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Chiropractic Care for Car Accidents

Published on May 11th, 2016

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, even a minor accident, you know that the injuries sustained can be severe. Oftentimes, the soreness and pain that comes with being in an accident can last for months afterwards. There are many injuries that do not require emergency medical care that can cause severe pain, such as whiplash, muscle strains, and more.

What Chiropractic Care Can Do

The ultimate goal of chiropractic care is to align the body and mind. Patients often have pain in their back or other parts of their body because it is out of alignment. Though many think chiropractic care is just for back pain and spine alignment, it can help with any part of the body. This type of treatment restores balance, decreases inflammation, encourages the bones and muscles to return to their natural position, and more. When you consider the types of injuries sustained in a car accident, chiropractic care is often a perfect treatment option.

Types of Treatment

Chiropractic care includes many different types of treatment, including spinal decompression, massage therapy, acupuncture, physical therapy, structural integration, and more. Depending on your condition and pain, your chiropractor will be able to develop a specific treatment plan. For example, if you have whiplash from a car accident, they will focus on re-aligning your neck muscles and dealing with any shoulder or back pain that stems from the whiplash.

At Chicago Chiropractic and Sports Injury Centers, we have years of experience treating athletes, elderly patients, children, and more. Whatever your injury, we can likely help. If you were injured in a car accident and think that chiropractic care may be the perfect treatment, contact one of our four locations to schedule an appointment!

Whiplash Injuries

 

Courtesy of: Nichols Chiropractic


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