October 21, 2018
Pain management in Dallas is available from a chiropractor. But let’s face it—avoiding pain in the first place is a better option. Car accidents are a leading cause of painful injury. So, if you know how to avoid collisions then you just might be able to stay away from pain, too. Here are some interesting facts to help you drive defensively and avoid accidents.
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.
February 27, 2018
Every day, millions of people around the globe summon a driver with Uber. The company claims that the number of drunk driving accidents has decreased because so many people choose the rideshare service. But is the claim true? Some researchers say yes, while others say more studies need to be done. Whatever the case, your chiropractor has a few tips to keep you and your passengers safe and offers personal injury treatment in Dallas if you are injured in an accident.
January 27, 2018
So you’ve had a little fender bender. Nothing serious, thankfully, but you may still want to schedule an appointment with a car accident chiropractor in Dallas just to make sure you don’t have any residual aches and pains. The next step would be to figure out how that minor accident will impact your driving record. Here’s the explanation and answer.
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.