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Category Archives: Accident Prevention

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 9, 2013

Common Mistakes When Dealing with Doctors after a Car Accident

Visiting a doctor after an auto accident injury is essential, as this information will be needed to prove your case in order to seek fair compensation. However, many people make mistakes when it comes to dealing with a Jonesboro third party doctor. Some of the more common mistakes to avoid…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 6, 2014

Treatment for Whiplash Injuries After a Car Accident

Whiplash is a common neck injury that often occurs in motor vehicle accidents. The name derives from the motion of the neck that causes this condition, which looks similar to the cracking a whip. These motions push the ligaments and muscles of the neck well beyond normal range of motion,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 28, 2014

4 Main Causes of Soft-tissue Injuries

Throughout the day, accidents happen and injuries result. From contusions to tendonitis, soft-tissue injuries are very painful due to the inflammation of the tissue. Soft-tissue injuries involve strains and bruises to non-skeletal components such as: Tendons Ligaments Nerves Muscles When most people think of soft-tissue injuries like a torn ligament…

Accident Prevention, General Chiropractic Care, Jonesboro Accidents | Nov 10, 2014

Preparing for Holiday Traffic

As the holidays draw nearer, traffic becomes more and more hectic. From long journeys to bumper-to-bumper lines at the mall, you will likely be stuck in some form of awful traffic. The more you are in the car, the more likely you will encounter trouble. Car accidents are no fun,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 16, 2015

Third Party Liability

When you’re involved in a car accident, you need something to help protect you against somebody coming after you in court. That’s Third Party Liability. How It Works The 1st party is you. In a dispute, the 2nd party is the insurance company. And the 3rd party is someone who…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 21, 2015

How To Find the Right Car Accident Doctor in Jonesboro, GA

Car accidents, even seemingly minor ones, often result in panic and confusion, and in that confusion, many people don’t realize that injuries from car accidents aren’t always immediately obvious. You may not think you need medical attention, but the only way to be sure is to be screened for injuries…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 18, 2015

Three Ways Car Accident Doctors Treat Acute Back Pain

There are typically a lot of things that need to be taken care of after a car accident happens. Unfortunately, that occasionally means that minor injuries aren’t made a priority, resulting in acute pain later. If you have recently been in a car accident and you’re currently suffering from acute…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 24, 2015

The First Thing You Should Do After Getting Into A Car Accident

Are you wondering “What is the first thing I should do after getting into a car accident in Jonesboro?” Follow these steps during the first 24 hours after your collision. Carefully Inspect the Damage First, turn on your emergency blinkers. If the damage is minimal, then both drivers may want…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 26, 2015

Should I Call A Lawyer or A Chiropractor After Getting Into A Car Accident

Have you asked “Should I call a lawyer or a chiropractor after getting into a car accident in Jonesboro?” BOTH are worth calling. Fortunately for you, Accident Injury Centers of Atlanta (AICA) serves Jonesboro, and we can save you time and cell-phone minutes when you call us. In fact, you…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery, General Chiropractic Care | Aug 31, 2016

Technology Your Jonesboro Chiropractor Uses to Alleviate Your Pain

If you’ve been in an auto accident, you know that the pain you experience from a collision can take days, weeks, or even months to fully heal. Regardless of where the impact occurred, you’re likely experiencing the effects of whiplash, such as neck pain or stiffness, dizziness, ringing in the…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Sep 13, 2016

3 Myths About Car Accidents and Injuries

The United States sees an average of six million auto accidents each year—nearly half of which result in serious injuries that can have far-reaching effects if left untreated. That’s why finding a quality car accident doctor is an important first step on the path to recovery. In the aftermath of…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 9, 2017

Protect Yourself From Whiplash During A Car Accident In Jonesboro

What is Whiplash Injury? Whiplash refers to a particular kind of neck injury that develops when an individual's head is suddenly whipped from side to side or forward and then backward. The sheer force that causes your head to jolt in multiple directions is also responsible for straining or tearing the…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 17, 2017

AICA Jonesboro’s Chiropractors Explain What To Do After A Car Accident

No one expects to find themselves involved in a car accident, but when this situation takes place, there are particular actions you should take to protect yourself from long-term health or financial concerns. Depending on the extent of the damage, the impact of a car accident can cause some people to…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 2, 2017

How To Avoid Car Accident Injuries Caused By Your Seatbelt

The seatbelt is responsible for saving hundreds of thousands of lives since its arrival in 1959. Although it is important to wear a seatbelt at all times to avoid permanent or critical damage, there are particular injuries that are caused by these devices. Seatbelt injuries often occur when someone fails to fasten…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 16, 2017

Whiplash: Chiropractic Care For The Most Common Car Accident Injury

Each year, over three million people experience Whiplash injury throughout the United States as a result of a car accident. Not only is Whiplash one of the more challenging conditions to treat, but it is also the most common injury our Jonesboro car accident Chiropractors address on a regular basis.

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 31, 2017

Jonesboro Chiropractic Treatment for Whiplash and Car Accident Injuries

Approximately three million people sustain Whiplash Injury as a result of a car accident. Whiplash is one of the most common conditions our Jonesboro Car Accident Injury Chiropractors treat, helping hundreds of patients throughout the greater community overcome their pain and return to their routine. If you are involved in a…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 14, 2017

Safely Recover From A Car Accident With Jonesboro Chiropractic Treatment

Car accidents can take place at any moment and can cause some injuries that range from Whiplash to fractured bones. Accident victims who sustain such injuries may require extensive treatment in order to return to their routine. Considering the types of pain management and injury solutions that exist, Chiropractic is the only…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 4, 2017

Long-Term Health Concerns For Untreated Car Accident Injuries

If you experience a car accident while driving through Jonesboro and walk away from the incident feeling okay, you are likely to believe that medical attention is unnecessary. However, there are a few common accident injuries that do not produce immediate symptoms. The rush of adrenaline that your body releases…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 11, 2017

Avoid These Common Causes of Distracted Driving

How many times are you cruising through Jonesboro and notice another driver talking on a smartphone device, eating a sandwich, putting on makeup, or performing some other task that's unrelated to driving? This situation probably occurs quite often. The unfortunate reality is that over 390,000 car accidents take place each year,…

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 1, 2019

Injuries To The Shoulder In Car Accidents

Following an accident, if you have been injured, even slightly, it’s always best to seek medical attention as soon as possible so you give yourself the best chance of recovering completely. With accidents, shoulder injuries are common. Lucky for you, our Jonesboro chiropractors have had a great deal of experience…

Benefits of Chiropractic Care Following An Auto Accident | AICA Jonesboro

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 10, 2020

Benefits of Chiropractic Care Following An Auto Accident

The moment we all dread, looking in the rearview mirror and seeing a car coming right for you and there is nothing you can do except brace for impact. As the other vehicle comes barreling into you, glass breaking, bumpers bending, you begin thinking of a million things and hope…

What Happens To Your Body When Whiplash Occurs? | AICA Jonesboro

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 17, 2020

What Happens To Your Body When Whiplash Occurs?

When we often think of whiplash, a car accident comes to mind. However, that is not the only way to sustain whiplash. Sports-related injuries, as well as falls, can leave someone with whiplash.

Listening To Chronic Pain and Understanding Its Message | AICA Jonesboro

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery, Chronic Pain | Feb 19, 2020

Listening To Chronic Pain and Understanding Its Message

Has chronic pain taken over your life? Our chiropractors want to help! Enduring an ache or pain every once in a while can be common, however, when pain presents consistently and occurs in the form of migraine or even lower back pain, seeking treatment is your best course of action.

11 of the Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 22, 2020

11 of the Most Common Car Accident Injuries

The human body can be fragile and an unnatural event like a car accident can do damage in a number of ways. Some people are lucky enough to escape with only superficial wounds, while others may suffer serious injuries that require lifelong care. No matter how severe your own crash,…

What to Expect (Physically) After a Car Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 27, 2020

What to Expect After a Car Accident

After a car crash, you are likely on high alert for any symptoms that may appear in the hours and days following the event. It can sometimes be hard to determine what is a normal ache or what might be a sign of something more serious. If you are even…

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Sep 11, 2020

How Long Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

Have you been injured in a car accident and are now left wondering what doctor you should see? Chiropractors are some of the most skilled car accident doctors around because they treat the spine, neck, back, nervous system, and how an injury to any one of these can affect your…

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Sep 18, 2020

How to Pick a Good Chiropractor

Finding a good chiropractor doesn’t have to be a stressful experience! When looking for a Jonesboro chiropractor, you might find yourself overwhelmed at the number of chiropractors you find in the area from a basic internet search. However, there is more to picking a good chiropractor than simply the one…

Is It Normal To Feel Worse After Seeing A Chiropractor

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Oct 13, 2020

Is It Normal To Feel Worse After Seeing A Chiropractor?

If you are going to the chiropractor’s office for the first time, you may be a bit nervous about what to expect out of the experience. You may have even heard from family or friends about their own experiences and wonder why some say they feel worse after seeing a…

How Long Should I Go To Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 16, 2020

How Long Should I Go To Physical Therapy After a Car Accident?

Your doctor may likely recommend physical therapy treatment for whiplash after you have been in a car accident as a safe option to help you heal and recover. You shouldn’t have to suffer through neck pain and stiffness after a car accident. Instead, physical therapy can help relieve your pain…

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 23, 2020

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident

When you’ve sustained car accident injuries, the last thing you want to be worried about is whether or not your doctor can actually help you. Choosing the right doctor to best treat your injuries is such an important part of your healing and recovery process. Whiplash may be the most…

Is It Normal to Have a Headache After a Car Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 23, 2021

Is It Normal to Have a Headache After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, you probably expect to experience some discomfort as your body recovers, even if you don’t have any serious injuries. Headaches are an extremely common symptom in the aftermath of an accident, and you may wonder whether your headache is normal or the sign of something worse.…

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 21, 2021

What to Do About Stomach Pain and Diarrhea After an Accident

Minor scrapes and bruises are easy to see and take care of after a car accident, but what about symptoms and injuries that are less obvious? Whiplash, back pain, and broken bones may be injuries more commonly associated with car accidents, but there are other symptoms that can be a…

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Mar 1, 2021

3 Effective Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Have you started noticing a strange, tingling pain in your elbow that tends to flare up with certain activities? You may not be a tennis superstar, or even play tennis, but your doctor may diagnose you with tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is the term for a type of condition that…

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents Too

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 14, 2021

Kids Need Chiropractic Care After Car Accidents Too

We often forget what it’s like to be a child and just how different they can be from adults. Many of these differences are things we can’t see, like the way the body grows and reacts to trauma. Just because you are okay after a car accident doesn’t necessarily mean…

4 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Apr 21, 2021

4 Most Common Airbag Injuries

Seat belts and airbags are safety features designed to protect you from more serious injury in the event of a car accident. When you’ve been in a serious enough accident that the airbag deploys, you can still suffer some injuries. In fact, the airbags deploy at such a high rate…

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | May 11, 2021

Physiotherapy vs. Physical Therapy

There are certain times in life when physiotherapy is important for your health and well-being. A recent injury, surgery, or illness can impact your quality of life and you may need a physical therapist to help you fully heal and recover. Whether your doctor recommends you for physiotherapy or physical…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jun 30, 2021

5 Most Commonly Broken Bones in Car Accidents

Broken bones are not uncommon in car accidents depending on the severity of the accident and whether or not you were wearing your seat belt. The shock and stress of a car accident may also prevent you from recognizing you have been injured right away, or you might think your…

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Accident Prevention | Jul 16, 2021

Treating Lower Back Pain after a Car Accident

When most people think of car accident injuries, they imagine scrapes, bruises, broken bones, and even issues with the head and neck. However, lower back pain is also just as common of an injury after a car accident. You may not recognize right away that the lower back pain you…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jul 23, 2021

How to Take Care of Yourself after a Car Accident

Did you recently get in a car accident? Are you overwhelmed with the stress of managing your pain, dealing with an injury, scheduling car repairs, and talking with insurance companies? The entire experience of dealing with the aftermath of a car accident can be incredibly stressful whether or not you…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Aug 12, 2021

Top 5 Car Accident Statistics

Chances are you pass by a car accident every time you are on the road. Whether it is a small fender-bender or a multi-car wreck, car accidents happen every minute of every day. Nobody wants to get into a car accident, but they happen much more often than many people…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Sep 12, 2021

What to Do About TMJ Pain After an Accident

You’ve probably heard of whiplash. It’s the injury that occurs due to sudden back and forth movement, often during a car crash. Most of us associate whiplash with injury to the neck, which is most common, but did you know it can also impact your jaw? This injury can often…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery, Knee Pain | Sep 15, 2021

Why Physical Therapy May Be More Effective Than Knee Surgery

Our knees help us travel and move through the day, going from sitting to standing and walking to running. When you experience knee pain or suffer a knee injury, it can impact your quality of life. Chronic knee pain or a knee injury can affect how you move and keep…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Nov 10, 2021

Who Is Liable for an Accident with a Borrowed Car?

We’ve all borrowed a car from a friend or family member before- yours may be in the shop, or maybe theirs is a better size for something you need to buy. You’re probably extra careful and aware you’re being trusted with something extremely valuable, but accidents can still happen. So…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 8, 2021

Herniated Disc vs. Bulging Disc

You may have heard people suffering from back pain refer to a variety of problems with their discs- herniated, ruptured, bulging, slipped, and feel confused about all the things that can go wrong with this important part of the spine. While it’s true that the discs are subject to multiple…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 15, 2021

How to Get Rid of a Crick in Your Neck

There is a certain type of neck pain commonly referred to as a “crick in the neck.” Some people may find this hard to describe, but almost everyone can call to mind what the feeling is, as it differs from chronic or regular neck pain. More stiff and uncomfortable than…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Dec 20, 2021

Why Does My Back Hurt When I Sneeze?

Sneezing is a common, everyday event for most of us that lasts a few seconds. But sometimes, a simple sneeze can leave you stuck in place with excruciating pain in your back. It may seem weird that something in your nose can make your back hurt, but this is actually…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 25, 2022

What Is the Recovery Time for a C5-C6 Injury?

An injury to the spine can have devastating effects, leading to everything from paralysis to chronic neck pain. The exact impact of a spinal injury depends on a range of factors, including which part of the spine is injured. The C5-C6 area is located in the lower neck and helps…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Jan 30, 2022

Is Physical Therapy Covered By Insurance?

If you’re in need of medical care, the process can be overwhelming: you have to find a doctor, maybe through a referral, and make an appointment, all while worrying about your health. It can be even more complicated when you have to think about insurance and whether treatment will be…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 10, 2022

How to Treat a Stiff Neck After Sleeping

At some point, we’ve all woken up with a stiff neck. While it may go away over time, the pain and lack of mobility can be unexpected and cause a lot of inconveniences. Despite these symptoms, most people will try to go about their normal daily routine and push past…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 24, 2022

Can Stress Cause a Sore Throat?

The aftermath of a car accident can bring a lot of different emotions- fear, guilt, relief, anxiety. Along with managing these feelings, you are likely also dealing with a lot of logistical tasks like filing police reports, speaking to insurance, and seeking treatment for car accident injuries. In the midst…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 27, 2022

Shoulder Blade Pain: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Your shoulder blade is the triangular bone that forms the back of your shoulder and facilitates movement, making it a critical part of most everyday activities. When you experience pain in the shoulder blade, you may notice an inability to move your arms and complete other tasks. The causes of…

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Accident Prevention, Accident Recovery | Feb 28, 2022

Patellofemoral Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

If you’ve ever heard the term “jumper’s knee” or “runner’s knee,” then you have heard of patellofemoral syndrome. This condition describes pain that manifests in the front of the knee and around the kneecap. Anyone can suffer from this condition, though it is more common in athletes, and experience pain…

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