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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Delayed Back Pain After a Car Accident

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

Sciatica After a Car Accident: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

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…

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…

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…

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…

Seat-Belt-Injuries

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…

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…

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

If you've been hurt in a car accident, seeking medical attention from both a doctor and a chiropractor can be incredibly beneficial. This combination often leads to the best recovery. Doctors typically handle immediate medical needs and might recommend ongoing chiropractic care to support a full recovery. While chiropractors are well-known…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Georgia Car Accident Statistics in 2020

Accidents, After An Accident | Feb 2, 2021

Georgia Car Accident Statistics in 2020

Despite a global pandemic, people were still driving on the roads to and from work, school, and other commitments, which means car accidents were still happening in 2020. You might be surprised to hear that the Georgia car accident statistics for 2020 were not that different from 2019. That’s because…

How to Rehabilitate after a Car Accident

After An Accident | Feb 6, 2021

How to Rehabilitate after a Car Accident

When you’ve been in a car accident, you might experience pain and discomfort for days or even weeks after the accident. But you shouldn’t have to live with chronic pain in addition to the frustrations that come along with dealing with everything that comes after an accident. While there is…

Is It Normal to Have High Blood Pressure After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Mar 3, 2021

Is It Normal to Have High Blood Pressure After a Car Accident?

After a traumatic experience like a car accident, the body can react in a variety of ways. This may include injuries that are visible to you, but often it can also have an impact on internal systems and functions. One of the reasons it’s important to seek medical care after…

Can You Get Nerve Damage from a Car Accident

After An Accident | Mar 5, 2021

Can You Get Nerve Damage from a Car Accident?

If you’ve been in a car accident recently and are experiencing any tingling or numbness, these are considered signs and symptoms of nerve issues. Most people associate car accidents with injuries like broken bones, cuts, scrapes, and bruises. However, many injuries can happen internally and should be taken very seriously.…

What You Need to Know About Going Back to Work After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Apr 1, 2021

What You Need to Know About Going Back to Work after a Car Accident

Sometimes a car accident can leave you with injuries that affect your ability to return to work. If you’ve been in a car accident, you might assume you can go right back to work, but then your injuries have left you with limited mobility or requiring a significant recovery period.…

Possible Causes of Elbow Pain after a Car Accident

After An Accident | Apr 6, 2021

Possible Causes of Elbow Pain after a Car Accident

Car accidents can cause serious injuries even when you are properly restrained while wearing your seat belt. While a seat belt is designed to prevent you from being ejected from the vehicle during a crash, it can only do so much to prevent your body from experiencing an injury. Arm…

Are Muscle Spasms After a Car Accident Normal

After An Accident | Apr 29, 2021

Are Muscle Spasms After a Car Accident Normal?

After a car accident, you may be concerned about a range of things, including your car and insurance paperwork, not to mention your health and any symptoms you are experiencing. You may be surprised to notice you have no symptoms of injuries in the immediate aftermath of the crash- this…

Strains and Sprains after a Car Accident

After An Accident | May 6, 2021

Strains and Sprains after a Car Accident

When you’ve been in a car accident, you might not notice you’ve been injured right away. That’s because you’re likely flooded with adrenaline and so some of your pain symptoms might be covered up. The shock and trauma of an accident can also prevent you from noticing symptoms of a…

What to Expect at Your First Appointment After a Car Accident

After An Accident | May 10, 2021

What to Expect at Your First Appointment After a Car Accident

Throughout the year, most people have a number of routine doctor appointments, from the dentist to the primary care doctor. It’s easy to know what to expect at preventative appointments that you have had in the past. But it can be harder to know what to do after a car…

What You Need to Know About Scar Tissue After an Accident

After An Accident | May 18, 2021

What You Need to Know About Scar Tissue After an Accident

After a car accident, there is a range of injuries you will commonly be checked for, including whiplash. As one of the most common injuries from a collision, a car accident doctor will always have whiplash in mind during initial evaluations. During this diagnostic process, they may ask you about…

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Accident Recovery, Accidents, After An Accident | Jul 25, 2021

Top 7 Back Injuries from Car Accidents

During a car accident, your whole body is left vulnerable to injury as a result of the unnatural force of impact and the proximity to hard surfaces. The spine is particularly susceptible to injury because it is complex and spans a large portion of the body- this is why back…

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Accident Recovery, After An Accident | Nov 14, 2021

Nausea After a Car Accident

If you have ever been in a car accident, you understand how stressful the experience can be, even if you aren’t injured. When people think of car accident injuries, many tend to think about whiplash, neck pain, back pain, and even broken bones. But have you ever wondered about nausea…

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Accident Recovery, After An Accident | Nov 20, 2021

Why Does My Head Hurt When I Cough?

With flu season and cooler temperatures right around the corner, you might be bracing yourself for sniffles and coughs. Many seasonal allergies, colds, and even the flu can cause head pain when coughing. This might leave you wondering “why my head hurts when I cough,” and the answer is: it…

what-doctor-to-see-for-numbness-in-toes

After An Accident | Feb 10, 2022

What Doctor to See for Numbness in Toes

Have you ever been sitting in one position for too long and you notice your leg and foot “fall asleep?” That uncomfortable tingling sensation with part of your body “falling asleep” will typically get better once you change positions or move around for a little bit. You might try to…

Is Physical Therapy Covered by Insurance

After An Accident | Apr 15, 2022

Is Physical Therapy Covered by Insurance?

Physical therapy is a key aspect of many health and wellness programs. Your doctor may recommend physical therapy to help you recover from a recent injury or rehabilitate after surgery. Physical therapy can also help you manage a number of health conditions, from chronic pain to neurological disorders. In addition…

What to Say When Someone Is Hurt in an Accident

After An Accident | May 31, 2022

What to Say When Someone Is Hurt in an Accident

If you have ever been in an accident, then you understand just how scary and traumatic it can be both physically and emotionally. The shock and stress of getting into an accident and dealing with the aftermath can be difficult to shoulder alone. One of the best things you can…

Reducing Inflammation car accident

After An Accident | Sep 21, 2022

Reducing Inflammation and Increasing Healing after a Car Accident

Millions of people get injured in car accidents each year. But did you know that it can take hours or even days for you to realize you have a car accident injury? That’s why you want to see a car accident doctor as soon as possible after getting into a…

Should You Always Call the Police After a Car Accident

After An Accident | Oct 7, 2022

Should You Always Call the Police After a Car Accident?

Whether it’s your first time getting into a car accident or not, you should always call the police for help at the wreck. When you call the police after a car accident, they will provide a police report that serves as official documentation of the incident. The police officer who…

Things to Expect from Your Car Accident Doctor

Accident Recovery, After An Accident | Oct 7, 2022

7 Things to Expect from Your Car Accident Doctor

How do you know what doctor to see after a car accident? No matter what injuries you are dealing with, you want the best of the best to help you fully heal and recover. Since millions of people get injured in car accidents each year, it’s important to find a…

Doctor or Chiropractor After Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Accidents, After An Accident | Aug 18, 2023

Doctor or Chiropractor After Car Accident?

When involved in a car accident, one of the foremost concerns is your health and well-being. In the wake of such an event, you might wonder: should I see a car accident chiropractor or doctor? The answer is that both have vital roles to play in your recovery. A doctor…

Should You Go to the Hospital after a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, After An Accident | Aug 24, 2023

Should You Go to the Hospital after a Car Accident?                                                       

Should I go to the hospital after a car accident? It depends.  In cases of severe injuries that could be life-threatening—such as significant head, spinal, or internal injuries, severe fractures, or deep lacerations—it's imperative to go to the hospital immediately. Emergency rooms are equipped to handle such emergencies, offering immediate…

Should You See a Doctor After a Car Accident

Accident FAQS, Accident Recovery, After An Accident, Injury Recovery | Aug 31, 2023

Should You See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

Car accidents can leave a lasting impact on both your physical well-being and peace of mind, regardless of how severe the collision was. The jarring experience of a car wreck can even overshadow potential injuries, leading people to underestimate the importance of seeking medical attention afterward. Let's explore the reasons…

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