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  1. August 1, 2017 Recovery From an Auto Accident: A Chiropractor Provides Relief Auto accidents happen all the time. Even if you are the perfect driver, someone else’s careless mistake can hurt you. While going back in time is not an option, finding the right care for your injuries helps return you to your normal routine. Treatments are available to ensure your body is set up for quick and proper healing. 1

  2. Types of Injuries Sustained in a Car Accident The sudden impact of a vehicle accident makes your body suffer a great deal of energy transfer. The tissues of your body deal with this shock as well as they can. However, it’s a significant amount of force, and injuries do occur. The common injuries seen after a car crash include whiplash, neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and herniated disks. Many of these injuries respond well to different chiropractic treatment methods. Personalized Care No car accidents are ever the same. Even small details such as your height and seat belt placement can change the outcome of a crash. With these differences, many of the injuries you may receive in an accident must be dealt with on a case by case basis. An auto accident chiropractor will then determine the type and severity of your injuries. By using a combination of observations, range of motion tests, and imaging technologies, a chiropractor creates a diagnosis and a treatment plan. Depending on your current health, the treatment frequency varies. Ongoing care is usually required to ensure that your injuries are fully healed. Typical Treatment Methods The treatment methods your chiropractor uses depends on the type and severity of your injuries. Spinal manipulation is regularly used to treat many of the common injuries seen from a car accident. Flexion-distraction techniques use a gentle and non-thrust motion to adjust your spine. This method is used to treat herniated disks and whiplash regularly because it doesn’t risk aggravating your injury further. Additionally, your chiropractor may use instrument- assisted manipulation of your spine to provide relief. The focused manipulation helps your chiropractor pinpoint the manipulation of your spine, which is incredibly important in patients who suffer from other back injuries or degenerative diseases. For soft tissue injuries such as damaged ligaments or muscles, your chiropractor may recommend different treatment options. Soft tissues therapy uses massage, stretching, and resistance techniques to improve the function of the area effective. These treatments help you 2

  3. recover from a soft tissue injury related to an automobile accident. Your health matters, and after a car accident, a pain-free life seems almost impossible. With the correct diagnosis and treatment, healing is possible. After an automobile accident, a chiropractor should be seen promptly. The sooner they can begin the process of diagnosing and treating your injuries, the sooner you feel relief from your pain. About Accident Care Chiropractic & Massage: At Accident Care Chiropractic & Massage, we provide the health services you need to recover from an injury. With our experience treating automobile accidents and other traumatic injuries, our staff provides proven treatment methods to help you feel well again. We know the importance of getting back to your life after an accident, and we work with you to achieve that quickly. Sources: Whiplash, WebMD.com Chiropractic Care for Whiplash, spineuniverse.com 3