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…

Is a Chiropractor Considered a Doctor

General | Dec 26, 2020

Is a Chiropractor Considered a Doctor?

Sometimes when traditional doctors are unable to give you the relief you need from your pain and discomfort, you might consider seeing a chiropractor. If you have chronic back pain from an old injury or get a stiff neck after hunching over your computer all day, you might find yourself…

8 Questions to Ask When You First Meet with an Orthopedic Surgeon

General | Nov 2, 2021

8 Questions to Ask When You First Meet with an Orthopedic Surgeon

Visiting any doctor for the first time can be overwhelming, confusing, or even scary- and when that doctor is a surgeon, this is even more true. One thing that can help is going into your appointment with a list of questions so that you don’t forget anything important while feeling…

How to Relieve Rotator Cuff Pain at Night

General | Jan 15, 2022

How to Relieve Rotator Cuff Pain at Night

The pain of a torn rotator cuff can be excruciating, especially at night. You may make it throughout the day with little to no pain, but then when night comes, it can be pretty extreme. Rotator cuff pain seems to flare up at night, making it hard to get the…

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica

General | Feb 28, 2022

What Kind of Doctor Treats Sciatica?

Sciatica is often known as some of the most excruciating back pain a person can suffer. When you are suffering from sciatica, one of your main priorities will be seeking care that can help alleviate the pain and return you to normal levels of activity. But you may wonder who…

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General | Mar 26, 2022

What Is the Fastest Way to Heal a Dislocated Shoulder?

A dislocated shoulder occurs when the bone in your upper arm is dislodged from the socket it is meant to rest in. The shoulder is the body’s most flexible and mobile joint, so dislocated shoulders happen more frequently than dislocations of any other joint in the body. Because of this,…

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General | Mar 29, 2022

12 Common Knee Injuries and Treatment

As chiropractors and physical therapists, we see dozens, if not hundreds, of knee injuries come through our offices every year, often seeking out car accident treatment. Whether you’ve been in a car accident or not, knee injuries are some of the most common injuries that Americans face. More than 10…

Common Soft Tissue Injuries from Car Accidents

General | Apr 30, 2022

Common Soft Tissue Injuries from Car Accidents

Car accidents can turn your life into a distinct before and after time. Before your car accident, you probably weren’t thinking of police reports, lawyers, insurance, and doctors. In fact, it’s not uncommon for victims of car accident injuries to be so preoccupied with the stress of dealing with the…

Characteristics of Jaw Pain

General | May 17, 2022

Why Does My Jaw Hurt on One Side?

The experience of jaw pain can be unique as you may wonder whether the problem is rooted in the joints and muscles or in a dental issue. While this pain is not uncommon, it may feel more alarming when you have pain on only one side of your jaw. There…

Plantar Fasciitis

General | Jun 19, 2022

Plantar Fasciitis: Causes, Signs, Treatments

Do you wake up in the morning with a stabbing foot pain as you take your first steps? Maybe the pain starts to lessen as you walk around and get moving. Or perhaps you feel a stabbing pain in your heels after you’ve been on your feet for a long…

Is Popping Your Joints Bad for You

General | Jun 19, 2022

Is Popping Your Joints Bad for You?

For some people, cracking your joints is part of daily life. You may frequently find yourself cracking your knuckles throughout the day. Or perhaps you notice pops and cracks when you get out of bed first thing in the morning. Sometimes a friend or coworker might even hear your popping…

Joint Pain

General | Jun 27, 2022

When to Push through Joint Pain and When to See a Doctor

You might not realize just how much you depend on your joints for everyday routines and activities until you start experiencing joint pain. An injury or health condition can make simple tasks uncomfortable and painful, like reaching above your head to pick up something off a shelf or walking up…

Need to Know About High Ankle Sprains

Conditions, General | Jun 29, 2022

What You Need to Know About High Ankle Sprains 

As one of the most common injuries across the United States, you have more than likely suffered from an ankle sprain before. Whether you tripped on a sidewalk or kicked a soccer ball at a bad angle, ankle sprains can be painful for anyone. However, you may not realize that…