Personal Injury Specialist

Pain Instacare

Pain Management & Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation located in Cherry Hill, NJ & Philadelphia, PA

Many people experience pain following a personal injury. If your symptoms persist for more than a few days, don’t wait to seek professional treatment. At Pain Instacare, double board-certified pain management physician Rajan Gupta, MD, offers minimally invasive pain management techniques to relieve discomfort caused by personal injuries. To schedule an appointment at the office in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, call to speak with a member of the administrative staff, or click the online booking tool.

Personal Injury Q & A

What is a personal injury?

A personal injury occurs due to an accident or unexpected event. They’re incredibly common, affecting more than 31 million Americans each year.

The side effects caused by minor personal injuries typically resolve on their own with at-home treatments like rest, ice, and over-the-counter medication. More serious injuries can result in chronic pain or disability, especially when left untreated.

What are some common types of personal injury?

At Pain Instacare, Dr. Gupta treats many common types of personal injuries, including:

Workman’s compensation

Workman’s compensation, or workers’ comp, is a special type of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to individuals who are injured on the job. If you suffer an injury at work, alert your supervisor immediately. They can provide you with the necessary paperwork to bring to your first appointment.

Slip-and-falls 

Slip-and-falls refer to accidents or injuries that occur on someone else’s property. These injuries often result in broken bones, bruises, or sprains. If you or a loved one experiences a slip-and-fall, contact Pain Instacare right away.

Motor vehicle accidents 

Common injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents include whiplash, concussions, fractures, muscle strains, and internal injuries. If you’re involved in a car crash, visit the doctor as soon as possible. This rule applies even if the accident was only a fender bender. That’s because it can take hours or even days for symptoms to arise.

How is a personal injury diagnosed?

To diagnose a personal injury, Dr. Gupta reviews your medical history and asks about your symptoms, including when they started, the events that caused them, and their severity. Afterward, he conducts a comprehensive physical and neurological exam.

If a visual observation isn’t enough to determine the cause of your pain, he might recommend additional tests like blood work or diagnostic imaging. 

How is a personal injury treated?

At Pain Instacare, Dr. Gupta uses minimally invasive interventional pain management techniques to relieve discomfort caused by personal injuries. Depending on your needs, he might recommend:  

  • Epidural injections
  • Selective nerve root block injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Medial branch blocks
  • Trigger point injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections 
  • Fluoroscopically-guided injections

The type of injection that will most benefit you depends on the severity of your symptoms and medical history.

To receive treatment for a personal injury, make an appointment at Pain Instacare. Call the nearest office to speak with an administrative staff member, or click the online booking tool.