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Icon Medical Centers is an accident clinic located in Miami and Hollywood, Fl that is highly specialized in treating accident victims and sports injuries. The compassionate medical staff at our accident clinics are committed to providing high-quality care to those who have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, bicycle accident, pedestrian accident, sports-related accident, or slip and fall. We aim to determine the underlying cause of your pain and work diligently to structure a detailed treatment plan to minimize and heal your pain. At Icon Medical Centers, we are also experienced in working with trial attorneys across South Florida to manage your insurance claim while you focus on healing and recovery.

At Icon Medical Centers, we strive to provide the highest quality care to accident victims or those who have sustained injuries in a sport-related accident. We understand the disruption and frustration an injury can create in your life. That is why we work diligently to make your recovery as easy and quick as possible. Our medical staff collaborates with one another to structure an effective integrated medical treatment plan specifically designed for your condition and needs. At our personal injury clinics, we aim to make your recovery as smooth as possible and restore your health quickly. Our patients can also expect to receive complete care at our accident clinic as we offer an array of services at our clinics, including Chiropractic Care, Orthopedic, Neurosurgical consult, and Physiotherapy.

While Icon Medical Centers accepts a wide variety of insurances, our patients may also pay out of pocket for the services offered at our personal injury clinics. Our accident clinics are also extensively experienced in working with third-party payers, including lawyers and motor vehicle insurance companies.

Although it is not required to make an appointment and we welcome walk-ins, we recommend that you make an appointment at our personal injury clinic closest to you to make your visit as convenient as possible. Scheduling an appointment with us will ensure that you are seen quickly and allows our staff to give the best service possible.

At Icon Medical Centers, we are specialized in treating a wide range of accident-related injuries. If you or someone you know has been involved in a car accident, slip and fall, bicycle accident, or pedestrian accident, it is important to be evaluated by an accident doctor for any injuries that may have been sustained in the accident.

Pain resulting from a car accident, slip and fall, or pedestrian accident injuries is not always immediately apparent. Days or even weeks can go by after the accident before symptoms begin to surface. It is for this reason that it is critical to seek medical attention and evaluation as soon as possible after a car accident or slip and fall.

Common examples of injuries our compassionate staff typically treat at our sports injury clinics in Miami and Hollywood locations are:

  • Headaches and/or migraines
  • Strains and sprains
  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica (searing nerve pain that runs down the buttock and leg)
  • Upper back pain
  • Neck pain (including whiplash)
  • Bulging and herniated discs
  • Physical therapy treatments to assist in recovery following certain surgical procedures
  • Injuries to the knee and shoulder

After dialing 911, seeking medical treatment from a chiropractor or auto accident doctor should be considered immediately. Undergoing chiropractic treatment, physical therapy, and massage therapy shortly after the accident has occurred can help prevent chronic pain and acute flare-ups.

According to the Florida No-Fault Motor Vehicle Law, you must seek medical treatment from either a hospital facility, emergency transport, accident doctor, doctor of osteopathy, chiropractor, or a dentist within 14 days after an accident to be considered for medical benefits.

At Icon Medical Centers, we are committed to providing exceptional care to restore you back to optimal health after an accident. After an initial exam, our injury doctors and chiropractors will tailor a detailed treatment plan to help you get back to your normal life as quickly as possible. Contact our Hollywood or Miami car accident clinic today to schedule an appointment with our skilled and compassionate physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, and massage therapists.

For more useful tips on how to proceed after a car accident, please refer to our blog post on the 6 Things You Should Do After a Car Accident.

Most patients are surprised to learn that lawyers and chiropractors frequently work together. At Icon Medical Centers, our accident clinic staff is highly experienced and knowledgeable with working together with your lawyer to handle your insurance claim.

Our Miami and Hollywood, Fl accident clinic is dedicated to providing superior service and medical care to make each patient’s recovery as smooth as possible. Our patients can depend on us to work persistently with their attorney while we get them back on the road to wellness.

Icon Medical Centers is proud to have established professional relationships with several accident attorneys throughout South Florida over the years. If you have been injured in an accident, need medical treatment, and do not have a lawyer, we can recommend reputable trial attorneys who can guide you through the legal matters of your accident.

The Florida No-Fault Motor Vehicle Law allows 14 days after a car accident to seek medical treatment from either a hospital facility, emergency transport, accident doctor, doctor of osteopathy, chiropractor, or a dentist to be considered for medical benefits.

Regardless of the severity of the accident, we strongly recommend that all our patients seek medical attention at one of our accident clinic locations as quickly as possible to be evaluated for any emergency injuries that may have been sustained.

Our Hollywood, Fl and Miami accident clinics have a strong team of medical professionals that are specialized in treating accident injuries and can help restore your health and well-being after an accident. The medical professionals at our facilities include car accident chiropractors, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, licensed massage therapists, and board-certified neurosurgeons. Our car accident doctors coordinate your path to recovery by evaluating, diagnosing, and providing a detailed plan of treatment.

For more useful tips on how to proceed after a car accident, please refer to our blog post on the What Kind of Doctor Should I See After a Car Accident..

Most of our patients are surprised to learn that chiropractic care is found to be one the most beneficial ways to treat the common car accident symptoms. An accident chiropractor can treat most of the common injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident, including whiplash. Chiropractic treatment can also reduce inflammation between the joints and vertebrae that often results from the forceful impact of the vehicle. Minimizing inflammation is critical to prevent chronic pain and optimizing organ function. In addition, a skilled accident chiropractor can treat soft tissue injuries and help to restore mobility after being injured in a car wreck.

The experienced accident chiropractors at Icon Medical Centers can help treat your injuries and restore your health. All our accident chiropractors are board-certified and highly experienced in treating all types of car accident injuries. If you have been injured in an auto accident, slip and fall, or sports-related accident, contact our accident in Hollywood or Miami, Fl today.

Many of the symptoms indicating injury after a car accident are not as obvious as you think. Just because you do not see any blood or have not broken any bones, doesn’t mean you aren’t injured. Auto accident injuries can often start as a minor discomfort and gradually worsen over time. Although the subtle symptoms may not seem alarming at first, they can often result in chronic pain if not treated promptly after the accident.

Some common, yet less obvious symptoms that may indicate that you have sustained an injury are:

  • Headaches and/or migraines
  • Dizziness
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Stiffness
  • Numbness and/or tingling
  • Muscle spasms

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms or are unsure of whether you may be injured, contact Icon Medical Centers to schedule a consultation today. Our compassionate medical professionals are qualified to evaluate your condition and provide an accurate diagnosis. Once our accident doctors have provided a diagnosis, our medical staff will collaborate to construct a detailed and efficient injury treatment plan to get you back on the road to wellness.

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