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Education, Injury Recovery | Apr 15, 2016

What to Expect During Knee Replacement Recovery

Although all you may want is to rest in the 24 hours preceding your knee replacement surgery, your Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors are probably going to be coming in and asking you to start bending your new knee and sitting up on the edge of the bed or in a chair. This is because early mobilization is […]

Neurology | Apr 15, 2016

Neurological Specialist Centers in Atlanta

Neurological specialists provide an essential service for diagnosing and treating headaches and head and brain injuries. These diseases include those that affect the muscles, nerves, spinal cord and brain. Additionally, neurological specialists play a pivotal role in consulting with our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors to provide long-term patient care.

Accident Recovery, Education | Apr 15, 2016

What Not to Do After a Personal Injury Auto Accident

Car accidents are stressful and can make a bad day worse. They are inconvenient and leave you having to deal with possible citations, liability issues, and car damages. However, knowing what to do in the event of a car accident can eliminate some of the stress associated with these situations, and knowing what not to […]

Accident Prevention, Education | May 6, 2016

Texting and Driving Prevention

Texting and driving is a dangerous epidemic in the United States. This activity can result in a variety of serious consequences. Statistics from 2011 indicated that over 23 percent of auto accidents in the U.S. involved the use of a cell phone, and texting makes a car accident over 20 times more likely to occur. […]

Education, General Chiropractic | May 6, 2016

ORTHOPEDIC AND CHIROPRACTIC DOCTORS PRACTICING TOGETHER

The fields of orthopedics and chiropractic are being used together more frequently in order to provide a well-rounded practice to patients. Both professions treat patients who have problems with the musculoskeletal system, including bones, tendons, ligaments, and muscles. These professions overlap in terms of the areas of the body in which they treat. Due to […]

Health and Wellness | May 6, 2016

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating isn’t about dieting, depriving yourself, or staying extremely thin. Instead, healthy eating is more about mood stabilization, having energy, and staying as healthy as you can. Learning some of the basics about nutrition and expanding your food choices are great ways to begin your road to healthy eating. Consider the following information offered […]

Education, Injury Recovery | May 6, 2016

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING KNEE REPLACEMENT RECOVERY

Although all you may want is to rest in the 24 hours preceding your knee replacement surgery, your Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors are probably going to be coming in and asking you to start bending your new knee and sitting up on the edge of the bed or in a chair. This is because early mobilization […]

Accident Recovery, Education | May 6, 2016

WHEN SHOULD I FOLLOW UP WITH THE ORTHOPEDIC DOCTOR?

If you’ve been in a car accident and have received medical attention, you may be hoping that your visit to doctor is one and done. For example, you may have visited an orthopedic care clinic to treat fractures, sprains, strains and pain. However, these car accident injuries require ongoing observation. Sometimes pain from your car […]

Orthopedics | May 25, 2016

How to Choose the Right Orthopedic Doctor

It’s important to feel confident about your choice of doctor. This is especially true when seeking treatment after a car accident. Choosing an orthopedic doctor is a critical decision because you’re working with a specialist plays a key role in your recovery. Here are some helpful tips for choosing the right Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor.

Spine Care | Jun 29, 2016

Orthopedics and Spine Care After a Car Accident

Accidents are a fact of life. Not everyone follows road rules and even when they do, people make mistakes. The right doctors, focusing on orthopedics and spine care, specialize in treating victims of car accidents. You never know when accidents will happen which makes it difficult to plan ahead and to prepare for such a life-changing event. […]

Accidents | Jul 1, 2016

Two Types of Whiplash After a Car Accident

Whiplash is usually caused by a car accident or sports injury. It can also be caused by falls or other situations when the neck and head are forcibly moved. This causes the hyperflexion of the neck, in which the cervical spine rotates too much, causing soft tissue inflammation and variety of other symptoms. You don’t […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Uncategorized | Aug 3, 2016

What You Need To Do After an Atlanta Car Accident

When it comes to knowing what you should do after a car accident in Atlanta, it’s helpful to know all the stages of preparation. Two important things: what you need to do to prepare for a potential car accident and what you need to do immediately following one. Knowing these will help you stay safe […]

Education, Health and Wellness, Uncategorized | Aug 29, 2016

Know Your Body: Your Car vs. Your Body

If your body and car go head to head, there are some areas where your body wins. Sometimes, your body doesn’t win and you may have to visit with one of our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors. Check out these amazing stats:

Health and Wellness, Injury Recovery | Aug 29, 2016

Know What to Eat: Speed Your Recovery with Good Nutrition

After an accident or injury, it’s important to encourage your body’s natural healing process with good nutrition. In addition to the treatments provided by our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors, consider incorporating these foods into your regular diet to support your recovery.

Accident Prevention, Education | Nov 9, 2016

Home for the Holidays: Ten Safety Tips for Teen Drivers in Your Family 

The holidays are so busy with everyone traveling. Roads become busier and it’s important to stay alert during these times of the year. The ones most at risk are our teen drivers. It’s important to focus on their safety because they don’t have as much driving experience. Share these tips from our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors with your […]

Education, General Chiropractic | Nov 14, 2016

5 Tips for Stress Free Family Driving During the Holidays 

Getting the whole family loaded and in the car for a holiday trip is an exciting occasion that takes a monumental effort. When you are on the road it’s easy to breathe a sigh of relief – until you remember something you forgot or hit traffic on the way to your destination. Still, more anxiety comes […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Injury Recovery | Nov 14, 2016

How to Know What Your Pain After a Car Accident is Telling You 

Car accidents happen unexpectedly. The pain that follows isn’t always predictable, but it’s your body’s way of telling you what’s wrong. Pain can be useful if you use it to determine what’s wrong and how to treat it. Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors can help you interpret what your pain is telling you.

Accident Recovery, Education, Injury Recovery | Dec 15, 2016

Say “Know” to Pain After a Car Accident with These 5 Signs

Knowing your pain is important. It’s easy to ignore pain by hoping it will go away, but the more that you know about specific pain and what it means, the more specialized treatment you can seek in order to recover quickly after a car accident. Knowing your signs of pain will help you say no […]

Education, Injury Recovery | Jan 12, 2017

Did You Know These Facts About Orthopedic Care After a Car Accident?

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you know that recovery can be tough. Finding the right doctors to treat an injury can be even tougher. Orthopedic care specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal systems, which are often most affected by auto accident injuries. The information below explains why making an appointment at an […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Jan 26, 2017

Did You Know Injuries After a Car Accident Can Be Delayed?

Car accidents happen suddenly but you may not feel the full extent of any injuries right away. It may be days before you feel the pain that signals various injuries. For this reason, it is important to give adequate time after an accident to figure out the extent of your injuries, even if you’ve visited […]

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Mar 9, 2017

Taking Proper Care Of Yourself After A Car Accident In Atlanta

A car accident can be a physically and emotionally traumatic experience depending on the extent of the damage. In the midst of the chaos that surrounds a car accident, it can be tough to think clearly about how you should react and move forward.

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Mar 16, 2017

The Health Effects of Concussions Caused By Auto Accidents In Atlanta

Concussions and head wounds are severe injuries that can occur even during low-speed auto accidents. Although car manufacturers have done a great job incorporating more comprehensive safety features into vehicles, the safest component – the seat belt – is only intended to protect your chest and torso. Your head remains rather defenseless during a crash, […]

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Mar 23, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment for Spinal Stenosis and Car Accident Injuries

Spinal stenosis is a painful back condition that is defined as a narrowing of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is home to your spinal cord as well as a collection of nerves and nerve roots, so it’s no surprise that compression of the canal can cause severe pain, discomfort, and disability.

Accident Recovery, Chiropractic | Mar 30, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Care For Whiplash Injury

If you are injured in a car accident, it is critical to visit an experienced Atlanta Orthopedic car accident Doctor who understands how to treat Whiplash and other common auto accident injuries. Although you may feel well following your car accident, Whiplash and other kinds of injuries can happen in even the smallest of accidents.

Education, General Chiropractic | Apr 5, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Painful Hand Conditions

Your hands are complex systems that you rely deeply upon to follow through with various everyday actions. For these reasons and more, it should not come as a surprise that hand pain is one of the most common chronic conditions Americans experience.

Education, General Chiropractic | Apr 7, 2017

Most Common Causes Of Neck Pain and How Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Can Help

Neck pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors. There is a wide variety of reasons why patients suffer from chronic neck pain, and Orthopedic treatments range from simple lifestyle changes to ongoing therapy.

Accidents, Injuries | Apr 10, 2017

3 Common Car Accident Injuries Treated By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

According to the Georga Department of Motor Vehicles, there are approximately 300,000 car accidents each year. These collisions leave up to 200,000 victims injured, forcing them to seek medical and legal support.

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Apr 13, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Pinched Nerves and Car Accident Injuries

Pinched nerves are common among car accident victims and are easily treated with orthopedic solutions.

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Apr 14, 2017

How Soon Should You Visit An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor Following A Car Accident?

If you are involved in an auto collision, our Atlanta car accident injury orthopedic doctors recommend contacting our office within 48 hours. When you experience a car accident, your body becomes exposed to a particular degree of force, which can cause a variety of injuries that range from soft tissue damage to fractured bones.

Doctors, Education, Health and Wellness, Locations, Medical Doctors, Orthopedic Clinics, Orthopedics, Specialties | Apr 20, 2017

How To Maximize The Benefits of Your Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment

When patients suffer from chronic pain, regardless of where the pain exists, receiving Orthopedic treatment can make the difference between experiencing complete relief or dealing with recurring symptoms. If you require Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment for a car accident injury or experience debilitating migraines on a regular basis, there are particular actions you can follow through […]

Accidents, Injuries | Apr 21, 2017

3 Car Accident Injuries That Require Immediate Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment

If you are in pain as a result of a recent auto collision, it is imperative that you seek immediate treatment from an experienced Atlanta car accident injury orthopedic doctor. Even if your accident was minor and you haven’t noticed any symptoms, it does not mean that you are completely in the clear.

Education, General Chiropractic | Apr 28, 2017

What Orthopedic Treatment Options Exist For Chronic Back Pain?

Back pain is one of the most common chronic conditions patients throughout Atlanta experience and affects every single person at one point in their life. Depending on the extent of the condition, back pain can completely stifle your ability to perform even the most basic of activities, let alone follow through with your daily routine. If you […]

Accidents, Orthopedics | Jun 14, 2017

How Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Can Help You After A Car Accident

Car accidents are one of the terrifying and physically devastating experiences that can happen. In just a few seconds a car accident can turn a seemingly quiet drive into an experience that leaves you, and other passengers hurt or in critical shape. Although no one wants to be the victim of a car accident, it’s […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Orthopedics, Specialties, Uncategorized | Jun 15, 2017

Three Ways An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor Can Help You After A Car Accident

Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors treat a variety of injuries caused by car accidents, including soft tissue damage, spinal injuries, and Whiplash. We also help patients who suffer from sore muscles, stiffness, joint pain, and torn ligaments. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, contact AICA Orthopedics for immediate treatment.

Accident Recovery, Education, Locations, Orthopedic Clinics, Orthopedics, Specialties, Uncategorized | Jun 16, 2017

Superior Orthopedic Care For Car Accident Injuries

After you experience the stress associated with a car accident and the adrenaline wears off, it’s important to seek Orthopedic Treatment to see if you are hurt or sustained an injury. Car accident injuries do not always produce noticeable symptoms as some patients aren’t aware that they are hurt or injured for several weeks following […]

Accidents | Jun 19, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment Helps You Recover Fast and Safely From A Car Accident

Orthopedic care is the leading alternative approach to treating car accident injuries, with thousands of people throughout Atlanta visiting our office each year. If you are involved in a car accident, contact our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors to schedule a complete examination right away. Even if you feel well, it’s important to understand that there are […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Jun 20, 2017

Treating Heel Pain On Your Own and With Orthopedic Care

Thousands of residents throughout Atlanta experience heel pain on a regular basis. Caused by age, prior injuries, heel spurs, and degenerative disorders – heel pain has the potential to completely alter one’s routine because of how painful it can be to perform essential activities, including walking.

Accident Recovery | Jun 21, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Back Pain and Car Accident Injuries

Over 4.6 million people throughout the United States required medical treatment as a result of a car accident in 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The financial impact of these accidents cost approximately $432 billion in insurance and medical care. For accident victims, most people tend to sustain mild sprains, disk herniations, tissue […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Jun 22, 2017

Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Back Pain With Orthopedic Care

Chronic back pain is the most prevalent conditions that affect Americans as each individual will experience pain at some point in their life. Depending on the extent, back pain can completely alter your routine, making it impossible to perform everyday activities like walking or picking up objects. If you suffer from chronic back pain, contact […]

Accident Recovery, Accidents, Education, Practice Areas | Jun 26, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Low-Impact Auto Accidents

Low-impact auto accidents or those that take place while driving 30 mph or under, often produce lower back pain, neck strains, soft tissue damage, or minor fractures. Consider the following information that highlights what you should do following a low-impact auto accident, as well as how our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors can provide short and long-term […]

Accident Recovery, Accidents, Education, Locations, Orthopedic Clinics, Practice Areas | Jun 27, 2017

Car Accident Injuries That Require Immediate Orthopedic Treatment

Car accidents can produce a range of injuries and painful conditions that include Whiplash, bones fractures, and torn ligaments. Although most car accident injuries can be addressed by a general practitioner, there are a few conditions that require Orthopedic Treatment. If you are involved in a car accident, contact our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors to schedule […]

Accident Recovery | Jun 28, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Care For Car Accidents and Back Injuries

Each car accident is unique and has the potential to produce injuries that range from minor bruises to critical wounds. Of the car accident injuries that our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors treat, there are three kinds of back conditions that are more prevalent than others. Spondylolisthesis, disc herniation, and fractures are common among car accident victims […]

Health and Wellness, Orthopedics | Jun 30, 2017

4 Reasons To Choose Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment

If you have never received Orthopedic Treatment before, there are a variety of health benefits associated with our practice. At AICA Orthopedics, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors help reduce stress and correct injuries caused by repetitive movement, overuse, and blunt trauma using non-invasive treatment solutions. If you suffer from chronic pain or injured yourself in an […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Jun 30, 2017

What Happens To Your Body During A Car Accident?

Not every auto accident is identical, which is why some of our patients can walk away from it with a few bruises, while others experience critical injuries that leave permanent alterations. Varying details affect the outcome of each auto accident, such as how fast you’re traveling at the time of the collision, whether you’re the driver and […]

Back Pain, Conditions | Jul 5, 2017

Treating Chronic Back Pain Without Prescription Medication

Approximately 22 million Americans visit an Orthopedic Doctor each year. Of these, close to eight million people are looking for solutions that resolve chronic back pain. Orthopedic spinal therapy is a safe, useful form of treatment for back pain that allows patients to experience relief without having to rely on solutions that offer adverse side […]

Physical Therapy | Jul 6, 2017

How Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Can Help Restore Mobility After An Injury

If you have ever been involved in a car accident, you understand how difficult it is to return to your personal and professional routines.

Orthopedics | Jul 10, 2017

Health Benefits of Orthopedic Treatment For Atlanta’s Seniors

Orthopedic Treatment serves as an excellent source for seniors who are interested in maintaining healthy, active lifestyles. It’s important for seniors to understand common concerns that affect their health as they grow older. Personal diet, family history, and physical activity are all important concepts that influence how well seniors feel and can follow through with […]

Back Pain, Health and Wellness | Jul 11, 2017

Treat Lower Back Pain With Orthopedic Care

It concerns our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors to learn about patients who suffer from lower back pain that won’t go away on its own. Chronic pain often indicates the presence of other underlying conditions that require in-depth Orthopedic Treatment. If you experience chronic lower back pain for more than a few days and are trying to ignore […]

Physical Therapy | Jul 12, 2017

How Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Can Treat The Pain In Your Neck

There are a variety of factors that contribute to neck pain. Sports injuries and car accidents are often responsible for the acute cervical pain that radiates throughout the spine. Mechanical pain occurs when a part of your supporting structure becomes injured or worn down by stress and tension, If you suffer from chronic neck pain, […]

Orthopedics | Jul 13, 2017

What To Expect When Visiting An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor

If you were recently involved in a car accident in Atlanta, you have injuries you are not aware of. Common car accident injuries like Whiplash may not produce noticeable symptoms for several weeks to a few months after the incident takes place. You may walk away from your accident feeling fine and wake up weeks […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Jul 14, 2017

The Causes of Hip Dysplasia and How Orthopedic Treatment Can Help

Hip dysplasia affects thousands of residents throughout the greater Atlanta community, predominantly those under the age of 50. Initially considered to be a childhood disease, hip dysplasia is one of the most underdiagnosed conditions because of how it develops and the kind of symptoms it produces. Patients who suffer from hip dysplasia often do so […]

Conditions, Education, Health and Wellness, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Jul 17, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Kienböck’s Disease

The bones that run throughout your entire body require constant blood flow for nourishment and normal function; otherwise, your bones can become brittle or die. When one of the small bones in your wrist is unable to receive enough blood, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors recognize this as Kienböck’s Disease.

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Jul 18, 2017

Back Pain and Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment

Chronic back pain is the primary source of disability for those under 45 years old living in the United States. To better understand why back pain is so prominent among Americans, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors are discussing the anatomy of the spine and what you can do to experience complete back pain relief.

Conditions, Neck Pain | Jul 19, 2017

Treat Arthritis and Neck Pain Without Surgery

At AICA Orthopedics, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors provide premier personalized treatment plans that are designed to meet the unique characteristics of each patient’s lifestyle and individual needs. Our team offers a variety of Orthopedic treatment techniques that include holistic therapy, pain management exercises, physical therapy, and tissue massage – all of which are meant to […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Locations, Orthopedic Clinics, Orthopedics, Specialties | Jul 20, 2017

Common Car Accident Injuries Treated By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, there are over 300,000 car accidents each year, causing thousands of injuries and preventing victims from following through with their daily obligations. If you are involved in a car accident, you may walk away from the experience feeling fine. However, it’s important to know that symptoms associated with […]

Health and Wellness, Injury Recovery | Jul 21, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment: Permanent Pain Relief

Thousands of people throughout the greater Atlanta community suffer from chronic pain. It disrupts their ability to follow through with their favorite activities and can cause other permanent complications if left untreated. Meeting with one of our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors on a regular basis is important for those who suffer from chronic pain. Through a […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Orthopedics, Specialties | Jul 24, 2017

Should I Visit An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor After A Car Accident Even If I Don’t Have Symptoms?

A car accident is always a traumatic experience regardless of the speed or impact involved. Unfortunately, many accident victims do not seek medical attention if they experience minor pain or no symptoms at all. This is a mistake and can lead to other complications or chronic conditions. If you are involved in a car accident, […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Orthopedics, Specialties | Jul 25, 2017

Common Back and Neck Injuries Caused By Car Accidents

Over 6 million people are injured in a car accident each year throughout the United States, according to the National Safety Council. Although the consequences of accident-related injuries vary based on the kind of collision, it is possible to experience physical trauma in low-speed accidents. Car accident victims can sustain multiple injuries and not even […]

Back Pain, Education | Jul 26, 2017

Three Things That May Contribute To Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability throughout the entire world, forcing patients to miss out on their personal and professional obligations. However, many of the contributors and triggers for back pain are avoidable.

Accident Recovery, Education, Injury Recovery, Orthopedics, Specialties | Jul 27, 2017

Choosing The Right Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor After A Car Accident

It’s important to have one of our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors examine you immediately following a car accident. Choosing the right doctor can ensure a safe and fast recovery, but how do you determine who has the experience your injuries deserve?

Education, Injuries | Aug 2, 2017

Common Summer Injuries Treated By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

Summer serves as one of the most popular seasons when it comes to personal injuries. The nice, warm weather makes working out and exercising more attractive, although it also presents unique challenges that can cause harm. Regardless of whether you are an exercise enthusiast or work out a few times a week, some of the […]

Education, Injury Recovery, Orthopedics, Specialties | Aug 3, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment Helps Prevent Sports Injuries In Back-To-School Student Athletes

Getting injured is common among student-athletes throughout Atlanta. However, getting injured on the sports field should not be accepted as normal. Preventative actions can help keep your children safe, and regular Orthopedic Treatment allows them to avoid common injuries like sprains, strains, and fractures.

Conditions, Education, Injury Recovery, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Aug 7, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Concussions and Student Athletes

Medical studies are continuously released these days that outline the short and long-term health consequences of concussions. Concussions among student-athletes attract a lot of media attention, and rightfully so. If a child sustains a concussion, they could experience severe damage if the symptoms aren’t addressed as soon as possible.

Back Pain, Conditions | Aug 9, 2017

Lower Back Pain Can Affect Anyone

Back pain is the most prevalent condition medical physicians, and Orthopedic Doctors treat. Unfortunately, too many people try to ignore their pain until their symptoms become unbearable and potentially dangerous to their long-term health. Whether you experience constant pain or were injured in a recent accident, it’s important to have our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors examine […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Aug 11, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Runner’s Knee

Patients often visit our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors with concerns regarding the health of their knees. People who have been physically active their whole lives and train on a regular basis suddenly notice a growing soreness in one or both of their knees. For them, this situation seems like an anomaly and a nightmare. For our […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Aug 14, 2017

Treating Painful Bone Spurs With Atlanta Orthopedic

Bones spurs or osteophytes are growths that cause significant pain and inflammation because of how they affect the nerves, ligaments, and joints. Spurs often develop in the spine, hands, wrists, hips, and knees and although anyone can be affected by bone spurs, most patients who require Orthopedic Treatment are over the age of 60.

Hip Pain, Orthopedics | Aug 16, 2017

Common Causes of Hip Pain and How Orthopedic Treatment Can Help

Hip pain affects thousands of residents throughout the greater Atlanta region and develops from a variety of causes. Although anyone can experience hip pain, it most often affects those who are under 15 years old, as well as those who are over the age of 45. If you experience chronic hip pain or recently injured […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Shoulder Pain, Specialties | Aug 18, 2017

Treating A Dislocated Shoulder With Atlanta Orthopedic

Shoulder dislocations are often related to sports injuries, slip and fall accidents, and car collisions. Depending on the extent of the damage, dislocations can force you to miss work and limit your daily routine. Trying to ignore your symptoms or avoiding treatment can lead to muscle damage, as well as contribute to the development of […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Aug 21, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Post-Accident Injuries

Walking away from a car accident without noticeable damage may cause relief despite the possibility of an underlying condition existing. Post-traumatic pain can take a few days to several weeks to appear, long after the collision took place. The force of a car accident can cause tissue damage or injuries like Whiplash. Although the accident […]

Injury Recovery, Knee Pain | Aug 23, 2017

Consider Orthopedic Treatment Before Knee Surgery

There are over one million knee and hip replacement surgeries that take place throughout the United States each year. Although the majority of these surgeries are successful and patients can leave their experience in better condition, it is always uncertain whether your full capabilities will return over time.

Back Pain | Aug 25, 2017

Treat Chronic Back Pain Without Prescription Medication

A wide variety of pain medications contain adverse side effects and serve as temporary solutions for those who experience chronic back pain. Cortisone shots allow patients to experience immediate pain relief associated with inflammation. If you are interested in treating chronic back pain without prescription medications or surgery, contact our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors to learn […]

Shoulder Pain | Aug 28, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Shoulder Injuries Caused By Auto Accidents

If you are involved in a car accident and walk away from the experience with shoulder pain, it may indicate the presence of a dislocation. Although most shoulder dislocations are associated with sports accidents or slip and falls, they can cause muscle damage and lead to chronic conditions if left untreated. Contact or call our […]

Orthopedics, Specialties | Sep 1, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Hand Pain and Injuries

Your hands are complex systems that allow you to perform a variety of actions that range from turning a doorknob to picking up objects. Because of how often your hands are used on a daily basis, it’s no wonder that so many people experience hand pain during their lifetime. Hand pain derives from a wide […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Sep 4, 2017

How Orthopedic Treatment Can Support Runners Training For A Race

Regardless of whether you’re an elite athlete or just starting to build a base of endurance, running is one of the most rewarding, approachable exercises. For those who are interested in completing their first 5K road race or others who are competing for a spot in the Boston Marathon, getting injured before a race can […]

Orthopedics | Sep 6, 2017

Suffer From Kyphosis? Let Orthopedics Help!

Is it difficult to maintain an even posture? Do you experience pain when trying to stand up straight? A hunched back is a common symptom of a condition referred to as Kyphosis, which is responsible for distorting your spine. Patients who experience Kyphosis suffer from constant pain, numbness, and tingling that radiates through their legs. Kyphosis […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Sep 8, 2017

Causes and Symptoms of Lower Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem, affecting more people than you might realize. Lower back pain has actually been cited by doctors as one of the most prevalent reasons that patients seek medical help for. Many people will actually put the aches and pain aside as much as they can, realizing all too late that […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Orthopedics, Physical Therapy, Services, Specialties | Sep 11, 2017

Physical Therapy For Atlanta’s Car Accident Victims

The chances of sustaining some kind of injury during a car accident are high. Depending on the circumstances, you may walk away from your experience with minor wounds like bruises or scrapes. More severe injuries like broken bones are easy to identify and require professional medical treatment. However, there are other kinds of injuries that […]

Uncategorized | Sep 13, 2017

Reduce Lower Back Pain With Stretches Recommended By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

Lower back pain can appear gradually over time or develop as a result of physical trauma. Regardless, lower back pain can cause a variety of complications and prevent you from performing basic activities or meeting your professional commitments. Waking up with stiffness or significant pain can be avoided or reduced with particular stretches that help […]

Back Pain | Sep 15, 2017

Three Secrets For Going Through Your Workday Without Back Pain

Millions of people experience back pain as a result of their work environment. Sitting at your desk for hours at a time, lifting heavy objects without appropriate equipment are two of the most common reasons why so many people visit our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors.

Physical Therapy | Sep 18, 2017

Avoid Surgery With Physical Therapy At AICA Orthopedics

Our bodies are structured to heal themselves and do this best when supported with regular exercise, a balanced diet, and the right forms of proactive treatment. When people experience pain from a recent accident or chronic condition, the two thoughts that come top of mind for most are, “Can I ignore this pain” and “Maybe […]

Accident Recovery, Accidents, Education, Practice Areas | Sep 20, 2017

Visit An Atlanta Orthopedist After A Car Accident

Being in a car accident is emotionally and physically exhausting, regardless of the impact or damage. And, the potential for sustaining an injury is high, even when traveling at low speeds. That’s why it’s recommended to have an experienced Orthopedic Doctor examine your condition within 48 hours of an accident. Although you may feel fine […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Sep 22, 2017

Atlanta Car Accident Injury Services At AICA Orthopedics

Are you suffering in pain from a recent car accident? AICA Orthopedics supports and treats the complex, unique injuries that are associated with most auto collisions. Whether you sustain minor or severe accident injuries, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors are here to help you recover. Unlike many forms of traditional medicine, which heavily rely on prescription medications or […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Sep 25, 2017

Car Accident In Atlanta? Protect Your Health With Orthopedic Treatment

Were you injured in a recent car accident? Have you thought about contacting an Atlanta personal injury attorney for compensation? Although choosing an attorney can help ensure that your legal rights are protected, it’s even more important to make sure that your long-term health is supported by experienced medical professionals. Many common accident injuries are […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Sep 27, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedics For Car Accident Injuries

Many car accident victims are not able to walk away from their incident without injuries. Even low-speed car accidents can cause significant muscle, tissue, or spinal damage considering the impact associated with rear-end or head-on collisions.

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 2, 2017

Visit An Atlanta Orthopedic Doctor After A Car Accident

Burning rubber, damaged metal, broken glass…These are the immediate results of a car accident. Colliding with another vehicle can be an emotionally paralyzing experience, even for the calmest and most collected individual. Along with the financial repercussions car accidents present, the potential long-term health consequences can permanently disrupt your overall routine.

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 4, 2017

What Kind Of Doctor Should I See After A Car Accident In Atlanta?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that close to six million car accidents take place throughout the United States each year. Although not every collision causes significant physical and emotional damage, over 2.5 million or one-third of all accident passengers sustain injuries.

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 6, 2017

Visit An Atlanta Orthopedic Car Accident Doctor Within 72 Hours Of A Collision

Car accidents can be a horrific experience depending on the physical and emotional damage. If you sustain severe or life-threatening injuries, you will likely be sent to the emergency room immediately. For injuries that are not life-threatening, you may feel that medical treatment is unnecessary. That is the worst idea when it comes to preserving your […]

Spine Care | Oct 9, 2017

How Spinal Stabilization Affects Wellness

Spinal stabilization and maintaining ideal body mechanics is an important health issue for people of all ages and backgrounds. These concepts support your ability to maintain a healthy posture, regardless of whether you are standing, sitting, or laying down. Spinal stability helps promote the health of the muscles in your spine and ensures that your […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 11, 2017

How To Choose The Best Car Accident Orthopedic Doctor In Atlanta

After you are involved in an auto collision, it’s imperative to have experienced Atlanta Orthopedic Car Accident Doctors examine your condition as soon as possible. But, how do you choose the most appropriate Orthopedic Clinic? Consider the following ideas.

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 13, 2017

Common Rear-End Car Accident Injuries Treated By Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

Car accidents are an unfortunate part of our everyday world. Each year, over 340,000 vehicular accidents take place throughout the State of Georiga, resulting in over 130,000 injuries. Many of these involved rear-end collisions. Unlike other types of car accidents, rear-end crashes often cause soft tissue damage, Whiplash, and back injuries.

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 16, 2017

Receive Orthopedic Car Accident Treatment Before The Pain Sets In

Too many car accident victims experience a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety when considering the idea of Orthopedic Treatment. Accident victims often do not understand how Atlanta Car Accident Orthopedic Doctors like those at AICA Orthopedics work with insurance providers or attorneys to prevent them from having to offer out of pocket payments.

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 18, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Car Accident Injuries and Disc Herniations

One of the more common car accident injuries is disc herniation. Some accident victims may consider spinal manipulation or adjustments as a suitable form of treatment, while others may be hesitant based on their lack of experience with alternative forms of medicine. However, studies show that spinal manipulation is useful for treating back pain, as […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 20, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Treat Work-Related Injuries

At AICA Ortho & Spine, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors treat a large variety of standard injuries, including those that are work-related. If you are injured on the job, our team can align with your worker’s compensation case in ways that help treat your condition and get you back to work safely.

Specialties, Spine Care | Oct 23, 2017

Contact Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors To Treat Scoliosis

Between five and seven million Americans are affected by scoliosis. Considering the number of back conditions that exist, scoliosis is the most devastating considering its lasting effects dedicated to postural impairments, pain, and mobility. Fortunately, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors can provide long-lasting relief for patients who are affected by scoliosis.

Specialties, Spine Care | Oct 25, 2017

Signs and Information On Spinal Degeneration

Knowing how to identify and respond to spinal degeneration is important for preventing long-term pain and chronic conditions from developing over time. As one of the most common back conditions that affect Americans today, over 65 million people experience lower back pain each year. Although many people try to ignore their pain or believe that it will pass with time, it’s […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Oct 27, 2017

Contact Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors Immediately After A Car Accident

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences for those involved. Not only do they have the potential to cause emotional harm, but the stress associated with a car crash can create long-term physical damage that impairs your ability to follow through with your regular routine.

Accident Recovery, Education | Nov 3, 2017

How To Approach Your Insurance Provider After A Car Accident

If you experience a car accident, one of the most important things to do after is to contact your insurance provider right away. Although accidents can be traumatic and stressful, it’s important to alert your provider to process your claim.

Accident Recovery, Education | Nov 6, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Brain Injuries Caused By Car Accidents

Thre are a variety of brain injuries that can occur as a result of a car accident. Brain injuries do not always produce noticeable symptoms and deserve immediate, comprehensive treatment to avoid long-term or permanent health complications. If you are involved in a car accident, consider the following information and contact our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Nov 8, 2017

How Soon After A Car Accident Should I See An Orthopedic Doctor?

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences. If you are involved in a car accident and sustain severe or life-threatening injuries, you will need to be seen by a doctor who specializes in emergency medicine right away. For other conditions that are not as serious, it’s easy to believe that medical attention isn’t necessary. However, avoiding medical […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Nov 10, 2017

How To Document A Car Crash Using Your Smartphone

Car accidents occur in a matter of seconds, though the physical, legal, and emotional consequences have the potential to last for months. Although it’s easy to experience anxiety and panic following an accident, it’s essential to take precautionary steps that help protect the integrity of your health, as well as your legal rights. If you […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Nov 13, 2017

The Short and Long-Term Effects of Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is the most common car accident injury treated by the Orthopedic Doctors and Chiropractors at AICA Orthopedics. Even victims who are involved in low-speed accidents (under 30 miles per hour) are vulnerable to Whiplash Injury due to how sensitive the ligaments and tissue are that surround the neck. Unlike other types of accident injuries […]

Accidents, Headaches | Nov 15, 2017

Headaches After A Car Accident? How Orthopedic Treatment Can Help!

Headaches are common among car accident victims for a variety of reasons. Some accident victims who already experience frequent headaches may notice increased frequency and pain after a collision occurs. Others may not experience any symptoms for several days or weeks after a car accident takes place. If you do suffer from frequent, painful headaches […]

Accident Prevention, Education | Nov 17, 2017

Car Accident Prevention Tips For Atlanta’s Teenage Drivers

The National Safety Council cites car accidents as the leading cause of death for teenagers throughout the United States. To help protect teenagers in Atlanta, AICA Orthopedics is offering tips that keep younger drivers focused on the road and free of distractions.

Accident Recovery, Education | Nov 20, 2017

Atlanta Orthopedic Treatment For Non-Visible Car Accident Injuries

There are a variety of injuries that can result from a car accident. Some are immediately apparent with noticeable symptoms, while others can go undetected for several weeks or months. If you are involved in a car accident, contact our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors right away to diagnose and treat potential injuries before they cause other […]

Accident Recovery, Education | Nov 22, 2017

Common Injuries After Rear-End Auto Accident

Car accidents happen. As much as we like to think we can avoid them with safe driving techniques, that’s not so much the case, and they’re actually quite common. Perhaps the most frequent of these accidents are rear-end collisions. Those may lead to injuries that can not only be very painful in the immediate aftermath […]

Accident Prevention, Education | Nov 24, 2017

7 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

One of the first steps toward transitioning from a teen into an adult is obtaining a drivers license. It’s exciting for many, but also potentially dangerous. According to the Center for Disease Control, teenagers are more susceptible to auto accidents than any other age group.

Accident Recovery, Education | Nov 27, 2017

How to Find A Pain Management Orthopedic Doctor After a Car Accident

Driving or riding in a car has become such a normalcy, it’s easy for us to think nothing of its dangers. But auto accidents are very common and can happen to anyone at anytime. Musculoskeletal or head injuries can come up after an accident, which sometimes can cause chronic pain. Coping with that pain is […]

Back Pain, Injuries | Nov 29, 2017

Common Back and Neck Injuries After Car Wrecks

Car accidents cause millions of injuries – some very significant – in the U.S. every year. According to the National Safety Council, 4.6 million people obtained significant injuries in 2016 from car accidents. The seriousness of the injury often depends on the type of accident, but even the most minor ones can lead to a […]

Shoulder Pain | Dec 4, 2017

Orthopedic Treats Different Types Of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are common among Americans with over 200,000 people requiring treatment each year. For those who experience this kind of injury, simple activities become difficult to perform such as extending your arm above your head, putting clothes on, or washing your hair. If you should sustain a rotator cuff injury, it’s important to […]

Education, Health and Wellness | Dec 6, 2017

Healthy Gifts To Give Yourself This Holiday

Instead of waiting until the New Year to announce resolutions that focus on personal health, why not make a proactive effort now? Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors are here to help you become the healthiest, happiest version of yourself this holiday.

Accident Prevention, Education | Dec 8, 2017

Common Accident Injuries To Avoid This Winter Holiday Season

No one wants to wind up in the hospital during the winter holidays. Still, accident injuries may be unavoidable depending on the circumstances. To help you enjoy this time of the year with your family and friends, our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors offer the following safety recommendations to keep in mind.

Accident Prevention, Education | Dec 11, 2017

Stay Safe During The Holidays With These Winter Driving Tips

The winter holidays presents additional risks for drivers throughout Atlanta. To avoid auto accidents, it’s important for motorists to understand how to approach congested roads, distracted drivers, and slippery conditions. For more information on how to keep you and your family safe this holiday season, check out the following tips provided by our Atlanta Orthopedic […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Injury Recovery | Dec 13, 2017

Orthopedic Treatment For Slip and Fall Injuries That Occur While Shopping During The Holidays

If you experience a sudden slip and fall accident, you may be able to walk away from the situation without any pain or noticeable damage. However, many people sustain significant injuries during the winter holiday shopping season as a result of falling on slippery sidewalks or unkept surfaces in retail stores.

Accident Recovery, Education | Dec 15, 2017

Treating Common Injuries That Occur In Shopping Malls

It’s the winter holiday shopping season, and with Christmas less than two weeks away, families are dashing around to pick up last minute gifts. The surge in foot traffic at shopping malls throughout the greater Atlanta region is great for retailers but also creates additional risks for consumers. Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors review some of […]

Hip Pain, Orthopedics | Dec 18, 2017

Why You May Experience More Joint Pain During The Winter

Arthritis is one of the most common causes of disability, affecting over 40 million people throughout the United States. On top of this, close to 25 million children have arthritis, while over 20 million people have osteoarthritis. During the cold winter season, temperature, air pressure, and a general lack of exercise can cause patients to […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Dec 20, 2017

Causes of Chronic Hand Pain and How Orthopedic Treatment Can Help

Your hands consist of sensitive tendons and joints that are exposed to stress each and every day. Performing common tasks like typing on a keyboard or turning a doorknob can gradually deteriorate tissue and cause chronic hand pain. Although such pain can derive from all kinds of sources that range from injuries to degenerative conditions, […]

Knee Pain | Dec 22, 2017

Most Popular Questions Asked About ACL Surgery

ACL tears are extremely painful and often impact the patient’s ability to follow through with their usual obligations. The possibility of needing surgery to repair a torn ACL usually solicits numerous questions and concerns for prospects. Such questions often include whether surgery is the only viable treatment option and how long does it take to […]

Bones, Injuries | Dec 25, 2017

What You Need To Know About Clavicle Fractures

Clavicle fractures make up approximately 5 percent of all fractures treated by Orthopedic Doctors throughout the United States. Most cases affect males, and close to 50 percent of all clavicle fractures occur in children between the ages of four and seven. Also referred to as a broken collarbone, clavicle fractures are caused by blunt trauma […]

Bones, Education | Dec 27, 2017

How Can I Treat My Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis refers to articular cartilage that becomes worn down and creates an environment that makes joint motion painful. Although this condition occurs in various ways, most patients develop it as a result of aging, physical activity, genetics, blunt trauma, and leading a sedentary lifestyle. If you manage Osteoarthritis and are interested in treatment, contact our Atlanta […]

Back Pain | Dec 29, 2017

How To Get Through The Night With Lower Back Pain

Chronic back pain can prevent you from following through with your daily obligations and participating in your favorite activities. Considering the various types of chronic pain that exist, more people suffer from lower back pain than any other condition. In fact, each person will experience some level of lower back pain at some point in […]

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.

Conditions, Education, Health and Wellness, Practice Areas | 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 […]

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 […]

Accident Prevention, Education | Mar 2, 2018

Avoid A Car Accident During Spring Break

Spring break vacation is coming up for students throughout the greater Atlanta region and for a few weeks, our streets will be more congested than usual. College students will be heading out for vacation while families leave town to visit friends and relatives. Unfortunately, spring break represents one of the most dangerous times of the […]

Neurology | Mar 5, 2018

Atlanta Physical Therapy For Multiple Sclerosis

Over 400,000 people throughout the United States have Multiple Sclerosis (MS) with 200 new cases emerging each week, according to The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. MS is classified as an immune-mediated condition that causes the body’s immune system to attack the central nervous system through the process of demyelination. When this occurs, the insulation that protects […]

Shoulder Pain | Mar 7, 2018

Causes of Shoulder Pain

Your shoulders serve as the most versatile and engaging joints that exist throughout the body. The spherical end of the upper arm connects to a small divot located within the shoulder blade and obtains anterior air from the collarbone. Although these bones are designed to absorb the stress and pressure each shoulder experiences on a […]

Back Pain | Mar 9, 2018

Low-Impact Exercises For Back Pain Relief

Back pain can be extremely debilitating, even if you have not sustained a specific injury like a fracture or tear. Most forms of back pain are caused by an irritated or swollen muscle that is worn or stretched out. To address mild forms of recurring back pain, there are a few low-impact exercises patients can […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Mar 12, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Adult Acquired Flatfoot

Adult acquired flatfoot or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is a painful condition that can affect men and women over time. The posterior tibial tendon helps provide stability to the arch and inverts the foot. Tendonitis occurs from repetitive actions such as walking or when carrying the majority of your body weight on one specific side. […]

Injuries | Mar 14, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Ankle Sprains

Patients experience ankle sprains when the strong ligaments that support the ankle are pushed beyond their capacity and break. Anyone can sustain an ankle sprain regardless of gender or age and tend to occur as a result of rolling a foot or accidentally twisting awkwardly. The pain associated with this condition varies from person to […]

Shoulder Pain | Mar 16, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Chronic Shoulder Pain

Significant shoulder arthritis or chronic pain can prevent you from following through with the most basic day to day activities like opening a car door or getting dressed. If you are unable to meet the expectations and obligations of your routine because of shoulder pain, some type of in depth injury or condition may exist. […]

Injuries | Mar 19, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For ACL Injuries

Approximately 200,000 people throughout the United States experience an ACL injury each year, while 95,000 people sustain complete ruptures. Those who participate in high-activity sports like basketball, football, and downhill skiing tend to experience ACL tears at a higher rate than others. The ACL serves to connect the tibia (shinbone) to the femur (thighbone) and […]

Elbow Injuries | Mar 21, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Elbow Fractures

Patients who seek out orthopedic treatment for elbow fractures tend to sustain such injuries as a result of slip and fall accidents, blunt trauma, or when twisting their arm beyond its limitations. Often, patients who experience an elbow fracture also suffer from a sprain, strain, or dislocation simultaneously. If a fracture does exist and if […]

Ankle Pain | Mar 23, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Achilles Tendinitis

The Achilles tendon exists near the back of the ankle joint and is responsible for connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone. As the largest tendon that exists in the body, the Achilles allows you to perform a variety of basic physical activities such as walking, running, or jumping. Achilles tendinitis refers to the […]

Injuries | Mar 26, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Collarbone Fractures

Collarbone fractures, also referred to as clavicle fractures, are one of the most common conditions treated by our Atlanta orthopedic doctors since they can happen to anyone regardless of age, family history, or demographics. The collarbone or clavicle is located between the shoulder blade and the rib cage. It is responsible for connecting each arm […]

Hip Pain, Orthopedics | Mar 28, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Hip Impingement

Chronic hip pain is caused by a variety of factors and may not be linked to arthritis. Hip impingement, also referred to as femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), causes a tremendous amount of groin pain that typically appears during physical activity, as well as when following through with basic actions such as putting clothes on, walking up […]

Conditions, Orthopedics, Practice Areas, Specialties | Mar 30, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Osteoporosis

More than 44 million people throughout the United States suffer from Osteoporosis, a chronic disease that causes the bones to deteriorate and fracture over time. Such fractures are responsible for approximately 430,000 hospital visits, 2.5 million office sessions, and 180,000 nursing home admissions per year. Unfortunately, osteoporosis can develop without exhibiting noticeable symptoms and tend […]

Accident Prevention, Education, Orthopedics, Specialties | Apr 2, 2018

Bone Health and Injury Prevention

You’re never too young or too old to start considering bone health. As we grow older, we often begin to think about particular health concerns like osteoporosis or arthritis. But maintaining a healthy skeletal system requires a set plan of action that starts as early as possible to prevent various orthopedic injuries. Bone loss takes […]

Back Pain | Apr 4, 2018

Back Pain and Stress Relief Tips

Back pain is an unfortunate condition that has the potential to completely alter your routine. As the most prevalent condition that affects Americans, the intensity of back pain and its debilitating features can create tremendous stress that exacerbates all associated symptoms. If you currently suffer from chronic back pain or are concerned about potentially experiencing […]

Elbow Injuries | Apr 6, 2018

Treating Tennis Elbow

Tennis players and enthusiasts enjoy a variety of benefits that help support healthy cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems. Still, avid tennis players maintain a higher risk for sustaining some type of elbow injury or condition that stems from repetitive behavior or overuse. If you enjoy playing tennis and are interested in understanding how you can avoid […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Apr 9, 2018

Articular Cartilage Restoration

The smooth, white tissue that covers the end of bones that connect together is known as articular cartilage. Such cartilage allow your joints to move seamlessly, while also supporting the bones ability to glide over each other without creating tension. Patients can damage their articular cartilage through repetition of movement or stress that gradually develops […]

Accidents, Headaches | Apr 11, 2018

Headaches After A Car Accident In Atlanta? Contact An Orthopedic Doctor Immediately!

Headaches are a common result of a car accident and are triggered by a variety of sources. Some patients who experience headaches prior to a car accident may notice increased frequency or intensity. Others may not notice a headache for some time after the accident. If you are in a car accident and experience recurring […]

Hand Pain | Apr 13, 2018

Hand Pain Relief Tips For Smartphone Devices

Most smartphone devices are not ergonomically designed to support the complexities and sensitivities of the ligaments within your hands. Until a particular smartphone manufacturer does come up with a design that’s sleek and ergonomically friendly, please consider the following tips that are meant to protect your hands from aggravation and irritation.

Hand Pain | Apr 16, 2018

How To Avoid Common Hand Injuries

Your hands are one of the most active parts of your body and are essential for supporting your ability to perform a variety of everyday tasks. Basic activities like scrolling on a smart phone device or controlling a computer mouse rarely lead to particular injuries. Still, your hands are subjected to all types of hazardous […]

Orthopedics, Specialties | Apr 18, 2018

The Value of Orthopedic Bracing

Braces and splints provide a world of value for patients who suffer from chronic or acute conditions. Orthopedic bracing is primarily used to address various injuries and such devices are supported with scientific research that proves their value for injury prevention and recovery. If you have never used some type of orthopedic brace to treat […]

Education, Health and Wellness | Apr 20, 2018

How To Stay Active and Healthy As You Age

Regardless of how old you are, exercise and physical activity are crucial to supporting positive, long-term health. Although you don’t need to develop and maintain an intense workout program to improve your health, investing time in physical activity each day is important. If you currently enjoy a sedentary lifestyle, consider starting out by exercising for […]

Concussions | Apr 23, 2018

Concussions and Orthopedic Treatment

Most concussions occur as a result of head trauma related to some type of sports or physical activity. Over 300,000 head injuries are reported each year throughout the United States, most of which are associated with sports. When a concussion occurs, there is a particular level of consciousness that is lost even though most patients […]

Education, Health and Wellness | Apr 25, 2018

Be Aware Of The Dangers Associated With Heat Exhaustion In Atlanta

Over seven thousand people died from heat exhaustion between 2008 and 2018 according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most heat-related deaths or health conditions are avoidable if patients and those around them are able to correctly recognize the warning signs your body exerts when it start to overheat. For parents of children […]

Education, Health and Wellness | Apr 27, 2018

How To Maintain Great Bone Health As Your Age

Just about everyone has heard of the health benefits associated with regular exercise. Maintaining an active lifestyle can help improve endurance, increase bone mass, and help support ideal wright while also protecting individuals from disease like high cholesterol or type 2 diabetes. Considering bone health, bones have an important influence on your body’s ability to […]

Conditions, Practice Areas | Apr 30, 2018

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis refers to inflammation of the fibrous tissue that exists through the bottom portion of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes. Patients who sustain this condition often experience significant pain in their heels. All people, regardless of age or ethnicity, can experience Plantar Fasciitis. Consider the following information that highlights […]

Back Pain | May 2, 2018

Treat The Injury, Not The Pain

Effective non-surgical orthopedic care focuses on identifying and treating the source of a patient’s condition. Unlike traditional approaches to addressing injuries, our practice dedicates itself to offering holistic solutions that go beyond masking symptoms and provide long-term relief.

Shoulder Pain | May 4, 2018

Alternative Orthopedic Solutions For Severe Rotator Cuff Injuries

For patients whose rotator cuff injuries do not recover well from physical therapy, cortisone injections, or other forms of non-invasive treatment, a common next step is to consider shoulder replacement. Fortunately, alternative solutions exist that allow our Atlanta orthopedic doctors to reconstruct the rotator cuff without replacing anything.

Conditions, Practice Areas | May 7, 2018

Don’t Wait For Tendon Pain To Go Away On Its Own – Seek Orthopedic Treatment

If you are an outdoor enthusiast who actively runs, plays tennis, or regularly participates in some type of sport, you most likely experience tendon pain from time to time. Fortunately, you’re not alone. Over 10 million Americans experience tendon pain each year and most cases gradually worsen with time.

Injuries | May 9, 2018

Avoid Joint Injuries and Conditions With These Exercises

It’s easy to take your joints for granted until pain suddenly appears. When such joint pain does arrive, completing basic tasks can quickly become difficult to impossible to perform. Suddenly, normal activities such as walking, sitting down, or exercising present significant challenges.

Knee Pain | May 11, 2018

Try These Knee-Friendly Exercises

Maintaining functional, healthy knees is imperative for ensuring your long-term well-being. When your knees start to hurt, accomplishing basic activities like walking or climbing stairs becomes difficult to impossible to do. For those who enjoy working out – knee pain can prevent you from performing any type of physical activity, whether it’s running or lifting […]

Orthopedics, Specialties | May 14, 2018

Non-Invasive Orthopedic Treatment

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors strive to make sure that all of our patients are well informed and educated on their conditions or injuries, as well as their treatment options. Most conditions or injuries that are treated at AICA Orthopedics do not require surgical intervention. In fact, we utilize a variety of non-invasive treatment solutions that […]

Accident Recovery, Education, Injury Recovery | May 16, 2018

Injuries and Conditions Treated By Our Atlanta Orthopedic Doctors

Our Atlanta orthopedic doctors can identify and address a large variety of conditions that are connected to workplace injuries. Although orthopedic doctors in general are focused on treating musculoskeletal conditions, they are also equipped to resolve other types of health issues.

Injuries | May 21, 2018

Work-Related Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is common among American workers and has the ability to completely deter your normal routine. Although some types of should pain occur after exercising or experiencing a sudden accident, other types gradually develop over time. If you are currently experience consistent shoulder pain as a result of a work-related accident or activity, it’s […]

Injuries | May 23, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment and Workman’s Comp In Atlanta

There are a variety of injuries that can occur at any moment at work. From repetitive actions that apply excessive amounts of stress to your joints to sudden accident injuries, it’s important to seek immediate orthopedic treatment when pain suddenly appears. To ensure that you receive the most appropriate treatment, you will want to work […]

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.

Health and Wellness | Jul 16, 2018

Back to School Health Tips

Preparing for the new school year goes beyond selecting the right book bag, purchasing school supplies, and shopping for new outfits. It also includes particular measures that help ensure your children are healthy, fit and pain-free.