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Category Archives: Accident Prevention

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. […]

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 […]

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 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 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 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 […]

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.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 10, 2018

The Most Common Car Accident Injuries

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

Accident Prevention | Sep 17, 2018

Preventing Foot Injuries Is Easier Than You Think

There are many different opinions about barefoot walking since the activity has both benefits and risks. The most commonly agreed upon benefit to barefoot walking is that, in theory, we are walking in a “natural” walking pattern or gait.

Accident Prevention | Oct 24, 2018

Orthopedic Treatment For Fall and Winter Athletes

It’s fall again and with the season comes our favorite fall sports. If you are playing on the school team or just playing on the weekend with friends and family it can be a lot of fun – but also can lead to an orthopedic injury.

Accident Prevention | Apr 3, 2019

Ways To Avoid Springtime Accidents

Spring weather often brings heavy rain in the Atlanta region and with an estimated 6 million car accidents in the United States a year with pesky rain playing a factor, it’s safe to say that the saying, “ in like a lion, out like a lamb,” isn’t always true.