Car Accident Doctors Atlanta

Trauma and auto accident injuries send nearly three million Americans to the emergency room each year. Some of the injuries resulting from car accidents are emergent and require procedures to address right away. In most cases, there are also other car accident injuries that will require ongoing treatment to allow for a full recovery.

It is paramount that an individual suffering car accident injuries seek medical attention promptly following their incident to allow for the greatest opportunity of a full recovery. If you’re searching for an “accident doctor near me”, AICA Orthopedics can get you on the path to feeling the way you did prior to experiencing the trauma and hassle of an auto accident. Whether you are experiencing neck/back pain or traumatic injury to your limbs, or have broken bones in a car accident, we are here to help treat any of the conditions you may find yourself in. Our office can provide you with state-of-the-art imaging in-house to properly assess the damage to your body, and our orthopedic doctors can work with you to create a plan tailored to your specific diagnosis. You can have the peace of mind of knowing that you are in the hands of experts who treat injured motorists each and every day.

The rule of thumb you typically hear in the aftermath of a car accident does hold up… if your vehicle was hit hard enough to result in any damage (no matter how small), you likely received some damage as well. Don’t suffer in the long-term for neglecting your injuries today. Call our team of orthopedic specialists and chiropractors today to schedule your consultation.

Types of Car Accident Injuries

There are wide ranges of car accident injuries. Several of the most common include broken bones fractured on impact, neck injuries caused by whiplash, as well as back and spinal injuries. Impact with another vehicle or object, your airbag inside the vehicle, and even other surfaces within the car can cause many of these types of pain and injury.

Simple things such as where an individual is sitting or facing in the vehicle can affect the sort and extent of injuries they leave with. All of the aforementioned types of injuries can be serious but none of them are wounds you need to live with long-term. Chronic pain doesn’t have to be another thing you are left to manage as the dust settles from a car accident. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident, allow our orthopedic specialists and chiropractors to provide the care and relief needed.

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Car Accident Specialists

The team of specialists at AICA Orthopedics can assist you no matter what type of treatment your specific case may require. In the aftermath of a car accident, many types of injuries may be apparent. Others might present at a later time. It is important that accurate diagnostic tests are run to catalog each injury. Our offices contain state-of-the-art imaging equipment with which such tests can be performed.

Orthopedic care can be offered to address various types of soft tissue damage that are so common as a result of auto accidents. In plain terms, this means that harm has been done to the musculature, the cartilage, or the various ligaments and tendons. Orthopedic care is also essential in the event that pain and injury begin to have an effect on the body after the initial accident-related harm is assessed.

It’s important that all injuries resulting from an auto accident are properly treated and documented. In order to be fairly compensated by the insurance company, it’s critically important that you follow the treatment plan given by your doctors. If you went to the ER or your family doctor after the accident, they probably took x-rays and gave a treatment plan for any visible injuries. However, it’s important that you see an accident injury specialist who can assess your hard and soft tissue injuries, as well as create a plan to help you heal. This is especially critical if you are dealing with any pain after a car accident. Some common plans, treatments, and cases include:

If you have been in a car accident, it isn’t unreasonable to assume that your spine has been affected. More specifically, your spine is likely to be misaligned. When a car smashes into something, the bodies inside are propelled in the direction the force of that impact sends them. Luckily, we now utilize safety features like seatbelts and they will cut that movement short abruptly, keeping you inside the vehicle. This jerking around is responsible for any number of spine-related injuries and pain following an accident. You might need the assistance of an experienced chiropractor to realign your spine and allow you to feel relief from the back/neck pain you are suffering. It is recommended in the course of every car accident that an individual seek the expert advice of a chiropractor to be certain that the trauma their body went through doesn’t cause lasting injuries.

Victims of car accidents also often experience neurological injuries. These occur when the head, neck, and/or spine are affected by the impact. The symptoms of this sort of affliction could present as numbness, headaches, migraines, and difficulty focusing. They also might take a bit of time to become noticeable as you return to your normal everyday schedule and tasks. Even though you might not presume to have a neurological injury following trauma from a car accident, you very well might, and it certainly should be a part of any compensation you receive to resolve the cost of your treatment.

Diagnostics

x-ray

In the event of an automobile accident, traumatic injuries often occur. Your physician will want to have an x-ray performed to gain an understanding of skeletal harm you may have sustained.

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MRI

The types of injuries commonly suffered as a result of car accidents very often afflict the soft tissue. Whiplash, strains, neck and back pain are all best assessed by conducting MRI scans.

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What Our Team Can Do to Help

We will provide you with answers to any questions you may have about your car accident injuries or your treatment process right from the start. Our in-house imaging will allow us not only to diagnose your injuries correctly from the start, but to also monitor the progress and state of your recovery along the way. With state-of-the-art technology so readily accessible, you can rest assured that you are on the road to recovery. MRI’s can give us a clear picture of any soft tissue damage you may have suffered as a result of your accident. X-rays help us to treat the skeletal injuries you sustained from the trauma. CT scans improve upon our understanding of your injuries by combining some of the benefits of both X-rays and MRI’s. They can be especially useful in the event that our team needs to recommend surgical intervention. Because of this synergistic approach, you can trust that you will experience holistic relief from the injuries resulting from your car accident. Our team will work together to treat you as a whole person because that is what you are.

1,286Reviews from our amazing patients!

This is a great place. My boyfriend and I were in a car accident we got recommended to AICA and they took great care of us the staff is extremely nice and friendly and the Chiropractor is very hands-on and great at what she does! And on top of that, the lady in the back plays great music lol

Wendy Grace

Peachtree City, GA

This location is great! Everyone is pretty cool and the chiropractors are great too! I have always heard horror stories about people going to chiropractors but these people are definitely professionals. I have been feeling a lot better from my accident. I am not just saying this but try them out and you will enjoy. I can't wait until I am done though so I can go back to my regularly scheduled programming. :) Thanks AICA! Y'all are the best.

marla mccray999

College Park, GA

This place is awesome!! The staff is so courteous and helpful. I came in feeling sore and was distressed in mind and body and I’m leaving feeling healthier in my body and mind. They do the whole package. I highly recommend them for if you have an accident or if you just need to feel better.

Deborah Belcher

Peachtree City, GA

This place is convenient and clean and fasts the staff is up most friendly and I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who needs therapy from an accident. And Dr. Crawley is awesome and also Amber at the front desk is cool and helpful. Y’all keep up the good work I will most definitely come back.

Breezy Ruffin

Buckhead, GA

Very nice and courteous ladies in the front desk. Also the ladies in the back that work here. Always friendly and time efficient for getting people in and out! I was in an accident in June and have been attending AICA Orthopedics and they helped me from the start. got my MRI fast with Dr. Seals, Its very convenient for me since I live 5 mins away. I recommend it to anyone for their orthopedic help. The chiropractors are very nice and any questions they will answer.

Eduardo Hernandez

Lithia Springs, GA