IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE : All AICA Orthopedics clinics are fully staffed and operational. We’re here to support accident victims and to provide Orthopedic relief to hospital systems in Atlanta during this crisis. Learn More

treating-lower-back-pain-after-a-car-accident

Accident Recovery, Car Accident Injuries | 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…

how-to-take-care-of-yourself-after-a-car-accident

Accident Recovery, After an accident, Car Accident Injuries | 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…

Best Options for Dealing with Frozen Shoulder

Shoulder Pain | 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…

What to Do When Your Hip Feels Out of Place

Hip Pain | Jul 1, 2021

What to Do When Your Hip Feels Out of Place

Sometimes you may not have a specific symptom, but instead, something feels “off” in your body. People often say joints like the hip feel out of place without knowing what exactly is happening. The good news is that if a joint was actually displaced, it would require a serious injury…

top-8-treatments-for-chronic-joint-pain

Chronic Pain | Jun 23, 2021

Top 8 Treatments for Chronic Joint Pain

Throughout the body, any place where bones connect forms a joint, facilitating movement and providing support to the body. Any damage to these joints, whether from disease or injury, can interfere with your daily activity and cause a lot of discomfort. When this pain becomes chronic, it can lead to…

5 Types of Headaches You Might Experience After a Car Accident

Car Accident Injuries, 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…

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash

Whiplash | Jun 9, 2021

What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

The stress of a car accident can keep you from recognizing just how much damage your body may have sustained during the wreck. When you’ve been in a car accident, it can get your adrenaline pumping which may actually distract you from feeling pain and discomfort right away. Because of…

5-most-commonly-broken-bones-in-car-accidents

Car Accident Injuries | 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…

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to If Not Treated

Pinched Nerve | May 25, 2021

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to If Not Treated?

Our entire body is made up of a complex network of nerves, tasked with carrying messages from the brain to the body and back again. These nerves control everything from our breathing and movements to touch, taste, and pain receptors. When these nerves are intercepted, the signals in our body…

What Does Whiplash Feel Like

Whiplash | May 18, 2021

What Does Whiplash Feel Like?

If you’ve been in a rear-end car accident, you might think it was a small enough accident that you couldn’t possibly be injured. However, a general rule of thumb for car accident injuries is that if your car suffered any damage from the accident then your body likely did too.…

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

Imaging | May 11, 2021

Different Types of MRIs and What They Look For

When you have an injury or issue that affects your internal structures then your doctor may want you to get an MRI scan. Whether you have recently been injured or have lingering pain from an old injury, an MRI scan can provide your doctor with a much clearer visual of…

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Elbow Injuries | May 4, 2021

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

You don’t have to be a professional tennis player to develop a condition called tennis elbow. In fact, most people who are diagnosed with tennis elbow have never even played tennis! Tennis elbow is the more common name for what is called lateral epicondylitis, a painful injury that affects the…

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI

Imaging | Apr 27, 2021

Why Might My Doctor Recommend an MRI?

If you’ve recently broken a bone or suffered an injury in a car accident, your doctor may recommend an MRI scan to assess the damage to your internal structures. An MRI scan is a diagnostic imaging technology that your doctor may use to get clear, detailed images of how an…

5 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Car Accident Injuries | 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…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents Too

After an accident | 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…

Most Common Injuries in Young Athletes

Injuries | Apr 6, 2021

Most Common Injuries in Young Athletes

Children and adolescents are constantly growing and changing, which means common sports injuries can affect their bodies differently than in adults. When you search for a “chiropractor near me” to help support your young athlete, it’s important to find a chiropractor who has knowledge and expertise in how bodies grow…

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own

Spine Care | Mar 22, 2021

Do Pinched Nerves Go Away on Their Own?

If you’ve ever sat in one position for too long and your foot has “fallen asleep” then you know a little bit about what a pinched nerve feels like. This is the mildest version of a pinched nerve, where a nerve is compressed and you start to experience tingling and…

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain

Back Pain | Mar 15, 2021

Working from Home and Experiencing Back Pain? Chiropractic Can Help!

With more people than ever working from home, chiropractors are seeing more complaints of back pain from clients. As work habits change and we use home offices or couches to do our work, our bodies are adjusting in just the same way our minds are. For those suffering from back…

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

Car Accident Injuries, Headaches, Whiplash | 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…

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Uncategorized | 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…