7 delayed injury symptoms after a car crash

Vehicle accidents are generally horrific experiences — even when the damage is not severe. Everyone reacts differently to a crash. Some experience a mental fog, making it difficult to think or focus. Others might find their minds flooded by thoughts and concerns.

In addition to the mental trauma and emotional disorientation, sometimes vehicle accidents cause physical damage that’s hard to notice amidst immediate distractions. Even serious physical issues might not present any signs for several days.

The first six weeks after a whiplash injury are usually conservative in care. Massage, chiropractic care and physical therapy may be part of the comprehensive healing program. Pain that continues past 6 weeks without continued improvement with conservative care is appropriate to seek the care of an interventional pain doctor. Injectable treatments, such as the … Continue reading 7 delayed injury symptoms after a car crash