Slip & Fall
Slip and Fall Specialist
Slip and fall accidents can happen on the job, at home, while shopping, or nearly anywhere else. No matter where your accident happened, the result is often the same: lingering pain. At Precision Pain Management, LLC, in Toms River, New Jersey, eﬀective non-surgical pain solutions are waiting for you. Pain management physician John Coccaro, MD, and his talented team treat workers’ compensation patients and all other pain suﬀerers, so don’t wait to ease the suﬀering. Call the oﬃce or click on the online appointment scheduler now.
Slip and Fall Q & A
How do Slip and Fall Injuries Happen?
Slip and fall injuries can happen in a variety of ways, but some of the most common include accidents at the workplace (aka workers’ compensation injuries), at grocery stores and other retailers, around the home, and at entertainment venues like bars and movie theaters.
Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents can happen even when you’re quite careful. It only takes a small amount of liquid or slightly displaced ﬂooring to trigger a potentially disastrous slip and fall accident.
What Kind of Damage can Slip and Fall Injuries Cause?
Slip and fall injuries are quite common sources of pain, but the exact type of underlying damage can vary. A slip and fall accident may cause:
● Ligament damage – sprains, strains, or ruptures
● Spinal nerve damage aﬀecting the back and legs
● Fractures ranging from hairline to compound
● Tendon damage – sprains, strains, or ruptures
● Disc damage – slipped disc, herniated, or ruptured disc
If you have serious pain after a slip and fall accident, and it doesn’t respond well to rest and ice application, it’s time to see pain management expert Dr. Coccaro at Precision Pain Management, LLC. If you don’t get help for pain after a slip and fall accident, your pain might become a permanent disability that continues for the rest of your life.
How do you Diagnose a Slip and Fall Injury?
Dr. Coccaro starts with a full exam while discussing your symptoms with you. He reviews your X-rays and MRI imaging, and may order additional imaging to verify the exact reason for your pain. After considering the treatments you’ve already tried and discussing your options, Dr. Coccaro helps you ﬁnd the right approach.
How do you Treat a Slip and Fall Injury?
Treatments are conservative to start with, and you may need physical therapy as part of this noninvasive recovery process. If your body isn’t healing naturally, you may need other types of pain relief such as:
● Injections – anesthetic and corticosteroid injections
● Trigger point injections
● Regenerative medicine – stem cell, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), or prolotherapy
● Spinal cord stimulator using Nevro HF10® or Boston Scientiﬁc systems
● Radiofrequency ablation to disable nerves Minimally invasive lumbar decompression (MILD® therapy)
● Intraspine spacer with Vertiﬂex™ Superion®
There’s always a way to ease your pain, and Dr. Coccaro is ready to help you ﬁnd the answer.
Precision Pain Management, LLC, works with workers’ compensation patients, and all other slip and fall victims, to encourage a fast recovery. Call the oﬃce or use the online booking button to get started now.
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