Category Archives: General

General | Mar 20, 2020

Covid 19 Update

Injury Treatment at AICA During Outbreak To Our Valued Patients, As you know, we deeply care about the wellbeing and safety of each of our patients, and that sentiment continues as we navigate this new virus. AICA Orthopedics will continue to serve car accident and personal injury victims during this…

Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

General | Apr 8, 2021

Most Common Injuries for Young Athletes

The bodies of children and teenagers are still growing, so it’s important that you find a health care professional who has the knowledge and expertise in treating their injuries. When you search for a “chiropractor near me” you also want to pay attention to offices that provide quality, individualized care…

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General | Sep 20, 2021

Pain After an Accident? It Might Be Bursitis

Some car accident injuries are more easily recognizable and well-known, like back pain, whiplash, broken bones, cuts, and bruises. One type of car accident injury you might not be as familiar with is bursitis. In fact, bursitis pain is more often associated with repetitive or overuse injuries in the joint,…

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General | Oct 11, 2021

Most Common Running Injuries

From jogging around the neighborhood to running marathons, running is one of the most popular ways to engage in regular fitness. Running has countless benefits, like improving cardiovascular health, strengthening muscles, and staying in shape. While running has incredible benefits for the whole body, it is possible to sustain a…

General | Jan 31, 2022

Can a Pinched Nerve Cause Headaches?

When you think about a pinched nerve, the first thing that comes to mind might be an arm or leg that feels numb or painful- and you’d be right that these are common ways the condition manifests. But the nervous system impacts your whole body, and there are other signs…

General | Feb 12, 2022

Text Neck: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

As technology grows and changes over the years, so do the ways our body interacts with that technology. One example is the constant use of cell phones and tablets in recent decades. These mobile devices have offered us connection and information at our fingertips, but the position we assume when…

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General | Feb 16, 2022

Can Anxiety Cause Dizziness?

Those who suffer from chronic anxiety know that the toll it takes is not just mental but can include a large range of physical symptoms such as headaches and stomach pain. Another common side effect of both chronic and acute anxiety is a feeling of dizziness, and certain disorders may…

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General | Mar 13, 2022

Can Back Pain Cause Nausea?

Back pain on its own can range from mildly irritating to disabling. However, back pain is rarely ever alone. There are several other symptoms, seemingly unrelated, that tend to be comorbid with back pain, making the entire experience that much more unpleasant to endure. When it comes to these commonly…

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General | Mar 20, 2022

How Long Do Concussion Symptoms Last?

Concussions are perhaps the most common form of brain damage worldwide. Millions of concussions are reported in the United States every year from sports alone, and they seem to be an inevitability in full-contact sports such as football. Career athletes tend to feel especially restless about recovery times, but anyone…

General | Mar 23, 2022

Delayed Shock Symptoms After an Accident

Whether you were the driver or a passenger in a car accident, you may experience shock as a result of the ordeal. Shock isn’t just a condition that inflicts psychological damage; it can also affect you physically, making it an issue that requires urgent medical attention. However, what if we…

Types of Knee Injuries

Chiropractic, General | May 11, 2022

8 Different Types of Knee Injuries

Did you know that your knees carry up to six times more pressure than your body weight? That means every time you take a step, your knees are doing a lot of hard work. The knee joints are incredibly strong and built to withstand a lot of pressure and stress.…

Common Causes of Hip Pain in Women

General | May 11, 2022

Common Causes of Hip Pain in Women

Your hips are two of the largest weight-bearing joints in the body. Each hip joint is a ball and socket joint designed to carry the weight of your body and support movement of the upper leg. The bones, cartilage, and soft tissues that make up the hip joint all work…

Kidney Pain

General | Jun 3, 2022

Kidney Pain vs. Back Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

At some point, most of us have experienced back pain, and you may feel that you can easily identify when your back is causing you discomfort. But many other conditions, including issues with the kidneys, can cause back pain as a secondary symptom. The kidneys are organs designed to remove…

Meniscus Tear Require Surgery

General | Jun 19, 2022

Most Important Factors in Recovery from Meniscal Tear Surgery

Did you know that a torn meniscus is one of the most common knee injuries? This type of injury is especially common among athletes, who put a lot of stress and pressure on their bodies. Your knees depend on the meniscus to absorb shock while running, jumping, and twisting. The…

Exercises to Improve Posture & Reduce Back Pain

General | Jun 23, 2022

7 Exercises to Improve Posture & Reduce Back Pain

Sometimes back pain can happen to you because of something as simple as how you carry yourself. It doesn’t take a serious injury or health condition to leave you dealing with chronic back pain. In fact, many people experience back pain simply due to bad posture. While we obviously depend…

Summer Training Tips for Young Athletes

General | Jun 27, 2022

Summer Training Tips for Young Athletes

As summer blazes on, young athletes are training through the heat. School is out, and most teenage athletes are beginning to prepare for the start of the fall sports season, the start of a new school term, or even competing on year-round teams. Either way, working out responsibly during the…

Unique Ways to Overcome Migraines

General, Headaches | Jun 28, 2022

Unique Ways to Overcome Migraines

A migraine is more than just a bad headache! Some headaches may last for a long time or leave you tired and overwhelmed. While these experiences can be similar to getting a migraine, it is important to understand the difference between a migraine and a headache. A migraine is actually…

Therapy Help with Migraines

General | Jul 6, 2022

Can Physical Therapy Help with Migraines?

If you have ever experienced a migraine attack before, you understand that migraines are more than just a “really bad headache.” In fact, a migraine is a neurological condition with a wide range of symptoms, including debilitating headaches. People who develop migraines tend to experience them more than once and…

Ways to Deal with Muscle Pain and Soreness after an Accident

Accident Recovery, General | Jul 6, 2022

7 Best Ways to Deal with Muscle Pain and Soreness after an Accident

Do you feel sore after a car accident? You are definitely not the only one! A car accident puts a lot of stress on your body, and you can experience the aftereffects both physically and mentally. While you might think soreness is common after a car accident, that doesn’t mean…

Delayed Back Pain after a Car Accident

General | Jul 18, 2022

What to Do About Delayed Back Pain after a Car Accident

Around 7 million traffic accidents occurred in 2019 alone, and those numbers have been rising steadily as statistics for 2020 and beyond revealed an uptick in motor vehicle crashes. Of those millions of accidents, a significant number ended in injury for one or more involved parties. If you have been…

Mistakes You Can Make after a Car Accident

Accident Recovery, General | Aug 29, 2022

Biggest Mistakes You Can Make after a Car Accident

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, the last thing you want to worry about is how to pay for the things you need. You might expect your injuries will get covered by insurance, but you could make mistakes that affect that coverage. When it comes to seeking treatment…

What Exactly Is the ACL

General | Sep 19, 2022

How to Best Prepare for ACL Surgery

You may have heard about a professional athlete who suffered a torn ACL while playing football or soccer. This type of injury can prevent professional athletes from participating in their sport until after they have recovered. But did you know that an ACL tear can happen to you, too? In…

Most Important Questions to Ask after Spinal Cord Injury Diagnosis

General, Spine Care | Sep 21, 2022

Most Important Questions to Ask after Spinal Cord Injury Diagnosis

Spinal cord injuries can be intimidating when they happen to you or a loved one. There may seem to be many unknowns, and it’s easy to forget to ask your doctors questions about your injury and the future. Spinal cord injuries are caused by trauma to the spinal cord, usually…

Memory Loss After a Car Accident

General | Sep 26, 2022

Dealing with Memory Loss After a Car Accident

In the United States, there are about 6 million car accidents reported every year. Car accidents are the second-leading cause of traumatic brain injuries, making up over 17% of them annually. When an individual suffers a head injury during a car accident, they may experience memory loss. Memory loss can significantly…