It is critical to seek immediate medical attention if you have been involved in a car accident. While a trip to the emergency room will determine if you have any injuries that can cause imminent harm, if you are still experiencing pain after the accident, it is important to visit with your primary care physician for a more thorough and complete medical evaluation.
Herniated discs as a result of a car accident are a common and very painful injury. A herniated disc is not visible with the naked eye and often cannot even be seen through an x-ray. In order to properly diagnose a herniated disc, an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is generally needed.
A hernia is the bulging of a disc in the spinal cord which puts pressure on the nerves. This is a very painful and serious spinal cord injury. If you are suffering from pain as a result of a car accident and/or a herniated disc, you should seek immediate medical attention. You should also speak with an experience herniated disc attorney about your legal rights. Let our team of experienced lawyers help seek the maximum compensation for your injuries.