What are auto accident injuries?

If you’ve been in an automobile accident, you might experience the following injuries:
● Concussion headache, or other head injury Neck, shoulder
● Spinal injuries
Chronic pain

● Leg and foot injuries
● Arm and wrist injuries
● Whiplash

● Bone fractures
Soft tissue damage

What should I do after a car accident?

If you’re in need of immediate medical attention due to severe injuries after an auto accident, call 911. For injuries that aren’t life-threatening, call the police to file an accident report, call your insurance company, and make an appointment with Rocky Mountain Accident Care as soon as possible. The staff specializes in the following services:
● Physical evaluations performed by a highly trained physical therapist
● Medical evaluations
● Imaging and other diagnostic services
● Injury treatment/medications
● Rehabilitation
● Referrals for imaging, specialist, pain management, orthopedics

Rather than seeing a general physician or emergency room staff member for injuries that aren’t life-threatening, choose the medical experts at Rocky Mountain Accident Care who are specially trained in auto accident and other personal injuries.

What should I expect during my appointment?

When you arrive at Rocky Mountain Accident Care, a member of the medical team goes over your medical and accident history, and completes a physical examination.

Imaging tests
Depending on the type of injury you’ve suffered, your provider may recommend an imaging test, such as an MRI scan, a CT scan, or X-rays.

Conservative treatments
Your doctor will likely recommend conservative therapies first such as physical therapy. Which may involve massage, dry needling, heat or ice treatment, ultrasound therapy, interferential stimulation, or laser therapy.

After an evaluation, your doctor may recommend oral or topical medications or injections to relieve pain, relax your muscles, improve sleep, or decrease inflammation.

The experienced medical team at Rocky Mountain Accident Care might refer you to specialists as needed for orthopedic injuries, soft tissue or nerve injuries, a brain injury, or surgery if it’s necessary to maximize your quality of life. Your provider refers you to the most qualified specialists in the Aurora area, and coordinates with other providers to ensure you receive the high-quality care you deserve.

If you’ve been in an auto accident and would like an injury assessment, call Rocky Mountain Accident Care or schedule an appointment online today.