Neck Artery Damage from Auto Injury
Been injured in an auto collision? Dr. BenEliyahu in Selden, NY has been taking care of people after auto injuries since 1983. Call our clinic today at (631) 736-4414 for an appointment or consultation.
In a motor vehicle accident, your head can be very quickly and aggressively whipped about. This motion can injure many assorted areas of your neck, including the arteries that supply your brain.
The vertebral blood vessels are particularly at risk, because they literally travel through the cervical spinal vertebrae.
When your neck is whipped, the blood vessels can be torqued or stretched out, injuring the lining of the vessels. This can cause swelling or tearing, and sometimes, can block the circulation of blood.
Indicators of vertebral artery trauma can be experienced as a pain in the back of the head that grows stronger over time, and it can be on either side of the head or in the center. Occasionally the pain is felt as dull, and in some cases it might feel like a build-up in pressure or a pulsating feeling.
If you have these warning signs, it's essential that you seek professional attention immediately.
If you have been in a car wreck, Dr. BenEliyahu is here to help. We can help establish the root cause of your pain and formulate a plan of action to help you reclaim your health. We have helped many people in Selden, NY heal from these sorts of problems.
Call our office today at (631) 736-4414 for an appointment or for more advice.