Most people who get injured in car accidents do not even think to see a chiropractor. Chiropractic care after a car accident is ideal for people seeking a non-surgical and drug-free solution. At Traficante Family Chiropractic we provide safe, effective, natural and non-invasive Chiropractic care to help alleviate pain due to injuries from car accidents.
An Overview of Car Accident Injuries
The human body is not made to withstand the impact of a car accident and the way the body reacts to an accident varies. A car accident injury can cause long-term pain to your body if not treated immediately, even if there are no visible signs of injuries. While severe injuries can keep you bed-ridden, mild injuries such as micro-tears in the muscles or ligaments can also lead to more pain in the long run. Dr. Traficante and Dr. Dubbs recommend immediate Chiropractic care to realign the spine, reduce inflammation and help heal the body. Most of our car accident patients also see our massage therapist which helps the patient get better quicker.
Types of Car Accident Injuries
There are many types of car accident injuries:
- Neck Injuries
- Displaced bone fragments in the spine
- Herniated discs
- Soft-tissue injuries
Symptoms of Car Accident Injuries
Benefits of Chiropractic Care and Massage for Car Accident Injuries in Altoona
Your Altoona chiropractors, Dr. Traficante and Dr. Dubbs approach to treatment is rooted in this simple philosophy: treat both the symptoms and the problem. While medications help reduce the pain, medication does not treat or get rid of the underlying cause of pain. Chiropractic care is an effective treatment technique for car accident injuries because were aligns the body to fix the problem. Our goal with every patient is to improve their health from the inside out and avoid long-term pain.
Non-Obvious Injuries- Other than the move obvious car accident injuries, there are other injuries such as whiplash that are not always apparent immediately following a a car accident. It sometimes takes days to feel the symptoms of whiplash, such as headache, soreness, dizziness, pain in the upper back and neck. By seeing Dr. Traficante and Dr. Dubbs immediately following your car accident, we can properly diagnose your injuries and initiate your Chiropractic care plan before the pain worsens and become unbearable.
Drug-Free Pain Relief- Pain relief drug medications can be extremely addictive. Chiropractic care offers relief from pain without the need for any addictive drugs or medications and heals the body from within and not just masking the pain.
Reduces Inflammation- Chiropractic adjustments along with massage, relieve pressure on the nervous system and helps the body release anti-inflammatory substance, which reduces inflammation and alleviates pain.
Restores Range of Motion- Chiropractic adjustments and our massage therapist can help mobilize your spine and restore range of motion to help you avoid long-term pain and promote natural healing.