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Keeping The Weight Off Our Children’s Shoulders | AICA Atlanta

Back Pain | Sep 2, 2019

Keeping The Weight Off Of Our Children’s Backs

As children gear up to go back to school, choosing the right backpack can set them up for success in more ways than one. Children grow at an astounding rate and muscle and backaches can occur if not cared for properly. Putting too much on our children’s backs can lead them down a long road […]

Treatment for Car Accident Injuries | AICA Atlanta

Auto Accident Injuries | Sep 4, 2019

Treatment for Car Accident Injuries

Following an auto accident, back or neck pain could be a sign of whiplash. If whiplash is not treated, it could lead to serious and debilitating complications.

Back Pain | Sep 6, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About Bulging Discs

Back pain is a common ailment for adults, as many causes are to blame for such pain, bulging discs play a huge role in why many faces such pain in their back. Some refer to discs as “slipped” however a disc cannot slip but rather it bulges which is ultimately what causes the pain.

Natural Treatment Options For Common Aches and Pains | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Sep 9, 2019

Natural Treatment Options For Common Aches and Pains

A holistic and natural approach to pain management for many years has been chiropractic care as it has been proven time and time again to be an effective solution. For years, chiropractic care was looked at as an alternative form of medicine but in recent years has become more mainstream and understood in society as […]

Making Healthier Choices | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness, Joint Health | Sep 11, 2019

Making Healthier Choices with AICA Atlanta

As summer is winding down, families are getting back into their routines of school, work, and the hustle and bustle of after school activities. As October grows closer, it is a nice reminder for those busy families to slow down a bit and remember that October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month. There is […]

Putting Your Best Foot Forward For A Successful School Year | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Sep 13, 2019

Putting Your Best Foot Forward For A Successful School Year

How we prepare for certain things, whether it be a project or planning for an event or even typical routines will determine our overall success. Our children should have this same mindset when working towards a goal or carrying out their daily activities. It is better to start off prepared and ahead than behind and […]

Seek Treatment Following An Auto Accident | AICA Atlanta

Accident Recovery | Sep 16, 2019

Seek Treatment Following An Auto Accident

Here at AICA Atlanta, our chiropractors provide the most therapeutic chiropractic treatment for car accident injuries. If involved in an accident, your back and neck can experience intense jarring which can lead to conditions like whiplash and herniated discs. Following your accident, it is always best to be examined as you could have hidden injuries […]

Physical Therapy After A Car Accident Occurs | AICA Atlanta

Accident Recovery, Physical Therapy | Sep 18, 2019

Physical Therapy After A Car Accident Occurs

In some cases, the initial medical treatment for neck injuries in a car accident is prescription pain medicine and a neck brace, however, this method only proves to be a Band-Aid and does not correct the actual injury. When physical therapy is introduced as a treatment option, the damaged tissue has a chance to be […]

Seek Permanent Treatment For Lower Back Pain | AICA Atlanta

Back Pain | Sep 20, 2019

Seek Permanent Treatment For Lower Back Pain

Most people at some point in their life will experience some type of back pain severe enough to need medical treatment. Even though back pain is common, doctors are still unable in some cases to pinpoint exactly why it occurs. The baseline treatment for back pain is rest, exercise, stretching, heat and pain medicine but […]

Chiropractic Care For Heart Health | AICA Atlanta

Cardiovascular Health | Sep 23, 2019

Chiropractic Care For Heart Health

When it comes to heart health, there’s bad news and there’s good news. The bad news? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States taking the lives of about 1,600 people a day. According to the Center for Disease Control, around 400 people lose their lives every day due to stroke. […]

Sports and Chiropractic Care | AICA Atlanta

Sports Medicine | Sep 25, 2019

Sports and Chiropractic Care

When playing sports, the body is at risk for injury with your bones, ligaments, and tendons being a likely target for injury. Even with the greatest prevention tactics, some sports injuries cannot be prevented but chiropractic treatment can provide relief!

Choosing To Be Happy On Colder Days | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 2, 2019

Choosing To Be Happy On Colder Days

As the days of summer have come to an end, the crisp cool evenings of fall is finally upon us. Some may be sad to see summer go, as this can mean schedules and routines and saying so long to warm summer nights.

Getting Great Glutes: Building a Strong Spine From the Bottom Up | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 4, 2019

Getting Great Glutes: Building a Strong Spine From the Bottom Up

The spine plays a vital role in the rest of your body and relies on other muscle groups and structures for optimal function. Stabilizers such as the gluteal muscles provide the spine with muscle support and lower extremity function. If gluteal muscles are not working at their optimal function, the spine, as well as lower […]

Burning Bright or Burning Out: When Is Busy Too Much | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 7, 2019

Burning Bright or Burning Out: When Is Busy Too Much

It almost seems like if you are not overwhelmed then you are not trying hard enough. Unfortunately, that’s a going trend in our society and we often assume those who aren’t running around must not be successful. Being overloaded and overworked is not the way to live or something in which we should strive for. […]

Creating Bonds at Meal Time | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 9, 2019

Creating Bonds at Meal Time

With the fall season in full bloom, families are getting back into their routines of school, work, and the hustle and bustle of after school activities. As October grows closer, it is a nice reminder for those busy families to slow down a bit and remember that October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month. […]

How Breathing Practices Can Build Core Muscles | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 11, 2019

How Breathing Practices Can Build Core Muscles

Do you find that your breathing is shallow? Don’t worry, studies have shown that most of us are. Although many of us may be shallow breathers, shallow breathing can greatly impact your respiratory muscles, create tension in the body, undermine your posture and compromise core stability. Luckily, there are many core-specific exercises and techniques that […]

Introducing Low-Impact Workouts Into Your Fitness Routine | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 14, 2019

Introducing Low-Impact Workouts Into Your Fitness Routine

Are you in need of a core workout that won’t be harsh on the rest of the body? A low impact workout does not mean you are taking the easy route but much rather a stronger focus on a target area that will stabilize and tone the core muscles.

Finding Time To Work Out At The Office | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 16, 2019

Creating Time For Fitness In The Office

A typical American adult has many responsibilities, whether it be their career, family or other obligations, therefore making time for exercise can prove to be difficult.

Are My Core Muscles In Need of TLC? | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 18, 2019

Are My Core Muscles In Need of TLC?

When some think about core workouts they may think the only goal is to reach that image in their head of amazing abs but a strong core goes far beyond cosmetics. Having a strong core improves your muscles groups such as the pelvis, lower back, and hips. You utilize your core more often than you […]

The Truth About Sugar Coating | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 21, 2019

The Truth About Sugar Coating

When people think of sugar they think of all the ways it sweetens up their world but what most do not know is that although sugar may be sweet, it can wreak havoc in our bodies.

Seasonal Changes Influence Personal Health | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Oct 23, 2019

Seasonal Changes Influence Personal Health

With the change in seasons, people’s lives may change or be altered depending on where you live. Winter in New York is very different than that of a Georgia winter and personal health can fluctuate throughout the seasons.

Choosing A Physical Therapist or A Chiropractor For Chronic Back Pain? | AICA Atlanta

Chriopractors, Physical Therapy | Nov 4, 2019

Choosing A Physical Therapist or A Chiropractor For Chronic Back Pain?

You have tried it all, but nothing seems to alleviate the tension you feel from sitting at your 9-5 job all day. You may also be trying to cope with pain in your lower back from lifting heavy materials or trying to recover from a slip and fall.

What Chiropractors Treat | AICA Atlanta

Chiropractic | Nov 6, 2019

Did You Know…

A chiropractor is more than just a back doctor. Chiropractor’s realm of expertise is the spine, however, performing realignments of the spine can heal more than just a bad back or a kink in the neck.

Yoga For Improved Hip Function and Pain Reduction | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Nov 8, 2019

Yoga For Improved Hip Function and Pain Reduction

With the hips being the largest ball-and-socket joint and providing the body with the ability to move, it is no wonder that many people endure some type of hip pain in their life. Due to a great deal of movement the hips allow, wear and tear can cause a great deal of pain but you […]

Combining Workout Styles for Greater Success | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Nov 11, 2019

Combining Workout Styles for Greater Success

Remaining stagnant is not good for your success in life, or for your health. The problem for many Americans is that an office lifestyle forces you to be sedentary for long periods of time, and even though you may not be on your feet, your body still endures stress. So, how do you get moving […]

Chiropractic Helps Treat Auto Injuries | AICA Atlanta

Accident Recovery, Accidents | Nov 13, 2019

Chiropractic Helps Treat Auto Injuries

If you have fallen victim to a car accident, you may experience a strain in your neck muscles. Damage to the neck muscles can result in whiplash which can cause mobility issues.

Wellness Explained | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Nov 15, 2019

Wellness Explained

When trying to achieve total wellness, the body must be completely physically, mentally, and socially active without any setbacks. Aside from a sound body and mind, there must be the desire to continue on a path of wellness to ensure your success. Our Atlanta chiropractors strive to improve the wellness of their patients and will […]

Seeking A Higher Level Of Wellness | AICA Atlanta

Immune System Health, Spine Care | Nov 18, 2019

How A Healthy Spine Impacts The Immune System’s Performance

When the nervous system and immune system are working at their highest capacity, the body has the ability to heal itself through its resilient nature.

Ignore The Next Diet Fad and Go With What's Proven | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Nov 20, 2019

Ignore The Next Diet Fad and Go With What’s Proven

So, you have decided to embark on a nutritional overhaul to improve your health. Here are some popular choices to help you get on the right track.

Reaching Optimal Health With Consistent Exercise | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Nov 22, 2019

Reaching Optimal Health With Consistent Exercise

When you think about your day, what do you find yourself doing the most? If you’re at work are you sitting all day or are you on your feet? If you find yourself sitting for most of your day, it’s imperative for your health to get up and move or to find time in your […]

A Holistic Approach Yields Better Results | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Nov 25, 2019

A Holistic Approach Yields Better Results

Over the counter medications such as Advil, Motrin, Aleve, and ibuprofen are all common anti-inflammatories or pain relievers. By taking these kinds of medications, the body is able to block the production of prostaglandins which reduce inflammation and fever. Although they may have some positive side effects, these drugs are also linked to an increase […]

Follow-up Care Is The Best Medicine | AICA Atlanta

Health & Wellness | Nov 27, 2019

Follow-up Care Is The Best Medicine

One of the most common questions asked in regards to treatment plans is, “ How do I know if I don’t need this anymore?” Although some factors may be different, our general guidelines remain the same.

Chiropractic Treatment for Sinus Conditions | AICA Atlanta

Conditions | Nov 29, 2019

Chiropractic Treatment for Sinus Conditions

The body’s sinuses are located in hollow areas within your cranium that are dispersed throughout the forehead, the upper cheek, and sides of your head that facilitate your breathing. If you have ever fallen ill, you most likely understand the stiffness associated with your sinuses being clogged and filled with mucus.

Chiropractic Care Is For Everyone In Atlanta | AICA Atlanta

Chiropractic | Dec 2, 2019

Chiropractic Care Is For Everyone

The term “chiropractic” derives from the Greek language and means “done by hand.” Chiropractic treatment entails a manual manipulation of the spine, which ultimately restores joint mobility, as well as treatment for other musculoskeletal disorders improving the quality of health.