As we know driving in California can be hazardous to your health.
There are an estimated 5.25 million car accidents a year. Many time people will have no symptoms after these accidents so they neglect to get checked out because they are not aware that most whiplash injuries get worse with time if not treated
Many times people are concerned that they will have to pay out of pocket for their treatment after a car accident but in 90% of cases this is not true because chiropractic is covered by their auto-insurance and it doesn't even raise their insurance premiums. Call for a free insurance verification today.
Whiplash & Auto Injuries
Many People after a car accident just hope that the pain will go away with time unfortunately this is not the case
At first drivers and passengers may feel a little stiff but appear to be uninjured. But it is all too common for car accident injuries to start out as small aches and pains and end up casing severe impairment. When people do begin to have pain, they may feel it in their back and neck and the pain may be accompanied by headaches and tension in the shoulders or muscles next to their spine.
Unlike other injuries, car accident injuries many times get worse with time and eventually can become completely debilitating for a person, preventing them from performing their normal daily activities. Many people suffer from these symptoms without realizing that their injuries resulted from a small bumper to bumper car collision. Research shows that impacts between the speeds of 8-20 mph can exert well over 11Gs of force on the head and neck which resulted in brain stem injuries to over half the victims in the study. This force was found to be worse around children 3-4ft tall because the seatbelt provides a fulcrum that increases the impact forces on the child’s head and neck exponentially.
Many people go on without getting properly diagnosed, using painkillers to mask the pain and wearing braces to temporarily reduce the pain. Those people would do well to visit a chiropractic doctor. Many people are scared that they may have to pay out of pocket for care after their accident which is why they don’t get help but in over 90% of cases there is chiropractic care covered by your car insurance and it doesn’t cost you a penny or increase your insurance premiums. If you would like a free insurance verification feel free to contact the office.
Car accident Chiropractors specializes in adjustments that specifically target the synovial joints in the neck which have been shown to be the cause of pain after a whiplash injury. A chiropractor can take x-rays and assess your injuries. Most people are surprised at how misaligned their necks and joints can become from even a small car accidents. Auto accident Chiropractic care is a natural way to treat the pain and tension resulting from whiplash and other car related injuries.
Patients can also be assured that chiropractic care is safe after a car accident and it is wise to see a chiropractor immediately after a car accident to get checked out and assessed for injuries that will severely affect your life down the road.