Welcome to the Auto-Injury landing page on Rogozinski Orthopedic’s website. If you have been involved in an auto accident and are seeking specialized care, you have come to the right place. At Rogozinski Orthopedic, we understand the challenges and complexities that can arise from an auto injury. Our team of experienced specialists is here to provide you with comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of your musculoskeletal injuries. Whether you are dealing with whiplash, back pain, fractures, or soft tissue damage, we have the expertise and technology to help you recover and regain your optimal function. Let us help you get back on the road to recovery.
What are the most common orthopedic injuries resulting from auto accidents?
Auto accidents can cause a range of orthopedic injuries, including whiplash, spinal fractures, herniated discs, joint dislocations, ligament tears, and soft tissue damage. These injuries can affect various parts of the body, such as the neck, back, shoulders, hips, and knees.
When should I seek orthopedic care after an auto injury?
It is important to seek orthopedic care as soon as possible after an auto injury, even if you are not experiencing immediate pain or symptoms. Some injuries, such as whiplash or spinal damage, may not manifest symptoms right away but can worsen over time. Early intervention and assessment by an orthopedic specialist can help identify and treat any underlying injuries, preventing further complications or long-term issues.
What treatments are available for auto-related orthopedic injuries?
Treatment options for auto-related orthopedic injuries depend on the specific injury and its severity. Non-operative approaches, such as physical therapy, medication, injections, and bracing, are often the first line of treatment. Surgical interventions may be recommended in cases of severe fractures, joint dislocations, or extensive soft tissue damage. Your orthopedic specialist will determine the most appropriate course of treatment for your specific injury.
How long does recovery take after an auto-related orthopedic injury?
The duration of recovery varies based on the type and severity of the injury. Mild to moderate injuries may heal within a few weeks to a few months with proper treatment and rehabilitation. Severe injuries or those requiring surgery may have a longer recovery time. The orthopedic specialist will provide you with a customized treatment plan and give you an estimate of the expected recovery timeline based on your individual circumstances. It is important to follow their recommendations and attend follow-up appointments for optimal recovery.