We all remember those funny cartoons of characters slipping on banana peels or falling down a flight of stairs, but a slip and fall injury is no laughing matter. Often, a fall will catch you off guard, leaving you little time to react or prepare yourself for the impact. When an incident like this occurs, serious damage can be done to the back, neck, shoulders, or spine, leaving you in tremendous pain.
Oftentimes after a serious slip or fall injury, the pain is so great that you want to do whatever you can quickly in order to find relief. Typically people will turn to medications for quick results; however, medications do not address the root of the problem and only mask the symptoms. This can lead to further injury as you may continue to operate the same way you did before the fall since the pain has subsided while the drug is in your system. But the underlying damage is still there.
No matter what type of injury you sustained from a slip or fall, our doctors can help you get real pain relief while addressing the source of the pain.
Alternative Treatment Options for Effective Pain Relief
Thankfully, there are many different alternative treatments for a slip and fall injury that treat the source of the damage for effective pain relief rather than simply cover up the symptoms.
- Chiropractic Adjustments and Spinal Decompression: A chiropractic adjustment or spinal decompression may be recommended to help restore your spinal alignment, easing neck and back pain. If the injury is more significant, regenerative treatments are offered and may be suggested for nerve or tissue damage.
- Cellular Injections: Cellular injections are a type of regenerative treatment that utilizes mesenchymal cells found in the Wharton’s jelly of umbilical cord tissue and injects them directly into the area of pain for effective relief. The cells are collected at the time of a scheduled C-section birth through a safe and well-regulated procedure. Because these cells are young, healthy, and contain high levels of cytokines, peptides, and growth factors, they stimulate the body’s repair process at a rapid rate, allowing for faster healing and long-lasting pain relief.
- Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy: PRP utilizes the patient's own blood to help restore function and repair damage. In the doctor’s office, a blood sample is drawn and spun through a centrifuge. This process separates the plasma from the rest of the sample. Once the platelets are extracted, they are injected into the injured area, stimulating the healing process.
Common Injuries that Occur After a Slip & Fall
Our doctor utilizes many of these effective methods to treat a variety of pain and injuries resulting from a slip & fall, including:
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Shoulder pain
- Broken tailbone
- Torn or strained ligaments and tendons
- Bruised ribs
- Muscle strain
- Tissue damage
- And more
Real relief can only be had once you get a proper assessment of the damage and receive proper care for your injury. Our doctors will work with you to develop a course of treatment that specifically meets your unique needs without the use of medications.
If you are in pain due to a slip & fall injury in Miami, Pembroke Pines, Homestead, Hialeah, Hollywood, Miramar, Coral Gables, or anywhere in South Florida, call us. Regardless of how you slipped or fell or how extensive the underlying damage is, our team of well-trained experts is equipped to help you repair your injury and provide long-term pain relief.