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Auto Accidents Injuries & Chiropractic
Auto accidents cause spinal misalignments in the body, a serious condition that alters structure, irritates nerves, bones, ligaments and discs and can have damaging effects on your health and wellness. No matter how big or how small the accident was it creates nerve-damaging misalignments.
Whiplash is a common injury that occurs in car accidents and is caused when the neck is suddenly jolted in one direction and then another, creating a whipping movement. Whiplash can also occur from falls, sports injuries, and other accidents.
The most common symptom of whiplash is pain and stiffness in the neck. Turning the head and any range of motion may make the discomfort or pain worse. Headaches are seen in almost two thirds of patients. Sometimes headaches may not show up for days, weeks, and even months after the accident. In cases of whiplash from auto accidents many of the signs and symptoms do not develop until 2 to 48 hours after the injury.
The doctors at Chiropractic Health Clinic of Omaha successfully treat patients who have been in auto accidents. The symptoms range from whiplash, headaches, shooting pains, low back pain, loss of motion, wrist pain, shoulder stiffness, and even ankle pain.
Once a patient who has been in an auto accident has scheduled an appointment they can expect to sit down with one of our skilled doctors and go through a thorough history including details from the accident, a neurological exam, an orthopedic exam, thermal spinal scan, chiropractic exam, and x-rays.
All people who have been in an auto accident should schedule an appointment to have their spinal column checked for nerve irritation caused by vertebral misalignments or spinal stress. Chiropractic care can make the difference between lives of true recovery, activity, and accomplishment verse lives with pain, disability, and sickness. Don’t wait; call today 402-778-5470.