Atlanta orthopedic doctor doing cold laser therapy on knee

Services | Dec 11, 2019

When Do You Need Cold Laser Therapy?

Cold Laser Therapy is an innovative new technology that allows doctors to treat damaged tissue and allow it to regenerate or to provide pain relief to targeted areas of the body. This therapeutic technique utilizes lower levels of intensity in the laser compared to other types of lasers, which is how it is able to […]

young athlete needing spine doctor after injury

Sports | Dec 10, 2019

Which Sports Lead to the Most Injuries? 

Most children, at one time or another in their childhood, participate in sports. In the United States, these children number in the tens of millions. Sports are a fun and organized way for children to exercise their bodies, hone various mental strategy skill sets, and enjoy themselves all at the same time.   Unfortunately, there […]

woman having a headache and needing a spice specialist and neurologist

Headaches, Neurology | Dec 9, 2019

When to See a Neurologist for Headaches

What Symptoms Warrant a Visit to a Neurologist?   If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it may be time to seek help. Share with your doctor the various signs so he or she can confirm your diagnosis.   The list below is not an all-encompassing list. It is a general guide to […]

man getting an mri atlanta done with AICA doctor

Imaging | Dec 9, 2019

How to Prepare and What to Expect for Your MRI

Many individuals who are scheduled to have an MRI struggle with understanding what to expect. The typical connotation of this exam from television and books is that it is confining and stress-inducing.   Here, we’re going to address your concerns and misconceptions about imaging technology, so you can safely and confidently undergo this procedure at […]

Trauma After Auto Accident | AICA Orthopedics

Accident Recovery | Dec 9, 2019

Trauma After An Auto Accident

It’s clear at the scene of the crash how severe the damage to your car may be, however, what may not be so clear is the trauma your body endured. In some instances, injuries do not surface for days or weeks following the accident leaving you with a whole new crash scene.

Total Orthopedic Care For Auto Accident Injuries | AICA Orthopedics

Accidents | Dec 6, 2019

Total Orthopedic Care For Auto Accident Injuries

If involved in an auto accident, seeking care as soon as possible can mean all the difference in your chance for a full recovery versus dealing with long term chronic pain.

Orthopedic Specialists giving platelet rich plasma injection to knee

Practice Areas | Dec 6, 2019

What Is Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy?

What Is Platelet Rich Plasma? Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) refers to a “version” of an individual’s blood platelets that have been enhanced to contain many more growth factors than naturally occur in blood platelets. This spike in growth factors is present when a person’s blood is drawn, and the platelets are separated out from the […]

skull at local imaging center at aica orthopedics

Imaging | Dec 6, 2019

What’s the Difference Between an X-Ray and Fluoroscopy?

When you have an injury that needs treatment, it is essential that you obtain the appropriate images to confirm and understand your diagnosis. Only then can your pain be addressed and your body healed.   A local imaging center is where you can obtain x-rays and fluoroscopy imaging to help with your treatment. Keep reading to […]

Man feeling knee after getting torn acl surgery at atlanta orthopedic clinic

ACL Injuries, Injury Recovery, Knee Pain | Dec 5, 2019

How Long Does ACL Surgery Recovery Take?

Being told that you need anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is at the top of nobody’s list of best possible outcomes from a doctor’s appointment. The surgery conjures images in our minds of painful incisions, long recovery time, and potentially nasty side effects.   Thankfully, ACL surgery is far less invasive nowadays (in most cases), […]

minimally invasive surgery for scoliosis

Back Pain, Spine Care, Surgery | Dec 5, 2019

Does Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery Work?

What Is Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery? Scoliosis is a condition of the spine which causes it to be marked by curvatures and misalignments that should not be present in a healthy and properly formed spine. This condition can be mild and harmless to the individual who has it, but it can also be more severe […]

Who To See Following An Accident | AICA Orthopedics

Chriopractors, Orthopedics | Dec 4, 2019

Who To See Following An Accident

If injured in an auto accident, seeking treatment is a must but who do you see? If you suffer injuries should you make an appointment with an Atlanta orthopedic doctor or a chiropractor? As each injury is unique, the answer to that question may vary.

Foot with a bunion requiring an orthopedic Atlanta doctor

Accident Prevention, Bones | Dec 4, 2019

Are Your Shoes Giving You Bunions?

What Is a Bunion? A bunion is a bone deformity that can occur most commonly in the base of the big toe. It generally appears in the form of a bump on the joint that is formed where the bones of the big toe and the bones of the foot meet.   These visible bumps […]

Young athlete avoiding injuries and orthopedic surgeons holding football and backpack

Patients | Dec 3, 2019

Why Multi-Sport Athletes Have Fewer Injuries than Single-Sport Athletes

What Does Sport-Specialization Mean? The term “sport-specialization” refers to the idea of participating in one primary sporting activity instead of participation in multiple. This concept is somewhat under fire for being a causative factor in an increased number of injuries in adolescents who choose to specialize, specifically at too young of an age.   Orthopedic […]

Why Choose AICA Orthopedics | AICA Orthopedics

Orthopedics | Dec 2, 2019

Why AICA Orthopedics?

Following an auto accident, if injuries were sustained, seeking treatment for your orthopedic injuries should be a high priority. When looking for an auto injury doctor, AICA Orthopedics can diagnose and treat any orthopedic injury and work to get you back to your pre-accident self.

man feeling neck in pain needing whiplash treatment from chiropractor

Chriopractors, Whiplash | Dec 2, 2019

Can A Chiropractor Treat Whiplash?

Whiplash is one of the injuries that will most frequently be seen following a traumatic incident like a car accident or a fall. Because it is such a commonplace injury, many people think it is simply something to be expected when they are involved in an accident. As a result, they fail to seek proper […]

Orthopedic Care for Gestational Diabetes | AICA Orthopedics

Health and Wellness, Orthopedics | Nov 29, 2019

Orthopedic Care for Gestational Diabetes

An expectant mother who receives a diagnosis of diabetes while pregnant is considered to have Gestational diabetes. This condition occurs in about seven percent of pregnancies and is usually detected in the second half of the pregnancy. Many women find that this condition resolves itself following delivery, however, if not managed throughout the pregnancy, complications […]

Pain in the Achilles | AICA Orthopedics

Injuries | Nov 27, 2019

Pain in the Achilles

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone and when it ruptures it can tear completely or partially. Tears to the Achilles most commonly occur slightly above the heel bone, however, ruptures can occur anywhere along the tendon.

Man getting an MRI in atlanta at AICA imaging center

Imaging | Nov 27, 2019

How Does an MRI Work?

For certain conditions, the MRI is the dominant test to see what needs to be seen, even in comparison to others, such as the X-ray, the CT scan, or the ultrasound.   An MRI is a diagnostic tool utilized by doctors to gain a better perspective of what is going on internally with the injuries […]

Treating Spinal Trauma | AICA Orthopedics

Back Pain, Spine Care | Nov 25, 2019

Treating Spinal Trauma

A fracture to the spine can occur when a trauma such as a car accident, fall or even sports-related injuries impacts the body.

Person getting a ct scan at atlanta imaging center

Imaging | Nov 25, 2019

What To Expect During a CT Scan

A CT or CAT scan is used by doctors to visualize the inside of a patient’s body. CT stands for computed tomography, which means that a computerized composite of cross-sectional images is utilized to create a dimensional photo of the individual’s body. Most local imaging centers perform these diagnostic tests on a daily basis.   […]

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