Headaches and Migraine from an Auto Accident

Auto Accident Injury Headache and Migraine Treatment From Our Chiropractor in Smyrna GA

When you've been in an auto accident, you have plenty of pain and suffering on your hands already without also having to struggle with headaches or migraines. Unfortunately, an auto accident injury that includes damage to the neck muscles or cervical spine can indeed plague you with a constant or recurring pain in the head. Here at East West Spine and Rehab Clinic, our chiropractor in Smyrna GA can provide natural treatment to get you feeling better.


How Auto Accidents Can Lead to Headaches and Migraines

An auto accident can do all kinds of damage to your musculoskeletal system -- even if your car was barely moving at the moment of impact. Modern safety measures such as seat belts and three-point harnesses have done wonders for reducing fatalities, but they don't make you immune to injury. This is especially true for your neck and head, which aren't restrained from moving around. A jolt to your car can throw your head backward and forward very quickly and forcefully. This action dislodges vertebrae, tears muscles, herniates discs, and pinched nerves in the neck -- a collection of problems known as whiplash.

How do these forms of damage lead to chronic headaches and migraines? Injured muscles may become inflamed and go into spasm, causing them to pull against membranes near the skull that send pain signals into the head. Pain from a herniated cervical disc or vertebral subluxation can trigger more intense or frequent migraines in individuals who are already susceptible to this agonizing condition.

Cervical Chiropractic Adjustments and Other Personal Injury Care

You can gain control of your post-accident headache and migraine issues by visiting our chiropractic in Smyrna, Dr. Leguizamon. We can find the link between your personal injury and your pain through X-rays, visual examinations, and your reported symptoms. We can administer effective, non-invasive treatments such as:

  • Cervical chiropractic adjustments - Chiropractic adjustment to the cervical spine can restore joint mobility and take stress off of neck muscles.
  • Spinal decompression - Spinal decompression can improve nerve function by shifting herniated cervical discs back into place.
  • Manual therapy and physical therapy techniques - Massage therapy, cold laser therapy, ultrasound, and other techniques can help neck tissues heal, easing the pain that may create headaches or trigger your migraines.

Our Chiropractor in Smyrna Is Ready to Help Your Aching Head

Let East West Spine and Rehab Clinic work its healing skills on your aching head. Call our chiropractor in Smyrna at (770) 432-5600 for the necessary auto accident injury treatment!

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