Car Accident Specialist

Riverview Pain and Spine Institute

Dinash Yanamadula, MD, FAAPMR, FAAPM

Pain Management Specialist & Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic located in Edgewater, NJ

Car accidents can be devastating, causing a wide range of injuries and resulting pain, including headaches, neck pain, hip pain, and back pain. At Riverview Pain & Spine Institute, located in Edgewater, New Jersey, Dr. Dinash Yanamadula is experienced in providing the safest and most effective relief for all types of such pain caused by car accidents.

Car Accident Injuries Q & A

Why Do Most Accident Related Injuries Take So Long to Start Hurting?

During an automobile or another type of accident, the body releases a large amount of adrenaline. This allows the person to remain focused on their environment and doing what needs to be done to survive. It can take several hours for the adrenaline and other "fight or flight" chemical messengers to dissipate within the body. Once those neurotransmitters are gone, the body begins to send the signals that relay pain from the injury sights to the brain. This can take up to 24 hours to occur, giving the person a false sense of security and leading them to believe they have not been seriously injured.

Why Are Soft Tissue Injuries So Painful?

Soft tissue injuries can be extremely painful, especially those received in a car accident. Part of the reason for this is that a person who sees a problem and begins to anticipate a collision will begin to tighten their muscles. This contraction compresses the muscle tissue, causing the injury to be sustained on a smaller, denser area of muscle. As the muscle begins to relax, the tissues expand revealing a much larger impact zone. When a muscle is hit during a contraction the pressure can cause bruising deep inside the muscle. Not only is the impact area larger, it is also much deeper and the pain is much more intense.

How does Dr. Yanamadula treat pain caused by car accidents?

Car accidents can cause a wide range of musculoskeletal and neurological pain. Dr. Yanamadula always begins with a thorough examination to determine the source of pain. From here, he creates a personalized treatment approach that may entail a combination of  modalities. Dr. Yanamadula is highly experienced and his practice is equipped to provide the widest available array of options to treat both acute and chronic pain. Among these treatments are:

  • Cervical and lumbar epidural steroid injections
  • Radiofrequency treatments
  • Nerve blocks
  • Oral medication
  • Physical therapy

Major Insurances Accepted

At Riverview Pain and Spine, we accept most major insurance plans. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

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Aetna PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, HMO and EPO
Oxford United Healthcare
United Healthcare
Workers Compensation