Auto Injury Questions
Can you go to urgent care after a car accident?
After any car accident, it’s important to get checked-out by a doctor as soon as possible. Depending on how severe your injuries are, this could mean going to the emergency room or an urgent care center.
Why go to urgent care after an accident?
Statistics show that injuries are more likely to heal properly when they are immediately treated by medical professionals. An urgent care center can quickly diagnose your injury, and help you determine a proper course of action.
Can urgent care treat whiplash?
Symptoms of whiplash may not be noticed immediately, but seeking a diagnosis and treatment from doctors at an emergency room or urgent care center should be one of your first steps after any car accident.
Can whiplash show up months later?
Yes! In rare occasions, some injuries may not be noticeable for weeks after an accident. This is why it’s very important to take note of any pain or discomfort you may be experiencing and get immediate medical attention. The longer a person waits to get medical attention, the more difficult it will be to determine a car accident was the cause of your injury.
Can you prove you have whiplash?
Yes. Doctors can identify injuries in your neck and determine possible causes of these injuries. One possible cause of a neck injury is whiplash from a motor vehicle accident.