Personal injury accidents can happen at anytime, anywhere and disrupt your daily life with significant pain and disability. They frequently occur as a result of an auto or workplace accident and can cause musculoskeletal trauma in the head, neck, back, shoulders or legs.
In rear-end car accidents, for example, whiplash is a common cause of strained muscles and tendons in the neck resulting from forceful back-and-forth movement like the cracking of a whip. While it most often occurs in auto accidents, whiplash can also result from sports accidents or other trauma such as a fall. Injuries such as whiplash, pinched nerves and herniated discs resulting can generate pain, soreness and stiffness immediately after the accident, or even days or weeks later.
Several common symptoms of personal injuries that you should look out for:
- Headaches and dizziness
- Neck or shoulder pain and stiffness
- Back pain and soreness
- Tingling or numbness
- Blurred or double vision
- Difficulty sleeping
- Lack of concentration and memory loss
After a personal injury accident, there are several reasons why it’s important to seek chiropractic and massage as a less invasive alternative to traditional medical treatment.
First, chiropractic adjustment and massage can aid in a faster recovery by alleviating pain, reducing muscle soreness and stiffness, restoring mobility and strengthening muscles. Early care and treatment can drastically decrease the possibility of chronic pain from long-term soft tissue damage. We will assess your injuries and create a personalized treatment plan to help you heal quickly and regain proper body alignment.
Second, it’s imperative to visit a chiropractor within the first 48 hours after your accident to avoid risk being denied insurance coverage for your treatment. We will provide all the details of your care and treatment when we bill your insurance directly.
Third, personal injury claims require proper documentation to show that your chiropractic care was a reasonable and necessary medical expense. We will provide the necessary paperwork outlining your diagnosis and treatment plan to help improve your chances of a successful claim.
Total Body Chiropractic & Massage specializes in non-invasive, drug-free chiropractic techniques and massage therapy to treat personal injuries. Schedule an appointment and let us help get you back on your feet and enjoying an active life again.