When you or a loved one have been in an automobile accident, your life can change in an instant. Injuries stemming from a car accident can affect the entire body and mind, and leave lasting physical and emotional damage.
Some of the most common injuries after an accident impact your body’s bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nervous system.
A collection of medical specialists, including orthopedic surgeons, interventional pain management doctors, and neurologists, will often work collaboratively to create the best treatment plan possible for your unique assortment of injuries.
In this resource, we will discuss the most common procedures and tests that are performed by orthopedists, IPM specialists, and neurologists following an auto accident.
Injuries to the spine are not uncommon during auto accidents, and the damage done can sometimes become permanent, if not corrected through surgical intervention. Luckily, with improving technologies, many advancements have been made in the orthopedic surgery field, which can successfully correct the injury and offer lasting pain relief with the least amount of downtime.
In more extreme injury cases, surgical intervention might be required or recommended. Below you will encounter several of the most common orthopedic spinal surgery procedures that you would see after a Florida Beach car accident.
Also common during auto accident events are injuries to the bones & joints of the body’s extremities, which will almost always require examination and treatment from an orthopedic specialist.
Minimally invasive surgery, surgical reconstruction and arthroscopic treatments for shoulders, knees, feet and hands are all possible after an auto accident. In certain situations, arthroscopic surgery can also be utilized, which comes with the added benefits of quicker recovery times and less pain that conventional surgical methods.
Below you will find descriptions of the most common orthopedic extremity surgery options after a Florida car wreck.
IPM is an assortment of minimally invasive medical procedures which are offered to help minimize auto accident injury pains, and help the injury victim to recover function using non-surgical means, ultimately leading to a return to the victim's daily activities free from pain.
After a complete exam and analysis of MRI/X-ray results, IPM specialists can provide the following procedures after a Florida car accident to help reduce pain:
Many neurological issues can occur during an auto accident, including concussions,headaches, traumatic brain Injuries (TBI), and other abnormalities that can be caused by trauma from a car accident.
In the event of a neurological injury, a neurologist will likely perform a thorough examination, and provide treatment options focused on improving neurological deficits and improving the brain’s neuroplasticity.
After a Florida car accident, expect a neurologist to perform one (or several) of the neurological tests below, and combine the results of those tests with blood work results, cognitive exercises, and advice on nutrition, to help create the best overall health outcomes.
If you have suffered in the event of a car accident in Florida, our experienced personal injury attorneys stand ready to fight for you, to help you maximize your settlement, so you can keep your focus where it should be, on your physical recovery from your injuries.
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