How Chiropractic Care Can Help Accident Injuries
A Smyrna car accident injury can change your life – leaving you suffering from chronic back pain, neck injuries and headaches. Unfortunately, many car accident injury patients mistakenly believe that their only treatment options are pain medication or surgery. That’s simply not the case. Our patient-proven, drug-free treatments are an effective alternative for treating common car accident injuries.
At East West Spine and Rehab, our chiropractic care team is committed to helping car accident victims heal following their injuries. Here’s how our chiropractic care can help three common car accident injuries:
Smyrna Car Accident Injury Care and Rehabilitation
1. Whiplash. Even a “minor” fender bender can cause damage to the musculoskeletal system. The force of being hit from behind may abruptly whip the neck backwards and forwards, knocking the cervical spine out of alignment. A misalignment in the neck causes neck pain, headaches, migraines and can even affect your ability to concentrate at work. Chiropractic adjustments are a safe and effective treatment for restoring alignment. By correcting the underlying injury, our chiropractor Dr. Leguizamon helps support your body’s natural healing process.
2. Herniated disc. Without proper treatment, a slipped, bulging or herniated disc can cause a lifetime of back pain. Patients may also suffer from sciatica, a painful condition that occurs when a herniated disc compresses the sciatic nerve. Chiropractic adjustments help restore alignment, alleviating pressure on the nerves and reducing pain.
3. Soft tissue injury. Car accident injuries can strain the soft tissues in the neck, shoulders and back. Following an accident, it can be incredibly painful to turn the neck, look from side to side, or even sit for extended periods. With your first instinct may be to immobilize the injured body part, doing so can actually slow the healing process. Limiting movement restricts the flow of oxygenated blood, which is essential for soft tissue repair. Our chiropractor may recommend corrective exercises to help safely restore movement to the body without risking additional injury.
Do you suffer pain from a Smyrna car accident injury?