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Rear-end accident injury facts

October 3, 2019

Car Accident Statistics in the U.S.

  • Average number of car accidents in the .U.S. every year is 6 million.

  • More than 90 people die in car accidents everyday.

  • 3 million people in the U.S. are injured every year in car accidents.

  • Around 2 million drivers in car accidents experience permanent injuries every year.

 

 

Rear-End Collisions Injuries Include:

 

Whiplash can even cause fractures to the neck vertebrae. Recovery is expected, Whiplash injuries can be painful and often require time off of work and activity to recover.

 

Acceleration-deceleration injury:


Injury syndromes commonly associated with hyperextension-hyperflexion of the neck. Most often caused by a rear-end auto accident. After a rear-end crash adrenaline rushes through ones body immediately. Symptoms may not appear right away.

 

Symptoms of a rear-end injury include:

 

  • Pain between the shoulder blades

  • Neck pain

  • Headaches

  • Dizziness,

  • Vision impairment

  • Back pain

 

Got Questions?

 

  • Should I go to the doctor after being rear ended?

  • What injuries can you get from being rear ended?

  • What happens to your body when you get rear ended?

  • How long does it take for whiplash symptoms to appear?

 

Injury treatment options that help the painful symptoms following a rear-end accident includes:

  • Full Medical Exam.

  • Disability Evaluation.

  • Functional Capacity Evaluation.

  • Minimally invasive treatment options, such as Epidural Steroid Injection.

  • Massage Therapy.

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Car Accident Doctors:

 

 

DHD Medical, PC
Physical Medicine · Rehabilitation

2132 Ralph Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11234

(347) 875-4763

DHD Medical, PC
Physical Medicine · Rehabilitation

3907 4th Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11232

(347) 457-3012
 

DHD Medical, PC
Physical Medicine · Rehabilitation

265 Madison Ave 4th Floor

New York, NY 10016

(646) 214-0075

 

 

 

Resources:

 

https://www.driverknowledge.com/car-accident-statistics/

https://www.apmhealth.com/conditions-treated/work-injury

https://painandinjury.com/whiplash.html

https://painandinjury.com/blog/2011/02/02/understanding-back-injuries/

https://www.nsc.org/work-safety/services/consulting/research-statistical-services

 

 

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