Whiplash stretches and tears at the muscles ligaments, discs, and nerves in the neck. Whether a result of a car accident, sports, or work injury, whiplash or other neck injuries warrant a thorough chiropractic check-up.
ADDITIONAL AUTO ACCIDENT CONDITIONS
In addition to whiplash, you can hurt anywhere following an accident. Below is a list of common symptoms following auto accidents. As with any pains, if you have any symptoms following an auto accident, you should get checked out by your chiropractor:
|Chiropractic treatment is uniquely suited to rehabilitate auto accident related injuries. Through the use of manipulation and various physical therapies, combined with exercise, ergonomic and lifestyle changes, auto accident sufferers have a better outcome.|
you seek care?
It has been our experience that people don't know what to do after an accident. The following information is aimed at addressing your medical needs if you are experiencing symptoms.
can Chiropractic help?
When you receive treatment you are first evaluated and your injuries documented. X-rays are taken if indicated, and treatment is begun. Treatment is aimed at reversing the sprain/strain complex explained earlier, and giving you relief, we want to reduce muscle spasm, reduce swelling, reverse joint fixation, take the pressure off the nerve, reduce a ruptured disc and refer you to an Medical doctor if you have a fracture, dislocation, or any medical condition.
people want to know if they should to start with a medical doctor, or a
specialize in treating injuries
- chiropractic is an orthopedic based treatment, which is aimed at
normalizing mechanical function. We use joint adjusting; massage
therapy, electrical stimulation, heat and cold, muscle stretching,
traction and more. Our treatments are focused directly at the
Medical doctors use drugs and surgery, which is not aimed at reversing the sprain/strain complex.
Simply put, not only can you start with chiropractic care, but also when you are injured it is the treatment of choice. Because orthopedics is our specialty, you will get the mechanical care you need, and we know how to recognize when it is something else and we refer accordingly.
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