If you have been in an auto accident, it is of extreme importance that you seek treatment quickly. The time to seek treatment is within the first couple of days after an accident, even if you feel no pain - it can sometimes take weeks or even months for injuries to reveal themselves.
Slip and fall accidents can occur within a person’s own home, but often they happen outside of the home as a result of negligence on the part of other property or business owners. Injuries from a slip and fall can include neck sprains, vertebral subluxation, muscle strains, slipped discs, nerve damage and sciatica.
If you were in a motorcycle accident, seek immediate medical attention. It is important to be evaluated as soon as possible. Common injuries of a motorcycle accident include: Spinal cord injury, road rash, facial fractures, broken bones and burns.
If medications are necessary in the short-term, we can prescribe the following to facilitate your overall treatment plan: Anti-inflammatory medication to reduce inflammation, which often helps to relieve pain; Oral Analgesic medication to relieve pain; Muscle relaxants to ease muscle spasms and relieve muscle tension.
Acute pain can be relieved by targeted injections of certain medications, such as: Intramuscular injections to deliver anti-inflammatory and/or steroid medication deep into the muscles to allow the bloodstream to absorb it more quickly; Trigger point injections to deliver a local anesthetic, sometimes combined with steroid medication, directly into knots in your muscle tissue to relax tension and relieve pain.
Physical activity and specific exercise techniques help build muscle, improve flexibility and range of motion, and increase stamina. Exercise therapy is an important and effective part of many treatment plans for auto injuries, facilitating a faster return to normal activity.
Fractures, strains and sprains are just some of the problems that can result from a car accident. Dedicated solely to auto injury care, our medical professionals are highly experienced with the various techniques of splinting and bracing. Key to this is our unsurpassed familiarity with the types of forces, injuries and surprises involved in auto injuries.
Performed by licensed physical therapists, you’ll be guided through a customized program involving both exercises and hands-on therapy. Depending on your specific condition, physical therapy can effectively relieve pain, restore movement, treat injuries and improve range of motion and flexibility — all key components of accident recovery.
Traction is a practice to help stretch the spine and create space between the spinal discs and vertebrae. This method of treatment has very few risks or potential side effects and is commonly used as a therapeutic method.
Myofascial release is a treatment that attempts to release tension in the fascia due to trauma, posture, or inflammation. Fascia is the tough, connective tissue that surrounds muscle tissue and most other structures in the body.
Electrical Muscle Stimulation is an exceptional way to help the body in the healing process. This is accomplished by sending a very small electrical current into the affected soft tissue injury or muscle spasm. The therapy utilizes this current in an effort to help reduce swelling and release trigger points.
Hands-on therapeutic technique that can loosen soft tissue, relax muscles and improve circulation, all of which can reduce pain and help you make a complete recovery.
Often taken on most patients to give the doctor an inside look at what is going on with the bone structure of the entire spine and surrounding skeletal structure. From this x-ray, the doctor can tell your current spine angles as well as any potential further issues including the potential for additional information such as an MRI.
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If you have been seen by more than one medical professional since your collision, such as an emergency room, urgent care, or primary care physician, please complete an additional Release of Medical Records form for every office where you have received treatment: