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Painkiller Used For Back Injury Led To A Car Accident Any Defense
No: You are not suppose to take when you drive. ...Read more
Motor vehicle accident (MVA) is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the large mass of the vehicles. An MVA can be automobile vs. automobile, auto vs. motorcycle, motorcycle vs. motorcycle, motor vehicle vs. bicyclist/pedestrian, or motor vehicle vs. ...Read more
Lost my left arm in a car accident.I suffer with chronic pain through nerv damage to the spine.Whats best painkillers for this?
Nerve pain meds: Medications for treating nerve pain would be the best. These include some anticonvulsants such as Gabapentin or Pregabalin and trycyclic antidepressants. Some newer antidepressants might also be considered if the medications mentioned before are not helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
ASIA scoring: It depends on your asia score. This will include whether or not you have rectal sensation or tone, which would define a complete verse incomplete lesion. If you have a true complete injury, then you may gain a single level, but otherwise the paralysis is normally permanent. If you have partial sparing below the injury, it may not be permanent. Most gains in first three months, then up to 1yr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was recently in a car accident. I was seen in the ER and sent home with pain medicine for neck and back injuries. I have a follow up appt with my primary care doctor on tomorrow. What should I expect to happen?
What is a strong painkiller with a relatively low or moderate risk of dependance for back/spine injury?
I have a really painful pain in my neck, back of my head and pressure behind my ear (all right side). No injury and painkillers aren't working ?
A few possibilities: Spasm of neck muscle, malfunctioning vertebrae, migraine, inflamed cervical/occipital nerves, mastoid infection, etc. A good history & physical exam, incl osteopathic hands-on exam may find the cause. Don't hesitate to get help.Most of the causes are benign, but infection could be serious. ...Read more
Unable to recall what happened during car accident. I have injury head/ankle. No one checked my head at the hospital. Should I go back to get checked?
I got into a car accident this past tuesday night, the back of my knee is swollen and feels (warm), and aches. Is this an injury?
Likely: If the knee was not a problem before the mva, then it was likely injured in the accident. ...Read more
That overloads the supporting tissues of the back which include: muscles, ligaments, joints, discs and bones which may or may not lead to an unstable spine and/or neural tissue involvement. The degree of injury is dependent on multiple factors such as the amount of force, force direction, stability ...Read more
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