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What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

Being involved in an accident can be a truly traumatizing experience, even if you are lucky enough to walk away without any major bodily injuries. While a bone fracture or a burn...
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What Are the Risks of Persistent Headache After an Accident?

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Motor vehicle crashes, sports injuries, occupational accidents, assaults, and falls may result in concussions, a type of head injury that causes bruising of the brain. Concussions are also known as...
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What Are the Risks of Nerve Damage?

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Nerve damage, or peripheral neuropathy, affects 2.4% of people worldwide and carries a number of long-term risks, including burns, falls, foot wounds, infection, sepsis, and amputation if left untreated. Early...
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What Are the Most Common Spinal Injuries From Accidents?

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The spine is central in the human body’s structure, and unfortunately, it is highly vulnerable to the violent force of an accident. And when a person injures their spine, it...
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What Are the Psychological Effects of a Serious Vehicle Accident?

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Survivors of serious motor vehicle accidents often suffer from psychological damage, particularly if a crash was especially violent or a death was involved. Drivers, passengers, and even witnesses can develop...
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What Are the Risks From a Kidney Injury?

Trauma to the back, flank, or abdomen due to an accident or assault can cause serious injury to the kidneys. These types of injuries require medical intervention and potentially lead...
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What Are the Risks From Liver Damage in an Accident?

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An organ is a self-contained body part that performs a specific vital function. By definition, then, damage to your liver, your largest internal organ, will likely involve significant, long-lasting effects....
a woman sitting on her couch wearing a neck brace because of a whiplash injury

What Are the Risks From Whiplash Injuries?

Whiplash is a soft tissue injury to the neck most often caused by motor vehicle accidents. While most patients recover within weeks or months, some accident victims suffer long-lasting effects...
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What are the risks of black mold?

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Black mold is a type of toxic mold that can cause a number of respiratory complications and allergic reactions in people in close contact with it. Although many types of...
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What Are the Risks From a Broken Lower Back Injury?

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Lumbar fractures are most often an indicator of disease or the result of high-velocity trauma. Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and falls from great heights contribute to 150,000 spinal fractures each...

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