Category Archives: Accident Recovery

Accident Recovery | May 28, 2013

What is a Personal Injury?

The term “personal injury” often brings about images of ambulance chasing lawyers that are looking to file a law suit against an individual who harmed you. However, the term refers to any injury sustained to a person’s mind, body, or spirit, and many of these injuries occur from car accidents.…

Accident Recovery | Jul 11, 2013

Injuries to Children in Automobiles

Car accidents are thought to be the top cause of disability and death among teens in the United States. Statistics show that in 2005, over 1400 children ages 14 and younger died due to an automobile accident, and nearly 250,000 are injured in car accidents each year. These car accident…

Accident Recovery | Oct 24, 2014

5 Reasons to Visit a Chiropractor After an Accident

From legal issues to car damage, car accidents cause a lot of chaos for those involved. Such a situation can easily create a sense of panic, while the surge of adrenaline that comes from being in danger can distort your view for how to appropriately move forward after the event.…

Accident Recovery | Oct 29, 2014

5 Most Common Seat Belt Injuries

  While wearing a seat belt can save your life, there’s no guarantee that you will be completely scratch- after an auto collision. Seat belts are made to keep you in your seat so you don’t get ejected during a car accident. As a result, the rigid strength of the…

Accident Recovery, Whiplash | Nov 11, 2015

Chiropractic Treatment For Whiplash Injuries In Tucker

Have you or someone you love recently been involved in an auto accident? If so, you and those who were involved in the accident should schedule an examination with one of our Tucker Chiropractors, right away. Whiplash is one of the most common injuries car accident victims suffer from and…

Accident Recovery | Jun 6, 2016

What to Look for in a Tucker Car Accident Doctor

If you’re wondering what to look for in a Tucker car accident Chiropractor, you’ll need to ask some fundamental questions about what you need care for, and the kind of attention you’re hoping to have. During an accident, a lot of things can go wrong in your body.The sharp movement…

Accident Recovery | Dec 7, 2016

The Three Worst Things You Do To Your Neck Everyday

It's amazing how often we expose our body to trauma without even realizing it. Some of the most common, everyday actions can wreck havoc on the joints and ligaments that surround our neck. Understanding particular habits that can lead to chronic neck pain or other harmful conditions is necessary for developing a…

Accident Recovery | Jan 20, 2017

Chiropractic Care and The Emotional Impact of An Auto Accident

Many people choose Chiropractic care in Tucker to treat their injuries after being involved in a significant auto accident. If you’re visiting a Chiropractor for Whiplash Injury treatment or back and neck pain relief in Tucker following a car collision, then there are several actions that you can take to…

Accident Recovery | Jan 23, 2017

How Chiropractic Care Treats Neck Injuries Connected to Auto Accidents

The neck is an especially delicate and complex structure that is extremely vulnerable to damage from a car accident, which is why Whiplash Injuries are very common among car crash victims. In the aftermath of a crash, making a Chiropractic appointment in the Tucker area is a prudent decision. Neck…

Accident Recovery | Jan 25, 2017

Common Myths Connected To Car Accident Injuries and Chiropractic Care

The Chiropractors at AICA Tucker treat an extensive list of common injuries connected to car accidents. After an auto collision, it is imperative to seek professional medical attention, even if it appears that you are completely healthy. Most injuries associated with car accidents can take hours or several days before any…

Accident Recovery | Feb 9, 2017

How To Avoid Injury When Getting Into A Car Accident In Tucker

According to reports offered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are over six million car accidents each year that take place throughout the country. To put the significance of these accidents in perspective, one individual dies in an auto accident every 12 minutes, claiming over 40,000 lives every year.…

Accident Recovery | Apr 6, 2017

Get Rid of A Stiff Neck With Chiropractic Treatment in Tucker

After a car accident comes the stress of fixing your car, insurance companies, police reports, lawyers, etc… and taking the time to consider your health can feel like a low priority. But paying attention to how your body reacts to an accident, even a small fender-bender, can make a huge…

Accident Recovery | Apr 13, 2017

Receiving a Chiropractic Adjustment for Car Accidents and Neck Injuries

There are so many things to take care of following and automobile accident. There’s the inconvenience of having to get your car repaired, obtaining a rental car, missing time from work, and more.

Accident Recovery, Whiplash | Apr 28, 2017

Get the Facts on Whiplash and Chiropractic Treatment

If you were recently involved in a car accident, it is possible you are still suffering from Whiplash. What is Whiplash? Whiplash is an injury that occurs in the neck after a sudden and unexpected acceleration-deceleration force. In layman’s terms, this simply means that the patient’s head has been suddenly…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 17, 2017

Most Meaningful Reasons To Visit A Tucker Chiropractor After A Car Accident

Getting into a car accident can lead to a series of health concerns and injuries. Many accident victims sustain tissue damage like Whiplash, back pain, and bone fractures - all of which require Chiropractic Treatment to prevent chronic pain or permanent damage. If you notice any pain or discomfort after…

Accident Recovery | Aug 24, 2017

Car Accident Injury Symptoms That Deserve Immediate Chiropractic Treatment

Car accidents are responsible for a variety of injuries, including tissue damage, fractures, and strains. The sensitivity of the tendons and ligaments that surround your neck are vulnerable to tears when exposed to sudden force or trauma. Neck injuries and fractures are easily identified, allowing car accident victims to understand…

Accident Recovery | Sep 6, 2017

Motorcycle Collision Injuries Treated By Our Tucker Car Accident Doctors

Motorcycle collisions significantly differ from car accidents because of how vulnerable riders are during a crash. Motorcycles do not contain protective materials that automobiles do, which is why the chances of sustaining severe injuries during a collision are high. And, when motorcyclists choose not to wear a helmet and other…

Accident Recovery | Sep 13, 2017

Should I Go To The Doctor After A Car Accident?

If you can leave an accident without noticing any pain or concerning symptoms, it's likely that you'll believe you're not hurt. However, there are many accident injuries that are not easily detected by the naked eye. One of the reasons why someone will believe their health is fine after an…

Accident Recovery | Sep 27, 2017

What Tucker Drivers Should Do After A Car Accident

It's too easy to casually drive through Tucker, believing everything is perfectly fine when suddenly another vehicle collides into yours. The traumatic event can send shockwaves through your body, rattle your decision capabilities and make it difficult to understand how to react appropriately. Georgia's Department of Motor Vehicles reports that…

Accident Recovery, Whiplash | Oct 11, 2017

Low-Speed Car Accidents Can Still Cause Whiplash Injury

More than half of all Whiplash Injuries are caused by low-speed car accidents. Most patients who experience minor fender benders walk away from their experiences without noticing any pain. Because of this, they will continue with their routine until suddenly, they find themselves suffering from stiffness, recurring headaches, and other…

4 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Accident Recovery | Jul 13, 2020

4 Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Nobody wants to be in a car accident- they can be expensive, time-consuming, and most importantly, dangerous. After a crash, some injuries will be apparent and result in immediate attention, but some are more subtle and may not show symptoms for hours or even days. Even if you don’t have…

What to Expect (Physically) After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Jul 20, 2020

What to Expect (Physically) After a Car Accident

Even a mild car accident can cause trauma – both mental and physical - for some time after the incident occurs. As hours or days begin to pass some of your immediate worries may disappear, and you may start to notice more physical symptoms that you originally did. While you…

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Sep 3, 2020

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

There are some auto accident injuries that require more than one trip to the doctor before you are feeling all better. In fact, many injuries sustained in a car accident can cause significant pain and discomfort that will affect your daily lifestyle, especially if left untreated. When looking for a…

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Accident Recovery | Sep 10, 2020

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Whether you are interested in seeing a chiropractor for the first time or moved to a new area and hope to find a chiropractor as great as your previous one, there are a few key qualities to consider when searching for a Tucker chiropractor. A quick search online can sometimes…

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor

Accident Recovery | Oct 5, 2020

Is It Normal to Feel Worse After Seeing a Chiropractor?

Going to the chiropractor should ultimately be something you look forward to because of how it helps relieve your pain and help you feel healthier. When meeting with a Tucker chiropractor for the first time, you may have certain expectations and even misconceptions about what happens. While the goal of…

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Nov 26, 2020

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

The quality of your medical care is always important, and you may have spent years curating the right team of doctors for you and your needs. But when you’ve been in a car accident and are looking for a specialist, it can feel like you’re starting from scratch, and with…

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Nov 29, 2020

How Long Should I Go to Physical Therapy After a Car Accident?

Most of the advice you see will tell you that it’s important to seek medical care as soon as possible following a car accident, which is the right thing to do. But how long will you have to continue seeking care? Where we are used to some car accident injuries…

What Doctor to See after a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Dec 22, 2020

What Doctor to See after a Car Accident

When it comes to car accident injuries, it’s important to get the treatment that will help you to fully recover. Car accident injuries can be tricky and symptoms can last for days and even weeks after the event. You want to find a doctor who you will feel comfortable with…

Is It Normal to Have a Headache After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Jan 29, 2021

Is It Normal to Have a Headache After a Car Accident?

Do you have a headache that just won’t seem to go away? Or a headache that seems to be getting worse as the days go by? If you’ve been in a car accident recently and are experiencing headaches like these then you may want to see a car accident doctor…

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 4, 2021

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident?

After a car accident, you are probably on the lookout for a number of common injuries like broken bones, whiplash, or concussions. These can all be serious conditions that warrant attention, but focusing too heavily on them may cause you to miss other unexpected reactions your body has to trauma.…

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Accident Recovery | Mar 1, 2021

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

The terms physiotherapy and physical therapy may seem different but they actually refer to the same healthcare profession! Physical therapists provide physiotherapy or physical therapy to help improve recovery, mobility, and quality of life after illness, injury, or disease. While there are some regional differences where each term may be…

Does a Headache After a Car Accident Mean That I Have Whiplash

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 8, 2021

Does a Headache After a Car Accident Mean That I Have Whiplash?

Headaches are pretty common after a car accident because of how the stress of the accident affects you physically and mentally. But how do you know if your headache is something more, like a sign of whiplash? Sometimes symptoms of car accident injuries can take a few hours or even…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents Too

Accident Recovery | Apr 13, 2021

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents Too

As parents, we all want our kids to be safe at all times. We may read labels carefully to avoid harmful substances, research every purchase we make, or obsessively monitor their activity. This is especially true when it comes to traveling- car seats, strollers, booster seats, and cars are all…

5 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Accident Recovery | Apr 20, 2021

5 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Your vehicle comes equipped with lifesaving tools like seatbelts and airbags, and while these things are extremely important, there is still damage they can cause during a crash. Airbags are designed to cushion your body against the impact of a collision, but because they have to deploy so quickly, they…

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Accident Recovery | Jun 2, 2021

5 Most Commonly Broken Bones in Car Accidents

You might be surprised to find out just how common broken bones are when it comes to car accidents. If you have been in a car accident and are experiencing a lot of pain afterward, it is possible that you suffered a broken bone in the wreck. When you are…

5 Types of Headaches You Might Experience After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery, Headaches | Jun 16, 2021

5 Types of Headaches You Might Experience After a Car Accident

When you’ve been in a car accident, one of the first things you’re likely to do is assess your body for any serious injuries. You may immediately notice bleeding, broken bones, or joint dislocations, but other injuries will not become apparent until later. One sign that you suffered injuries during…

Best Options for Dealing with Frozen Shoulder

Accident Recovery | Jul 9, 2021

Best Options for Dealing with Frozen Shoulder

Everyone can experience some joint pain in their lives, but what about joint pain in your shoulder that doesn’t seem to go away? If you were recently injured or recovering from a medical procedure that kept you from using your arm, then you might experience some pain, stiffness, and reduced…

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Accident Recovery | Jul 16, 2021

How to Take Care of Yourself After a Car Accident

A car accident can be such an incredibly stressful experience even if you aren’t injured. If you have been injured, then you not only have to take care of your physical health and well-being but also manage your mental health as well. In addition to dealing with auto mechanics and…

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Accident Recovery | Jul 23, 2021

Treating Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident

When you’ve been in a serious car accident then you may have suffered injuries that cause you pain and discomfort. Lower back pain is not uncommon after a car accident because of how the spine is impacted by the strong force of impact when vehicles collide. In many cases, you…

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Accident Recovery | Aug 5, 2021

Soft Tissue Injuries from a Car Accident

Some car accident injuries are more obvious than others, like a broken bone or scrapes and bruises. However, you can also suffer soft tissue injuries that can cause damage you won’t be able to see or recognize right away. Sometimes soft tissue injuries have been called hidden injuries because it…

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Accident Recovery, Whiplash | Sep 15, 2021

Radiating Pain After an Accident

Pain after a car accident is a very common experience. In fact, one of the most common car accident injuries can cause pain in a specific area as well as pain that radiates into other parts of your body. That car accident injury is called whiplash, and it is a…

Can I Still File a Car Accident Claim If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seat Belt

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 3, 2021

Can I Still File a Car Accident Claim If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seat Belt?

A car accident can be a stressful experience even when you’ve done all the right things, like wearing a seat belt. But what if you weren’t wearing a seat belt and you got into a car accident? If you find yourself wondering, “Can I still file a car accident claim…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery, Arthritis | Nov 15, 2021

Is My Back Pain Arthritis or an Injury?

If you were recently injured, then you might be wondering whether you have back pain from the injury or whether your arthritis is flaring up. Car accidents and sports injuries are common incidents that can lead to back pain. When you are looking for back pain treatment, your Tucker chiropractor…

what-is-shoulder-impingement-syndrome

Accident Recovery | Nov 20, 2021

What Is Shoulder Impingement Syndrome?

If you struggle with shoulder pain, then there are several likely culprits. One common cause of shoulder pain is known as shoulder impingement syndrome. If you tend to perform repeated movements that involve reaching or lifting your arms above your head, then you are more likely to develop shoulder pain…

can-bad-posture-cause-chest-pain

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 10, 2021

Can Bad Posture Cause Chest Pain?

When we think of poor posture, we usually picture a hunched upper back, a rounded neck and shoulders, and a lowered head. These are all common signs of bad posture, but the effects of these habits are much wider than just these body parts. In fact, poor posture is a…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 15, 2021

How Long Does a Pinched Nerve Last?

When you’re in pain, a few days can feel like an endless amount of time. With the sharp pain and numbness that result from a pinched nerve, you can be desperate for relief and may find yourself asking when you can expect to feel relief. The answer to this can…

why-do-my-hands-go-numb-when-i-sleep

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 7, 2022

Why Do My Hands Go Numb When I Sleep?

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and noticed your hands are numb? Pain and discomfort can keep you from getting a good night’s sleep. It is relatively normal to experience numbness in your arms and hands while sleeping from time to time due to sleeping…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 14, 2022

Why Does My Knee Hurt When I Squat?

Knee pain is a common reason why people visit their chiropractors every year. No matter what is causing your knee pain, our team at Tucker chiropractic is here to help. In addition to sitting, standing, and walking around, your knees also play a vital role in exercising. Whether you go…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 20, 2022

How to Cure Sciatica Permanently

In the United States alone, approximately 10% of adults suffer from sciatica. The majority of those affected are between the ages of 25 and 45, though there have been cases reported in children as young as two years old. Sciatica pain can be so severe that it limits movement, makes…

what-does-arthritis-pain-feel-like

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 22, 2022

What Does Arthritis Pain Feel Like?

Arthritis affects approximately 1 in 5 Americans and is commonly associated with age-related wear and tear on the body. The term arthritis refers to inflammation and stiffness in the joints that become painful. There are several different types of arthritis that can affect your joints. Some people are also surprised…

how-to-start-walking-after-a-broken-ankle

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 29, 2022

How to Start Walking After a Broken Ankle

A broken ankle can put a serious wrench into your daily activities. Each ankle supports the up-and-down movement of the foot, and strong ankles are important for people of all ages. We need strong, flexible ankles for balance, stability, and regular activities like walking and running. When you suffer a…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 30, 2022

Sharp Pain in Back When Breathing Deeply

There could be many reasons that you may be experiencing back pain when you breathe in deeply. The cause could be attributed to serious problems, or it could just mean that you need to rest your muscles after a strain. Where you feel the pain, the severity of the back…

Can a Car Accident Cause Sciatica

Accident Recovery, General | Nov 15, 2022

Can a Car Accident Cause Sciatica?

Sciatica is a condition that is directly related to the sciatica nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body and runs from the lower back into the buttocks and down through the legs. This is a common ailment among older people, specifically those who have lost mobility…