Common Auto Accident Injuries – Dallas, TX
Hurt in a Car Accident? We Can Help
Sometimes pain from the injuries sustained don’t manifest until a few weeks following the accident. So even if you initially think you’re fine following a car accident, your body may feel the full brunt of the injury later on. That’s why it’s smart to start treatment with your chiropractor in Dallas, Dr. Z, soon after your accident in order to lessen the pain and get you on the path toward healing faster. Have you been in an auto accident? You may have one of the following injuries and require immediate attention at AlignRight Injury & Rehab, so give us a call today!
Compared to many other kinds of injuries, whiplash is one of the most frequently experienced by those who are in a car accident. This occurs when your head is suddenly and forcefully jerked forward and backward as a result of the impact. Whiplash can damage the soft tissues in your neck, shoulders, and upper back, affecting your motions. Even a seemingly small accident can leave you with the painful effects of whiplash.
Back and Neck Pain
When unexpected force is exerted on the muscles, ligaments, and tendons that stabilize your head, you can feel neck and back pain. These symptoms can last for weeks or even months after the accident and can interfere with your ability to work, sleep, and otherwise function or move comfortably. We can make it easier for these soft tissues to heal properly by ensuring healthy spinal alignment and relieve your pain
Headaches and Joint Pain
In some cases, you can experience more frequent and intense headaches as a result of an accident. Or, if your knee or other joint hits against the dashboard, you can suffer from lasting joint pain that makes movement uncomfortable, to say the least. Chiropractic adjustments enable the soft
Some automobile accidents can cause the discs that cushion your vertebrae to herniate, bulge, or even rupture. As a result, the disc puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerves, creating excruciating pain. Over the course of several appointments, we can adjust your spine to alleviate discomfort, reduce inflammation, and reposition the disc back into its rightful place.
A car accident can be a traumatic experience, but our team at AlignRight Injury & Rehab can help you recover and overcome your injuries. If you’ve suffered any of these injuries, get in touch with us to start your diagnosis and treatment right away!