthopedic doctors at AICA Orthopedics want to repeat this important message. Not only does smoking cause the health conditions we’ve already shared, but it can also […]