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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.

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 […]

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, 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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.