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Crush Injury Treatment in New Jersey

What is a crush injury?

A crush injury is defined as a compression of extremities or other parts of the body that causes muscle swelling and/or neurological disturbances in the affected areas of the body. It is VERY important to seek early aggressive treatment in a patient who is suspected to have a crush injury. It is crucial to consider the severity of soft tissue damage and fractures, and the duration of the compression/entrapment. A crush injury can lead to crush syndrome which can be fatal - seek medical attention immediately.

What are the signs and symptoms of a crush injury?

  • Skin may remain intact, but may be discolored and bruised
  • Swelling appears rapidly after pressure release
  • Pulse may or may not be present in the crushed extremity
  • Excruciating pain after pressure release

How is a crush injury treated?

When a crush injury is evaluated for treatment, several factors are considered.

  • The duration and force of compression on the extremity
  • The extent of damage to the extremity
  • The patient’s age, medical history and overall health


Dr. Volshteyn is available on an emergency basis. If you suspect you have sustained a crush injury, go to your nearest emergency room. You can request the services of a board certified plastic surgeon such as Dr. Boris Volshteyn. Please call 732-641-3350 if you would like to request his services.

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