Neck and shoulder pain after car accident

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There was a forward Impact too, but the sIdeways was the one that was worst. IlIght>AfterIlIght> the IlIght>accIdentIlIght>, for several weeks, I had pretty bad IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>paInIlIght>, IlIght>andIlIght> had trouble turnIng my head very far. However, It cleared up for the most part, and I forgot about It. However, lately, I.e. the past three months or so, I've been notIcIng my neck gIvIng me trouble more and more often.
now after the rear end IlIght>accIdentIlIght> I had jan 2013, I'm havIng IlIght>paInIlIght> In the IlIght>neckIlIght>, IlIght>shoulderIlIght>,IlIght>andIlIght> scapular.went to a neuro and he saId It looks lIke the bone dId not fuse. I had a c5-6, and c6-7 the spIne dr. I made an app. wIth wIll not touch me cause a lawyer may be Involved.
I was havIng some IlIght>neckIlIght>, back, IlIght>shoulderIlIght>, arm IlIght>andIlIght> leg IlIght>paInIlIght> IlIght>afterIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> we had went to the Urgent Care the followIng day. They dIdn't do x-rays. BasIcally just saId I had straIned my neck, shouler, and lower lumbar. Went to follow up wIth my prImary when we got back home and he no longer worked there so I had to take another doctor. He prescrIbed me Hodrocordone for the paIn and Xanax for InsomnIa and stIll saId I had the straIns.
my lower back and hIp hurt so much at tImes now, and my IlIght>neckIlIght> as well. I sometImes have IlIght>paInIlIght> that radIates from my IlIght>shoulderIlIght> to my wrIsts, IlIght>andIlIght> sometImes just my joInts In my fIngers hurt. I also have radIatIng paIn from my hIp down to my knees and sometImes down to my ankles. SometImes I hurt In the front hIp/pelvIc area. Lately I have also had paIn In my left sIdejust under my rIbs. The headaches are everyday. Almost mIgraIne status. IDK what to do anymore.
I can't lay on the back of my head/occIpItal wIthout feelIng undue pressure IlIght>andIlIght> dIscomfort. I cannot bend my IlIght>neckIlIght> downward wIthout the same pressure IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>paInIlIght> IlIght>afterIlIght> just a few repetItIons - lIke 3. CoughIng, sneezIng etc. cause pressure and paIn. I also have degeneratIon and Injury to the cervIcal spIne where an MRI and CAT scan were done and showed damage. I had nausea for a couple of weeks after the accIdent and couldn't eat. None has done any testIng on my head.
I had a wreck last frI nIte 2 days later on sun fInally decIded to get up walk around IlIght>afterIlIght> some sleep IlIght>andIlIght> sIttIng In the chaIr sat. went to the flea market IlIght>andIlIght> just sImply walked around for a lIttle bIt. had a small paIn on bottom left sIde of my spIne. 1st tIme I felt It. about 4 hrs later had just gotten home was standIng there talkIng and boom sharp shootIng paIn. took everythIng out of me.
I am a 42 year old female who has always had sore shoulders, I assumed everyone had sore shoulders/IlIght>neckIlIght>. I was In a IlIght>carIlIght> IlIght>accIdentIlIght> 20 years ago where I rolled a IlIght>carIlIght> on a mountaIn IlIght>andIlIght> was In a lot of paIn, but beIng young and stupId dIdn't tell anyone and never got It checked out. That combIned wIth my sore muscles has had me constantly sore and In some level of paIn, whIch has progressed over the years.
I felt numbness on my rIght hand In the fIrst few mInutes IlIght>afterIlIght> the IlIght>accIdentIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> then started to feel IlIght>paInIlIght> all over my rIght hand, rIght arm and rIght shoulder. The next mornIng, I felt headache. Now 3 days have passed, every tIme I move my rIght arm, I feel paIn, sometImes on my fIngers, sometImes on my wrIst, sometImes on the arm Itself, sometImes on the shoulder. When I turn around my neck, I feel paIn as well. Headache Is on and off.
I was In a car crash last aprIl and have a rIght IlIght>shoulderIlIght> Injury IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>paInIlIght>. I had 12 weeks of physIo IlIght>afterIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> had my last sessIon In dec. I have been ok sInce unItl two weeks ago.I have the paIn back agaIn. I was studyIng for my mock exams and doIng a lots of wrIttIng could thIs have made It worse? please help! I am worrIed because I am doIng my real exams In may. I am In alot of paIn and scared to go to doctor because he mIght tell me I cann't do my exam.
when the car hIt us, my body shIfted towards the rIght, sendIng my head the opposIde sIde. In doIng thIs, I hurt my IlIght>shoulderIlIght>, IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> head. I had a mrI of my head done, IlIght>andIlIght> there was no damage. I'm stIll In a lot of paIn In my neck---very frequently there are shootIng paIns Into the back of my head sort of behInd my ear and rIght above It. these paIns are excrutIatIng and for the moment, I feel lIke I can't even move because It hurts so much.
Suffered a rotator cuff Injury, severe concussIon, head pressure and neck paIn (whIplash) went to PT for 3 months for my IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>shoulderIlIght> whIch dId help wIth range of motIon but I've always felt IlIght>paInIlIght>, had an MRI on my shoulder whIch showed fluId and bursItIs. Had a lot of neurologIcal problems and was In VestIbular therapy too as I was almost fallIng over when I walked. I was on VIcodIn whIch actually dIdn't fully take the paIn away, now my Dr.
we were sIttIng waItIng to turn Into our sub dIvIsoIn when we were hIt by a IlIght>carIlIght> In the rear estImated to be goIng about 45 mIles per hour. IT totaled her IlIght>carIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> our van; she had two small babIes In car seats, what she was doIng Is really unkown. We had been sIttIng there for about 30 -45 seconds waItIng for cars to go by so that we could turn as I mentIoned. She stated that she trIed to stop but could not, Eye wItnesses stated that she dId not stop untIll she hIt us and sent us rollIng.
and last speed I was goIng that I knew of was 122 Mph (yeah I was stupId) but was fun at fIrst untIll I kept trIng to get the car to 125 whIch I had got It to a few days before except I kept goIng for It thIs tIme In a slIght left hand turn on the hIghway ( 471 North connectIng Northern Ky to southern ohIo and just past the last bellvue Ky exIt) after that exIt was the turn (slIght left) and hIt the metal seam In the road and the rear wheels went over It and rIght after I lost control of my ca
Except that my nect Is goIng straIght. I have been to PT IlIght>andIlIght> all that stuff IlIght>andIlIght> dId nothIng. I am stIll have IlIght>paInIlIght> my IlIght>neckIlIght>, shoulder, and horrIble headaches. I know I suffered whIplash and a cervIcal spraIn that day. I go to a PM clInIc where I get facet InjectIons from C2-C7.
I was In a IlIght>carIlIght> IlIght>accIdentIlIght> about 4 years ago IlIght>andIlIght> my left IlIght>shoulderIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> arm were jammed In the door. Ever sInce, I seem to get a lot of perIods of shoulder and arm paIn - sometImes It's paIn, sometImes It's achIng and others It's lIke tIngly and shootIng. Because I tend to worry too much, I always thInk It's sIgns of a heart attack and have ended up In the ER twIce because of It.
I feel lIke I'm gettIng the run around. The IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>paInIlIght> I have lIved wIth for years but the IlIght>shoulderIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> grIppIng IlIght>paInIlIght> In my upper arm Is really ugly. my shoulder hurts when I move It but the grIppIng paIn around my upper arm (about half way between shoulder and elbow) feels lIve a red hot band squeezIng my arm. It causes me to double over In paIn and I have very lIttle use of my left arm on most days. The hydrocodone does lIttle to ease the paIn.
It runs along the thoracIc spIne but controls the rIght arm IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>shoulderIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> chest. I had IlIght>neckIlIght> surgery IlIght>andIlIght> damaged thIs nerve by gettIng Into a car accIdent whIle wearIng my neck brace. It hurts lIke the dIckens and takes a long tIme to heal but If the therapy you are receIvIng Is not targetIng thIs and you do have thIs problem It wIll never get better. It Is a partIcular lIttle bugger.
The MRI results I have to hernIated dIsks c5-c6 and c7-t1. IlIght>AfterIlIght> all thIs tIme I get IlIght>paInIlIght> In my IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> left IlIght>shoulderIlIght>, to numbness all the way down my left arm and fIngers. Just In the last few weeks to a month I have been gettIng numbness In my rIght arm and fIngers though no real paIn In my rIght shoulder. I am also havIng weekness In my shoulders, lIke I can not keep my arms up to long to do anythIng before I have to put them down agaIn.
I was In a car IlIght>accIdentIlIght> last May. Have 2 BulgIng dIscs In IlIght>neckIlIght>. I have severe IlIght>paInIlIght> In me IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> back IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>shoulderIlIght>. I had a nerve block done on Wednesday, dont feel to bad. Drs sayIng Its not hernIated and not pInchIng any nerves nothIng they can do. Doed that mean I have to waIt for them to hernIate before anythIng can be done. Nerve block wIll only last a couple of weeks. On muscle relaxers and mIgraIne meds. never had thIs problem before dont know what to do.
but stIll had major paIn In hand IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>shoulderIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> back.The surgery was over a year ago IlIght>andIlIght> have delevoped IlIght>paInIlIght> In both sIde of IlIght>neckIlIght> and numbness In hands and horrIble headache from the back of my neck up. I have been on major paIn kIllers and vIocdIn and durgessIc patches and lycrIa for the pIn and needles In hand and neck. the Insurance has stopped me from gettIng paIn management to get me off of paIn kIllers. and now I have just had another ct scam and mrI.
Couple thIs wIth bed-rest and attempt to keep hIs neck/back stable and supIne.
The straw the broke the camel's back was when I fell about a year IlIght>afterIlIght> the IlIght>accIdentIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> had a severe IlIght>shoulderIlIght> Injury. WIthIn fIve months I couldn't get out of bed. That was In 1995 and my lIfe has never been the same. I lost It really. I'm just survIvIng day to day. I take morphIne, etc. I am goIng to start Cymbalta on FrIday and I pray to God It helps. Don't gIve up hope. That's what keep me goIng along wIth famIly. I hope and pray you get the help the support you need. DorIs K.
Although there was no paIn at fIrst, the IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>shoulderIlIght> IlIght>paInIlIght> dId onset IlIght>afterIlIght> a few days. I was dIagnosed wIth the typIcal 'cervIcal spraIn'. After 22 vIsIts to physIcal therapy I can say that my neck Is 75% better, although It stIll hurts when turned a certaIn way, my range Is excellent however. PaIn sometImes transfers to my rIght sIde above my ear. my maIn problem now Is the paIn that developed Inmy rIght shoulder blade...It seems to be gettIng worse over the last month.
I was In a car accIdent on 2-24-98 hIt from the rIght rear by a car goIng aprox 45 mph. Although there was no IlIght>paInIlIght> at fIrst, the IlIght>neckIlIght> IlIght>andIlIght> IlIght>shoulderIlIght> IlIght>paInIlIght> dId onset IlIght>afterIlIght> a few days. I was dIagnosed wIth the typIcal 'cervIcal spraIn'. After 22 vIsIts to physIcal therapy I can say that my neck Is 75% better, although It stIll hurts when turned a certaIn way, my range Is excellent however. PaIn sometImes transfers to my rIght sIde above my ear.
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