Up to two million Americans experience car crash-related neck pain each year. A stiff or sore neck caused by whiplash typically improves with at-home care, but it’s crucial to seek treatment nonetheless. Intervention can reduce the risk of complications and help you feel better. At Physicians Group, LLC, an auto accident clinic, the team provides high-quality care for neck pain. To make an appointment, call call one of our 27 convenient locations in Auburndale, Bradenton, Brandon, Palmetto, Ft Myers, Jacksonville Beach, Jacksonville, Orange Park, Lakeland, Clearwater, New Port Richey, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, Sebring, Spring Hill, St. Petersburg, Tampa and Temple Terrace, FL and Brooklyn Park, Robbinsdale, Minneapolis, Richfield and St Paul, MN., or book online today.
Neck pain refers to stiffness, aching, or general discomfort that affects the part of your spine between your shoulders and head. At Physicians Group, LLC, the team treats neck pain caused by car accident injuries, like whiplash.
If you experience neck pain after a car or motorcycle crash, and it affects your ability to work, exercise, or get restful sleep, contact the Physicians Group, LLC team.
Symptoms of neck pain include:
Neck pain tends to flare up when you hold your head in one position for a long time.
Make an appointment with the physician Group, LLC team if you experience neck pain after a car accident or motorcycle crash. Whiplash, a common auto accident injury that causes your head to snap back and forth, doesn’t always present symptoms immediately. Early intervention can reduce the risk of side effects and speed up your recovery.
To diagnose neck pain, your Physicians Group, LLC provider reviews your medical records and asks about your symptoms, including when they started, what the pain feels like, and if it’s worse during certain activities.
Next, your provider examines your neck. They look for redness, swelling, or bruising, and check your neck’s range of motion. Your provider also orders imaging, like traditional X-rays, an MRI, or digital motion X-rays to look at your bones, joints, and soft tissues.
The team treats neck pain at Physicians Group, LLC using conservative and minimally invasive measures. Depending on the underlying issue and the severity of your symptoms, they might recommend:
If these treatments don’t provide lasting relief, you might benefit from surgery. There are several spine specialists on staff who perform both minimally invasive and traditional open orthopedic surgery.
To explore the treatment options for neck pain, make an appointment at Physicians Group, LLC by calling the nearest office or booking online today.