Align Right Blog
July 13, 2018
When traffic is heavy, such as during rush hour, chain reaction car accidents are more likely to occur. Even if you’re at the tail end of the chain, you may still want to look into having back pain treatment in Dallas. Read on to learn more about how a chain reaction car accident happens, what you can do to avoid one, and how to help your aching back.
June 13, 2018
You need to be a safe and defensive driver. That’s true. But sometimes accidents are unavoidable because the other drivers around you are not driving safely and defensively. If that’s the case where you live, then you might be driving in a city that is known for dangerous drivers. That’s why staying up on how to be a better driver is so important. Read to learn about the cities that have the worst driving record and what you can do to avoid accidents with tips from a Dallas chiropractor.
April 13, 2018
They may look like something out of the television cartoon show The Jetsons, but self-driving cars are around the corner—pun intended. The question is are they safe. The short answer to that question is that the technology does have the potential to be safer than human driven cars, but there is much more work and testing to be done before we get to that point. Read on to learn what a chiropractor in Dallas has to say about self-driving cars and your safety.
March 13, 2018
Have you ever gotten a notice in the mail that your car or any of your car’s equipment has been recalled? If so, then your first thoughts probably surrounded potential safety issues. And that is exactly why you need to heed the recall and contact your dealer immediately. Read on to learn more about the details of vehicle recalls from your Dallas chiropractor.
November 21, 2017
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that December 23rd and 24th are two of the four deadliest days on American roadways. (The other two are July 3rd and 4th). Everyone is in a hurry to rush home with their packages so the fact that the roads are more dangerous should come as no surprise. With that in mind, your Dallas chiropractor would like to offer a few tips on how you can protect yourself and your family this holiday season.
November 11, 2017
If you’ve sustained an injury at work, then you might wish you could go back and do something different. You know—like not leave that file box in the path you take to your desk. But since you can’t actually go back to undo an accident, why not take a few precautions ahead of time? Dr. Zinovy Chukhman, your Dallas chiropractor, has these safety tips to offer.
October 23, 2017
Whiplash is a common injury if you’ve been in a car accident. Let’s say you were in a frontal collision. In this case, your car stops abruptly but your body—including your head and neck—continues to move forward in the direction the car was traveling and is then whipped back, only stopping upon contact with the headrest. When this happens, ligaments and muscles in your neck and shoulders are strained. Consequently, movement is restricted so exercise is generally discouraged initially, but can gradually be resumed as your neck begins to heal. Read on to learn more about whiplash and how best to care for yourself.
September 28, 2017
According to the Accident Data Center, a resource for locating up-to-date information on major traffic accidents across the country, car accidents in Dallas are the leading cause of injury and death for residents. The Center reports that in 2016:
- 55,797 accidents occurred on Texas roadways
- 3,773 people lost their lives in those accidents
- 2 fatal crashes happened in rural Dallas County
- 313 fatal crashes occurred in the city
- Of a total 8, 921 incapacitating injuries, 1,447 resulted from vehicle accidents
What do these numbers indicate? Among other things, that drivers and passengers face greater danger when traveling in densely populated areas where there is more traffic congestion.
September 18, 2017
It just sounds awful. And unfortunately, the consequences often are awful and lifelong. Studies conducted by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that the risk of death has been reduced 61 percent by the use of seat belts and airbags. Nevertheless, drivers and passengers are still getting injured and dying as a result of head-on collisions.
August 24, 2017
The start of another school year is just around the corner in North Texas. So if you find yourself in the backpack aisle of the store, your Dallas chiropractor wants you to keep in mind some important things—in addition to which action figure or movie character your child’s backpack features. Children are susceptible to back pain, too, and one of the best ways to avoid that is by making sure they are wearing their backpacks correctly. Read on to learn seven safety tips to help your children carry the load without injury.