Migraines Following a Car Accident

If you have been involved in a car accident and you have suddenly found yourself starting to suffer from migraines, it is possible that your condition is a side effect from the injuries that you sustained during your car accident. But what are the different types of migraines and how do you know if this what you are suffering from?... read more »

Exploring Common Car Accident Injuries

When involved in a car accident, you are likely to suffer from many different types of injuries. Here is a look at some of the injury types that are most commonly associated with auto accidents. Soft Tissue Damage Your soft tissues are your body’s connective tissues, such as ligaments, muscles and tendons. When involved in a car accident, your soft... read more »

Treating Whiplash Following a Car Accident

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries associated with being involved in a car accident. Caused by a forceful and rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, whiplash is often treatable through a multi-pronged treatment plan. Here is a look at some of the most common methods used for treating whiplash.  Pain Management In order to reduce the amount of... read more »

Treating a Broken Tailbone Following a Car Accident

Car accidents are one of the main causes of tailbone injuries, but what exactly is the tailbone and how is an injury to this part of the body treated following an automobile accident? What is the Tailbone? The coccyx, commonly referred to as the “tailbone,” is a group of small bones that are located at the lower end of your... read more »

6 Back Injuries Commonly Associated with Car Accidents

Back injuries are extremely common for those who are involved in a car accident. While there are number of different back injuries that you might experience from a car accident, here is a look at the ones that are the most common: • Herniated Discs: Also referred to as a bulging, slipped or ruptured disc, this injury occurs when the discs... read more »

Recovering from Torn Ligaments Following a Car Accident

When involved in a car accident, you may experience any one of several different types of ligament trauma. This may be in the form of a stretch or a tear, commonly referred to as simply a sprain. Sprains can be quite painful and can even prevent you from being able to complete everyday tasks. Some common ligament-related injuries include: Ankle... read more »

Treating a Broken Sternum Following a Car Accident

When involved in a car accident, a broke sternum may be one of the injuries that you sustain. Here is a closer look at what is involved with a broken sternum, otherwise known as the breastbone, and how it is treated. Symptoms of a Broken Sternum If you have fractured your sternum, breathing will become difficult and painful to do.... read more »

Internal Bleeding and Car Accidents

When involved in a car accident, it is possible that you may suffer from internal bleeding as the result of your injuries. By definition, internal bleeding is any type of bleeding that takes place inside of your body. As such, it is not easy to see or to diagnose. Yet, in some cases, internal bleeding can be a life-threatening condition.... read more »

Treating a Broken Clavicle Following a Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident may sometimes result in a broken clavicle, more commonly referred to as a collarbone. Despite the name, the collarbone is not actually located in the neck. Rather, it consists of the two long, thin bones that connect your breastbone to your shoulder blades. Breaking this bone can create any of the following symptoms: Pain... read more »

X-Rays and Scans for Car Accident Victims

After being involved in a car accident, your doctor may wish to run one of several different types of tests. Many of these tests are designed to help determine the type and extent of internal injuries from which you are suffering. Learning more about these different types of tests can help you to be better prepared to undergo them while... read more »