Car Accidents and other Accidental Injuries

Whiplash: Whiplash is a term used to describe neck pain caused by an abnormal motion or force applied to your neck that causes movement beyond the neck’s normal range of motion. read more→

Shoulder and Neck Pain: Most shoulder and neck pain are a result from injury to the muscles and ligaments in the shoulder and neck area. Although many can be identified as simple strains or contusions, some may be signs of life threatening conditions read more→

Car Seat Belt Injury: Seat belt injuries are very common during a car accident and generally occur when the force of the accident is relatively severe, or the seat belt is used improperly. read more→

Lower Back Pain: Car accident back pain is one of the worst and most prevalent types of chronic pain. The tremendous forces created during a car accident are enough to tear apart soft tissue and shatter bone. read more→

Sprains and Strains: A strain occurs when the muscle tendon unit is stretched or torn. Although the most common reason is the overuse and stretching of the muscles accidental injuries can also cause sprains and strains. read more→

Pain in Legs or Arms: The cause of many instances of shoulder or arm pain is obvious. You do something to injure the arm or shoulder and immediately feel pain, such as in an auto accident. You may have broken a bone or dislocated your shoulder. read more→

Dizziness & Vertigo: Dizziness is a common description for many different feelings. Vertigo/dizziness is a complaint that has been documented as a finding after car crashes on much scientific literature. 15% of car crash victims will experience symptoms of dizziness read more→

Headaches: Many times after a car accident people will have initial neck pain, are seen in the emergency room and treated. If the injuries are not life threatening they are sent home with some medication and told to rest. Unfortunately, many will start to have headaches read more→

Numbness: Numbness and tingling down the arms and legs can also be accompanied by symptoms such as pain, burning, pricking, or creeping along the skin. read more→