Injuries and deaths from car and work accidents are rising as more drivers take to the roadways, and more workers head back to their jobs, with COVID-19 coming under control and Summer in full swing. The National Safety Council reports that the number of miles driven in April 2021 (the last month surveyed) increased almost 55% compared to the year before. The number
Treatment for Auto Injuries
Our doctors at TriCounty Pain Management Centers can help you get relief from automobile injuries and pain from car accidents. Call 215-486-1800 for an appointment at one of our many locations: Philadelphia, West Philadelphia, Warminster, Exton, Ardmore, Allentown, Willow Grove, Bethlehem, Norristown, Neshaminy Valley/Bensalem, Pennsylvania plus Middletown and Wilmington DE.
Pain in the legs, hips, or knees is quite common after an auto accident, and while it can seem minor, leg pain is often an indicator of more severe injury. In this post, we'll discuss some of the causes and treatments for leg pain. When you suffer an injury in an accident -- be it a car crash, a fall, or a workplace incident -- your legs can often take the brunt of the pain.
Snow season means an increase in ice-and-storm-related car accidents and painful injuries. We’ve put together some tips to help you remain safe on the roadways and to be better prepared if you do get involved in a winter wreck. Our region is among the nation’s top five for wintertime accidents, and Pennsylvania alone records over forty snow-related auto fatalities each
As we age or get injured in an accident, it gets harder to do the things that were a breeze in the past. Back pain can be especially troublesome, making everyday tasks more difficult and restful sleep hard to come by. If you have persistent back pain or have been in a car or work accident, read on for some helpful recommendations. At Tri County Pain Management, we work to
Headaches are reported in 90% of auto injury patients, and here are some of the most common types we see. If you suffer head pain, visit your pain doctor soon to diagnose its cause. After many accidents, people report headaches originating in the neck. These are called "cervicogenic headaches" and are commonly caused by irritation of the nerves that travel through the head and
Can a minor auto accident cause long-lasting chronic pain? Yes, even if a car crash seems relatively minor, the trauma can be significant and lasting. Some patients develop persistent, widespread pain and agonizing symptoms. This is the body and brain doing their job, and it's why it's so important to see a pain doctor soon after an accident. Your pain specialist can diagnose the
Pain affects everyone at some point in their lives, but for many, it lingers as chronic pain that causes daily aches and gets in the way of living. For people who suffer pain in a car accident or accident at work, the effects can be even greater, as they face recovery from the accident's trauma and the painful injuries it caused. As pain management doctors, we see the physical and
Being involved in a car accident is always scary, especially if you suffer an injury. The trauma and shock to the system can be profound, but all too often, people try to "shake off" the injury, only to suffer negative consequences later. Many injury symptoms don't appear until much later and can get worse with delay. That's why it's so important to see your doctor after an
Head injuries are prevalent, especially for accident victims. Millions of people suffer brain injuries annually, many from auto and work accidents. Head injuries occur much more in men than in women, with men accounting for close to 80%, and over half of all head injuries result from auto accidents, with others coming from slips and falls, work-related injuries, and the
Over 3-million people a year suffer a whiplash injury, often from auto accidents, and these injuries can be severe and painful. If your vehicle is rear-ended in a car crash, your head can snap back suddenly, then thrust forward. This jerking neck motion can hyperextend the neck, causing injuries in the region's ligaments and muscles. A study from Japan performed an anatomical