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Are you suffering from a possible whiplash injury following an accident?
Whiplash treatment in Port St. Lucie, West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Tamarac, and Pembroke Pines. Schedule afree Whiplash injury assessment.
Whiplash is a serious injury that can cause years of pain and suffering.
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Have you or someone you know been injured in an auto accident and told it's whiplash? Such injuries are extremely painful and can be persistent. In fact, recovery is certain if the proper treatment is given. But pain, the most common symptom of whiplash, can become chronic if not given prompt attention.
During the first few days after an accident pain alerts the body to avoid movement. That's why the neck becomes stiff with inflammation and spasms occur. Pain can also involve the shoulders and arms. Fingers too, can "tingle" from pressure and pinching of nerves in the neck. Headaches are frequent complications to whiplash injury.
A common result of car accidents and injuries involving motion, whiplash occurs when impact propels the head in one direction and muscles and tendons "snap" the head another way.
Common symptoms of whiplash
- Headache that won't go away.
- Neck pain and restriction of movement.
- Tiredness and feelings of nervousness.
- Trouble with balance, equilibrium.
- Ringing in the ears.
- Inability to sleep and excessive sweating.
- Numbness in extremities.
- Inability to concentrate or memory loss.
At SHCC Centers for Neurology and Pain Management our team of specialists can establish a treatment plan for whiplash, chronic pain, or headaches resulting from auto accidents. Our programs can include neurological evaluation, psychology, chiropractic, physical and massage therapies as well as x-ray. MRI and other neuro-diagnostic examinations are also available when deemed necessary by the physician.
The SHCC Centers for Neurology and Pain Management employ an interdisciplinary approach in providing care to patients. These specialists have successfully treated over 25,000 injury and headache cases over the past 20 years. This unique level of experience is applied to every patient and every situation. Consequently, results assure clinical excellence, cost effectiveness and, most importantly, personalized care that's helps promote quicker recovery,
As car accidents happen more frequently today and at higher speeds, whiplash injuries have become nearly routine on local roads and highways.
The injury itself is never routine. However, it is sometimes overlooked by the family practitioner or emergency room doctor. Their training and experience leads them to immediate concern for shock, possible broken bones and mending of acute abrasions. Unless neck injury is readily apparent and victims express feelings of pain, whiplash can get low priority in the hospital emergency room.
Then too, symptoms can occur immediately or not present themselves for weeks or months following the event.
At SHCC Centers for Neurology and Pain Management we can detect the signs and symptoms of whiplash when a patient seeks help at one of our centers. More importantly, we know the questions to ask, car accident victims and how to evaluate their answers!
There are many whiplash injury indications that can be assessed through our lineup of services. These services include:
- Physical Therapy
- Massage Therapy
Our team of physicians documents the signs of whiplash and then confirms them with x-ray, MRI and neurodiagnostic testing when appropriate. Our centers offer same day appointments (whenever possible). If you suspect a whiplash injury call now for an evaluation! It's painless and most times covered by your automobile insurance. Whiplash doesn't repair itself ...it only leads to chronic pain, psychological uncertainty and possible spinal deterioration.
Medicare and most insurances are accepted at SHCC Centers for Neurology and Pain Management. We can also help you coordinate your health care benefits and provide expert assistance when medical-legal documentation is needed for other professionals.