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Shoulder Pain after a Car Accident?

Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident

When it comes to shoulder pain or shoulder injuries, many people suffer from these problems either immediately or shortly after a car wreck or motorcycle accident. The severe trauma to the shoulder joint caused the impact of an accident can result in several different types shoulder injury.

Pain is a warning - like the red light on your dashboard which indicates something is wrong or out of balance. Treating only the symptoms of pain can prolong recovery - it is the cause of the pain which needs to be addressed. Instead of attempting to ignore the pain or treating the symptoms inappropriately intentionally address it and seek appropriate treatment.

Neck Pain Treatment from Car Accidents - Nashville, TN

SYMPTOMS OF NECK INJURIES IN CAR ACCIDENTS

  • pain and stiffness in the muscles of the neck, upper back and shoulders 
  • headaches and migraines
  • sensory abnormalities such as numbness and tingling may also result  

Symptoms may appear directly afterwards, but are often not felt until days after the injury.  This is especially true for low speed auto accidents.