Car accidents are one of the most traumatic things a person can live through. When you’ve been in an auto accident, you’ve been through enough. The last thing you want to deal with is the secondary trauma that comes with determining how to care for your injuries. That is why it is important to know your options when it comes to your recovery. Here are some reasons you may want to consider a chiropractic visit following your accident. Chiropractic treatment is:
Surgery is a scary word, especially when it comes to your spine. Surgery does not always correct injury the first time, and there are additional complications that may arise such as root and nerve damage, limited range of motion, and paralysis. Fortunately, there are a variety of chiropractic procedures that may be tailored for your individual recovery needs.
Injuries and soft tissue pains that result from auto accidents can often be treated by chiropractors. Injuries are not always obvious directly following an accident. Some injuries may manifest hours or even days later. After you’ve been in an accident, it is a good idea to see a chiropractor as a precaution. When an injury such as whiplash is caught before it gets worse, it may be treated by chiropractic services to prevent long-term pain and muscle damage.
If you don’t like the idea of surgery to correct your injuries, you should consult with a chiropractor soon after your auto-accident. Waiting too long after an accident may give injuries time to worsen, leaving surgery as the only solution to relieving pain and injury. Scar tissue can develop on muscles, causing auto-accident victims to feel stiff and limited in motion. A chiropractic doctor specializes in targeting the specific areas that are injured, preventing scar tissue from getting worse over time.
It is common for people who have been in an accident to be prescribed pain relief drugs. Although taking prescription drugs for a short amount of time may be necessary to deal with the pain, drugs often mask the symptoms of the injury rather than providing real healing. Chiropractic treatment can offer pain relief without drugs and medications. Seeing a chiropractor will make sure your injuries are addressed at the source of the problem.
Chiropractic care can save you from the complications of prescription drug use. Pain medication can be very addictive. Even if prescribed for a short period of time, patients may begin to feel symptoms of withdrawal after the prescription is gone, leaving them addicted and craving the feeling only that drug can provide.
Not only does seeking chiropractic care reduce your chances of having to resort to drugs or surgery, it also improves your chances at making a successful auto-injury claim. In accidents that result from another person’s negligence, seeing a chiropractor and receiving documentation of your visit will prove that you have sought medical treatment. When injury in an auto-accident is caused by another person, it is their insurance provider that is responsible for covering your medical bills.
A chiropractic exam will tell you if chiropractic treatment is right for your. This non-invasive method to realigning the spine and joints will promote healing and reduce pain over time for a long-lasting recovery. Visiting a chiropractor following your accident can reduce the pain in your entire body, not just the source of injury. Through manipulating the spine and realigning the vertebrae and joints, a pain-reducing hormone is released, causing the whole body to feel less pain.
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