Auto injuries can be detrimental on the neck and spine. As a result, one can end up with whiplash, sprains/strains and even a concussion. It is import to always get checked out after any auto injury, no matter how minor the accident may seem.
Many aches and pains may not show up right away. They may manifest themselves, days, weeks or even months later. Hair-line fractures will not show up on x-ray for 14 days. That’s why it’s important to get checked out immediately and follow up regularly.
Common symptoms include:
- Aching of the neck and joints
- Unable to sleep
- Psychological impairment (afraid to drive again)
- Trouble sleeping at night
- decrease range of motion
If you have any of these symptoms, get checked out right away. It is important that you see the right types of medicals providers after an accident. Your M.D. may prescribe you medication to help with acute pain. Your chiropractor will work with you on getting you properly aligned. A massage therapist is always helpful for those soft tissue injuries such as neck and back strains. In any case, the more providers you can see the better.
At Health Works Chiropractic, we will work with your case from A-Z. Getting you back to pre-injury status is what we are all about. You fill out the paperwork and sit back and we will take care of the rest. We will contact your attorney and insurance agent. If you need legal counsel, we can provide one for you.We also provide massage therapy in our . We also have x-ray in house and can provide films if necessary.
We specialize in these types of injuries and promise you that we will work with you to get the most return for you on your settlement.
If you have any questions feel free to call us for a consultation.
Health Works Chiropractic
17821 108th Ave Se
Renton, WA 98055