Neck Injury No Xray Injury Law
How do I prove a whiplash injury when it does not appear on x-ray?
“When you have symptoms of whiplash, it is important to seek medical attention from a provider who understands neck and spine injuries. Although they are often valuable tools, x-rays rarely show abnormalities related to muscular strains or issues involving the ligaments. Other diagnostic tools, such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), infrared scans, EMGs, CT scans and myelograms may be necessary to figure out the underlying conditions that are causing your pain and discomfort.
Even when symptoms of whiplash or other “soft tissue” injuries do not appear on objective test results, a medical provider who has experience with soft tissue injuries can help find the cause of your symptoms as well as the seriousness of your injury. An attorney with accident-related neck injury will know how to use the medical information related to soft tissue injuries to prove your case. “
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