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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

treatment of Fractures 

Bones | Jul 19, 2022

Avoid Future Issues with Early Treatment of Fractures       

You or someone you know has probably broken a bone before. Whether you fell off the monkey bars as a child and broke your arm or a friend of yours suffered a broken leg after a car accident, you know these injuries are unfortunate but common. A broken bone is…

Back Pain Relief

Back Pain | Jul 19, 2022

Is Ice or Heat More Effective for Back Pain Relief?           

Are you dealing with regular back pain every day? Did you recently get into a car accident or slip and fall? No matter what causes your back pain, you want to find ways to help soothe your aching muscles and treat your pain at home or between appointments with your…

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…

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…

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…

Treatments of Shoulder Arthritis

Arthritis | Jun 20, 2022

Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments of Shoulder Arthritis

Millions of people are diagnosed with arthritis each year. While you might think of arthritis as commonly affecting hands and wrists, arthritis can occur in any joints in the body. The shoulder joints are another common place where arthritis can occur. You depend on the shoulder joints for a wide…

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…

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…

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…

Chiropractic Visit

Back Pain | May 11, 2022

How Much Does a Chiropractor Cost to Crack Your Back?

When you wake up first thing in the morning and stretch, do you hear any pops or creaks in your joints? Perhaps you stand up to stretch after you have been sitting for a long time and hear pops and cracks in your neck and back. These sounds often accompany…

Long-Term Effects of Herniated Disc in the Neck

Chronic Pain | May 10, 2022

Long-Term Effects of Herniated Disc in the Neck

The spine in your neck is made up of 7 vertebrae. Spinal discs separate each of these seven vertebrae and provide shock absorption. While a stiff or sore neck may occasionally bother you after a poor night’s sleep or poor posture, neck pain and other symptoms could be the result…

What Can Cause Lower Back Pain in a Woman

Back Pain | Apr 30, 2022

What Can Cause Lower Back Pain in a Woman?

The majority of adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, whether it is the result of an acute injury that resolves or a more chronic pattern of back pain. Some of these causes of lower back pain can happen to anybody, but there are certain…