AUTO/WORK INJURIES

When It Comes To Work Injuries and Car Accident Symptoms: Seek Medical Attention

Car accidents and work-related injuries don't always manifest immediate pain. It's crucial to consult a doctor after any collision or workplace incident to rule out internal injuries or spine misalignment. Early intervention and treatment are pivotal for a successful recovery.

Work Injury Causes

Work-related injuries can stem from various sources, including:

  • Lifting: Straining while lifting heavy objects.
  • Falling: Accidents resulting in falls.
  • Cutting: Injuries caused by sharp objects.
  • Repetitive Motions: Continuous movements leading to strain.

Work Injury Risk Factors: Professions involving physical labor carry a heightened risk of work-related injuries. Physically demanding industries often experience higher rates of such injuries.

Work Injury Testing: Due to the wide-ranging symptoms of work injuries, proper diagnosis necessitates testing by a qualified physician. Accurate testing helps identify the injury and determine the most suitable treatment.

 

Work Injury and Car Accident Treatment Options

Following a work injury or car accident, various treatment choices can alleviate painful symptoms, such as:

  • Full Medical Exam: Comprehensive assessment to gauge injury extent and devise an effective treatment plan.
  • Disability Evaluation: Assessing how the injury affects your work capacity.
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation: Evaluating your physical capabilities for work readiness.
  • Minimally Invasive Treatments: Options like Epidural Steroid Injections for targeted pain relief.
  • Acupuncture: Traditional therapy for pain reduction and relaxation.
  • Massage Therapy: Manipulating soft tissues for improved circulation and healing.
  • Rx Dispensary: Convenient medication solutions with minimized patient costs.
  • Electromyogram (EMG) and/or Electromylogram: Diagnosing nerve-related muscle issues.
  • Neurostimulation Therapy: Managing chronic pain with electrical impulses.
  • Diagnostic Injections: Targeted injections for pain source diagnosis and treatment.
  • Therapeutic Injections: Administered to reduce inflammation and manage pain.
  • Medication Management: Prescription of suitable medications for pain management and healing.
  • Physical Therapy: Tailored exercises and techniques to restore mobility and function.
  • Chiropractic Care: Addressing musculoskeletal issues through spine manipulation.

Types Of Treatment

Medications
Depending on the disorder, medications can include anti-inflammatory drugs, immunosuppressants, corticosteroids, and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Lifestyle Changes
Adopting a healthy lifestyle through balanced nutrition, regular exercise, stress management, and adequate sleep can support overall well-being.
Immunosuppressive Therapy
Some autoimmune disorders may require medications that suppress the immune system's activity to prevent further damage.
Physical Therapy
Complementing our regenerative treatments, we offer personalized physical therapy programs to strengthen the muscles around the affected joint, improve flexibility, and enhance overall joint stability. Physical therapy plays a vital role in the long-term success of joint pain management.

Research and Future Outlook

Ongoing research is shedding light on the underlying causes of autoimmune disorders, which may include genetic predisposition, environmental factors, and molecular mechanisms. Advances in treatment options and personalized medicine are providing hope for improved management and better outcomes for those affected by these conditions.

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  • Sheryl
    Dr. Stauss has been the best. He always makes me feel like a person and not a patient. He knows what he is doing and is always willing to listen to issues and answer questions I have. I have seen many doctors for my pain and none of them have been as helpful as him and his staff.  
    Sheryl
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    Dr. Stauss is kind, compassionate, and truly cares about his patients. I have been a patient for a while, and he does everything he can to manage my pain and make sure I am comfortable. I highly recommend Dr. Stauss and Advanced Pain Management.  
    Tammy
  • Stanley
    Dr Stauss is the most compassionate doctor I have had in this 16 yr journey of chronic back pain . He takes the time to listen to you and helps you decide what treatment will help give you back your life with less pain. He is amazing. I have 75 % pain relief. I never thought I would have a life with minimal pain again.  
    Stanley
  • Jerry
    The thought of never being able to work again let alone participate in physical activity was depressing. Dr. Stauss went over the available options and with his help I selected an intrathecal pain pump. I can tell you it changed my life. It enabled me to continue working and participate in some physical activities! I can't thank Dr. Stauss and his physician assistant P.A. Greg Cavanaugh enough. They have bought me 10 yrs. of relative normalcy. I would highly recommend both of them. Thank you to both and the team at Advanced Pain Management  
    Jerry
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