Auto Accidents And Injuries Specialist

Nova Interventional Pain Management

Interventional Pain Management Specialists & Anesthesiologists located in Edgewood, MD & Bel Air, MD

Up to three million Americans experience auto accident-related injuries each year. If you’re involved in a car accident, don’t wait to seek treatment. At Nova Interventional Pain Management, interventional pain management specialist Faisal Sayeed, MD, and the team provide complete care for auto accidents and injuries. To make an appointment, call the office in Edgewood, Bel Air, or Rosedale, Maryland, or book online today.

Auto Accidents and Injuries Q & A

How common are auto accidents and injuries?

Most people are involved in car accidents at some point in their lives. Not all car crashes are life-threatening, but about 25% result in minor injuries. Unfortunately, accident-related injuries, like whiplash, don’t always present obvious symptoms. As a result, it’s important to visit the team at Nova Interventional Pain Management, even if you feel okay.

What are some common accident-related injuries?

At Nova Interventional Pain Management, the team treats various accident-related injuries, including:

  • Whiplash
  • Concussions
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Fractures
  • Dislocated joints
  • Bruises
  • Cuts that need stitches
  • Herniated discs

You might also benefit from interventional pain management if you experience a hand, wrist, or shoulder injury as a result of a collision.

What happens during an auto accident and injuries visit?

Your Nova Interventional Pain Management provider reviews your medical records and asks about your accident, including the speed you were driving, how many other cars were involved, and the intensity of the impact.

Next, your provider conducts a physical exam. They gently press on the area of your body experiencing pain and assess your skin and the surrounding area for redness, bruising, or swelling.

If visual observation doesn’t provide enough information to make a diagnosis, your provider orders X-rays, a CT scan, or an MRI to get a better look at your bones, joints, and soft tissues. After diagnosing your injury (or injuries), your provider develops a custom treatment plan.

How are auto accident injuries treated?

Treatment of auto accident injuries depends on the type and severity of your symptoms. The team at Nova Interventional Pain Management might recommend:

  • Trigger point injections
  • Nerve root injections
  • Sacroiliac joint (SI) injections
  • Facet injections
  • Medial branch block injections
  • Joint injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Intrathecal pain pump

The goal of treatment is to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and encourage your body’s healing process. 

How can I reduce the risk of auto accident injuries?

The easiest way to reduce the risk of an auto accident injury is to drive defensively. The team at Nova Interventional Pain Management recommends always wearing a seatbelt, maintaining the speed limit, and monitoring your side and rearview mirrors regularly.

To receive treatment for an auto accident injury, make an appointment at Nova Interventional Pain Management by calling the nearest office or booking online today.