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Category Archives: Accident Recovery

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 25, 2012

For Professional Athletes

It is common knowledge that chiropractors are invaluable to the process of recovering from car accident injuries. Few people realize that professional athletes also use chiropractors to prevent and recover from injuries, including slip and fall accidents. More and more professional sports teams are adding chiropractors to their staff to…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 9, 2012

Rotator Cuff May be Damaged During a Car Accident

To avoid bodily damage, like rotator cuff injuries, you responsibly wear your seatbelt. The message of 'buckle up or die' is ingrained into your mind. You've seen the PSA commercials and even graphic videos that have taught you the importance of wearing a seatbelt. You are in a car accident…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 23, 2012

Teen Drivers & The Danger They Pose

It is no shock that teenage drivers are the cause of most car accidents. Teen drivers are such a problem that many states have placed severe restrictions on teen driving. In certain states, teens are not allowed to have passengers under the age of 21, they aren't allowed to drive…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 2, 2012

Treatment Process After A Car Accident In Atlanta

Car accidents can cause your neck and spine to become misaligned. The biggest concern with car accidents is that a lot of injuries, especially whiplash, do not appear immediately after an accident. Often times a person will find that several weeks after the accident they are experiencing headaches, back aches and…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 5, 2013

How Chiropractors Can Help Car Accident Victims In Atlanta

The goal of chiropractic and treating include: Relieve pain Readjust the neck and spine Prevent life time chronic pain from car accidents Promote healthy recovery. Treat soft tissue injuries. Chiropractic Care The human body is quite resilient: it is able to fight off infectious diseases, it can heal from a…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 7, 2013

Avoid High Medical Bills

Typical injuries that can easily be treated by a chiropractor are muscle strain, ankle sprains, soft tissue injuries, and back injuries. All of the previous injuries can be diagnosed and treated by a chiropractor, and you don’t have to worry about a huge medical bill. Perhaps the key to lowering…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 15, 2013

Chiropractic Treatment For Neck Pain

The neck endures more stress than most people realize, the necks flexible range of motion as well as its role of carrying your 13lb head, and being mostly bone and cartilage with very little muscle makes the neck one of the easiest parts of the body to injure. Everything is…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 25, 2013

Applying for Social Security Disability after an Accident In Atlanta

Accident recovery is often a scary and stressful time. Depending on your injury, you may have a long recovery process, and your income during this time period may be limited if you are unable to return to work. While considering your options during this time, you may be interested in…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 4, 2013

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Atlanta

The state of Georgia experiences an auto accident every 2.8 minutes. For those of you who have driven the streets of Atlanta and the surrounding areas, this information may not surprise you. The city of Atlanta is the home of some of the most dangerous intersections in the state. Additionally,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 18, 2013

Do You Need an Attorney to File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Filing for workers’ compensation benefits can be a confusing and stressful process. You may be wondering whether or not you need to get an attorney involved in the process. The answer is that a number of factors can determine whether or not you need legal representation, and knowing what situations…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 11, 2013

Broken Collarbone Treatment and Care For Car Accident Victims In Atlanta

A broken collarbone or clavicle is common in certain types of auto accidents. The collarbones are found on each side of the chest, and they are attached to the shoulders and breastbone by ligaments. Most commonly, these bones will break in car accidents when the upper body suffers trauma in…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | 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…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 22, 2013

Five Guidelines for Reducing Workplace Trips, Slips and Falls In Atlanta

According to information released by the U.S. Department of Labor, falls, trips, and slips make up most of the accidents in general industry. This accounts for about 25% of all work injury claims reported each fiscal year and 15% of all deaths ruled as accidental each year. In order to…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 29, 2013

New Chrysler Recall Urges Owners to Stop Driving

The Chrysler Group recently announced that it will be recalling nearly 4,500 2013 Dodge Challengers due to a potential fire hazard. This problem could result in the overheating of a wire harness or a possible short circuit that could result in a fire. While Chrysler has indicated that seven known…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 24, 2013

What to Expect During Treatment for a Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury or trauma can be caused by a variety of events, one of the most common being motor vehicle accidents. These injuries require immediate attention from an Atlanta car accident injury doctor. The physician will likely complete a physical exam along with diagnostic imaging in order to…

Accident Recovery | May 28, 2013

What is Third Party Liability Insurance?

When an accident occurs and an insurance claim is filed, three parties can be involved in the process. The first party in the situation is you as the policy holder. Your insurance carrier is the second party. If your accident involved another person, such as a driver of another vehicle…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 10, 2013

Common Car Accident Injuries That Take Place In Atlanta

Many people suffer injuries after a car accident, and some of the most common affect the shoulder. The shoulder consists of a ball and socket joint made up of three bones: the humerus (or the bone of the upper arm), scapula (or the shoulder blade), and clavicle (or the collar…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | 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…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 23, 2013

Recover From Your Car Accident with Physical Therapy In Atlanta

If you have been involved in a car accident, you should seek medical treatment immediately. During the recovery process, you may wish to visit with your Atlanta chiropractic doctors specializing in accident injury recovery and physical therapy. Physical therapy can play an important role in strengthening injured muscles and bones,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 24, 2013

Understanding U.S. Auto Accident Statistics

Americans are always on the go, and they most commonly rely on their own personal vehicles to get them where they need to be. Unfortunately, this results in a variety of car accidents every day. To better understand accidents and how they can be prevented, it is important to thoroughly…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 25, 2013

Chiropractic Care For Accident Injuries In Atlanta

When considering the number of car accident injuries treated through chiropractic care, it is important to consider origin of the pain. Some of the most common factors involved in low back injuries include lack of seat belt use, rear impact if the car breaks suddenly, and side or frontal impact,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 21, 2013

Treating Lower Back Pain After Getting Into A Car Accident In Atlanta

Lower back pain after a car accident is extremely common. Fortunately, there are several different ways this pain can be treated, and not all of the options require invasive surgeries. Find out more about lower back pain treatment after a car accident in Atlanta here: Acute Back Pain Treatment For…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 10, 2013

Treating Car Accident Injuries In Atlanta

While the services of medical doctors and chiropractors often complement each other, AICA's medical professionals play different roles in the treatment of auto accident injuries in Atlanta. Therefore, it is important to know how each medical professional can help you if you should suffer from an accident injury. Read on to…

Accident Recovery | Jan 29, 2014

Call Dr. Mike’s Cell To Talk about Your Accident!

The snow has our clinics closed but we're still here to help! Dr. Mike is pointing calls directly to his cell to answer questions about how to deal with accidents from the Winter Storm Leon. Call 1-800-4-DRMIKE (800-437-6453) and talk to Dr. Mike now!

Accident Recovery | Jan 29, 2014

If You Get Into An Accident On The Few Days It Snows In Atlanta, Here What You Need To Know

1. BE SAFE The icy conditions are unforgiving so please be very careful after an accident. Watch your step if you're walking around your vehicle to inspect for damage. If your car is stuck in a ditch or on the ice, be very cautious when trying to pull out. Spinning…

Accident Recovery, Lower Back Pain | Dec 10, 2014

Three Things To Know About Stretching In Between Visits To The Chiropractor In Atlanta

It’s pretty easy to take your back to the chiropractor. What may be harder to figure out is what to do once you’ve left the doctor's office and are at home. For those who are suffering with lower back pain and need to visit a chiropractor on a regular basis,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 25, 2015

Ways Residents In Atlanta Can Improve Their Balance and Coordination

When residents in Atlanta are looking for ways that they can improve their balance and coordination to prevent chronic back pain, the first advice is just to think about it. When you don’t think about your balance and coordination, you’ll be missing a vital component of how you work, and…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 28, 2015

The Long Term Health Effects of Whiplash When Untreated

The long-term health effects of Whiplash when untreated by a Chiropractor in Atlanta are numerous. Certainly getting the right help quickly is going to be the best remedy for avoiding further complications. These adverse effects are going to vary depending on the damage that was done.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 5, 2015

Most Common Conditions Chiropractors In Atlanta Treat

The most common conditions Chiropractors in Atlanta treat begin with those that are sourced in the spine. That includes a wide variety of pain and disorders that affect the muscular and skeletal system. There are two broad reasons. The first is that the spine, which connects to the skull at…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 27, 2015

Avoiding Car Wrecks During Your Summer Vacations Around Atlanta

Wouldn’t we all love to avoid car wrecks this summer around Atlanta? You already know how to drive... or do you? One of the biggest ways to avoid auto accidents injuries in Atlanta is by becoming a defensive driver. Atlanta has one of the higher accident rates in the United…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 30, 2015

Most Common Hand Injuries in Atlanta

There are facts that everyone should know what can happen in the paradoxical space of our hands. With a latticework of 27 bones in each hand supporting vines of muscles, ligaments, tendons, arteries, veins, and nerves, it’s a wonder that more doesn’t go wrong in there.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 21, 2015

What is the First Thing I Should Do After Getting Into a Car Accident in Atlanta

Atlanta is well known for its traffic problems. If you drive throughout Atlanta, you should be prepared for the possibility of getting into a car accident. After all, sustaining an auto accident injury is stressful enough without having to wonder: “What is the first thing I should do after getting into a…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 6, 2015

The Top Five Reasons Why Patients In Atlanta Visit A Chiropractor Once A Month

When most people hear the word, “Chiropractor,” the first thing that comes top of mind is pain relief. Founded by D.D. Palmer in 1895, Chiropractic services are responsible for relieving pain and discomfort associated with everything from chronic neck pain to Polio. While most people aren’t aware of the vast…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 9, 2015

Love CrossFit, But Hate The Pain? See How A Chiropractor In Atlanta Can Help!

Since Greg Glassman launched the latest exercise fad “CrossFit” 14 years ago from his garage, it has expanded into over 8,300 gyms in 97 different countries. For those who are unfamiliar with CrossFit, this style of exercise consists of various movements at high-intensity intervals for a particular length of time.…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 16, 2015

Three Ways Patients In Atlanta Benefit From Chiropractic Massage

Visiting a licensed Chiropractor in Atlanta involves more than simply receiving a massage or getting your back ‘cracked,’ so to speak. While massage therapy comes in a variety of forms and overall, are proven to offer positive health benefits like reducing stress; Chiropractors are trained to be able to identify…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 17, 2015

Causes of Neck and Upper Back Pain for Chiropractic Patients in Atlanta

For people who suffer from neck pain, the source of the problem is often related to tension within their upper shoulders. Your body can function properly because it is set up as an interconnected network of physiological processes, which is to say that each area of your body affects how…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 18, 2015

Try These Three Tips For Treating Your Next Headache In Atlanta

Headaches serve as an indication that your body is either in a low shortage of or completely deprived of something it needs. Whether it’s rest after a strenuous workout, consuming enough water throughout the day, or even the type of environment you’re exposed to, headaches suggest that there is some vitamin/nutrient…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 4, 2016

How Our Atlanta Chiropractors Treat Rotator Cuff Tears

Our team of fully-accredited Atlanta Chiropractors treats rotator cuff tears on a regular basis. The reason we see so many patients who suffer from this type of injury is due to how sensitive and fragile the tissue around the shoulder area is. Both of your shoulders are a shallow ball…

Accident Recovery | Apr 4, 2016

Chiropractic Care and Accident Related Injuries In Atlanta

Any injury that is sustained as a result of an automobile accident in Atlanta can be extremely painful, adding on to an already traumatic experience. Even when bones aren’t broken, and particular symptoms aren’t visible, injuries like Whiplash can have devastating implications for your long-term health.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 12, 2016

What is Personal Injury Protection?

The chance of suffering from spinal and other injuries after being involved in an auto accident in Atlanta is very high. Because of this, the Georgia Legislature has stated that all private automobile insurance policies must contain a provision for Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) coverage. This includes a legal minimum of…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 26, 2016

Chiropractic Care In Atlanta: Migraine Headache Treatment

If you are prone to headaches—or even just experience them once in a while—you know how terrible they can be. A headache disrupts your day or night and makes it difficult to concentrate on any task. Learn some of the common causes and hear from Dr. Lea Holcomb, D.C., Chiropractic Director…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 4, 2016

End Painful Headaches Permanently With Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic treatment is proven to address a wide variety of conditions; most of which are unknown to the general public. permanently At AICA Atlanta, our patients largely believed that Chiropractic medicine only addressed conditions like back or neck pain before meeting with one of our doctors. One of the most…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 9, 2016

Headache Relief With Chiropractic Treatment

More than 250 million work days are lost each and every year due to headaches, costing over 25 billion dollars in lost wages. Although most people are unaware, there are many different types of headaches, with muscle tension and migraines serving as the most common forms. Treating Headaches In Atlanta…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 16, 2016

Chiropractic For Treating Patients Suffering With Chronic Headaches

Although migraines affect a considerable number of people, the causes are not entirely understood. Changes in chemical balances within the body and changes in the function of the nervous systems or blood in particular areas of the brain have been linked to the cause of migraine attacks. So, it is…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 17, 2016

Treat Tension Headaches With Chiropractic Care

Most people characterize a tension headache as a feeling of a dull ache behind the eyes or narrow band around the head. A frequent cause of tension headaches is subluxations in the neck and upper back, which are, in most cases, improved with chiropractic adjustments. Headaches affect most people at…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 20, 2016

Treatment For Whiplash Patients In Atlanta

Whiplash is a non-medical term used to describe a condition that occurs when the head and neck move quickly forward and then backward or, sideways. This sudden movement results in the normal range of motion being surpassed and causes injury to the soft tissues (discs, ligaments, and muscles) of the…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 22, 2016

Don’t Become A Statistic When It Comes To Neck Pain In Atlanta

One of the most prevalent conditions chiropractors encounter and treat is neck pain. According to a National Institute of Health Statistics (NIHS) national survey, neck pain is the second most common type of pain in the United States (following back pain and on par with headaches and migraines). An estimated…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 24, 2016

Don’t Wake Up Sore and Stiff Anymore!

After a long summer day in Atlanta, the last thing on your mind as you crawl into bed for a goodnight’s sleep is the position your head, neck, and back take when lying down. However, for those who find themselves waking up sore on a regular basis, you might want…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 1, 2016

Why You Need to See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident in Atlanta

Accidents are a fact of life in Atlanta. There are a lot of ways since it’s one of the biggest urban centers in the nation. Not everyone follows the rules and even when they do, people make mistakes. And those mistakes may result in you needing to see a chiropractor.…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 18, 2016

How Atlanta’s Chiropractic Patients Can Benefit From Trigger Point Therapy

Atlanta Trigger Point Therapy serves as an excellent alternative solution for those who suffer from chronic pain derived from subluxations and muscle damage. What Are Trigger Points? For those who are not familiar with the term, trigger points are particular spots within your muscle fibers that have become damaged or overstrained and…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 21, 2016

Treating “Text Neck” With Chiropractic Care

In today’s world, just about every person either has a cell phone, tablet device, or gaming system; if not all of three. These devices have become ingrained in our daily routines because of our social and professional obligations, as well as for personal convenience. Because of this, maintaining appropriate posture…