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What Your Body Can Expect After a Car Accident

Man with light brown hair wearing a button down shirt with rolled up sleeves holds his neck in pain while standing outside in front of his crashed car with a freeway overpass in the background

If you’re involved in a car accident, it may take some time for your body to recover from the trauma. Read on to learn what you should expect for your body following a car crash.

The Pain Doesn’t Always Come Right Away

If you’re involved in an accident, you may not know if you’ve sustained injuries right away. It can sometimes take hours, days, or even weeks for the pain of your injuries to become present.

You see, when your body goes through trauma, such as that from a car crash, it takes measures to try and protect you. Your body does this by going into shock. When your body goes into shock, it releases extra adrenaline to help you cope with the trauma.

When your body releases extra adrenaline, that can result in the absence of pain from your injuries. You could have significant injuries from a car accident and not feel them for hours, days, or even weeks following the wreck.

That’s why you should always seek medical care after an accident. Closed head and spinal cord injuries are quite serious and need to be treated right away in order to avoid serious long-term consequences later on.

When The Pain Does Come, It Can Hit You Like a Ton of Bricks

Just because you don’t feel the pain from your injuries right away doesn’t mean you won’t feel it at all. In fact, when the pain does arise, it can hit you all at once. If that happens, it can feel like your whole body is falling apart.

If you have yourself checked out by a physician right after the accident, they’ll be able to tell you what you should expect going forward. They’ll also be able to provide you with any necessary treatment and/or medication.

If you’ve been involved in a car accident in which you sustained injuries, our attorneys here at 'MAGGIO LAW are here to help. Our team has helped countless others attain justice and we can help you, too. Don’t hesitate to contact our office with your case right away. After all, you only get one body, so it’s in your best interest to take care of it!

Call our attorneys at 'MAGGIO LAW at (601) 265-6869 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.