Patients who have suffered any degree of whiplash will typically start experiencing symptoms within the first twenty-four hours after the incident. Often times, patients can have difficulty identifying the nature of their discomfort, since these symptoms can vary depending upon the exact nature of the injury.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified the leading causes of TBI to be falls, motor vehicle and pedestrian-related accidents, collision-related (being struck by or against) events, and violent assaults.
Major changes are needed to revise the healthcare system because often, these missed or late diagnosis can perpetuate life altering symptoms, make some conditions not treatable, or perhaps even lead to death
As a Florida injury attorney, I can tell you first-hand that degeneration of the spine does not rule out whether the car wreck or motorcycle accident played a role in a client’s injuries.
While a head injury can certainly occur after such an event, studies have shown that one can sustain a closed head injury without losing consciousness or suffering from an actual impact to the head.
There are limitations to the conditions a chiropractor can treat and situations may arise in which regular chiropractic patients should visit an emergency department of a hospital or a medical specialist.
If your delivery necessitates an emergency cesarean section, the consequences of not receiving that surgery in a timely manner can be grave for your newborn child and for your family.
Some are brand new treatments, some are thousands of years old, but they’re all controversial. And they’re performed every day.
The relationship between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and a variety of health conditions depend on the type and severity of injury. However, TBI is a chronic health condition which has long-term effects on the overall health for some individuals.
Physical examination findings can greatly impact cases as objective evidence typically has more probative value than subjective complaints alone.
Birth injuries are often extremely serious, and the negative consequences are usually permanent. If a birth injury is caused by someone else’s negligence, the law takes that negligence into consideration when apportioning responsibility.
If someone waits a few days before seeing a doctor they usually suggest the person couldn’t be “that hurt” since they didn’t need medical attention right away.
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