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Whiplash Injury After Car Accident

September 10, 2019

Have you been hurt in a car accident?

 

The doctors and staff at DHD Medical specialize in care for victims of auto injury in Brooklyn & New York City and their surrounding areas. Patients receive auto accident injury treatment through conservative care and wellness exams. DHD prides itself in helping car accident victims get back on their feet living healthy normal lives.

 

Auto accident victims can trust the team at DHD Medical with all their pain and injury needs. Through a wide range of treatment options the road to recovery after an accident is inevitable. Treatments include massage therapy, spinal decompression, and pain and injury care for neck pain, back pain  and other injuries caused by auto accidents.
 

“Whiplash, Cervical Acceleration/Deceleration Syndrome (CAD),” says Dr. Delman is  one of the most common of car accident injuries. “Whiplash a serious injury resulting from a car accident, should not be taken lightly. A whiplash injury is basically damage to the neck bone."

 

Whiplash injuries represent up to a third of insurance injury claims, according to an 

 

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) report, whiplash, that sudden backward snap of the head in a rear-end collision, is one of the most common, painful and costly side effects of minor auto accidents. More than 300,000 whiplash injuries are recorded in America every year, with effects ranging from paralysis and to something as minor as a stiff neck. 

 

Whiplash is caused by rapid acceleration and deceleration i.e., sprain / strain affecting the spine. That's where auto injury specialty doctors at DHD Medical will evaluate your injuries as quickly as possible ensuring any unforeseen problems are identified and treated ASAP.

Auto accident injuries are not always detected right away. Many accident victims have reported not feeling any pain immediately after an accident. Symptoms of a possible injury or injuries may take days and even weeks to show-up after an accident.

 

Symptoms can include stiffness and tightness in the neck and upper back pain, shoulder pain, headaches, dizziness, arm and leg pain, knee pain, numbness, the fleeing of pins and needles, fatigue, jaw/TMJ pain,  and muscle spasms.

 

These symptoms are telling your body you are injured! If these injuries are not properly evaluated and treated they can lead to future problems.

 

If your spouse, family member, friend or co-worker has been involved in an auto collision, contact DHD Medical ASAP for an evaluation.Even if it's been weeks or months, WE CAN HELP! Symptoms can be delayed so call today.

 

 

 

Resources:

 

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/6470994/ns/dateline_nbc-consumer_alert/t/iihs-whiplash-crash-results/#.XXbmTChKhPY

 

Whiplash Injury 101:  https://painandinjury.com/blog/2015/12/20/whiplash-injury-101/

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