Being involved in a car accident is very scary. If the impact is hard enough the car isn’t the only thing that can be damaged. If the car has been hit from the rear there is a good possibility that a person could suffer from whiplash. When the head whips back and forth in a sudden violent jerk beyond what is normal for the body, it can result in whiplash.
Even if you only feel a little headache or dull neck pain, it is very important that you first get checked out by your physician. And, because you don’t want the injuries that you sustained in the accident to cause long term effects, it is important that you seek out a chiropractor to help relieve both the neck pain, headache and any low back pain or any spasm that could become evident days even weeks after the accident.
A chiropractor can help improve a person’s movement and range of motion if it is limited in certain areas. It will also help to stabilize the weakness in muscles and reduce pain, inflammation while decreasing any chronic symptoms that might linger.
Chiropractic treatments can significantly reduce the pain and anguish a person may feel after they have been in a car accident. It will help them get back into their daily life more quickly and resume the activities that they may not otherwise be able to do.
If you or anyone you know has had the unfortunate experience of being involved in an accident, please get evaluated immediately. Dr. Snyder is a chiropractor in Tulsa offering same day appointments for pain relief when you need it. Give us a call.