Whether you are just driving to work or taking a big family vacation, an unexpected car accident can cause painful injuries that could impact you for months and years to come.
The weight of your vehicle combined with motion and speed can create a tremendous amount of force. Even low-speed collisions can generate enough force to cause significant injury. Whatever the details, one thing remains true…
That force gets transferred directly to your body!(more…)
Your spine is a long chain of bones, discs, muscles, and ligaments that extend from your skull down to your tailbone. The cervical spine (your neck) is designed to support your head and protect the nerves that go out to your shoulders, arms and hands.
Postural changes, arthritis, and sudden injuries are a few of the primary causes of neck pain. Most of the time, the pain can be traced to a problem with either the muscles, bones, discs, or nerves in your neck. That’s important to remember when considering how to recover from whiplash injuries naturally.(more…)
If you can walk away after a car accident without any catastrophic injuries, you should certainly consider yourself lucky. But there is something important we want you to commit to your memory right now. Even if you feel ok after exchanging information and speaking with the police, it is always a good idea to see a chiropractor after an accident.
With your adrenaline pumping directly after an accident, your brain may not truly register the pain signals coming from your body. It’s only after you have some time to calm down that you find yourself suddenly living with previously unnoticed injuries and manifestations of delayed pain after a car accident.(more…)
Whiplash is the term used to describe the injury that occurs as a direct result of a forceful, uncontrolled, and rapid back and forth motion of the neck. These injuries can occur during sports, slip and falls, or auto accidents.
Most of us have heard of this type of injury. Most of us know whiplash pain is often associated with auto accidents. However, what we may not know is that whiplash injuries used to be considered “no big deal.” Needless to say, times have certainly changed.(more…)