No one ever wants to be in a car accident, but statistically every driver could experience from one to four accidents in their lifetime. Car accidents are costly and can cause severe injuries. Some of the most common car accident injuries are to the neck and back. Here are the four most common neck and back injuries.
The neck and shoulders have a complex network of muscles. When you see an accident coming and you are unable to avoid it, your body tenses and those muscles tense as well. A tensed muscle has less give than a relaxed muscle, which makes soft tissue damage much more likely even if you do not strike an object. [Read more…] about Four Typical Neck and Back Injuries from Car Accidents