LAVACA COUNTY
CHIROPRACTIC

‘Auto Injury’

Finding Relief After a Car Accident Without Drugs or Surgery

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Screech. Bam. Uh-oh… you’ve been involved in a car accident. Your day has been thrown upside down, and a million thoughts are racing through your head.

If you don’t feel immediate pain, you may be tempted to think you don’t have a problem – but waiting too long to seek care has been shown to increase the chances you’ll need more aggressive intervention later.

With the stress of an accident, calling the insurance company, getting a car repaired, etc. – it’s not uncommon for people to make the mistake of putting their health and well-being last on the to-do list.

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Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident: What Does it Mean?

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It may surprise you to learn that shoulder injuries, like whiplash injuries, are some of the most common challenges people face after a car accident.

If you’re driving and have your hands on the steering wheel at the time of an accident, the sudden forces created by the event can result in a torn rotator cuff.

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How Long Does Whiplash Last?

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Symptoms of whiplash include neck pain, back pain, headaches, dizziness, and confusion — none of these sound like a good time…

And if you’ve been involved in a car accident, you may be wondering how long these symptoms are going to last.

There is good news! With a proper evaluation and early treatment, there’s a high likelihood of getting well within a matter of weeks.

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Whiplash: The Symptoms You Need to Know

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Whiplash is an injury that occurs when your body is suddenly forced backward and forward.

It’s the most common injury that happens during an automobile accident, and it’s one of the leading causes of chronic neck and back pain.

While a minor fender bender may not seem like a big deal, new research has shown that even small accidents can result in significant injuries.

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