Auto Accidents


Chiropractic Care for Common Auto Injuries



Understanding The Injury

neck injuries photo The sudden impact involved in most car accidents can cause severe jarring of the highly complex neuromuscular system, especially in the neck and back. This is often the area where many accident victims experience discomfort. What may initially be minor aches and pains can be a signal that more significant damage occurred. Because the neuromuscular system effects far reaching parts of the body, damage can cause pain throughout the body.

Whiplash, a straining of the neck, is common in car accidents. This occurs when the head rapidly snaps back and forth or side to side on the neck. Symptoms can range from headaches to complete immobility. In some cases, sufferers may experience sleeplessness, irritability, tingling in the extremities and other pain. It can be tempting to suffer through the initial pain of whiplash but left untreated, issues may get worse and could result in long lasting unnecessary pain and suffering.

How Alcoa Chiropractic Can Help

After your initial consultation and exam, our staff will document your injuries as being accident related. This is critical for insurance purposes and potentially important for any legal proceedings that may take place in the future. Prompt attention to injuries is also important to help in the swift and complete recovery of those injuries. Quick treatment will also help relieve pain and improve mobility sooner.

Alcoa Chiropractic will prescribe a natural treatment program to realign the body, restoring it to full functionality. This is done through a variety of modalities including chiropractic adjustments and techniques, corrective exercises, massage therapy, and rehabilitative services. Our immediate goal is to reduce any immediate pain and then restore you to health and wellness. Many patients appreciate the rejuvenating effects of our massage therapy treatments in particular.

Don’t wait. If you or someone you care about has recently been involved in an auto accident, Call 865 984-2001 and schedule an exam today. Once you learn more about the value of chiropractic care, we believe you will want to make it a part of your overall health and wellness program.

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