Back Injuries

The most common types of back injuries

It's not uncommon for many California citizens to deal with some sort of back injury throughout their lifetime. Some of these injuries come on slowly over time due to repetitive movements, while others come on suddenly. Understanding what type of back injury you have...

Could falls lead to spinal cord injuries?

Several things make slip-and-fall accidents frightening. For one, they could happen anywhere. California residents could slip and trip in a store, on the sidewalk, in parking lots or any number of other locations. The other element that makes falls problematic are the...

Back injuries from a car accident

Over 4.5 million people across the U.S. are involved in car accidents every year, and it's not unusual for many of them to suffer back injuries. It can be good to know the different types of back injuries, though, especially if you were in a Califonia crash yourself...

Lumbar spine strains and sprains: an overview

California residents who experience lower back pain may have strained or sprained their lumbar spine. The lumbar spine is especially prone to these conditions because of how much it moves, twists and bends. When the muscle fibers are excessively stretched or torn, the...

What is whiplash and how is it caused?

The sudden impact of a rear-end collision is a frightening experience. A surprise to most drivers, these crashes often cause a condition called whiplash. Most Californians are familiar with this term, but not the specific medical implications. Whiplash is a painful...