If you’ve been in a car accident, see your chiropractor as soon as possible.
Why is it so important to consult with your chiropractor after a car accident?
They can evaluate you for injury.
Symptoms of a car accident can be delayed for hours, even days. To help ensure that any injuries you’ve sustained are treated and heal correctly, a visit to your chiropractor is important.
What injuries can occur as a result of a car accident?
Neck Pain, Back Pain, Headaches, Tingling Sensation, Numbness in Legs and Arms
Whiplash or other trauma can cause neck and back pain. You may have soft tissue damage or even a spinal injury, fracture or nerve injury. Herniated discs can cause symptoms of weakness and pain, weakness in the back, arms and legs. Headaches, including migraines, can manifest from the trauma caused by a car accident and could mean you have a head injury, which can be serious.
Tingling sensations in the extremities can mean you have a pinched nerve or nerve damage. This could also mean you have a cervical spine injury which is often caused by whiplash, and can be treated effectively by a chiropractor caught early enough.
This is the one body you get for your entire life. Take care of it and see your chiropractor if you are in an accident.