Headaches can occur because of tension or injury in the back. They can also happen due to medication which you may be taking for you injuries. If you had a lumbar puncture for tests you may have in turn suffered from a headache which is a common side-effect. Can a back injury cause a headache? Yes. Can you make a claim if you have been in an accident which caused you a back injury and a headache? Find out with Accident Advice Helpline.
How might you suffer a back injury?
Back injuries may result from a bad fall or slip or after a contact sport such as rugby or boxing. You may have suffered a bad back from a car accident. Has whiplash caused you pain in your back as well as elsewhere? If you were involved in an accident which resulted in a back injury which has led to other side-effects such as headaches, we would like to speak to you about the possibility of making a claim for compensation. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you could make a claim.
You may have injured your back after lifting heavy items incorrectly or with too much weight at work. Were you given training for manual handling? Legally employers should be ensuring that their employees are safe and are given training on lifting and moving items. If you feel your injury could have been avoided, you can call us to hear more about your options.
Can a back injury cause headaches and can I be compensated?
There are many side-effects from back injuries which do include headaches so if you want to make a claim for your back injury and for the pain and suffering it has caused you, you can contact Accident Advice Helpline to see whether you qualify for compensation.
You can even try our online claim calculator to see if you have a claim and what it could be worth. The calculator is straightforward and simple to use and only takes 30 seconds.
Solutions for victims
If you have been wondering ‘Can a back injury cause headaches?’ Call us for answers, support and solutions. Accident Advice Helpline are experienced in all kinds of accidents, injuries and side-effects and we want to help you. Call us today on 0800 689 0500 (or 0333 500 0993 for mobiles) to hear more about our services.
Date Published: November 23, 2016
Author: Paula Beaton