Garden State Pain Control -  - Pain Medicine Physician

Garden State Pain Control

Pain Medicine Physicians located in Edison, NJ & Clifton, NJ

Auto Accidents Specialist

Automobile accidents, which are a leading cause of head and spine injuries, can happen at any time. If you’ve recently been in one, you may already know that some of the worst accident injuries aren’t always apparent. The top-rated team of pain medicine physicians at Garden State Pain Control provide comprehensive care, including pain diagnosis and treatment, for auto accident patients in the New Jersey area. Garden State Pain Control serves accident patients from four convenient locations in Clifton, Jersey City, Edison, and Hazlet, New Jersey. Call the nearest office or book your appointment online today.

Auto Accidents Q & A

What are the most common accident injuries?

Head and neck trauma are some of the most common injuries sustained in car accidents, generally because your head and neck are less restrained than your body, so they take on a greater amount of force in an impact.

Although the two most common head and neck injuries, whiplash, and concussion, can be caused by a direct hit, they’re usually the result of the kind of severe jolting that comes with rapid deceleration or a quick change of direction.

Whiplash

This neck injury occurs when your head is thrown back and forth, causing the quick, forceful, and uncontrollable movement of your neck. Whiplash injuries typically cause some amount of trauma to the discs, ligaments, muscles, nerves, and surrounding tissues in your neck.

Common symptoms include neck pain that worsens with movement, decreased range of motion, and headache pain.

Concussion

This head injury occurs when your brain bounces or twists inside your skull, creating chemical changes that lead to abnormal brain function.

Concussions may cause a temporary loss of consciousness, or they may cause subtle symptoms that emerge slowly, such as headache or neck pain, general pressure, confusion, or dizziness.  

How can a car accident affect my back?

Even if you’ve only been in a minor fender-bender, you can still walk away with hidden back trauma. Back injuries can happen in any forceful impact, but they occur most often in rear-end collisions. 

When the nerves, discs, tendons, ligaments, or muscles in your back are damaged in an auto accident, inflammation can prevent your body from healing afterward. Left untreated, injury and inflammation can lead to chronic back pain that worsens over time.

Why is injury evaluation so important?

Traumatic injury recovery following a car accident is an individual process; some injuries heal quickly and completely, while others persist and become more complicated over time.

The best way to avoid complications like long-term nerve damage, chronic pain, or post-concussive syndrome is to find out if you’ve sustained any hidden trauma, and if it requires special attention or medical management.

How are accident injuries diagnosed?

After an initial evaluation, your doctor at Garden State Pain Control sets to work diagnosing the nature and the extent of your accident injuries.

They may use an X-ray to get a more detailed look at back trauma, while a CT scan can reveal the extent of spine and disc trauma, and an MRI provides a closer look at the inner workings of the spine. Electrodiagnostic testing methods evaluate unexplained muscle weakness, numbness, and pain.

Many car accident injuries respond well to conservative treatments like pain medication, steroid injections, and physical therapy.

The injury and pain specialists at Garden State Pain Control are dedicated to helping accident patients recover fully, providing customized treatment plans that address individual needs.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Garden State Pain Control, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

Aetna
Blue Cross
Cigna
MagnaCare
QualCare
UnitedHealthcare
Workers Compensation
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    "Dr. Neil is the most compassionate doctor we've ever collaborated with - he's helped my wife so much and treated her like a HUMAN and not just a disease."

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    "I was suffering from low back pain and I recieved excellent care here! Dr. Neil Sinha was very knowledgeable and amazing care!"

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    "they are immediate and play no games, no long waits- if you have pain issues- you are a top priority on what needs to be done to fix them urgently."

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    "I could not be any happier with my care at this establishment. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a pain management group."

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    "doctor Neil took his time to get to know me and was genuinely interested in my well being."

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    "I had back pain into my legs for the last 3 years and Dr.vSinha got me off all the wrong medications and onto the right ones! I feel like a million bucks!!!"

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    "Dr. Sinha is a wonderful doctor -- he has helped me cure my back pain. I appreciate everything that he has done for me."

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    "I had my first visit with Dr. Sinha at his Jersey City Office and it was a great experience. The office is beautiful and modern. The staff was pleasant."

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    "I had a spinal cord stimulator placed by Dr. Sinha and I could not believe how much of my life I have gotten back."

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    "Dr. Dang has been instrumental in treating my painful condition. I can't thank him enough."

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    "Doctor Dang is a very good person. He made me feel better after my car crash. Very nice person."

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    "I had over 15 ankle surgeries after an accident and was thrilled when he was able to bring my pain down enough to boost my mood and get rid of all the medication."

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    "Dr. Dipan was able to get me through the night and the next few months with a HUGE improved pain. Thanks to the staff and doctors."

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    "I am so happy i found him. Cant thank him and his staff enough for helping me throughout the recovery process."

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    "Dr. dipan was very informative. I learned a lot about my knee pain issues. He was very thorough with questions and examination of my knee."

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    "Dr Levy was extremely kind and very knowledgeable. She was able to see me the same day I called."

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