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Whip Lash Injuries
A term typically used to describe a hyperextension injury to the neck, often associated with a motor vehicle accident. It is not unusual for patients who have sustained a whiplash injury to not show clear radiologic signs of trauma. Whiplash symptoms may come from an injury to the posterior facet ...Read more
Most ok in weeks: The majority of whiplash injuries heal within several weeks to several months. The healing rate is generally better in males v females as the guys have more muscle bulk in the neck which tends to be more protective of injury. For some, the healing can be protracted with some chronic symptoms developing. Time is the biggest healer. ...Read more
During a violent assault can violent hair pulling damage ligaments in neck? Head was jerked up and back very forcefully.
Could getting hit in the face causing a fractured facial bone and concussion count as tbi (traumatic brain injury) for military enlistment purposes?
Yes, Almost Any: Almost any injury can benefit from massage, whether the injury itself or the area surrounding the injury. Sports massage therapy benefits both the mind and the body. Benefits include increased blood flow, range of motion, flexibility, and elimination of exercise waste (lactic acid); decreased muscle tension and neurological excitability; and an increased sense of well-being. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of compensation should we be looking at for whip lash bruised ribs , back pain and sciatica resulting?
Yes: Sometimes the force that hits the eyes is sufficient to carry enough energy to the lens that it will opacify and become a cataract. That in fact is why the name traumatic cataract exists. ...Read more
Yes, like everyone: Else. A lot depends on a number of factors: like which specific ligament, or the severity of the injury, any past injury to the specific ligament which has been reinjured, general health condition, the timing of the diagnosis and treatment start, any associated injuries, etc. Are you interested in specific ligament's injury? ...Read more
Rotator Cuff injury: Rotator cuff tears are either partial or full thickness. If the tear is not painful and there is not significant weakness then no surgery needs to be done. Rotator cuff tears do not usually heal naturally. You can get some scarring back down, but that is not predictable. Patients not electing for surgery usually recover with pt, but that is more for partial tears. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers