Treatment for Car Accidents

Are you struggling with chronic pain because of a car accident injury?  Headaches, back and neck pain are a few of the problems caused by an automobile accident.  Even if you only have a few bruises, you may still have serious spinal injuries.  The symptoms of those injuries may not begin to show for a few days.  

Even when the damage is not severe, automobile accidents are a shocking experience.  The response of one person is different from another.  Some experience a brain or mental fog, making it so hard to focus or think; others may find their minds swamped by anxiety.

In addition to the mental shock and emotional perplexity, sometimes car accidents cause substantial damage that is not easy to notice in the midst of sudden distractions.  

 The first few weeks after a whiplash injury are generally conservative in care. If pain continues after 6 weeks it is appropriate to seek the help of a chiropractor.  After the treatment, you will see that it reduces the swelling and you can surely get back to being pain-free again.

Chiropractors give specific care to manage the pain naturally and help you recover from the injury.  Making an appointment right away with your chiropractor should be the first step on the road to recover from the injuries that you have.  The first thing that your chiropractic doctor may want to do is to perform an x-ray to help you determine if there are any serious injuries to the backbone or cervical spine (neck).  It is hard to determine the signs and symptoms of these kinds of injuries.  That is why it is so important that you consider x-rays immediately.

You may also suffer from headaches during these times, as well as pain or common discomfort as a result of a whiplash-related injury.

For some individuals, they experience signs of whiplash injuries immediately, such as headaches, blurred vision, shoulder pain, dizziness, arm pain and reduced range of motion.  Whiplash can result in minor back and muscle injuries, disc damage, and ligament problem.  Some people may not experience any serious damage right away.

These issues can go on and on causing further serious health problems.  As a matter of fact, you may start to experience discomfort or head pain several months after the incident.  This is the reason you should always visit a chiropractor for an evaluation, even though you think that there may not be a serious injury.

Accident-injured patients preferred chiropractic treatment due to its non-surgical, natural and very effective approach to management of your pain.

In order for the chiropractors to know the right treatment for your whiplash injury, it is important to understand exactly what happens to the spine during an accident. The force of a rear impact accident, even at slow speeds can whip the cervical spine forward and backward.

At Beyond Wellness Chiropractic Center, we help you figure out the cause of your pain and treat not just the symptoms but the actual cause of the problem.  Our chiropractor, Dr. Kevin Lyons, and his staff can help treat everything from lower back pain, spine alignment issues, numbness, headaches, bulging discs, and much more.  We can stop the pain without medications or surgical procedures.

It is really important to seek medical attention as soon as possible, but there are a few things you can do to help offset pain in the meantime. If inflammation occurs right after the accident, you can immediately put ice in the pain area.

Key questions will be asked when you come in for your visit. Including, when you started to experience the pain and the type of pain you are experiencing. If you have experienced any headaches?  And if you have any bumps or marks on any part of your body.  Answers to these questions will greatly help us correctly identify the problem and provide you treatment promptly and efficiently.

Call or visit Beyond Wellness at once when you have been involved in a car accident.