Diagnostic Testing

General | Jul 29, 2022

How Are Orthopedic Issues Diagnosed?

Orthopedic doctors specialize in the care of bones and the tissues that connect and operate them. This means the skeleton, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves throughout the entire body. So, when an issue arises, diagnosis can be complicated and requires a skilled clinician such as those at AICA Lithia Springs.…

Reasons to See an Accident Doctor Immediately after a Car Crash

Accident Recovery | Jul 27, 2022

6 Reasons to See an Accident Doctor Immediately after a Car Crash

Car accidents account for 32,000 deaths and 2 million injuries in the United States each year, the highest rate of any nation. Each accident victim runs the risk of long-term complications that can lead to loss of quality of life, income, ability to work, and function normally. Avoiding these problems…

Importance of Car Accident Injury Treatment

General | Jul 19, 2022

How Car Accident Doctors Help Your Case with Thorough Documentation

After a car accident, the last thing you want to worry about is how much your medical bills will cost you. In the immediate aftermath of a car wreck, you might get overwhelmed or stressed because of such a traumatic event. This can keep you from fully processing what has…

Need to Know About Joint Instability

General | Jul 19, 2022

What You Need to Know About Joint Instability

When your joints aren’t functioning properly, you might end up dealing with pain and discomfort. Major joints like your shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles all support various movements you depend on to go about your daily routines. Your spine is also made up of joints known as vertebrae…

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General | Jul 6, 2022

Why Rest Is Just as Important as Exercise

When adding a regular workout routine to your life, you might not think taking days off will help you to achieve your fitness goals. However, rest days are imperative to your physical and mental health as well as continuing to accomplish your fitness goals. Regardless of your routine, exercise causes…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

General | Jul 5, 2022

6 Most Common Wrist Injuries

Your wrist is one of the most important joints in the human body. All of the anatomical components allow you to wave, pick up items, type on your phone, and even throw a football. The wrist’s main jobs are moving the hand back and forth and side to side, aiding…

Chronic Back Pain and Improving Quality of Life

Back Pain, General | Jun 27, 2022

Combating Chronic Back Pain and Improving Quality of Life

More people live with chronic back pain than most of us probably realize. If you're one of the many who suffer from back discomfort day after day, you know how challenging it can be to live a normal life. At AICA LIthia Springs, our orthopedic doctors, chiropractors, and physical therapists…

Preventing Joint Pain

General | Jun 23, 2022

Possible Alternatives to Joint Replacement

When you are young and otherwise healthy, you will want to look at all your options for treating persistent joint pain in your hips or knees. Before resorting to joint replacement surgery, your orthopedic doctor will talk to you about appropriate treatment options for what is causing your pain. In…

Treatment Options for Spinal Stenosis

General, Spine Care | Jun 21, 2022

What You Need to Know About Spinal Stenosis

Your spine is made up of bones called vertebrae stacked on top of each other that support and stabilize your upper body. There are also small openings in the vertebrae where spinal nerves run through and connect your brain to the rest of the body, known as the spinal cord.…

Visit a doctor for orthopedic emergency

General | Jun 19, 2022

The Top 5 Orthopedic Emergencies

Bumps and bruises happen from time to time, but what about a more serious injury? Your child takes a tumble off the playground, or you trip down a flight of stairs. Or perhaps you get injured in a car accident or while playing your favorite sport. Injuries can happen anytime,…

What to Do After a Chiropractic Adjustment

General | May 21, 2022

What to Do After a Chiropractic Adjustment

Whether you are seeking care for chronic pain or car accident injuries, deciding to visit a chiropractor is a great first step toward better health and less pain. But if you’re used to traditional medical care, you may be unsure what to expect at the chiropractor. This care is not…

How to Fix Neck Posture

General | May 20, 2022

How to Fix Neck Posture

When you think of posture, you likely picture your spine- how straight it is, if your shoulders are upright, or if you are hunched over. But the neck can have a separate posture of its own, and when it is poor, it is often called forward head posture. Bad neck…

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic | May 15, 2022

Can Chiropractors Write Prescriptions?

Millions of people experience back and neck pain every year. Whether caused by a recent injury or chronic condition, back pain can wreak havoc on your quality of life. Pain and discomfort can keep you from participating in activities you enjoy and even have a negative effect on your mood…

What Causes Neck Spasms?

General | May 9, 2022

What Causes Neck Spasms?

When a muscle spasm occurs, your muscles tighten and then contract involuntarily. This can happen suddenly and without warning. Muscle spasms can occur all over the body, and the location of your muscle spasms can help determine the root cause. You can’t control when muscle spasms occur, and they can…

Shoulder Pain After Car Accident

Accident Recovery | Apr 29, 2022

Shoulder Pain After Car Accident

A car accident is typically the last thing you expect to happen when you are going about your day. Suddenly, another driver runs into your vehicle from behind, and you now face the stresses of dealing with a car accident. From insurance reports to car repairs, the last thing you…

Emotional Aspects of Back Pain

Back Pain | Apr 29, 2022

Emotional Aspects of Back Pain

No one likes to experience back pain. Having such a crucial part of your body in any metric of discomfort—be it a mild ache or a day-ending agony—will no doubt put a major damper on your mood. However, something that many people don’t know is that this simple fact of…

Pressure in the Head Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Chiropractic | Apr 27, 2022

Pressure in the Head: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Headaches can come in many different varieties. There are those generalized, dull headaches that you might get after a stressful situation, intense aura migraines that force sufferers into darkness, and even “thunderclap” headaches that peak in under a minute but can knock a grown man to the floor in agony.…

How to Relieve Rotator Cuff Pain at Night

General | Mar 29, 2022

How to Relieve Rotator Cuff Pain at Night

If you’ve ever experienced a shoulder injury, you may know just how stressful nights can be. Instead of relaxing in bed, people with rotator cuff pain will often have the worst symptoms at night, even when the day is almost pain-free. To avoid this nighttime stress, it’s important to properly…

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General | Mar 25, 2022

What Does Arthritis Pain Feel Like?

Arthritis is a type of health condition that refers to inflammation of the joints. While most commonly associated with aging, you might be surprised to learn that arthritis does not just affect the elderly. There are many different types of arthritis that can cause pain and discomfort in people of…

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General | Mar 22, 2022

How to Sleep with a Frozen Shoulder

The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the human body, and as such, it is significantly more vulnerable to injury. And there are a lot of different kinds of injuries! Shoulder pain could come from a dislocation, separation, fracture, rotator cuff tears, and many others. One of the most…