Why Seeing a Professional is a Good Call
- If you weren’t at fault in the car accident and are considering seeking justice, it’s a good idea to have a medical examination on file.
- Injuries aren’t the only potential side effect of a car accident: there’s also the possibility of strain, tightness, and limited mobility in your muscles, bones, and nervous system that can and should be addressed.
- Injuries don’t always (or immediately) manifest themselves through pain. That doesn’t make them any less pressing or important
Injuries Can Be Sneaky
Some injuries, like concussions, muscular strain, and internal bleeding, don’t always present very obvious symptoms. They can also become life-threatening if left untreated. The only way to rule out these injuries after a car accident with absolute certainty is to see a medical professional.
Generally speaking, chiropractic care is a pretty hands-on approach, focusing on functional treatments as an alternative to surgeries and medication. Chiropractic care can include treatments commonly found in physical therapy, like supervised exercises, strength training, massage therapy.
What to Know About Seeing a Chiropractor
What to Expect from Your Experience
At Essential Chirocare, your visit will begin with a consultation. We want to hear about what brought you in (and, if it was a specific accident, we’ll want to know details about it), your medical history, past injuries, exercise levels, dietary habits, and your goals for the future. Then, we’ll talk through your treatment options and come up with a plan that takes your unique health profile into consideration.
Ultimately, the goal of chiropractic care is to restore alignment in your spine, promote mobility in your muscles and joints, and set you up for a healthy and active lifestyle in the long term. If you were recently in an accident, chiropractic care can reduce the likelihood of pain, physical limitations, and further injury in your future.