neckNeck Injury Resources

Neck injuries can occur in almost any individual.  WebMD describes neck injuries as “problems and injuries that most commonly occur during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks, or activities around the home. Moreover, neck pain refers to pain anywhere from the area at the base of the skull into the shoulders.”    Many times injures can be sustained and cause severe amounts of pain. For people to understand and manage neck injury more successfully,  there are many resources which have been made available on the inter webs. Take time to browse our resources we found to get the most relevant information that can help you manage neck injury. Here are some of them:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

AAOS discusses how cervical fractures (broken neck) are obtained. They also provide the emergency response, treatment and prevention. AAOS  also gives information on  the cause of neck pain and when to seek medical attention. AAOS says medical care should be a priority when neck pain is continuous and persistent, severe, accompanied by pain that radiates down the arms or legs and accompanied by headaches, numbness, tingling, or weakness.

Clinical Whiplash

Clinical Whiplash offers training and other resources for health professionals to gain in-depth understanding of the biomechanics, pathology, evidence-based assessment, and rehabilitation of whiplash injury and neck pain.

Intermountain Health Care

This webpage contains important information on neck problems and injuries. According to Intermountain Health Care, minor neck injuries may result from tripping, falling a short distance, or excessive twisting of the spine.  On the other hand, severe neck injuries may result from whiplash in a car accident, falls from significant heights, direct blows to the back or the top of the head, sports-related injuries, a penetrating injury such as a stab wound, or external pressure applied to the neck, such as strangulation.

Spine Universe

This webpage features whiplash as neck trauma and describes the sign and symptoms of the problem, as well as provide the diagnoses and treatment.

Spine Health

This webpage provides complete information on neck pain and injury that include causes, sign and symptoms, treatments, and recommended exercise. Feel free to browse and find the relevant information that you might need.

University of Utah Health Care

University of Utah Health Care gives due attention to spinal cord and neck injuries and considers their Spine Services as one helpful program for SCI patients and their families. The site also provides resources and information on back and neck pain.

WebMD

WebMd provides information on neck problems and injuries. Read about the signs and symptoms of neck injuries, description of health conditions that may result to neck pain or injuries and the corresponding treatments. You can also access online other health conditions that you might be interested to learn about. Christensen & Hymas has also provided helpful resources on neck problems and injuries. Read it here. Christensen & Hymas hopes you find this neck injury resource links helpful. Contact us at (810)506-0800 for any concerns on injuries sustained from the reckless behavior of another person. We can help you claim the compensation that is due to you.

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