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Car Accident Chiropractor in Eustis

Many people will seek out chiropractic care in Eustis after having an auto injury.  A common auto injury, whiplash, occurs when the head and neck are whipped from back to front, similar to how a whip is cracked. The majority of car accidents are rear-end collisions with whiplash being a common result. Whiplash can also occur from other kinds of trauma, accidents, abuse, and falls.

Many people in Eustis who have been involved in an accident don't even realize they have received a whiplash injury until weeks or months later when the problem becomes persistent and leads to other issues. If your neck has been injured in an accident or other incident, this article will you to understand if you have a whiplash injury and how chiropractic care can help you to treat it.


Whiplash in Eustis

When the neck is whipped from back to front during a car accident, while playing contact sports such as football, or occasionally from an assault or other physical trauma, a number of things can happen to the spine and surrounding soft tissue. Whiplash describes the initial impact, but the results can include:

  • Disc bulges and herniation
  • Subluxations (misalignment of the vertebrae in the spine),
  • Injured bones in the spine,
  • Irritated and damaged nerves
  • Pulled ligaments and muscles in the neck

What are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

Whiplash injuries can range from mild to very severe. Injuries tend to be more significant when your headrest is positioned too low. If the impact was quite severe or the headrest was low there is the possibility that bones are broken or tissue is damaged. It is highly recommended that you see a chiropractor and receive a thorough examination and x-rays. Even if the impact seemed mild, you may have whiplash if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder, upper back, and arm pain
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Pain when turning the head
  • Inability to move or turn the head fully
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Numbness or tingling in the arms, hands, and fingers
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Depression

As you can see there are a wide range of symptoms and not all of them may be immediately traceable to whiplash. Even if you have been cleared by a doctor, your pain could still be related to whiplash and you may need treatment to correct the problem. If you have recently been injured it's important to get your spine checked as soon as possible. The sooner that you start treating the issue the less chance you have of it developing into a long-term problem.


“I think it’s important to remember that ‘pain-free’ is possible.”

- DR. RAMAH WAGNER


RELIEF FOR CHRONIC BACK AND NECK PAIN CAUSED BY CAR ACCIDENTS:

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, roughly 7-8 million people are in automobile accidents each year
  • 3 million people in car accidents will suffer whiplash and half will have damaging long-term effects on the spine
  • Roughly 42,000 people are killed in motor vehicle crashes each year in the United States
  • Studies show 89% of parents do not know how to properly use child restraint systems
  • High back booster seats reduce injury risks by 70%
  • Seat belts are 42% effective in frontal crashes; air bags are 12% effective in frontal crashes. Combined, they are 47% effective in preventing serious injury and death

RELIEF FOR CHRONIC BACK AND NECK PAIN CAUSED BY CAR ACCIDENTS:

  • Arthritis Resulting from Car Accidents
  • Immediate Alignment of Spine Can Help Diminish Spinal Degeneration
  • Secondary Symptoms from Vehicle Crashes
  • Non-Invasive Treatments Help Reduce Chronic Pain
  • Limit the Arthritis and Pain in Your Body

Be able to move pain-free through your days with ease, effortlessness and freedom–just like the tree grows upright to the sky.


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Chiropractic Care for Car accidents

Because the majority of whiplash incidents impact the spine and the surrounding nerves and tissues, chiropractic care is an excellent avenue for treatment. Chiropractic doctors are skilled in assessing the source of the pain associated with a whiplash injury and determining a plan for effective treatment. Chiropractic treatments are gentle and non-invasive. Through small adjustments, people find great relief from the pain associated with whiplash and are set on a road to full recovery. Call our team at Wagner Chiropractic to discover how chiropractic care can help you recover from whiplash.

OFFICE HOURS


Monday
7:15am - 5:00pm


Tuesday
7:15am - 5:00pm


Wednesday
Closed


Thursday
7:15am - 5:00pm


Friday
7:15am - 4:30pm


Saturday
Closed

Wagner Chiropractic
2775 South Bay Street
Eustis, FL 32726
(352) 589-5443