Soft Tissue Injuries Following Trauma
Soft tissue injuries refer to damage of the muscles, tendons or ligaments and other connective tissues found in the body. Soft tissue injuries are typically characterized by swelling, pain, limited range of motion and brusing. The common types of soft tissue injuries include sprains, strains, contusions and whiplash.
A soft tissue injury is often the result of trauma. Trauma can include motor vehicle collisions and slip and falls. A soft tissue may seem minor at first. However, many times a soft tissue can have long lasting impact.
If you have suffered a soft tissue injury, take the time to seek medical care. A medical professional can assess your injuries, provide the necessary treatment and document the extent of your damages.
If you have suffered a soft tissue injury due to the negligence of another, take the time to contact a personal injury attorney. A soft tissue injury can have a significant impact on a person's life. A soft tissue injury can lead to a life of pain, discomfort and financial burdens.