Tag Archives: Car Accident

The Importance of Chiropractic Care after an Auto Accident

  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in America, sending more than 2.5 million people to the emergency room in 2012. In addition to the pain and suffering they cause, these injuries carry an enormous financial cost: $1.8 billion in lifetime medical costs, […]

Do I Have Whiplash or Whiplash Associated Disorder?

Neck pain is the most common symptom of whiplash, but it’s not the only indicator. If you have been in an accident or had your body jolted in a sporting incident, other signs of the condition can include pain in one or both arms, swelling in the neck area, numbness in the arms, pain between […]

Car Accident Doctor Details Steps to Take When Involved in a Crash

No one anticipates getting into a car accident, but when it happens, there are certain steps you should take to protect yourself. Sometimes the shock of an accident can make rational decision-making more challenging, so having a plan to follow is very beneficial. 1. Stay Calm: Take a deep breath and count to 10. Having […]

Don’t be Burdened with Shoulder Pain

In recent years chiropractic care has become almost synonymous with spinal adjustment and lower back pain treatment. But chiropractic practitioners can also help with both acute and chronic shoulder discomfort. Shoulder pain typically starts with a defined occurrence, such as a sports injury, getting banged up in a minor car accident, or in a fall. […]

Whiplash Not Always Apparent

While ambulance chasing attorneys on late night TV may urge motorists involved in a minor accident to retain an attorney, the reality is most people involved in fender benders just want their insurance companies to take care of it and tend not to seek treatment if there is no apparent injury. But chiropractors are trying […]

Fender Benders Can Cause Serious Neck & Back Injury

You don’t need to total your car to sustain dangerous injuries. Even fender benders can have serious physical consequences. It is not uncommon for someone who comes through an accident with just a few external bruises to assume they escaped injury. But the damage may not be immediately apparent. So even if the accident seemed […]

Using Chiropractic Care to Treat Whiplash Pain

Immediately after getting into a car accident, you may feel just fine. You may not notice any pain, and aside from being a little shaken up, you might not feel any different than you did before the accident. But after a few hours pass and your adrenaline levels out, you may notice you have intense […]

Whiplash And Why It’s Difficult To Diagnose

Whiplash is an injury caused by quick trauma to the body. Most whiplash injuries are caused by car accidents, but they can occur whenever the body undergoes physical stress caused by outside forces, such as sports injuries, being shaken physically (such as shaking a child), repeated stresses to the body, and falling down. The reason […]