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Category Archives: After An Accident

After An Accident | Jun 29, 2016

Orthopedics and Spine Care After a Car Accident

Accidents are a fact of life. Not everyone follows road rules and even when they do, people make mistakes. The right doctors, focusing on orthopedics and spine care, specialize in treating victims of car accidents. You never know when accidents will happen which makes it difficult to plan ahead and to prepare for such a life-changing event. […]

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Dec 15, 2016

Say “Know” to Pain After a Car Accident with These 5 Signs

Knowing your pain is important. It’s easy to ignore pain by hoping it will go away, but the more that you know about specific pain and what it means, the more specialized treatment you can seek in order to recover quickly after a car accident. Knowing your signs of pain will help you say no […]

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Jan 26, 2017

Did You Know Injuries After a Car Accident Can Be Delayed?

Car accident injuries can happen suddenly but you may not feel the full extent of the damage right away. For this reason, it is important to give adequate time after an accident to figure out the extent of your injuries, even if you’ve visited the emergency room. This includes paying attention to injuries with delayed […]

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Feb 14, 2018

Do You Have Shoulder Pain After A Car Accident?

If you experience shoulder pain after a car accident or a big hit on the sports field, you may have a dislocation. Dislocated shoulders are often associated with physical activity that involves repetitive use of one or both shoulders, as well as accidents. No one wants to miss out on their favorite activities because of […]

Why Do I Have a Headache After My Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Jan 30, 2020

Why Do I Have a Headache After My Car Accident?

Some injuries may be more evident after a car accident such as broken bones or sprains. But the impact of a car accident can also lead to headaches. In fact, it’s not uncommon to suffer a headache after a car accident. Headaches may be mild and caused by bumping your head on the window after […]

How to Tell if a Shoulder Is Dislocated After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Jul 13, 2020

How to Tell if a Shoulder Is Dislocated After a Car Accident

After a car accident, you experience a lot of thoughts and emotions in response to what happened. You may be upset about your car getting hit, worried about your passengers, or concerned about the medical expenses you may be facing. No matter how you feel, however, you need to make sure you do a complete […]

Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident, Sciatica | Jul 20, 2020

Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

If you or someone you know has ever been in a serious car accident then you know pain and discomfort can immediately follow the force of impact. Many injuries and symptoms appear right away, like pain with cuts, the pressure and impact of the steering wheel, and your neck and back might even hurt from […]

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Show Up

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Aug 19, 2020

How Long After an Accident Can Injuries Show Up?

In the hours and even days after a car accident, you may not notice any injuries at first. The whole experience can be overwhelming and stressful, and the last thing you may want to think about is whether or not the soreness and bruises you got from the car accident are a sign of something […]

How to Take Care of Yourself Following an Accident

After An Accident | Nov 2, 2020

What Happens if You Let a Pinched Nerve Go Untreated?

We’ve all experienced a pinched nerve before: You know that feeling when you’ve sat in one spot for too long and your foot falls asleep? You may call this experience “pins and needles” or say “my foot fell asleep!”. A pinched nerve happens when there’s too much pressure on a nerve, and like when your […]

How Long Should I Stay Out of Work After a Back Injury from a Car Accident

After An Accident, Back Pain | Nov 4, 2020

How Long Should I Stay Out of Work After a Back Injury from a Car Accident?

Many people want to put their car accident behind them and resume normal routines as soon as possible, and while this is sometimes possible, your health needs to come first. If you have suffered an injury or are experiencing back pain after a car accident, returning to things like work immediately may not be the […]

Can an Accident Cause Numbness in Your Toes

After An Accident, Foot Pain | Nov 5, 2020

Can an Accident Cause Numbness in Your Toes?

If you are having back pain, you might also wonder why in the world your toes are numb. It can seem like quite a stretch for an injury in your back to affect your feet, but it is actually more common than you might think! That’s because your spinal column actually serves to protect your […]

Dealing With a Swollen Hand After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Nov 6, 2020

Dealing With a Swollen Hand After a Car Accident

The majority of car accident injuries are related to the back, neck, and head, but there are other ways you can be hurt as well. Wrist and hand injuries are actually common responses to a car crash as well. While symptoms may not appear for the first few hours or days, these injuries can be […]

Seat Belt Injuries & Car Accidents

After An Accident | Nov 9, 2020

Common Seat Belt Injuries From Car Accidents

Many cars now have a flashing light or a repeating ding until you put your seatbelt on. For many people, putting on your seat belt when you get in the car is such an old habit you may not think twice about it. Unfortunately, wearing your seat belt doesn’t always mean you will leave a […]

What To Do About Tingling Sensations in Your Back After a car Accident

After An Accident, Neurology | Nov 10, 2020

What To Do About Tingling Sensations in Your Back After a car Accident

Cuts, scrapes, and even broken bones are more obvious types of car accident injuries. But what about when you can’t see an obvious injury and still don’t feel right? One of the most common car accident injuries is whiplash, and many symptoms of whiplash aren’t obvious or don’t show up right away. You might think […]

Having a Constant Headache after an Accident? Here’s Why

After An Accident, Headaches | Nov 11, 2020

Having a Constant Headache after an Accident? Here’s Why

Headaches are very common after a car accident because of how often your head and neck are affected. Even if you were in a small fender-bender, it is likely that the force of impact caused your body to jolt forward or backward in some way. Because your head and neck are not restrained while you […]

Here’s Why Seeing a Chiropractor After a Car Accident Is Important

After An Accident | Nov 12, 2020

Here’s Why Seeing a Chiropractor After a Car Accident Is Important

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, your doctor may also recommend continued treatment and care with a chiropractor. Chiropractors are most commonly associated with treating back problems, but they actually use chiropractic techniques to treat the whole body! Plus, when it comes to car accident injuries, it is very likely that your back […]

Why Would You Need a CT Scan and an MRI After a Car Accident

After An Accident, Imaging | Nov 13, 2020

Why Would You Need a CT Scan and an MRI After a Car Accident?

After an accident, you will likely visit a doctor as soon as possible to assess any car accident injuries and make sure there are no issues that you have not yet noticed. At these appointments, you may be walked through a series of tests, including physical exams and reflex tests, as well as a series […]

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

After An Accident, Physical Therapy | Nov 17, 2020

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy After a Car Accident

When your doctor recommends that you complete physical therapy in Atlanta to help with your car accident injuries, you might wonder how much benefit there is to this type of treatment. It can be helpful to think of physical therapy in relation to rehabilitating after the accident and helping to get you back to functioning […]

Five Ways to Deal with Soreness After an Accident

After An Accident | Dec 8, 2020

Five Ways to Deal with Soreness After an Accident

Even if you walk away from a car accident without significant injuries, it is common to experience minor issues like scrapes or bruises, along with muscle aches, pains, and soreness. While treatment to address underlying conditions may take time, you may seek immediate relief for this discomfort and wonder how long you should be sore […]

Why Would Your Leg Feel Numb After an Accident

After An Accident | Dec 16, 2020

Why Would Your Leg Feel Numb After an Accident?

After a car accident, you may expect to feel pain or soreness throughout your body, so it may catch you off guard to actually experience a numb or tingling feeling instead. While this may sound preferable to extreme pain, numbness in your extremities can actually be a sign of many serious injuries from a car […]

Should I Be Sleeping a Lot After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Jan 1, 2021

Should I Be Sleeping a Lot After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen every day and can be a stressful situation for everyone involved. When you’ve been in a minor car accident, you might not have any obvious injuries other than a few scrapes and bruises. However, even minor car accidents can cause serious injuries, especially to the head and neck. If you experience pain, […]

Should I Go to the ER After Being Rear-Ended

After An Accident | Jan 2, 2021

Should I Go to the ER After Being Rear-Ended?

You’ve probably seen all the commercials and heard all the radio ads about what to do when you’ve been injured in a car accident. But when it actually happens to you, the stress of the moment can cause you to second-guess yourself or wonder what truly is the best next step. If you’ve been injured […]

What Does Chest Pain Mean After a Car Accident

After An Accident, Imaging | Jan 3, 2021

What Does Chest Pain Mean After a Car Accident?

If you experience chest pains after you’ve been in a car accident this can be a very stressful feeling in an already overwhelming situation. It may be helpful to know that many victims of a car accident experience chest pains after a car accident. Any type of chest pain should be taken very seriously as […]

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Car Accident Knee Injury

After An Accident, Knee Pain | Jan 7, 2021

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Car Accident Knee Injury?

We rely on our knees for so many small and large movements throughout the day, so when you’ve suffered an injury it can be debilitating. If you are struggling with a knee injury from a car accident, you might be wondering how long it will take for you to feel “normal” again.  There are a […]

How to Take Care of Yourself Following an Accident

After An Accident | Jan 9, 2021

How to Take Care of Yourself Following an Accident

The events of a car accident can be traumatic, both physically and emotionally. Recovery can be made even harder as you have to deal with insurance, lawyers, and taking time off work, but it’s important to take care of yourself in this time period. Tending to your injuries can lead to faster recovery and less […]

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