Can I develop post-traumatic arthritis from a car accident?

Can I develop post-traumatic arthritis from a car accident?

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Yes. You can develop post traumatic arthritis from a car accident. Particularly if the injury occurs in an articulating joint. The ankle is the most susceptible for development of post traumatic arthritis. For more information on post traumatic arthritis click here. If you settle you auto accident case without determining if you are at a greater risk for developing post traumatic arthritis, you are doing yourself a disservice.

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