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Leg Pain After Car Accident
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
Sudden severeback pain after car ride a day ago burning, stabbing worse sitting/slightly relieved laying history l4/l5bulged pars defect muscle/disc?
Could be either: Either muscle or disc could be causing your pain. If you do not have loss of bowel bladder or sexual function, progressive weakness, loss of sensation or intractable pain of your leg then the treatment is non surgical. Will need to try meds, mild rest, therapy and tincture of time. ...Read more
Yesterday got hit by car while biking. No immediate injuries. Day after can't remember accident details and shoulder hurts/back aches. Advice?
Need Examinaton: You need an examination for injuries, and it sounds like you ...Read more
Have pain in left groin &hip aggravated by sitting. Have spinal stenosis severe in L4'L5. Started 20 days ago after long car ride. Can back cause?
Yes: Yes sitting long periods of time can inflame a lumbar region that as severe spinal stenosis. The pain in your hip and groin can be from aggravated nerve roots. You can try McKenzie Back exercises. If it doesn't resolve, then seek medical evaluation. Back pain that causes numbness around rectum, foot immobility or bladder incontinence needs immediate attention. ...Read more
Herniated disc: Numbness from the waist down is not a good sign if it is truly present. It indicates damage to the nerves that go down the legs. The damage may be mild and transient or more severe. The most common cause would be a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. You should be evaluated by a doctor soon. Not necessarily the emergency room or urgent care but within a week. ...Read more
Sprained left ankle 6 months back (happened in an accident when a bike hit me from side shile i was crossing road), was in plaster cast for 3 weeks in?
Can i stop the pain and thumping from nerve damage that occured from a car accident ? Head on collision, broken leg and ankle.
Pain control: Are you certain the cause of pain is nerve damage? Pain and thumping suggest an injury to muscle, joint or bone. Sometimes when nerves are injured they cause a feeling of burning, shocking or tingling. The pain of these two conditions is treated differently. Many pain medicines help with orthopedic injuries, gabapentin and amitriptyline sometimes help nerve pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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I am having severe knee pain. Was hit on knee with straight leg. Pain on outside, radiates down shin. Can't fully bend, or bear weight?
Needs evaluation: Because of the traumatic nature of the injury, this should be evaluated by a physician. The difficulty with weight bearing is concerning, and so please see your doctor at the earliest opportunity. You will need an examination of the knee, and possibly an imaging study as well. ...Read more
Unbearable shoulder pain following car accident 4 years ago. Mri on shoulder is clean, just had one on neck, what's wrong?
Rear ended 2 months ago, shoulder fracture (not broken). A week ago a jump caused shoulder pain. Now tingling in arms and legs. Because of the injury?
Yes, it is possible: That the recent trauma is the cause of the nerve impingement. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
Pain in thighs when standing too long or standing in one place too long, pain eases when i rest legs, was in car accident year ago.
Fell, hit left shoulder on railing 2 days ago. Had tingling in left arm immediately after. Have chronic right C5-c6 pinched nerve. Had headache since?
Hit you head?: Did you hit your head as well? Does the pain travel to the hand? If you have chronic arm pain from the pinched nerve and this is now worse, then it is likely that you have inflamed that nerve again, The headache is more worrisome of a post concussive syndrome if you hit you head as well. Time to go see your Doc. ...Read more
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