Category Archives: Accident Prevention

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Nov 2, 2012

Top 3 Ways to Avoid A Car Accident In Atlanta

Driving appears to be such a mundane task, but at any moment you can be involved in a serious car accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were over 6 million accidents last year, 2.9 million injuries from car accidents and 42,643 fatal car accidents. Driving is a huge responsibility, never take […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Nov 16, 2012

The Consequences of Texting While Driving In Atlanta

<!-- Don't Text While Driving --> Over the last twenty years, cell phones have grown in popularity. Cell phones have become so popular that the industry has grown at a rate of 45% over the last four years. Researchers have found that 85% of adults and 77% of teens own a mobile phone. Although mobile […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Dec 7, 2012

Learn Skills That Can Save Your Life

In 2012 there were an average of 16,934 car accidents per day, and an average of 115 deaths per day due to motor vehicle accidents in Atlanta and the US. Driving is risky business and at any moment you are a decision away from causing harm to yourself or others. It is unfortunate that most […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Dec 14, 2012

The Leading Cause of Death For Teens

The most common cause of death for teenagers are car accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has reported that 9 teenagers die everyday from car accident injuries. Teen drivers are also 4 times more likely to be involved in a car accident than an adult over the age of 35. While fatalities have decreased […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Dec 28, 2012

Graduated Driver’s License Laws Protect Teen Drivers

Many states have finally realized that simply passing a driver’s license exam is not enough to prove that teenage drivers are ready to venture onto public roads. It is odd that society hands over 100 mph death machines to our children, and that we are shocked that the leading cause of death in teens are […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Feb 11, 2013

Driving In The Rain: Tips Everyone Should Know

Driving in rainy weather is dangerous and requires specific techniques. More accidents occur during bad weather than only sunny days. This is obvious, but what isn’t obvious to most drivers is the importance of learning specific tricks and techniques for driving in the rain. The same emergency braking and obstacle avoidance techniques that work on […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Feb 26, 2013

Bad Tires Responsible For Deadly Car Accident

When was the last time you checked your tires for wear? Many people are currently driving a car on tires with very little tread. Tire tread are the grooves in the tire rubber that makes them grip the ground. Tire tread is most important when driving in rain, snow and ice. There are even special […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Mar 11, 2013

Safety Tips for Bikers Riding Through Atlanta

Whether you’re driving a car or a motorcycle, when you’re on the road, safety should be your first priority. The reality is that, no matter how safe you are, accidents sometimes still happen. However, learning about safety and motorcycle accident prevention in Atlanta can drastically limit the chance of your having an accident. Proper Motorcycle […]

Accident Prevention, Slip & Fall Injuries, Uncategorized | Apr 16, 2013

Helpful Tips for Preventing Backyard Trampoline Injuries In Atlanta

Backyard trampolines are a fun way for kids to get exercise, but they are also a major cause of accidents and injuries in children. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Review, in 2006 alone there were almost 110,000 reported trampoline injuries in the United States. While chiropractors in Atlanta can help children and adults […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Jul 8, 2013

Tips for Avoiding Accidents with 18-Wheeler Trucks When Driving In Atlanta

Highway driving when you need to share the road with an 18-wheeler is dangerous, as these vehicles typically weigh over 20 times more than the standard passenger car. When accidents do occur, these vehicles often cause major accident injuries and vehicle damage, and it is thought that approximately 12% of all fatalities on the highway […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Jul 18, 2013

Hitting a Deer: Tips for Minimizing Damage and Injury

In areas of the country where the deer population is high, hitting a deer can be a major concern. These accidents can be very serious, and the number of deaths related to car-deer accidents is increasing every year. However, if you know what to do when a deer runs in front of your vehicle you […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized, Whiplash Injury | Aug 20, 2013

The Use of Massage in Whiplash Treatment

Many doctors and chiropractors that specialize in whiplash treatment are referring their patients for massage therapy as a way to treat their injury. Whiplash, otherwise known as Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration syndrome, is most commonly characterized by posterior neck pain and headaches that are generated by the neck. Shoulder pain, numbness, and jaw clenching are also common […]

Accident Prevention, Uncategorized | Mar 23, 2017

Prevent Car Accident Injuries When Driving On Atlanta’s Slippery Roads

One of the leading causes of car accidents in Georgia is weather conditions. From ice and snow to the world famous thunderstorms that occur in Atlanta throughout summer, weather affects how your vehicle performs on the road and increases your chances of getting into an accident. Although Georiga is recognized as the Peach State, Atlanta’s rainy season, between […]

Accident Prevention, Back Pain, Chriopractors, General Chiropractic | Jul 13, 2017

Chiropractic Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Spine

Back pain affects thousands of people throughout the greater Atlanta region, causing a variety of complications that ultimately diminish or impair quality of life. Being unable to follow through with your favorite activities or professional obligations can cause other emotional, behavioral, and physical complications, which is why it’s important to maintain a strong, healthy spine. […]

Accident Prevention, General Chiropractic, Health & Wellness | Sep 15, 2017

Atlanta Chiropractic Treatment For Back-To-School Student Athletes

There are more than eight million student athletes throughout the United States who participate in sports such as football, baseball, and soccer. Although it’s wonderful that participation in high school sports continues to rise, all of this activity increases the risk of potential injuries.

Accident Prevention, General Chiropractic, Health and Wellness | Sep 18, 2017

Three Ways Your Children Benefit From Regular Chiropractic Treatment

What’s the right age to begin Chiropractic Treatment? As soon as you are born! From babies to young adults, children of all ages can experience significant health benefits from ongoing Chiropractic Treatment – giving them the support they need to maintain a balanced, healthy system. Although there are plenty of reasons why one of our […]

Accident Prevention, Car Accidents | Nov 17, 2017

Avoid Car Accidents This Holiday Season With These Safety Tips

During the holiday season, thousands of families throughout Atlanta travel to visit with friends and family. This year, AAA estimates that over 50 million people will travel more than 50 miles for Thanksgiving, alone. Whether you are taking a family vacation or heading out to shop for Christmas, consider the following safety tips that can […]

Accident Prevention | Nov 20, 2017

AICA Atlanta Helps You Avoid The Most Common Holiday Accident Injuries

The holiday season serves as one of the most joyous occasions for families throughout Atlanta. Still, more accident injuries are sustained between November and January than any other time of the year. Consider the following tips that can help you avoid some of the most common accident injuries sustained during the holidays.

Accident Prevention | Dec 4, 2017

Common Winter Holiday Accident Injuries Our Chiropractors Treat Each Year

The winter holidays are upon us once again, and because everyone is focused on spending time with family, it’s easy to lose focus on the hazards that surround us in our everyday environment. While you and your loved ones create new memories this year, it’s important to remain cautious when performing a variety of common […]

Accident Prevention, Back Pain | Dec 6, 2017

Avoid Back Injuries During This Winter Holiday Season

The staff at AICA Atlanta tend to treat an unusual amount of back injuries during the winter holiday season. Car accidents, falling on slippery surfaces or off of ladders, and carrying bulky luggage are all responsible for hundreds of people throughout the region seeking Chiropractic Treatment instead of enjoying the holiday’s pain-free. Because of this, […]

Accident Prevention, General Chiropractic | Dec 15, 2017

Avoid Pain and Injuries This Winter With Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care focuses on stimulating the body’s natural healing capabilities to maximize personal health. With the winter holidays upon us, common techniques like spinal adjustments are excellent for reducing stress and preventing injuries that often occur during this time of the year.

Accident Prevention | Mar 2, 2018

Safe Driving Tips For Spring Break 2018

Millions of students throughout the country will soon be traveling long distances for spring break vacation. In fact, more than 50 percent of all college students will travel this year according to AAA. Traveling by car to a particular destination is the most popular method of transportation for students, considering the cost of airline or […]

Accident Prevention | Mar 26, 2018

Protect Your Child Athlete From A Concussion

Over 150,000 children sustain a sport and recreation-related concussion in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Depending on the severity of the accident or collision, the brain is shook inside the skull, causing severe damage. When the brain is confronted with particular amount of force, like […]

Accident Prevention | Jun 4, 2018

Avoid Common Yard Work Injuries This Summer

With the summer approaching, thousands of individuals and families throughout Atlanta will be raking, tree trimming, and gardening. Our Atlanta chiropractors want to help you keep your spine healthy and functioning correctly as you work tirelessly to make your yard beautiful. Consider the following recommendations to avoid common yard work injuries this summer.

Accident Prevention | Jun 6, 2018

Accident Injuries and Health Conditions That Affect Atlanta’s Seniors

Are you have a difficult time managing your health as you grow older? Many people find themselves in a similar situation as the population continues to increase and age. While the average life expectancy for Americans is higher than ever, we are also getting sick more often due to various environmental hazards and work conditions.

Accident Prevention, General Chiropractic | Jun 18, 2018

Use Chiropractic Care To Prevent Injuries On The Golf Course

Golf is an enjoyed pastime for many adults and teenagers throughout the greater Atlanta region for many reasons. Not only does it allow you to exercise outdoors, but it also serves as an excellent way to socialize with friends, family, and colleagues. Although golfing is largely considered to be a low-impact sport, it actually creates […]

Accident Prevention | Apr 24, 2019

Preventative Measures To Avoid Being Involved In Auto Accidents

Accidents always happen at what seem to be the worst of times and are never something anyone expects but something that often happens. These accidents although quick, can cause severe damage as well as having long term effects on a person. Death is a tragic outcome of these accidents and 50 percent of all reported […]

Accident Prevention | May 17, 2019

How To Prevent Falls And Understanding Risk Factors

The Centers for Disease and Control (CDC) has reported the leading cause for all non-fatal injuries for those over the age of 65 are due to falls. As individuals grow older, their risk of injury increases as does the severity of the damage caused due to the fall. Prevention is key to avoiding these type […]