Being involved in a car accident can cause a significant disruption to your life. If your vehicle is off the road afterwards, you may have to miss time off work, or you may be left unable to take your kids to school or fulfill other obligations you may have. While this is all inconvenient, there are worse things that can happen to you when you’re involved in an auto accident.
It’s likely that if you’re involved in a car accident, you’ll be injured. While there are varying levels of severity of injuries, ranging from life-changing to minor ailments, it’s important to receive treatment even if you feel fine after a car crash. This is because even though you may feel normal, or only a little shook up by the accident, you may have injuries that haven’t detected by emergency services who arrive on scene, or by any x-rays you may have had as well.
The Importance of Seeing a Chiropractor
The Texas Department of Transportation publishes data regarding all auto accidents on Texan roads. This data shows that were 14,282 serious injury crashes throughout 2017, with 17,535 people being seriously injured in these crashes. There was a total of 254,415 people injured in total in car accidents in Texas. This figure equates to one person being injured almost every two minutes and four seconds. Detailed breakdowns of the exact areas where these crashes occurred are also published by the Texas Department of Transportation.
Everyone who has been injured in an auto accident should make it their top priority to consult a chiropractor. It’s vital for their health that they engage with independent, third-party medical care providers. Going to a chiropractor for care following an auto accident is the first line of defense against pain emerging afterwards. If you or loved one have been injured in an auto accident, our team here at All Injury Rehab is here to help.
Auto Accident Injuries
If you find yourself with muscular pain, muscle-related headaches, or neck and back aches, you should consult a chiropractor. Doing so can help you to recover from the trauma of your accident. A car crash exerts a lot of physical force on your body, forces that are unnatural and that bodies are unable to cope with.
Auto accidents can cause many types of injuries, including musculoskeletal injuries, improper alignment of your spine, difficulty with activities of daily living, sprain/ strains of affected soft tissues, and whiplash. These injuries can result in unmanageable pain and reduce the functionality of your spine and neck until you have them treated by a chiropractor.
Chiropractors are trained to adjust your spine in a way that encourages your body to heal itself and reduce chemicals that combat inflammation and pain. A professional chiropractor at All Injury Rehab has the knowledge and the experience to help you feel your very best after you’ve been involved in a car accident.
All Injury Rehab – Helping Your Body Heal
Soft tissue injuries are among the most common injuries that are incurred in a car crash. The sudden movement that your body goes through can result in damage to your muscles and tissue around your spine, leaving you in a lot of pain. It may also impact the alignment of your spine, and cause discomfort and pain.
Our team can help you to address this pain and continue to live your life to the fullest. We can correct your poorly aligned spine, which helps to take the pressure off your muscles and soft tissue and gives your body the chance to heal naturally from the trauma inflicted in your car crash.
Unlike being prescribed muscle relaxers or pain medication, chiropractic treatment provides a more conservative approach. Medication will only provide temporary relief of your symptoms, as opposed to addressing the root cause of them. Chiropractic adjustments to your neck and spine will generally provide long-term improvements for patients, rather than just masking the pain and discomfort.