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:

  • Headaches

  • Neck pain

  • Stiffness

  • Dizziness

  • Memory loss

  • Depression

  • Fatigue

  • Shoulder pain

  • Numbness

  • 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.

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