Suffering pain after an injury from a car accident, heavy lifting at work, a slip or fall?
Accident / Injury Conditions Treated
Injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents have a domnio effect of symptoms. Car accident injuries are not always visible upon a visit to the ER. Injuries may not appear for months or even years. If not properly diagnosed or treated can worsen over time. That puts the accident victim in a difficult situation with insurance companies when it comess to getting medical bills paid. Seeing the right doctor that specializes in soft tissue injuries will enure that an accident victim i diagnosed properly.
Whiplash refers to neck injuries resulting from abrupt backwards, forwards, or sideways movement of the head often times from a vehicle accident. Neck injuries can aslo occur while engaging in sports, or a work related accident. Whiplash symptoms if not treated early can cause serious complications. It's been reported that some whiplash victims suffer from symptoms for years after the accident.
Work injuries happen. Back pain, neck pain, leg pain, knee pain, tendonitis are but a few injuries that require rehabilitation for an employees to recover. When a worker falls at work, it's important to understand that pain managemnt is covered by worker's compensation insurance. Studies have proven that physical therapy is an effective, non-invasive form of medical care for most work related injuries..
Tendonitis occurs when tendons - thick, fibrous chords that secure muscle to bone - become inflamed or irritated.
Carpal tunnel syndrome include burning, tingling, or itching numbness in the palm of the hand and fingers resulting in pain, weakness, or numbness in the hand and wrist which shoots up the arm.
Lower Back Pain:
Muscle strain, can put tension on the disc, ligaments, muscles and bones leading to chronic back pain. This tension weakens the back making it more vulnerable to injury or re-injury. Injuries to the discs, ligaments, and muscles that support the spine are gaurenteed to lead to lower back pain.
When to See a Pain Doctor:
When to See a Doctor for Pain From An Injury.
- Pain right after an accident. (car accident or slip and fall at work)
- Pain worsens over time.
- Pain is sharp and severe with no sign of improvement.
- Lack of sleep due to throbbing pain.
- Back pain that leaves a person unable to move.
- Numbness, stiffness in the inner thighs, or buttock.