January 2019 - AICA Orthopedics

Monthly Archives: January 2019

Accident Recovery | Jan 2, 2019

How Progressive Strengthening Can Help You Recovery Faster From Injuries

Often during rehabilitation, progressive strengthening is used to increase muscle function, tone, strength, and size. Other names for progressive strengthening is “progressive resistance”, “overload principle”, and “exercise progression”.

Injury Recovery | Jan 4, 2019

Choosing A Certified Hand Therapist In Atlanta

If you require hand therapy, it is important to go to a therapist that has advanced certification and qualifying skills as this is a specialized area of rehabilitation. Certified Hand Therapists or CHT’s are occupational or physical therapists that have additional education, training, and testing that earned them those specific credentials. These CHT’s focus on […]

Health and Wellness | Jan 7, 2019

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Gout

Gout is a condition that presents most often in the big toe but can affect other joints. It is responsible for sudden severe joint pain.

Elbow Injuries | Jan 9, 2019

Elbow Injury Treatment In Atlanta

Injury to the elbow occurs when the tendons, muscles, ligaments, or bones within the joint are damaged. Some examples of these injuries are;

ACL Injuries | Jan 11, 2019

Approaching An ACL Injury With Atlanta’s Orthopedic Experts

When you sustain a tear to your ACL, the first symptom you may experience is a popping feeling or sound coming from your knee. Following this, you will experience debilitating pain that prevents you from continuing your athletic pursuits, swelling that occurs shortly after the injury, and instability and poor flexibility of the affected knee, […]

Shoulder Pain | Jan 14, 2019

Atlanta Shoulder Pain and Injury Treatment

If you experience intense shoulder pain doesn’t go away, you may have sustained some type of injury. It could be a torn tendon, strained muscle, or other soft tissue damage. Some of these injuries could include labral tears, rotator cuff tears, SLAP tears, or PEC tears. A Labral tear occurs with damage to the cartilage within […]

Health and Wellness | Jan 16, 2019

Helpful Tips For A Pain-Free Workout

For those that exercise regularly, they are compelled by the challenge of the workout. When they push themselves, their routines stay new and exciting; as physical growth is obtained, we can learn what our bodies can do. The most important thing, however, is safety first. Regardless of whether you are new to the workout game […]

Knee Pain | Jan 18, 2019

How To Strengthen Your Knee Joints After Surgery

Knee joint surgery is changing and those who have had arthritic or damaged knees and receiving a new metal model are able to get back to their youthful lifestyles. These metal models are allowing those to not only get back their lives but giving them the ability to even try new things they may not […]

Health and Wellness | Jan 21, 2019

How To Retire With Great Personal Health

As many of us work for a good portion of our life, retirement is something we all dream of! No more alarms and that 9-5 grind, you are free to explore the world on your own time and live the life you always dreamed of. Whatever your dreams may be, your health is something you […]

Hip Pain, Joint Pain | Jan 23, 2019

What To Expect After A Hip Replacement

A hip replacement can be nerve racking but also leaving you feeling hopeful for what’s to come. Our Atlanta orthopedics doctors are here to answer every question you may have every step of the way. Although each person will recover differently, we can give you as much information as we can in regards to you […]

Health and Wellness | Jan 25, 2019

How To Keep Your Skin Healthy During The Cold Winter Months

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors want to help you keep your skin healthy too these cold winter days by providing some skincare routines to help you not suffer from the effects of dryness, cold, and wind. The first key to healthy skin is maintaining hydration. Make a habit of drinking your water by setting a reminder […]

Back Pain | Jan 28, 2019

How Parents Can Help Lighten Children’s Backpack Burden

Being a parent in today’s society is no easy task. Balancing the kid’s activities, ensuring they are eating properly, getting enough sleep, and for those parents of teens, monitoring their kids screen time. With so much on a parent’s plate,  it’s easy to overlook a critical element in their child’s life- their backpack. Some are […]

Back Pain | Jan 30, 2019

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Back Pain

If you find yourself suffering from back pain, know you are not alone and reside in a cohort with 65 million other Americans. Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work and due to improper lifting techniques- one of the most common work related injuries.