What’s Important to Know About Back and Neck Injuries in Auto Accidents?

1610_Muscles_Controlled_by_the_Accessory_Nerve-02In automobile accidents, the most frequently exhibited injuries are back and neck injuries. What does that mean? Sometimes it’s whiplash and sometimes it’s a severe back injury with a disc that is injured. Back and neck injuries can vary in severity and some may have serious impacts on the rest of your life. You may suddenly be restricted in your mobility or face chronic pain due to the injuries you have sustained in an accident.

These kinds of injuries can have significant and lasting effects. It is critical to be treated by a physician as soon as possible, who is able to identify these injuries and get you started on the proper course of treatment. Frequently, that will be conservative treatment such as physical therapy or similar, but if that doesn’t prove to be curative in nature, it’s likely you’ll undergo an MRI or other diagnostic testing, which may reveal a significant injury. Please, when your neck or your back is injured in an automobile case, seek medical attention right away. When it comes time to file your accident case, you should contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can fight for the compensation you are entitled to.

Marc N. Needelman is an experienced Personal Injury Attorney, working throughout the state of Connecticut. Contact the law firm with questions regarding your automobile accident and set up a free initial consultation.

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