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Auto Injury

Updated: Sep 18, 2020

Sarasota Medical Center specializes in auto injury and slip and fall injuries. We encompass every sort of treatment necessary in restoring range of motion and pain relief including three board certified ER trauma physicians, Licensed Physical Therapy, Chiropractic and orthopedic Surgery, all under one roof! If you have chosen to have representation for your auto injury or slip and fall case, we provide your attorney with unsurpassed documentation of your injury and treatment to facilitate the maximum recovery. Get Started

Most of the area’s primary care physician’s offices refer their patients to Sarasota medical center for its expertise in this field. Our caring and compassionate staff is always ready to assist you in navigating the challenging area of auto injury and slip and fall injuries with expert treatment and documentation.

Our service areas include Sarasota, Bee Ridge, Venice, Siesta Key, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Fruitville. Can I go to urgent care for car accident?

For any lesser injuries or symptoms that result from a car accident, you should go to urgent care. Injuries can hide under the adrenaline that is pumping through your body after an accident, so you should make a visit to urgent care even if you don't feel like you absolutely need to.

How do you treat yourself after a car accident?

  1. Stay Hydrated. One of the most vital steps to take in helping your muscles heal after an accident is to stay hydrated.

  2. Massage Therapy.

  3. Physical Therapy.

  4. Yoga and Stretching.

  5. Rest.

However it is always best to seek a medical professional to evaluate your physical condition. There can be underlying injuries that exist and if you wait too long to seek treatment it can affect your ability to seek legal help.

How many days after a car accident Do you feel pain?

They have found: Internal bleeding/bruising (“seatbelt syndrome”) has been noticed between 24 hours and 3 days (72 hours) after an accident. Brain and neck injuries have emerged up to 8 days after an accident and, in some cases, proved fatal. Concussion symptoms may not show up for hours or days after an accident.

How long do you have to seek medical attention after an accident?

72 hours

When to See a Doctor After a Car Accident Most insurance companies consider 72 hours to be reasonable. This means that for insurance purposes, you have 72 hours to see a doctor before you risk a serious reduction in the compensation you receive.

What happens to your body after a car accident?

Besides the physical injuries your body can experience during a car crash, your brain responds as well. It will release endorphins and adrenaline to increase physical alertness and elevate mood, making it easier for the body and mind to handle the crash.

Is it OK to sleep after a car accident?

Sleeping Comfortably Again

Once someone who is involved in a car accident is able to return to a normal sleep schedule, there are many steps they can take to ensure that they are sleeping comfortably. Many chiropractors recommend specific sleeping positions to remedy pain caused by injuries from the car accident

Can minor car accident cause back pain?

Even a seemingly minor accident can cause back injuries, in part because the human body simply isn't designed to absorb the jarring impact of a car accident, even a low-speed collision.

How should I feel after a car accident?

Immediately after a car accident, and for several days afterwards, people usually experience being in shock. Shock can feel different for everyone, but common symptoms include feeling numb, being in emotional distress, continuing to feel afraid even though the event is over, or having unpredictable mood swings

How does a car accident affect you mentally?

Long-term Effects of Traumatic Car Accidents. It is clear that people involved in nonfatal accidents can experience serious mental stress like PTSD, anxiety, depression, and phobias.

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