Why You Should See a Chiropractor after an Auto Accident
If you were in an auto accident, should you see a chiropractor or a medical doctor? A chiropractor can help you recover quickly from an auto accident by treating musculoskeletal injuries. Learn why it's important to see a chiropractor after a car crash.
Why See a Chiropractor after an Auto Accident
Chiropractors have a deep understanding of the musculoskeletal system, which includes the spinal column and soft tissue. Auto accidents place a great deal of pressure on your musculoskeletal system, and as a result, the vertebrae in your spine are pushed out of alignment. This creates interference along the spinal column and makes it difficult for the nervous system to communicate effectively. Soft tissue is injured, inflamed, and sore as a result of the crash.
Chiropractors heal tissue and realign the spine through adjustments that relieve inflammation and pressure. Rather than offer medication to mask the symptoms of injuries, our chiropractor treats injuries at the source. This means no expensive and potentially addictive pain medication; instead, gentle manipulation that actives your body's healing system and restores your natural alignment.
It all begins with a thorough examination of your auto accident injuries, which allows our chiropractor to develop a custom treatment plan to restore your wellness naturally.
Auto Accident Injuries Our Chiropractor Treats
At Blue Apple Chiropractic, we treat common auto accident injuries including:
- Seatbelt injuries, such as pulled muscles or flexion fractures
- Whiplash, a severe neck strain
- Back injuries
- Strained muscles and tissue injuries
- Spinal subluxations and other spinal injuries
- Head injuries, such as concussion
In addition to chiropractic treatment, we offer aqua massage. Massage loosens your muscles so we can provide deeper treatment. Massage also relaxes your mind, offering a soothing healing mechanism during your recovery from the accident.
Visit Our Walk-in Chiropractic Clinic
At Blue Apple Chiropractic, we offer three walk-in clinics to serve you. Visit our locations in Fargo, Bismarck, and Bozeman. Walk in for the same-day appointment with our chiropractor, or call to set up a visit at a time that's convenient for you.