How Chiropractic Care Can Help After an Automobile Accident

by | Dec 20, 2021 | The Rubin Chiropractic Health Center Blog

Millions of car accidents occur every year, with millions of these victims sustaining significant injuries. After an automobile accident, it’s important to receive prompt medical care regardless of if you feel symptoms of an injury or not. Chiropractic care, in particular, can benefit car accident victims by restoring alignment and balance within the body. 

Common Car Accident Injuries

The sudden force of a car accident can cause trauma to the spine. Many injuries may result from a crash, including:

  • Whiplash

Whiplash can occur when the head is whipped back and forth from the impact of a car accident. This neck injury can cause lasting pain and discomfort if it’s not treated promptly.

  • Concussions

If you hit your head in a car crash, you may get a concussion. This head injury may lead to headaches, gaps in your memory, and general brain fog. Prompt treatment for concussions is important to prevent further damage. 

  • Herniated disc

A herniated disc occurs when one of the discs in between the vertebrae of the spine becomes damaged. With this injury, the soft interior of the disc presses through a crack in the disc’s exterior. The damaged disc can then press on nearby nerves and cause pain. 

How Chiropractic Care Can Help

Chiropractic care involves bringing the spine back into alignment to relieve pain and stiffness. When the spine is out of alignment, it can increase the impact on the rest of the body and worsen the damage caused by auto accident injuries. 

Your chiropractor can help you heal from car accident injuries by safely resolving spinal malfunctions and restoring the flow of nerve impulses in the body. At the Rubin Chiropractor Health Center, we also offer rehab and complementary treatments, like acupuncture and massage therapy, to help you recover from injuries. 

Schedule an appointment at the Rubin Health Center today to learn more about chiropractic care for automobile accident injuries!