Auto accidents, whether mild or severe, can be a life altering experience. Even a minor accident can cause soft tissue damage that may never heal properly if not treated quickly. If you are someone who has recently experienced an auto accident, getting the proper treatments for any injuries that resulted from the collision is vital for optimal recovery and to prevent further damage. Regardless of your injury type, scheduling an appointment with a qualified chiropractor for an exam can help your recovery time. Before you get started with recovery, review these details to completely understand the benefits to seeing a chiropractor after any kind of collision.
Why would I need to see a chiropractor after an auto accident?
When someone is involved in a car accident, they can experience bodily injuries due to the mechanical impact of the collision. When this occurs, most people experience some form, mild or severe, of misalignment as a result of the impact as well as strain and damage to soft tissue such as ligaments and tendons. If you are someone who is currently experiencing pain and suffering due to the impact of an auto accident, seeing chiropractor can not only help with prevention methods to prevent further damage in your target areas, but to also help realign your body so that you are back to optimal daily performance. Chiropractic treatments after an auto accident can be beneficial in many ways in order for your body to properly heal.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, visit your chiropractor immediately:
- If you are experiencing neck pain
- If you experienced whiplash during the collision
- Lower back pain
- Stiffness in your upper/lower back
- Headaches or dizziness
- Pain traveling into your extremities
- Weakness in extremities
- Numbness or tingling in extremities
What can a Chiropractor do to help me?
During your visit, you will go through a full examination that includes X-rays so that Dr. Addison can determine the severity of your injuries and where they are exactly located. After your exam, you will go through a series of therapies to help relax your body, stretching of your muscles to release tension, and gentle, non-surgical, adjustments in the target areas to realign you back to normal positions and improve the healing process.
- Tension relief therapies
- Gentle realignment
- Prevention methods applied
- Customized stretches according to your injury
- Improved range of motion
- Improved flexibility
- Reduced pain in injured areas
What should I expect to pay for treatment?
In most cases, when someone is injured in a car accident, insurance can be applied towards, and many times cover chiropractic care. If you are unsure if your insurance will cover your treatments, give us a call today and schedule a consultation with Dr. Jason Addison to go over your insurance and treatment plan of action.[DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS]