Common ATV Riding Injuries

Common ATV Riding Injuries

ATVs are a great way to get out and enjoy wildlife and scenery with your family.  However, because ATVs, particularly 4-wheelers or “quads” seem safe, many don’t think to equip themselves with the right safety gear.  Helmets, chest protectors, goggles, boots and gloves should all be worn to help protect against common ATV riding injuries. We’ve included some of the most common injuries below but […]

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Children’s Injuries in Car Accidents

Children’s Injuries in Car Accidents

It’s one of the scariest moments a parent can have: a car accident when your kids are in the car.  Are they ok? Are they hurt? Sometimes it’s hard to even tell! Below we’ve listed some of the most common children’s injuries in car accidents, a few ways to prevent them, and even some ideas on how to identify injuries that may not be so […]

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Exercises for Back Pain after a Car Accident

Exercises for Back Pain after a Car Accident

If you’re suffering from back pain after a car accident there are exercises that can help.  Below we’ve listed some suggested exercises and links where you can find descriptions and more information about these exercises.  Please always consult a doctor before beginning any new exercise routine. According to this slideshow from Web MD: Movement is a good thing, even though you may think rest is […]

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Who pays for my medical treatment after a car accident?

Who pays for my medical treatment after a car accident?

One question we often get asked, or that car accident victims wonder about, is who pays for my medical treatment after a car accident? If I’ve been injured because of the actions of someone else, shouldn’t the person at fault have to pay for my care? Ultimately, they may.  However, until your case is settled you’ll have to look at other options for covering your […]

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How much is my auto injury case worth?

How much is my auto injury case worth?

Curious as to how much you might get in your auto injury case? The truth is, anyone who gives you a fast answer to that question probably hasn’t done their due diligence.  You deserve an auto injury attorney who will take the time to assess your injuries and your auto injury case.  We want you to get better; we’ll focus on the rest. At the […]

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What are the symptoms of Whiplash?

What are the symptoms of Whiplash?

Interesting Whiplash Statistics: Whiplash symptoms last more than 6 months in 75% of patients Symptoms of whiplash commonly do not appear until weeks or months after the accident Whiplash victims lose an average of 8 weeks of work Whiplash is 5 times more common in women than in men Whiplash occurs most commonly in those aged 30 to 50 years Rear-end collisions typically cause more […]

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Chiropractic Care and Your Back Injury

Chiropractic Care and Your Back Injury

Chiropractic care can be used in conjunction with traditional medical treatments or in place of.  Chiropractors use spinal manipulation to readjust your spine, muscles and other soft tissues because they believe that proper alignment can help your body heal. Chiropractic care helps to restore mobility to your joints after a tissue injury resulting from a traumatic event like a car accident, fall or even sitting […]

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Common Air Bag Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Common Air Bag Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Airbags were invented to help save lives during car accidents, and they do help.  However, often those same life-saving airbags can cause injuries of their own.  Some of the most common airbag injuries include: Bruising or cuts to the face, chest and even arms (many people use their arms to shield their face during accidents) Burns to the face, chest, or arms Facial or rib […]

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Common shoulder injuries resulting from a car accident

Common shoulder injuries resulting from a car accident

Neck and back injuries are the most commonly discussed car accident injuries, but shoulder injuries can also occur from the impact of a crash.  If you’re hands are on the wheel and you rear-end a vehicle or are rear-ended, you could end up damaging your shoulder joint.  The shoulder has more range of motion than any other join in the body and this makes it […]

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Tips for back pain relief

Tips for back pain relief

Back pain, whether caused by a car accident or other means, can be difficult to cope with. We hope these tips from Grand Junction accident attorney Rick Wagner will help you find relief from back pain.  Please note that you should always consult a physician about your injuries before beginning a treatment plan. Poor sleep positions can cause or exacerbate back pain.  Try sleeping on […]

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