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Car Accident Injuries

Have You or Someone You Know Been in a Car Accident Recently?

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Xcell Medical Group Treats Car Accident Injuries for Patients in Elyria, Lorain, Amherst, Sheffield, and Surrounding Areas of Greater Lorain County

If you have recently been in a car accident in Lorain County we would like to offer our services for an evaluation and possible treatment of any injuries that you may have incurred due to this unfortunate incident.

If you have sustained a painful injury from an auto accident and require rehabilitation or pain management, Contact us today at 440-328-8487



There are many traumatic injuries that can occur in vehicle accidents. Fractures and brain injuries can require extensive recovery and rehabilitation. However, most auto accidents result in musculoskeletal injuries, which also require treatment and rehabilitation. Whiplash, along with other back, spine, shoulder, neck, and knee injuries, causes chronic pain and limits mobility.

Our team at Xcell Medical Group helps accident injury patients find pain relief and heal from their auto accident injuries with our multidisciplinary treatments.



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After a car accident, people often need attention beyond the emergency room care but fail to seek treatment because many times symptoms subside after a few days.

Many times symptoms do not present themselves immediately following an accident but may surface weeks, months, or even years later.

Impact car accident injuries, even at low speeds, can often cause severe damage to the spine, or damage to the surrounding muscles and ligaments.

At Xcell Medical Group, we personalize treatment plans to manage pain, speed up healing, and improve mobility or function. Some treatments we use for auto accident injuries include physical rehabilitation, chiropractic adjustments, orthopedics, injection treatments, and sometimes regenerative medicine. We combine the right treatments to help our patients recover quickly and regain a higher quality of life after their injury.



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First Steps Following A Car Accident


Being involved in a car accident can be scary, but it’s important to keep calm.

Your first steps following a car accident can affect the reimbursement that you get from your car insurance company if you file a claim.

Continue reading below to find out the best ways to deal with a car accident that results in bodily injury.


Seek Medical Attention

See a doctor immediately after your car accident. Although you may feel fine now or think your injuries aren’t very serious, symptoms such as the following can appear days after the car accident:

  • Pain
  • Discomfort
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness

Getting medical attention quickly isn’t just the best thing for your health; it also strengthens your personal injury claim.

If you wait several days or weeks after the car accident to seek medical attention, it will be harder to prove that your injuries were the result of the car accident.


Take Detailed Notes and Photos

Take detailed notes on your injuries and medical treatment to help you get full reimbursement from the insurance company. Jot down the names and addresses of any of the following that you visit:

  • Doctors
  • Chiropractors
  • Physical therapists
  • Other professionals you were referred to after the accident

Keep receipts for medications you were prescribed or any assistive devices such as crutches that were needed.

Also, keep the following records:

  • journal or daily diary about your injuries and medical care.
    • Be specific about everything, and include such details as the degree of pain and any inconveniences you experience from your injuries.
  • File every form of correspondence you had with medical professionals during the course of treatment for your injuries.
    • This includes e-mails and notes that you record during and after telephone calls and doctor’s appointments.
  • Save all of your medical bills and receipts.
    • This includes prescriptions, special equipment (crutches, walkers, canes), special foods, and co-payments.
  • Keep track of travel expenses for medical appointments.


To strengthen your claim, record the following:

  • Information about the car accident.
    • Snap pictures of the accident location, making sure to include stop signs and traffic lights, if applicable.
  • Photos of your car’s damage.
    • Don’t limit it to one or two shots. Take several pictures from every angle, making sure to snap close-ups and long-distance shots.
  • Proof of financial losses, such as lost wages and opportunities.
  • Names and contact information of witnesses.


Photos of Your Injuries

Ask a friend to take pictures of your injuries.

If you have trouble getting a settlement from the insurance company or you decide to hire a personal injury attorney, photos will be valuable evidence for your case.


What NOT to Do


Do NOT Admit Fault!

You may be inclined to apologize for the car accident when you are at the scene or admit fault to your car insurance agent. However, doing so can seriously jeopardize your claim.

Instead of assuming the blame for a car accident:

  • Get a police report.
  • Give a detailed description of the car accident, along with photos.

Even if you believe you might have been fully or partially at fault, don’t say to the other party, your passengers, witnesses, or your car insurance company that you were to blame. Instead, provide an honest report of what happened and let the insurance companies determine the details.


Avoid Other Missteps

Even if you are entitled to reimbursement, a few mistakes can jeopardize your personal injury claim. The following tips can help you get a fair settlement for your claim:

  • Don’t settle until you have completed all of your medical treatment and your injuries are as healed as they are going to get. Otherwise, you don’t know the total cost of your injuries.
  • Don’t sign release forms or checks with releases on them before you’re ready to settle completely.
    • Signing such forms can release your car insurance company from the responsibility of paying on additional claims.
  • Don’t talk to people about the case unless you need to.
  • Don’t cave in to pressure not to file a police report.


Consider a Personal Injury Attorney

If you feel you need help navigating your injury claim, you may wish to consider hiring a personal injury lawyer.

Personal injury attorneys are experienced in dealing with these claims and can help you understand your rights and get the highest amount possible for your claim. In the event that you have a dispute over your claim, an attorney can be a valuable asset if you end up in mediation or in court. Xcell Medical Group can help you find a good personal injury lawyer, just ask at your consultation.


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Car Accident Injuries – Tips for Care

Don’t wait to get treatment (it affects your recovery) – We have same-day appointments

Correct diagnosis is essential to proper care – We have Certified Doctors on staff to examine your injuries

Going to the ER is a good first step in getting the proper care for your car accident injuries –  Our office specializes in injury care

Many times there is insurance for car accident injuries even if you do not have health insurance

Low impact collisions can cause significant injuries – It is important for you to have your injury evaluated

Our Office has a Team of Doctors to assist in your Recovery – There is no point in driving to multiple offices

Your injuries were due to the physical insult of an accident – Our physical medicine office can provide the care for your recovery.


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Neck Pain    Back Pain    Headaches
Whiplash    MuscleSpasms    Dizziness
Body Aches    Pinched Nerves    Leg Pain/Numbness
Arm Pain/Numbness    Pain Between the Shoulders


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