Auto Accident Treatment for the Most Common Injuries

General | Feb 25, 2024

Auto Accident Treatment for the Most Common Injuries

Every year, millions of people around the world are involved in auto accidents, which, unfortunately, can result in a range of common injuries. From whiplash and soft tissue damage to fractures and concussions, these injuries can have a significant impact on your health and well-being. In the aftermath of an…

Common Causes of a Pinched Nerve

General | Feb 16, 2024

Can a Pinched Nerve Cause Stabbing Pain?

Experiencing a pinched nerve can be an incredibly uncomfortable ordeal. You may notice a painful sensation that seems to relentlessly stab at the affected area. This type of stabbing pain can disrupt your daily activities and make you wince with each movement. Whether it manifests as an intense jolt shooting…

Dislocation vs Subluxation- What’s the Difference and What You Need to Know

General | Feb 14, 2024

Dislocation vs Subluxation: What’s the Difference and What You Need to Know

Whether you experience sudden or chronic joint instability, it can be frustrating and painful when a joint moves beyond its normal range, causing you to lose normal function. Dislocation and subluxation are two types of joint instability, both of which involve the uncomfortable shift of a joint and the impact…

How Do I Know if I Have a Bruised Tailbone

General | Jan 20, 2024

How Do I Know if I Have a Bruised Tailbone? (And What to Do About It)

Dealing with discomfort in the tailbone area can be a challenging and often confusing experience. Whether it's due to a recent injury or persistent pain, understanding the signs of a tailbone injury is crucial for seeking appropriate care and relief. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of a bruised tailbone,…

Is It Bad to Have an Untreated Herniated Disc

General | Jan 10, 2024

Is It Bad to Have an Untreated Herniated Disc?

Have you ever noticed that something feels off with your body, like an ache in your neck or a tingling sensation in your arms that refuses to go away? As you start to notice these discomforts, you might gradually notice how movements that were once taken for granted now come…

Neck Pain After a Chiropractor Visit

General | Jan 1, 2024

Is It Normal to Have Neck Pain After a Chiropractor Visit?

Navigating the world of chiropractic care can sometimes leave you with lingering questions, like what to expect after your visit. One common question that often arises is, "Is it normal to have neck pain after a chiropractor visit?" Seeking chiropractic adjustments helps improve your overall health and can also address…

Choosing the Right Treatment After a Car Accident

Accident Recovery, General | Dec 20, 2022

Active vs. Passive Car Accident Care 

It’s no secret that if you’ve been in a car accident, immediate and competent medical care is critical. Not only will you need to address any serious or obvious injuries, but many car accident-related problems can remain hidden for days after the event, wreaking havoc on the body. Seeking proper…

Risk Factors for Joint Inflammation

General | Dec 15, 2022

What Causes Joint Inflammation?

Did you know that the average human body has over 250 joints? Joints are a part of the body where two or more bones meet and support the movement of your skeleton. You rely on your joints for everyday movements like walking, talking, sitting, and standing. In fact, you probably…

Can a Car Accident Cause a Stroke

General | Nov 15, 2022

Can a Car Accident Cause a Stroke?

Getting into a car accident can be a stressful and traumatic experience. The shock of such an unexpected, violent event can leave you feeling shaken whether or not you suffered any injuries. In fact, when you think of car accident injuries, the first ones that come to mind might be…

Types of Nerve Damage

General | Nov 15, 2022

What to Do When You Have Numbness and Tingling After a Car Accident

It is common knowledge that car accidents often result in injury, some minor, while others may be more serious. These injuries can range from bruises, cuts, and broken bones, to spinal injuries or traumatic brain injuries. What you may not realize is that nerve injuries can cause damage, and pain…

Why Should You See a Neurologist Instead of a Neurosurgeon

General | Oct 13, 2022

When Neck Pain Should Prompt a Visit to a Neurologist

Living with daily neck pain can severely impact your quality of life and is a leading cause of depression after an accident. When seeking treatment for neck pain, one of the best medical professionals you can reach out to is a neurologist. At AICA Orthopedics Snellville, our approach is a…

Top 7 Motorcycle Injuries

General | Oct 13, 2022

Top 7 Motorcycle Injuries

Safety for motorcycle riders has continued to increase over the last few decades, though there are still many variables that riders cannot control. Motorcyclists simply do not have the protection around them that drivers and passengers in a vehicle do. To best prevent motorcycle injuries, motorcyclists must stay alert and…

Importance of Physical Therapy after a Fracture

General | Sep 29, 2022

The Importance of Physical Therapy after a Fracture

In the United States, over 6 million individuals experience a fracture each year. A fracture is not something that anyone enjoys dealing with since it can put your life on hold and significantly impact your day-to-day activities, but if you do break a bone, it is very important that, along with…

Common Back Seat Injuries from Car Accidents

Accident Recovery | Sep 29, 2022

Most Common Back Seat Injuries from Car Accidents

Car accident injuries don’t just happen to drivers. In fact, passengers are sometimes more likely to get injured in a car accident because they don’t need to be paying as much attention to the road. The back seat can also give a false sense of security for riders who feel…

Recovering from Car Accident Burns

General, Injury Recovery | Aug 14, 2022

Recovering from Car Accident Burns

Despite being a rare occurrence during car accidents, fires can happen and open flames are the easiest way to suffer a burn injury. The moments following a car accident are often disorienting. If a fire is involved in a car accident, this adds uncertainty to the scene. Any car accident…

Visit a Physical Therapist

General | Jul 19, 2022

Training for a Race and Injured? Here’s What You Need to Know

Whether an Olympic athlete or a casual weekend jogger, a running injury can happen to anyone. Training for your next 5k, 10k, or marathon can quickly go sideways when you suffer an injury. But how do you know when you can continue training for a race or when you need…

Sciatica Causes

General | Jul 17, 2022

Is Physical Therapy Helpful for Sciatica?

What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is a nerve-related pain disorder in which pain radiates from your lower back, down through your hip, and all the way down your leg. This is the path of the sciatic nerve, and pain occurs when its corresponding disc in the spinal column is compressed in…

Diagnosing and Treating Whiplash

General | Jul 17, 2022

What Doctor Should I See for Whiplash?

Whiplash is a common injury that occurs in many circumstances, including during a car accident. In America, over two million people are diagnosed with this condition yearly. You don’t have to be driving at top speeds or be rear-ended to earn a whiplash diagnosis. In fact, you do not have…

Accident Recovery, General | Jul 9, 2022

Top 5 Benefits of Chiropractic for After-Accident Care 

If you have never been in a car accident before, you might not know what to expect physically or mentally. A car accident can leave you feeling sore, stiff, and in pain, whether or not you suffered a serious injury. Even if you don’t end up with a cast or…

What to Expect with Physical Therapy

General | Jul 5, 2022

Most Common Misconceptions About Physical Therapy 

Whether your doctor has recommended you see a physical therapist or a friend told you about their great experience, you might be wondering what exactly physical therapy is and how it can help you. The truth is that physical therapists can help with a wide range of issues and health…

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