If you ever get into an auto accident, your mind may be racing with things you’ll have to do. However, your priority should be your health and wellbeing. From a severe collision to a fender bender, serious injuries may occur. After an auto accident, adrenaline will be flowing through the body, and you may not feel an injury or pain. Once the adrenaline wears off, you may start to feel some pain and the effects of the accident. Sometimes the symptoms of a severe injury won’t make itself known until a few days later.
Some possible injuries you may experience after an auto accident include:
- Neck pain such as whiplash
- Back, neck, shoulder, or knee pain
- Injuries to more delicate joints such as fingers, wrist, elbow, or hip
- Damage to nerves
- Torn muscles or ligaments
To make sure your injuries do not become worse, it is essential to speak to a highly trained and skilled chiropractor to assess the pain as soon as possible.
Because some auto accident injuries may not appear right away, they may become progressively worse, and significant damage could occur. Seeking chiropractic treatment sooner rather than later can save you from experiencing debilitating symptoms in the long run. Prevention is key, and a chiropractor can diagnose and treat any pain or discomfort you may be feeling.
Some more severe symptoms and side effects of injuries left untreated include:
- Inability to concentrate
- Memory issues
- Depression or mood swings
- Trouble sleeping
- Impaired vision
- Hearing issues such as constant ringing in the ears
- Facial or jaw pain
- Numbness and tingling of the limbs
- Dizziness and nausea
The sooner you make an appointment with a chiropractor, the better. A chiropractor can provide you an appropriate alignment to treat your injuries and alleviate pain. After a diagnosis, a chiropractor can develop a treatment plan catered to your needs to get you back to living your life.
Benefits of Chiropractic Care
The treatment you receive at our chiropractic office helps restore the body’s range of motion and functioning, all while reducing pain. This treatment will allow you to return to your daily activities and help relieve you of pain.
The spine provides an essential function to the body: structure and brain communication with other parts of the body. When the spine is put out of alignment due to an auto accident, it can cause extreme pain in the joints and nerves throughout the body.
A chiropractic adjustment can help bring musculoskeletal or nervous system injuries back into balance. These treatments are non-invasive, perfectly safe, and can often provide you with short term and long term relief.
Some benefits of receiving chiropractic treatments and proper alignment include:
- Reduction of inflammation
- Increase range of motion
- Reduction of pain
If you seek a chiropractor to evaluate your injury after an auto accident and live in or around the Orlando area, don’t delay and call (407) 774-6800 today for a complimentary consultation.