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Car Accident Scolis Of Spine
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
Not typically: Scoliosis is commonly defined as an abnormal curvature to the spine, usually related to developmental issues. A single car accident should not produce abnormal curvature in the spine unless it was such a severe accident that you actually fractured the vertebrae of the spine. A minor car accident with whip lash should not produce scoliosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a car wreck cause a slight dextroscoliosis of the thoracic spine?
The vehicle's frame was broken and the car hit on one side.
Whiplash in a car accident the mri: a reversal of the curvature with degenerative ridge and disc bulging at c4-c5. What treatment should I have? Thks
2010 lumbar xray scoliosis an sclerosis of facet joints a MRI in 01an06 of neck hern/buldg disc min pressure on spinal cord, what test show nerve dam?
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No: If all that was injured is the coccyx. The spinal cord ends in the upper lumbar spine. The coccyx or "tail bone" is a small boney structure off the end of the sacrum. There are no associated spinal cord components that far down the spinal collumn. Injuries to this bone and surrounding soft tissues can be very painfull however, and perpheral nerves can be involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was a passenger in a car crash Thursday. Nothing broken. Sprained neck & shoulder In lots of pain. 2 buldging discs in neck. When to go to er 4 pain?
Neck strain: should get better in 6 weeks; see you GP instead ER; ER will have no help to you ...Read more
Ddd in l&cspine. 2 l discs are torn, one herniated. 4 herniated cervical & bone spurs, stenosis, facet arthritis.No accidents or trauma. Only ddd?
So? Forget the MRIs: Your only 27, we don't treat mris, we treat people. It doesn't matter what the studies show because we have to treat you. Certain spinal conditions have a genetic predisposition, but what are your symptoms? What are you doing about it? Find a doctor who wants to make you feel better. ...Read more
Have had 2 car accidents 4 yrs apart. Have cervical spine stenosis ,bulg discs, pnchd nervs,numbness,ting arms. What's risk if avoid fusion surgery?
Neurologic impairmen: your description suggest there is neurologic impairment. This is something you need discuss with your neurologist . All surgery has risks and benefits. The question if you have progressive neurologic impairment what will be the damage to your neck and your cord. ...Read more
Fell down stairs, hit L shoulder on railings between shoulder blade and spine. Mild pain in shoulder, tingling in forearm & fingers. Did I hit a nerve?
Probably: It appears likely that there has been some nerve injury in view of your symptoms. As inflammation and swelling subside the nerve symptoms should improve. However if injury to the vertebral area occurred, there could be disc injury causing the tingling in the arm. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Yes: While it can cause it from a few things that are more serious and would be causing excessive pain, the main cause of this is from muscle spasms between vertebral structures. As those muscles spasm, they tighten, pulling the lumbar vertebra tight and decreasing the curvature. Discuss with your physician the right type of therapy or intervention for you personally. ...Read more
Would sideways whiplash in accident cause anteror wedging in t5-t7. Found on X-ray 10 years after car accident. I don't have osteoporosis and am young?
Can a hard fall on the sacrum cause misalignment of the spine? (scoliosis?) After my fall, I developed scoliosis.
Doubt that alone: There may have more that happened during the fall. If the two are related then there had to be spinal injury. It could have occurred for natural or genetic reasons. Your physician can clarify. ...Read more
I'm experiencing shoulder, back, neck pain(mod-severe), & headaches, due to 2 car accidents. I have fibro, scoliosis, & carpal tunnel(rt hand)?
Need more info: Unfortunately, without more information, it is not possible to give you much help or guidance. However, unless it has been several months or more since these symptoms started or these accidents happened, you should be medically evaluated urgently. If more long-term, then you should at least have a conversation, if not an exam, with a doctor as the next step. ...Read more
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