One moment everything may seem fine, when suddenly you’re involved in a serious collision.Most people have one thing on their mind after a car accident their car! However, it’s important to remember that you and your injuries come first. A visit to a chiropractor should always follow an auto injury, as chiropractors are specialists in damage to soft and hard tissue.
How Can a Chiropractor Help Me After My Auto Accident?
Chiropractors are able to treat neck and back injuries associated with auto accidents. Many times, individuals who have been injured in a car accident experience such intense muscle pain and stiffness that they simply cannot function normally. When left untreated, this discomfort can be a serious issue.
After an auto accident, some individuals experience indicators of whiplash injuries right away, such as blurred vision, headaches, shoulder pain, dizziness, reduced range of motion and arm pain. Whiplash can also result in minor back injuries, muscle injuries, ligament problems, and disc damage. Other individuals may be injured and feel nothing at all.
Dr. Lee has specialized training and is credentialed through the State University of New York at Buffalo in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He is credentialed in various topics including spinal trauma, accident reconstruction, MRI Interpretation, orthopedic testing, and head trauma. He has helped treat numerous patients with accident related injuries and has been used as an expert witness on several occasions for accident related injuries. Dr. Lee has also taught various professionals on injury related topics to help bring them to a better understanding of what to look for or what can occur in an accident.
Treating pain or whiplash should never be secondary to bringing your car at the mechanic or working with your insurance company. If you’ve had an auto accident recently, your first priority should be taking the initiative to visit your chiropractor!