Recovering From a Herniated Disc After a Car Accident

November 5, 2014

Right now, you are in pain. Your back hurts, you may feel numbness or tingling in your arms or legs, it may be hard to stand or walk, or you may lose control of your bladder or bowel. Any of these herniated-disc symptoms can interfere with your daily life. They can keep you from working, from caring for your family, or from doing the activities that you enjoy.

But You Can Get Better

Medical treatment is unique for each patient and should be decided upon by your doctor. In general, treatment options for a herniated disc may include one or all of the following:

  • Pain medications
  • Physical therapy
  • Rest
  • Surgery


It is important to follow the treatment plan suggested by your doctor to avoid further pain and complications.

That Is Only Part of Your Recovery

While your doctor addresses your physical recovery, you may also be concerned with your financial recovery. You may be worried about your medical bills and about the bills that you aren’t able to pay while you are out of work. It can be difficult to recover from these potential financial setbacks on your own.

However, if your car accident and resulting herniated disc injury was caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to obtain compensation for your medical costs, lost work, and more. Please take some time to read our FREE book, The 8 Steps to Follow After Your Illinois Car Accident, or start a live chat with us today to find out more about your rights and about how a lawyer can help you get the financial compensation that you deserve.

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