Auto Accident Injuries
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Back injuries are a highly common result of car accidents because of the impact involved in the collision. Spinal joint sprains or muscle strains, disc injuries and even fractures are seen frequently in auto accident injury evaluations. Even if you feel fine immediately following or a few days after the accident, it is highly important that you seek a professional medical evaluation in order to diagnose soft tissue injuries that may not be painful right away.
Neck pain can be caused by mild injuries such as neck strain or whiplash, but it can also be highly severe depending on the collision. We commonly see auto accident injury patients with disc injuries that require longer term treatment options in order to achieve neck pain relief.
Brain Injuries, Headaches, and Concussion
Closed head injuries sustained by auto accident trauma is also something that is not to be overlooked. We see this commonly in some of the collision sports athletes we treat and subsequent post-concussive syndromes. Car accident victims are unfortunately in the same category. Did you lose consciousness? Have a headache that won’t go away? Some car accident injury patients deal with frequent or recurring headaches, jaw or facial pain, or blurred vision as a result of their accident.
We frequently see leg and knee-related auto accident injuries. These tend to be impact injuries caused by the leg or knee colliding with part of the car. From deep bruising and minor sprains to fractures and broken bones, leg and knee injuries sustained from car accidents require careful diagnosis and monitoring to ensure proper healing over time.
Other Auto Accident Injuries
- Neck pain and/or stiffness
- Blurred vision
- Difficulty swallowing
- Pain between the shoulder blades
- Pain in the arms or legs, feet, and hands
- Low back pain and/or stiffness
- Shoulder pain
- Ringing in the ears
- Numbness and tingling
- Pain in the jaw or face
- Back injuries
Frequently Asked Questions About Auto Accidents in Florida
Frequently Asked Questions About Auto Accidents in Florida
At Countryside Chiropractic, we blend our expertise in sports injuries to help auto accident victims recover as quickly and as painlessly as possible. Have you been in a car accident in Florida? Here are some frequently asked questions you may be wondering about.
How long do I have to seek medical attention after an auto accident?
After your auto accident, you have 14 days to seek medical attention or you will lose access to your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage for that accident.
What if the auto accident isn’t my fault?
Florida is a “no-fault” state, meaning you have insurance protection regardless of whose fault the auto accident was.
Do I still need to see a doctor if I don’t feel any pain or have visual injuries?
Yes. Even the subtlest fender bender can cause injuries that can go unnoticed for months. It is important to seek medical attention right away to properly evaluate auto accident injuries before they become worse.
What are my auto accident treatment options?
Based on your personal medical evaluation, your treatment plan could include active release therapy, joint manipulation, specialized exercises for disc herniations, traction therapy, and passive modalities if pain is severe. We also offer K-laser treatments for tissue repair and speedy recovery.
How long will my auto accident treatment take?
Treatment duration depends on how serious your auto accident injuries are, and how many treatments it will take to ensure a full recovery. Because our treatment plans are personalized to your injuries, there isn’t a set length of treatment.
How much compensation will I get for treatment under Florida’s auto accident laws?
In Florida, you may be entitled to $10,000 in benefits, regardless of whose fault the auto accident was. It’s important to know all of the treatment options and time guidelines to receive the full coverage.
Will my insurance cover rehabilitation treatment?
Countryside Chiropractic accepts all auto insurance plans. Our experience staff works directly with your insurance provider, handling medical bills and insurance limitations so you can get the treatment you need. You first evaluation will be detailed for our physicians to understand the severity and mechanism of your injuries. If severe, proper MRI and/or XRays will be ordered. Our experienced office staff will then build a case for your injuries, working with your insurer to get the most benefits without going over your maximum. We then develop a personalized treatment plan that will start your road to recovery using many of Countryside Chiropractic’s resources that also conform to your insurance policy.
If you have any questions please give Michelle a call, she’s very knowledgeable and experienced in auto claims. Her number is 863-937-3863.
What type of coverage do I get with Med Pay?
If you are covered by Med Pay, medical bills will be paid for as soon as they are submitted by your doctor and will be paid regardless of who’s at fault for the auto accident. Med Pay is often the only way to ensure you receive the treatment you need
If you have been in a car accident, even if you did not suffer any broken bones or cuts and bruises, you could still have internal, soft tissue injuries that may become worse over time or not heal properly if they are not addressed. Countryside Chiropractic’s team will evaluate you for injuries sustained, including:
- Back and neck pain
- Arm stiffness or soreness
- And more
Don’t ignore the pain thinking it will go away. Avoid long term damage by getting evaluated now.
Under Florida’s no-fault auto insurance, you have a 14 day window after the date of your accident to seek treatment. If you do not see a doctor within the 14 days, you will lose access to your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage for that accident.
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