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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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:

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 of car accidents 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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 | 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.

Education, Injury Recovery | 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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Accident Prevention, Education | 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Education, Injury Recovery | 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, […]

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.