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How to Tell if a Shoulder Is Dislocated After a Car Accident

Accidents, Injuries, Shoulder Pain | Jul 13, 2020

How to Tell if a Shoulder Is Dislocated After a Car Accident

After a car accident, you experience a lot of thoughts and emotions in response to what happened. You may be upset about your car getting hit, worried about your passengers, or concerned about the medical expenses you may be facing. No matter how you feel, however, you need to make sure you do a complete […]

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor

Chiropractic | Jul 13, 2020

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor?

Chiropractic care is well known for reducing pain, particularly neck and back pain. Many people seek out chiropractic care to help them recover from a car accident, get rid of recurring headaches and migraines, or to help with things like sciatica and herniated discs. Chiropractors are experts in the skeletal and central nervous systems, and […]

traumatic brain injury

Headaches, Neurology | Jul 8, 2020

What You Need to Know About TBIs from Accidents

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, occurs when something fractures the skull, penetrates the skull, or injures brain tissue. TBIs are usually the result of violent force to the head or a jolt of the head or body. About half of all TBIs are caused by car accidents, and while some are temporary, others are […]

Wrist Fracture Recovery

Injuries, Wrist Pain | Jul 6, 2020

Wrist Fracture Recovery

A wrist fracture is one of the most common car accident injuries. This type of injury occurs so frequently because your hands are typically on your steering wheel at the time of impact. You may try to brace yourself if you see the accident coming, or the simple jarring of your hands against the steering […]

An Easier Recovery From Ankle Fractures | AICA Orthopedics

Ankle Pain | Jun 24, 2020

An Easier Recovery From Ankle Fractures

At AICA Orthopedics, we strive to bring our patients the most current and effective treatment options allowing for the most successful recovery. With ankle injuries, in previous years placing a cast and weight-bearing restrictions was a common practice. However, we have learned of improved practices such as a removable boot for optimal recovery.

Are MRIs Safe for Me

Imaging | Jun 17, 2020

Are MRIs Safe for Me?

MRIs are common tests to take detailed and intricate pictures of the inside of your body for a variety of reasons, but most commonly for diagnosis of an illness or injury. MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging and can also help doctors determine how effective a particular treatment has been or if they need to […]

Tips for a Speedy Hip Replacement Recovery

Hip Pain | Jun 17, 2020

5 Tips for a Speedy Hip Replacement Recovery

Having hip replacement surgery is a big decision for you and your loved ones. Although it is one of the most commonly performed orthopedic surgeries, it still takes a lot of planning and preparation to have it done, and it requires patience in terms of recovery and healing. Your local orthopedic surgeon will give you […]

Do I Have to Go to the ER After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Accidents | Jun 10, 2020

Do I Have to Go to the ER After an Accident?

Each year, nearly 6 million car accidents happen on roads across the United States. Some serious accidents involve fatalities or life-altering car accident injuries, while others are simple fender benders or minor accidents with few to no injuries. After a car accident, most people know they need to call the police and their insurance company. […]

What to Expect During an MRI after an Accident

Accidents, Imaging | May 23, 2020

What to Expect During an MRI after an Accident

If you’ve been in a car accident, it is important to see a doctor, even if you are only experiencing mild symptoms of pain and discomfort. Whiplash, one of the most common injuries resulting from a car accident, can often have delayed symptoms so you may not realize you have sustained a serious injury for […]

Lower Abdominal Pain After an Accident

Accidents, Injuries | May 22, 2020

Lower Abdominal Pain After an Accident

If you were injured in a car accident, you may have experienced whiplash, broken bones, or injury to your spine or neck. These injuries are serious on their own and are often addressed soon after the accident. However, sometimes delayed injuries can appear days or even a week after a car accident. These types of […]

AICA News, Uncategorized | May 8, 2020

Winner of the AICA Orthopedics Scholarship!

Back in 2019, AICA Orthopedics launched its first $1000 scholarships to give back to students pursuing an education and needing financial assistance. We are proud to announce Kathryn Conner as the winner of the AICA Orthopedics’ Scholarship! Find out more about her below. AICA Orthopedics Scholarship Winner: Kathryn Conner Kathryn Conner found out about the […]

AICA News | Apr 22, 2020

AICA Orthopedics & 680 The Fan – Radio Interview with AICA Orthopedics COO, Tim Marlowe

Hear AICA Orthopedic’s COO Tim Marlow in this interview with 680 The Fan in Atlanta regarding AICA’s response to COVID-19.   Find out how AICA is accepting any and all patients to help our local hospitals out. About AICA We realize that your injuries may require the expertise and care of a variety of doctors. That’s […]

How Will Car Accident Victims Be Treated During the Pandemic

Accidents | Apr 7, 2020

How Will Car Accident Victims Be Treated During the Pandemic?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering what your options are for seeing a doctor if you don’t have COVID-19. Hospitals and ERs are preparing for and managing a very contagious virus, and you want to do your part to help flatten the curve. But if you were injured in […]

What to Do After an Accident During COVID-19

Accidents | Apr 6, 2020

What to Do After an Accident During COVID-19

During these unique and challenging times, it is important to know what to do after a car accident. Emergency rooms and hospitals across the state are bracing for an influx of patients with COVID-19. But as we all know, accidents still happen, even during a pandemic. If you have been the victim of a car […]

Accident FAQS | Mar 27, 2020

What to Do After a Car Accident [Checklist]

When you’ve just endured a car accident, a million things are rushing through your mind. It can be overwhelming but figuring out your next steps will help. At AICA Orthopedics, our team of doctors has the knowledge and the expertise to treat anyone who has been in a car accident, from those experiencing mild discomfort […]

5 Ways to Treat Whiplash at Home

Whiplash | Mar 20, 2020

5 Ways to Treat Whiplash at Home

When it comes to managing symptoms of whiplash from a car accident, it can be helpful to utilize home remedies and treatments to supplement care from your medical team. When you are at the doctor’s office, an orthopedist may prescribe certain medications for pain management, and a physical therapist might take you through a few […]

Uncategorized | Mar 18, 2020

Covid 19 Update

Injury Treatment at AICA During Outbreak To Our Valued Patients, As you know, we deeply care about the wellbeing and safety of each of our patients, and that sentiment continues as we navigate this new virus. AICA Orthopedics will continue to serve car accident and personal injury victims during this time. To help alleviate the […]

How Long Should You Be Sore After A Car Accident

Accidents | Mar 18, 2020

How Long Should You Be Sore After A Car Accident?

When it comes to car accident injuries, they are not always obvious right away. If you’ve ever been in one, you know how the stress and shock of the situation can have you going on autopilot and adrenaline. Our bodies know how to take care of us in the immediate aftermath of something shocking or […]

How Do You Know If You Have Whiplash

Whiplash | Mar 16, 2020

How Do You Know If You Have Whiplash?

Have you recently been in a car accident? Were you injured in a high-impact sport? If either of these is true for you, you may be wondering if you have whiplash. Whiplash is most commonly associated with car accidents because of how the impact of two vehicles causes the head and neck to jolt forward […]

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Whiplash | Mar 13, 2020

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

If you’ve ever been in a rear-end collision, you may be familiar with the experience of whiplash. When the vehicle strikes your car from behind, your head will first jerk forward with the impact and then snap backward at the abrupt stop of the car. Sometimes, your head may even slam into the headrest behind […]

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