Have you developed painful whiplash? Ask the injury solicitors Fladbury to process your personal injury claim!
Whiplash is an injury that everyone has heard of and most of us know some one who has sustained this type of injury. However, not everyone is aware that whiplash isn’t just caused by being involved in a road traffic collision. It can, in fact, be caused by other types of accident, where the neck becomes violently thrust backwards, forwards or sideways suddenly, damaging tendons and ligaments in the process.
Whiplash is a painful and debilitating condition which may present you with:
- Pain and discomfort across the neck area
- Stiffness of the neck and head
- Blurred vision
- Restricted function and movement of the neck and head
Causes of whiplash injuries
Whiplash can be caused by a number of accidents:
- Road traffic accidents
- Collisions involving vehicles or stationary objects
- Falls from height
- Slips and trips
- Sporting accidents
- Riding accidents
- Cycling accidents
- Motorbike accidents
Treatment of the condition
Once diagnosed by a medical practitioner, advice and treatment will be discussed. Depending on the nature of the condition, it’s severity and impact on the casualty will be the factors which determine the treatments which are recommended. Debilitating symptoms which become prolonged and affect rehabilitation may require additional treatments such as physiotherapy and massage.
Treatments which are commonly used to help whiplash include:
- Rest and recuperation
- Exercises to restore function and mobility
- Neck brace to support the neck and head whilst moving although they should not be used for prolonged periods as they can affect mobility
- Physiotherapy and acupuncture may be recommended
Claiming for whiplash using injury solicitors Fladbury
To find out more about your legal rights to make a personal injury compensation claim following your whiplash injury, call Accident Advice Helpline and speak to one of their friendly advisers free over the telephone. ]They will answer all your questions and queries abut making a personal injury claim.
Remember, the law states that if the injury was caused as a direct result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, some time within the last 3 years’, then you may be legally entitled to pursue an injury compensation claim for whiplash.
The helpful and highly experienced team of injury solicitors in Fladbury at Accident Advice Helpline have in excess of 15 years’ experience of processing claims for people, who have sustained injuries through no fault of their own and succeeding to claim compensation amounts on their behalf.
To find out if you qualify to make an injury compensation claim for whiplash using their professional team of injury solicitors in Fladbury, just go online and participate in their unique 30 second online test! It will also give you an estimate of the amount you may be awarded.
Date Published: 19th December 2013
Author: David Brown