An automobile accident can be a difficult situation for anyone to experience, regardless of if the damage was not severe. Each undergoes different emotional and physical reactions after suffering from a car crash. From mental trauma and psychological disorientation, sometimes automobile accidents can cause shock from physical injuries, although the symptoms might not always occur instantly.
The first couple of weeks after a whiplash-type injury, an individual should seek medical attention for further diagnosis and treatment as soon as possible for other possible injuries. Headaches, as well as neck, shoulder, and back pain and stiffness, can present themselves several days after an accident.
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Automobile accidents can occur abruptly and without notice, leaving an individual both emotionally and physically injured. Whiplash is a common injury caused during a car crash, and occasionally, the symptoms associated with injury can be delayed. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.