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Auto Accidents

Pain Medicine Group

Interventional Pain Medicine & Sports Medicine located in Sarasota, FL & Oviedo, FL

Medical evaluations are critical after auto accidents, even if you don’t feel any pain at the time. At Pain Medicine Group, Mauna M. Radahd, MD, and Morgan Callahan, MD, in Sarasota, Florida, and Jason C. Tse, DO, in Oviedo and greater Orlando area, Florida, provide interventional treatments for painful injuries caused by auto accidents. If you sustain a neck, back, or joint injury during a crash, call Pain Medicine Group or schedule an appointment online right away.

Auto Accidents Q & A

What kinds of injuries happen in auto accidents?

Even if you’re an alert and cautious driver, an accident can happen seemingly out of nowhere. While some are mild and only damage the vehicle, others cause injuries to the driver or passengers.

All kinds of musculoskeletal injuries can happen in car accidents. One of the most notable types is a whiplash injury, a muscle strain in the neck caused by a jerking motion. Other common car accident injuries are:

Many of these happen in the back and neck, but a car accident can result in injuries anywhere on your body. Some cause acute injuries, while others cause chronic injuries, which cause pain for an extensive period due to conditions that don't heal easily.

Which treatments can help me manage pain after an auto accident?

Whether chronic or acute, the experts at Pain Medicine Group thoroughly evaluate injuries you sustain in an auto accident. It’s important to seek medical attention right away after being in an auto accident just in case you have injuries you can’t feel.

Pain Medicine Group specializes in advanced pain management procedures, including:

  • Nerve blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Sacroiliac joint injection
  • Trigger point injections
  • Epidural steroid injections

The team may also recommend a conservative care plan including rest, ice, compression, immobilization, and physical therapy depending on your injury type.

How can I protect myself and my loved ones from auto accident injuries?

Some auto accidents are very severe, and injuries are almost guaranteed. However, there are several actions you can take to minimize your chances of sustaining an injury in minor crashes.

For the safety of yourself and your passengers, be sure to:

  • Buckle your seatbelt
  • Only carry passengers in the vehicle’s seats
  • Follow the rules of the road
  • Avoid texting and driving
  • Never drive intoxicated
  • Learn the proper way to buckle children in car seats

You learn most road safety tips when you learn how to drive and get a license. It’s never a bad time to brush up on safety tips to avoid muscle strains, back injuries, and pain in the future.

Call Pain Medicine Group or schedule an appointment online today for a detailed evaluation and treatment after an auto accident.

What other medical issues do we treat?

At Pain Medicine Group, we treat a wide range of medical issues including:

  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc
  • Disc Herniation
  • Fibromyalgia pain
  • Foot pain
  • Headache
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Leg pain
  • Low back pain
  • Migraines
  • Neck pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica pain
  • Shoulder pain