Both high-speed and low-speed collisions usually result in auto accident injuries. At Lally Chiropractic Clinic, we have been providing residents of Yakima, WA with car accident injury treatment services for many years. Rather than masking your pain with prescription medication or performing invasive surgery, our chiropractor will assess your musculoskeletal system to determine the extent of your injuries before creating a chiropractic care plan to treat them.
Types of Auto Accident Injuries
Whiplash is one of the most common types of auto accident injuries we see among our patients at our chiropractic clinic. Hallmark symptoms include neck pain, stiffness, headaches, jaw pain, and pain, numbness, and tingling in the shoulders and arms.
Whiplash happens when the neck and head forcefully whip back and forth. Whiplash can occur in car accidents at speeds as low as ten miles per hour. Other types of auto accident injuries we evaluate and treat at our clinic include shoulder dislocations, vertebral joint subluxations, and acute locks, disc herniation, sciatica, hip pain, low back pain, and knee pain.
Importance of Chiropractic Care Following an Auto Accident
When you've been injured in a car accident, your symptoms may be mild at first. The accident will trigger a fight or flight response, causing a rise in pain-masking stress hormones. Until the levels of these hormones decrease, the true extent of your pain and dysfunction will remain hidden.
To avoid walking around with an untreated auto accident injury that is potentially getting worse over time, consult with a chiropractor as soon as possible. Our chiropractor can detect subtle signs of tissue damage and inflammation such as areas of muscle tension or reduced range of motion and implement personalized healing treatments early.
Car Accident Injury Treatment
Services and techniques used by our chiropractor to treat auto accident injuries include:
- Chiropractic adjustments: Chiropractic techniques will restore your body’s natural alignment, reducing your pain and restoring your mobility. Adjustments performed will vary depending on the type, location, and extent of your injuries.
- Massage therapy: Massage therapy is great for getting your body into a more relaxed, healing-oriented state while optimizing blood flow and reducing swelling and inflammation.
Additional services like postural screenings, lifestyle and nutritional counseling, and corrective exercises help us identify any hidden imbalances you have in your body that could be exacerbating your auto accident injury and derailing your recovery.
Contact Our Chiropractor in Yakima, WA for Auto Accident Injury Treatment
If you have recently been involved in an auto accident in Yakima, WA, contact Lally Chiropractic Clinic today by calling (509) 248-0301.