There is a very basic but common injury which results from auto and work and that is a neck injury. After most car crashes, the first thing the injured people complain about is intense neck pain. The neck pain is common in office workers as well no matter whether they are working in the field or at the desk; however, it is more common in manufacturing departments and in operational departments where employees are involved in intense physical activities. Auto and Work Injury which results in spine damage can also cause neck pain, however in this case; the neck pain can be more intense. The auto and work injury damage the muscles and nerves of the spine which are linked with the neck and cause severe neck pain.
Some times after being hurt or been in a less intense auto accident, individuals do not think to go to the doctors or get any treatment because they do not take the injury seriously. They do not realize that they can have torn muscles and leaving the muscles can cause inflammation which can increase the intensity of the pain in the future. Neck pain is not the only issues which auto and work injury cause, there are also neck pain and lower back pain, numbness in the limbs, loss of range of motion and headaches which can be caused by auto and work injury.
Treatments for neck pain
Neck pain needs proper treatments especially if it has resulted from auto and work injury and it last longer than a week or two. Neck pain treatment becomes more important if the patient numbness in the neck or pain starts traveling towards other body parts such as shoulder, arms, and back. This can mean that the actual reason for the pain is not the neck, it is the spine. Auto and work injury can cause a fracture or torn muscles which cause the pain. Neck pain can also impact the upper chest and cause pain. The neck pain can travel towards eyes and ears. The immediate solution for neck pain is using ice packs or hot water bottle on the area which is hurting. However, in case of constant pain, it is important to get a suggestion from a doctor. Most doctors try to reduce the pain with the help of pain medication and they also suggest physiotherapies, however, however, doctors also recommend lab test to evaluate the actual cause of the pain and to know whether or not the spine or any other muscles or joint damage is causing the pain. There are some very advanced treatments for torn muscles and joints which provide long-lasting and immediate results such as regenerative medicines and stem cell therapy. The stem cell therapy is the treatment in which doctors inject active and healthy cells on the damaged area of the body to increase the healing power of the damaged tissues. Stem cell therapy is a cost-effective treatment for auto and work injury which does not only treat recent injuries but have cured people with older chronic pain.
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