Managing Your Pain
Pain management may be key to recovery after an accident. Injuries from car accidents can cause lingering pain for weeks, even years. Trauma from a car accident can cause damage to soft tissues in the neck and back. Symptoms may include: neck pain, numbness, dizziness may be signs of "whiplash".
Injuries to the neck may include the following symptoms:
Tingling in the arm, wrist, hands or fingers
Pinched nerves can be painful and restrict motion. Chronic pain, joint dysfunction, and herniated disc of the spine are all a domino effects of soft tissue injuries. The lesson learned, even minor accidents can produce painful contions and possible long term disability.