Auto Injury – What to Do?
Being in a car accident is a very difficult situation on a number of levels. Your pain is sometimes secondary to the aftermath of having your car at the mechanic as well as the stress of dealing with your insurance and potentially missing work.
While you are in a hurry to get your car fixed and back to normal activities, make sure to see your chiropractor before you make any major decisions. There could be underlying injuries that a minor stiff neck is not allowing you to uncover. A car accident is a major event and the trauma that comes from them could be significant.
Chiropractors are specialists in soft and hard tissue problems including the results that could come from the trauma from a car accident. Make sure you see your chiropractor to get a full examination.
The Most Typical Symptoms of an Auto Injury
Some of the most common symptoms of whiplash includes headaches, dizziness, painful/reduced neck and back range of motion, tingling and numbness in the arms and legs, fatigue & weakness.
How Long Does it Take to Recover from an Auto Injury
Healing time for auto accident related injuries can vary from several weeks to several months, depending on the severity of the injuries and overall health of the patient at the time of the accident.
How Can a Chiropractor Help with an Auto Injury
Chiropractic treatment related to auto accident injuries focuses on decreasing pain and restoring normal joint function with care consisting of spinal adjustments, therapy, stretching & strengthening exercises.