Immediate Car Accident Treatment
Although it may seem inconvenient to visit one of our Car Accident and musculoskeletal injuries doctors after an auto collision, allowing underlying injuries to exist can cause a series of health complications later in life that includes chronic pain, limited mobility, and permanent impairments. If you have never been evaluated by a Musculoskeletal Injury Specialist before, consider the following questions to ask during your appointment.
They can help you understand more about your condition and what steps need to be taken in the event of an injury. Educating yourself on injury care, starting your medications and how you can support your treatment is essential for ensuring a safe recovery.
Questions to Ask Your Pain and Injury Doctor
Understanding the extent of your accident injury is one of the first subjects you should discuss with your Musculoskeletal Injury Doctor. Whiplash Injury may not produce symptoms for several months and has the potential to cause other chronic conditions if left untreated. For accident patients who are diagnosed with an injury, it’s important to understand the depth and severity of your condition.
Depending on the answer, you will want to know what type of treatment plan your specialist believes is appropriate for your unique health needs, as well as how long your recovery may take.
Common Treatment for Car Accident Injuries
Physical Therapy, Medications (NO NARCOTICS) and Interventional procedures as needed.