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When in a crash it is very common for a person to not show symptoms for hours, days or even weeks later. This doesn’t mean that you should avoid immediate medical care. Here at SafeCare Docs we provide quality assessments to assure that you’re brought back to perfect health. Our Doctors specialize in many different services so we can place you with what you need. Contact us within the first 72 hours of your accident to receive the most efficient and effective treatments.
5 Most Common Types of Accident Injuries
-Leg and Knee Injuries
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What is PIP?
PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection and is also known as no-fault coverage. All Florida motor vehicle owners are required to maintain this. This pays medical expenses related to collisions up to the first $10,000 regardless of fault. Anyone who gets into an accident has 14 days to seek medical attention. When seeking a doctor you must go for an emergency medical consultation. They will then get your insurance to decide whether you need your entire PIP. They will then proceed to decide what kind of treatment you need. Most people are treated by a chiropractor after an accident and experience great relief.
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Medical News – Auto Accident Injury Rehabilitation
What causes a lateral collateral ligament sprain?
on December 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm
A lateral collateral ligament (LCL) sprain occurs when there is a tear in the ligaments on the outside of the knee. Causes include sports injuries and accidents. Symptoms include pain, swelling, and weakness. Treatment involves rest, medications, and possibly physical therapy. Learn more about LCL sprains here. [â¦]
8 stretches for the middle back
on November 27, 2018 at 10:00 pm
Regularly stretching the middle back can loosen muscles, improve posture, and relieve or prevent back pain. We give step-by-step instructions for eight of the best mid back stretches. [â¦]
What are the best stretches for tight hamstrings?
on November 15, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Tight hamstrings are a common complaint, particularly for sportspeople. In this article, we discuss some of the best hamstring stretches, including seated and standing stretches, along with the benefits of stretching. [â¦]
Could singing relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's?
on November 9, 2018 at 11:00 am
Singing therapy could have real-life benefits for people with Parkinson's disease. A recent pilot study adds to an ever-growing weight of evidence. [â¦]
Spinal stimulation helps men with paraplegia walk again
on November 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Rehabilitation therapy with targeted and timed spinal cord stimulation helped men with paraplegia control leg muscles — even with stimulation turned off. [â¦]
What to expect from knee surgery rehabilitation
on October 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Doctors use knee surgery to help restore a person’s range of motion. Types of surgery include a total knee replacement, arthroscopy, and osteotomy. In this article, learn what to expect during the recovery period and how to encourage healing. We also cover the long-term outlook. [â¦]
How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the ankles?
on September 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Rheumatoid arthritis or RA, can affect the ankle joints in the same way as other joints, causing pain, inflammation, and swelling. RA in the ankles is less common than in other areas, such as the hands and feet, and may develop as the condition progresses. Learn about what RA in the ankles may feel like and treatments. [â¦]
What are the causes of unexplained muscle aches?
on August 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm
There are many potential causes of muscle aches. The muscles may ache due to overexertion or exercise, or they may have more severe causes, such as fibromyalgia or an autoimmune condition. The treatment will depend on the cause. Learn more about the causes of muscle aches, and how to treat them using home remedies. [â¦]
Soleus strains and calf injuries: What to know
on August 20, 2018 at 11:00 am
The soleus is a calf muscle that is essential for a variety of daily activities, such as standing, running, and balancing. In this article, learn about the different grades of soleus strain and how a person can treat them with gentle stretches and first aid. We also cover other calf injuries and when to see a doctor. [â¦]
Eight exercises for tennis elbow
on August 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Tennis elbow is a repetitive strain injury in the forearm. A person can usually treat it at home with rest and over-the-counter medication. Exercises that strengthen forearm muscles can also help ease the pain and prevent tennis elbow from reoccurring. Here, we describe eight exercises for tennis elbow rehabilitation. [â¦]
What is the Valsalva maneuver?
on August 2, 2018 at 11:00 am
The Valsalva maneuver is a breathing technique that increases pressure in the chest. Doctors can use it to normalize some abnormally fast heart rhythms. People may also use this technique regularly without knowing it, such as when they push to induce a bowel movement or try to pop their ears. Learn more here. [â¦]
What to know about bone fracture repair
on July 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm
A bone fracture is another term for a broken bone. Depending on the location, type, and severity of the fracture, a doctor may recommend different treatment methods, including surgery, metal plates, or a cast. We look at different kinds of fracture repair, the stages of bone healing, and how to speed up recovery time. [â¦]
How can disc desiccation be treated?
on June 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm
The bones in the back have sponge-like discs between them. These discs can become dehydrated and lose flexibility, often as people age, resulting in desiccation. Treatment, that can include at-home therapy, depends on the severity of the desiccation, which can cause stiffness in the back and pain. Learn more here. [â¦]
What causes knee buckling?
on June 9, 2018 at 11:00 am
Knee buckling is common and can signify injury or an underlying condition. It can affect people of all ages and levels of fitness. It is often possible to treat it at home or with physical therapy. Here, we explore the causes of knee buckling. We also cover exercises that can help, treatment, and when to see a doctor. [â¦]
What's the truth about chiropractors?
on June 6, 2018 at 8:00 am
Many wonder whether chiropractors are doctors. They are not. Chiropractors complete a lengthy period of study before becoming licensed, but they are considered practitioners of alternative medicine, not doctors. Learn about the research supporting the practice, who may benefit from chiropractic treatments, and more. [â¦]
Deltoid pain: Types and treatment
on June 5, 2018 at 12:00 pm
The deltoid is a muscle responsible for lifting the arm and helping the shoulder to move. Strains and injuries from overuse can lead to pain. In this article, learn about the types of deltoid strain, which range from mild to severe. We also describe exercises and stretches that can relieve pain and aid recovery. [â¦]
How to stop or reduce a stutter
on May 31, 2018 at 1:00 pm
An estimated 70 million people worldwide are affected by stuttering. For some, it can significantly impact communication. Here, we discuss the types of stutter and ways to manage them. Learn tips to use on a daily basis and which long-term solutions can help, including speech therapy and altered auditory devices. [â¦]
Dry needling vs. acupuncture: What the research says
on May 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Dry needling and acupuncture look similar and involve sticking thin needles into the skin, but they are different practices with different aims. In this article, we look at how dry needling and acupuncture work, the ailments they intend to treat, and whether they are effective. We also explore the possible risks. [â¦]
Stroke survivors may benefit from magnetic brain stimulation
on May 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm
New research suggests that a brain stimulation technique called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improves walking speed in stroke survivors. [â¦]
Can inversion therapy help with back pain?
on May 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm
Inversion therapy, where a person is held upside down for several minutes, is an alternative therapy for back pain. They may use gravity boots or an inversion table or chair to reduce the pressure on their spine. Evidence for the effectiveness of this technique is mixed. Learn more about the benefits and risks here. [â¦]
What is calcific tendonitis and what causes it?
on April 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Calcific tendonitis is a condition where deposits of calcium build up in a tendon or muscle, which can lead to pain and reduced movement. It often occurs in the shoulder. We look at the possible risk factors for this condition, its signs and symptoms, the available treatment options, and how long recovery takes. [â¦]
What causes calf muscle pain?
on April 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Calf muscle pain is often caused by overuse or a sports injury. However, it can also indicate an underlying medical issue, including deep vein thrombosis or diabetic neuropathy. Learn more about the causes of calf muscle pain, as well as what stretches can provide relief and when you should see a doctor. [â¦]
How to treat muscle knots
on March 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Muscle knots are small, bump-like areas of muscle that can be painful to the touch. The medical term for muscle knots is myofascial trigger points. [â¦]
Middle back pain: Causes and relief
on March 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Learn about 13 causes of middle back pain and discover techniques to find relief. Common causes include poor posture, arthritis, and herniated disks. [â¦]
Why do I have pain in my upper thigh?
on February 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Pain in the upper thighLearn about different causes of upper thigh pain, from injuries to nerve problems. We look at the associated symptoms and treatment options. [â¦]