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How Your Car Accident Shoulder Injury Can Become a Disability

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Legally reviewed by:
Erik Abrahamson
October 10, 2014
October 10, 2014 | Car Accidents

seatbelt injuryDealing with any type of shoulder injury a car accident can be a major inconvenience a hardship for injury victims.

Unfortunately, some serious shoulder injuries can result in long term disabilities that may have lifelong consequences.

Types of Serious Shoulder Injuries

Some of the most common types of shoulder injuries include:

  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Severe sprains & strains
  • Dislocation
  • Bone fractures

Symptoms of Serious Shoulder Injuries

Common symptoms of a seatbelt injury and other serious shoulder injuries include:

  • Pain: Discomfort ranging from sharp severe pain to dull aches can result from different types of shoulder injuries.
  • Limited mobility: Shoulder trauma can result in stiffness or complete immobility depending on the type and severity of an injury.
  • Abnormal appearance: Some shoulder injuries can result in severe swelling or increased prominence in different areas of the region.

Remember, symptoms of some serious injuries may not be present in the immediate aftermath of an accident. If you or a loved one develops the symptoms of a shoulder injury after being involved in a car accident, it’s worth seeking the attention of a medical professional.

While some of the aches and pains caused by an accident may clear up in a matter of days, early detection can be very helpful in the treatment of more serious injuries.

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