Whiplash VNG Testing Sorts Out Concussions of the Brainstem: Here is a Brainstem showing the vestibular systems.
MVA Whiplash Brainstem Injury evaluations begin with VNG Testing
Whiplash ANAM-VNG Testing Sorts Out Concussions after an MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident). An early diagnosis using a VNG tests your brainstem and visual tracking system. The ANAM testing evaluates reaction time, processing, and mood.
Brain and Brainstem injuries remain a big problem and can occur especially if your air bag has deployed. This is part of the brain that controls balance.
Job performance after an MVA May Fall
Without testing you miss treatment and reduce your chance of documenting your injury and getting it treated. Many times after an accident one gets confused and unable to think clearly, and as a result, loses their job. Your spouse may not be able to put up with your angry outbursts, which can occur after a traumatic brain injury. After Accident Care reaches out to spouses to help deal with this.
If you are having trouble concentrating or remembering, seek help. Your family MD can refer you to a neuropsychologist or to After Accident Care (502 584 5852). We use state of the art Whiplash ANAM-VNG Testing to sort out concussions and identify whiplash brain injury. We have counseling for you and your family. We offer help with your balance difficulties and dizziness with comprehensive physical therapy and appropriate medical intervention.
Persisting Symptoms of Whiplash Brain Injury
Fatigue at Work
Inability To Perform Past Workload
It has been recently shown that whiplash victims have many of the same symptoms of traumatic brain injury. Even as far as 5 years after the MVA, almost half of Whiplash victims have symptoms consistent with mild traumatic brain injury (whiplash brain injury).
An hour ANAM test may identify a whiplash brain injury early and permit treatment.The earlier the better.
Information above from: *Symptoms, disabilities, and life satisfaction five years after whiplash injuries J. Styrke et al. Scandinavian Journal of Pain 5 (2014) 229–236.