Category Archives: General


General | Dec 15, 2021

How to Heal a Herniated Disc Naturally

As one of the most common causes of lower back pain, hearing you have a herniated disc can be worrisome. While the condition isn’t dangerous, it can cause chronic pain if not treated properly, and many people will immediately wonder if surgery is necessary. While there are cases where surgical…


General | Dec 15, 2021

Why Does My Back Hurt When I Lay Down?

At the end of a long day, climbing into bed to settle in for the night can be an amazing feeling. But for some people, something as simple as lying down can cause back pain that prevents them from resting properly. Even when you don’t have pain during the day…

General | Jan 10, 2022

Signs That Frozen Shoulder Is Starting to Thaw

Science knows it as adhesive capsulitis, but you may know it as frozen shoulder. As of now, no one is entirely sure how it works. What we do know for certain is that it’s a fairly common musculoskeletal disorder, affecting 5% of the world’s population, and that it tends to…

Why Do the Bottoms of My Feet Hurt So Bad

General | Jan 17, 2022

Why Do the Bottoms of My Feet Hurt So Bad?

We’ve all had sore feet after a long day of standing or walking, but it’s only when you feel foot pain that you realize exactly how important the appendage is. Your feet act as shock absorbers, and every time you take a step, there is pressure placed on them. While…


General | Mar 17, 2022

Why Is My Headache Worse When Lying Down?

If you’ve ever woken up to a splitting headache, the feeling can be alarming. After all, aren’t headaches supposed to be relieved by lying down and sleeping? Despite conventional wisdom that lying down should help, there’s evidence to the contrary pointing towards the fact that lying down might often make…

How to Get Rid of a Kink in Your Neck

General | May 15, 2022

How to Get Rid of a Kink in Your Neck

There is a reason people say that irritating things are a “pain in the neck” – such pain can be very annoying to deal with! Unfortunately, neck pain is a fairly common problem for adults. In 2018, a study found that 16% of adult respondents had experienced neck pain in…

Common Reasons to See a Chiropractor and Orthopedic Care

General | May 20, 2022

Chiropractor vs. Orthopedic Doctors: What’s the Difference?

Are you looking for a new doctor? Perhaps you need a doctor to help with a recent injury, or you hope to find a doctor who can help treat your chronic pain. A wide range of musculoskeletal conditions can be treated by both chiropractors and orthopedic doctors. So how do…

Smartphone Tendonitis

General, Hand Pain | Jun 18, 2022

Smartphone Tendonitis

With increased dependence on phones, tablets, and other electronic devices, it is no wonder that people are experiencing more hand and wrist strain. Smartphone tendonitis refers to a real condition that can occur when you spend a lot of time on your smartphone or handheld device. People hold their smartphones…

Treatment for bone fracture

Bones, General | Jun 23, 2022

Signs That Your Broken Bone Is Healing Well

If you've broken a bone, no matter if it is in your arm, leg, or spine – it can be frustrating and limit your daily activities. The good news is that broken bones heal relatively fast, usually within 6 to 8 weeks, but this is dependent on the severity and…

Ease Back into an Exercise Regime After Taking a Break

General | Jun 29, 2022

How to Ease Back into an Exercise Regime After Taking a Break

Exercise is an integral part of your overall health, but starting a routine and making it part of your daily or weekly routine can be hard. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a 2019 report stating that 19.3 percent of the US population engaged in sports and exercise daily. If…

symptoms Cartilage Damage

General | Jul 19, 2022

What You Need to Know About Articular Cartilage Restoration

What Is Articular Cartilage? Articular cartilage is a white smooth connective tissue that lines the bony surfaces of joints. Hyaline Cartilage Articular cartilage is a type of cartilage known as hyaline cartilage. Hyaline cartilage is often described as glass-like in appearance due to its semi-translucent pearl grey color. The goal of…

Common Pedestrian Injuries

General | Jul 19, 2022

6 Most Common Pedestrian Injuries

A pedestrian collision is when an automotive vehicle hits, or collides with, a person who is on foot. Pedestrian accidents can be extremely scary and overwhelming. They have the potential for severe injuries due to the size and force difference between a human body and an automobile. Our doctors and…

Reduce Costs of Injury Care after a Car Accident

General | Aug 27, 2022

How to Reduce Costs of Injury Care after a Car Accident

If you've been in a car accident, chances are you are disoriented, overwhelmed, and potentially injured. You will have so much to deal with, and medical costs can be quite a headache if you don't know what to expect. At AICA Orthopedics, our team is dedicated to treating car accident…

Car Accident Affect My Hearing

General | Aug 29, 2022

Can a Car Accident Affect My Hearing?

Car accidents and resulting trauma and injuries send nearly three million Americans to be treated in emergency rooms each year. While some car accident injuries are emergent and require a trip to the emergency room, others will linger and turn chronic and need ongoing treatment to successfully treat your injuries.…

General | Sep 26, 2022

Can Car Accidents Cause Seizure Disorders?

You may not expect a car accident to result in a seizure disorder, but it is definitely a possibility. Any injury to the head, neck, or back can potentially cause acute or chronic seizures. Your brain is the single most important organ in the body, it’s your onboard computer, and…

General | Sep 29, 2022

How Long Should I Expect Neck Soreness After My Accident?

Neck pain after a car accident is a common occurrence, with neck injuries accounting for 90% of car accident-associated injuries yearly in the United States. Most of the time, that pain resolves quickly, but in some cases, it can persist for quite a while, even years. The amount of time it…

Know About Accidents with Personal Delivery Vehicles

Accident Prevention, General | Oct 12, 2022

What to Know About Accidents with Personal Delivery Vehicles

Getting into a car accident can be such a stressful experience for everyone involved. With so many cars on the road, millions of car accidents happen each year. Car accidents occur so frequently that you may have passed by a fender-bender on your drive to work or school. No matter…

back pain

Back Pain, General | Oct 19, 2022

What Is Causing Post-Accident Neck and Back Pain?

Car accident injuries are an unfortunate reality we have to face as drivers. A good rule of thumb is if your car has damage, you have damage. Accidents can seem overwhelming both in the moment and in the days or even months afterward. As expert orthopedic physicians who see car…

Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

Accident Prevention, General | Nov 12, 2022

10 Most Common Causes of Car Accidents 

Millions of car accidents happen each year in the United States, ranging from minor fender-benders to multi-vehicle pileups. While some car accident causes can be out of the driver’s control, there are many things we can do as drivers and passengers to make the roads a safer place for everyone.…

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…

General | Dec 15, 2022

7 Holiday Driving Tips to Stay Safe This Season

With the holidays upon us, it’s time to celebrate with families and loved ones! The holidays and winter months mean even more people will be on the roads and potentially even traveling in unfamiliar places. This can increase your chances of a car accident which may eventually lead to car…

Where Spinal Instability Can Occur

General, Spine Care | Dec 20, 2022

All You Need to Know About Spinal Instability

Most people understand that the spine is one of the most important parts of the human body. You depend on your spine for stability, functionality, and movement, no matter whether you are awake or asleep. However, an issue with your spine can result in some health concerns or other issues.…

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