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Doctor insights on: Shoulder Motorcycle Accident

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Can I tell if I have a torn ligament in my shoulder after a motorcycle accident?

Can I tell if I have a torn ligament in my shoulder after a motorcycle accident?

No: Unless the shoulder is dislocating out of the joint it is extremely difficult for a patient to diagnose their own ligament tear. Continued pain difficulty with activities and feelings of an unstable or weak shoulder needs medical attention from an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Broke my femurs, ankles, ltwrist, fractured hip & dislocated my shoulder in a motorcycle accident. What are some potential issues I should look out 4?

Broke my femurs, ankles, ltwrist, fractured hip & dislocated my shoulder in a motorcycle accident. What are some potential issues I should look out 4?

Arthritis: That many bony injuries, you are lucky to be alive. Any fracture associated with joints may become arthritic prematurely over time. Chronic pain is another potential issue. Give up the bike and stay alive. ...Read more

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I've been in so many accidents including a bad motorcycle accident and my neck and shoulder hurt daily and I get shivers now???

Have you been: evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon? That would be a good place to start. Based on evaluation/findings a treatment plan can be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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Last week I was in a motorcycle accident I wasn't hurt but do have a deep cut, how to stop scarring?

Last week I was in a motorcycle accident I wasn't hurt but do have a deep cut, how to stop scarring?

Scarring: will occur if the laceration cut through the dermis-the deep layer of skin. You can't stop scarring, it is a part of the process of healing. Do watch for infection, which can make any scar worse and take longer to heal. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have rib pains after a small motorcycle accident?

What does it mean to have rib pains after a small motorcycle accident?

Pain: Maybe due to bruise or rib fractures. If the rib fractures were serious, you would have sought immediate attention. ...Read more

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Side injury after motorcycle accident. What do broken ribs feel like?

Very painful: Displaced rib fractures are usually agonizingly painful for the first week or two. Sometimes you feel clicking when you breathe. Seek attention. ...Read more

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Is there a way to tell if I have an internal injury after my motorcycle accident?

Is there a way to tell if I have an internal injury after my motorcycle accident?

Yes: Go to a hospital or see your regular doctor. For most serious untreated injuries, you'd likely not be writing this. ...Read more

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What is the normal recovery time from motorcycle accident?

What is the normal recovery time from motorcycle accident?

Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, and the type and severity of the injuries. ...Read more

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Could you have your memory back after a motorcycle accident?

?duration: Head trauma can cause brain injury, but the body does slowly heal over time, with maximal stabilization at about 1 1/2 yrs after the injury. Additional assistance can be achieved perhaps, with speech therapy and cognitive behavioral therapies, and in some cases, meds used for alzheimer's may be of value, used "off label". Your doctor can direct a rehab approach. ...Read more