After an auto accident, it is fairly common to experience numbness in hands, fingers, feet, and toes. Commonly, nerve impingements (better known as pinched nerves) can cause tingly sensations or numbness in areas that are seemingly not injured or affected by your car accident or slip and fall. Although a nerve impingement or pinched nerve does not always indicate a serious injury, it is important to seek medical treatment for your accident injury as soon as
possible. Once an injury is assessed, a treatment plan can be developed so that you can
Emergency signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury after an accident include: Extreme back pain or pressure in your neck, head or back. Weakness, incoordination or paralysis in any part of your body. Numbness, tingling or loss of sensation in your hands, fingers, feet or toes is common after a car accident that has caused a spinal injury.
If you are experiencing any discomfort, pain, or numbness after a car accident, it is important to see an auto accident doctor. Your PIP or personal injury protection can be billed for the evaluation and treatment of injuries. If your personal injury protection is exhausted (or used up), the at fault driver’s insurance policy may be accessed. Our patient advocates will consult you on the specifics of your accident and injuries and develop a treatment plan to alleviate your pain and discomfort.