Elbow Injury & Fractures
An elbow injury or fracture is a common result of many different types of accidents. When elbow injuries occur they can be deemed as both soft tissue or severe injuries. Severe injuries typically result in decapitation of the elbow area or fractures. If you were a victim in a personal injury accident which resulted in an elbow injury, you may be entitled to a financial recovery. If you have recently filed a claim or going through the litigation process you may be approved for lawsuit funding. LawLeaf provides legal financing against accident resulting in both soft tissue and severe elbow injury claims.
If you were involved in an accident resulting in an elbow injury you will want to seek medical attention. Elbow injuries may seem insignificant compared to other types of injuries; however the long-term effects can be devastating.
You should seek immediate medical attention after an accident if:
- The elbow was twisted out of shape or disfigured
- Your hand or forearm turns colors and begins swelling
- You are unable to move your elbow or arm without pain
- You heard a snap at the time of the accident
- Your forearm is tingling or feeling numb
- The elbow changes temperatures
- The accident resulting in open wounds
- You can't turn your palm toward the ceiling or floor without pain
Elbow injuries are common results of all types of accidents. If you were involved in an accident which resulted in an elbow injury early treatment and rehabilitation can minimize the risk of further complications later in life.
The elbow is a joint that is made up of the humerus bone, ulna bone, radius bone, ligaments, tendons, and ligaments. When any part of the elbow is injured the ability to extend, bend or straighten the arm can be painful. An elbow injury can be financially devastating to those people that use their arms for work. If the injury is severe it could mean months of rehabilitation without pay.
When a person is involved in a slip and fall, motor vehicle accident, motorcycle accident, bicycle accident and truck accident the injury may result in fractures & breaks and dislocation. If you rupture blood vessels or damage the median, radial, and ulnar nerves through the elbow the pain can be excruciating.
An elbow fracture or dislocation can be potentially serious to the victim because of complications later in life. If you think your elbow may be fractured, you should seek immediate medical attention.
The two most serious elbow injuries are dislocations and fractures. These types of accident oftentimes are a result of a trip and fall and car accidents in which the victim extends the arm and the elbow snaps. People will experiences immediate loss of motion and severe acute pain. A medical professional will typically order X-Rays to determine if the elbow has been dislocated or broken. If the elbow is deformed it will require immediate alignment. Elbow fractures usually require surgery and damage to the nerves and blood vessels are oftentimes apparent due to pain.
If you have been involved in an accident resulting in an elbow injury or fracture, contact an attorney. If you are considering legal funding against a lawsuit stemming from an injury to the elbow, LawLeaf can help. LawLeaf provide lawsuit loan services before and after settlements. If you are interested in a lawsuit cash advance, begin by contacting LawLeaf.
Some of the most common terms for elbow injuries include:
- Tennis elbow
- Elbow bursitis
- Tendonitis elbow
- Lateral epicondyle
- Epicondylitis elbow
- Hyperextension injury
- Swollen Elbow
- Ligament injury
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