Car accidents can occur in high levels of traffic and anyone involved may suffer an injury. Various forms and degrees of injury can result from these types of incidents, however, one of the most difficult to detect includes shoulder injuries. Automobile accidents can damage an individual’s body to the point where it may not be immediately noticeable. Collisions are fast-paced actions that leave the involved individuals in shock and denial until they receive the medical attention they need and require at the time of the incident. Often times, the people who’ve experienced an auto accident may not feel any symptoms until the adrenaline begins to wear off and the pain and discomfort develops into lingering pain suggesting the presence of an underlying injury.
Whether the victim of an automobile accident find their bodies sore and aching for days after or whether they simply do not feel any pain and symptoms until several days, even weeks after, delaying a visit to a healthcare professional to receive a diagnosis of any possible injuries to follow through with treatment can be detrimental to both the overall health of the body and to a legal case. After all, lingering pain is usually a symptom of an injury which may require immediate medical treatment.
Automobile accidents can result in numerous types of injuries. Aside from whiplash, one of the most common types of injuries caused after a rear-end collision, shoulder injuries can also occur during an auto accident and these particular injuries can have some serious complications if left untreated. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.
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