See A Chiropractor After Your Accident

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Whiplash injury can be caused by a variety of different activities such as sport related accidents and falls. However, most people think of this condition as being the result of a car accident. Indeed, this is most often the cause of whiplash.

Whiplash injury is also one of the most common effects felt after a car accident. When you have sustained whiplash, you can face a variety of symptoms. These symptoms range from back pain, neck pain, headaches, numbness, and the feeling of prickles on your upper body to anxiety, blurred vision, poor concentration, or hearing loss.

Because these symptoms might not start immediately after your accident, it might not be obvious right away that they are the result of your accident. However, if you experience any of the above symptoms within a few days after being in a car accident, they are likely a result of that accident. In order to get the best treatment possible, be sure to see a Scottsdale-based auto injury chiropractor right away.

Even if you go to the hospital or see your regular doctor after your car accident, you should still go to see a chiropractor if you experience any of the common symptoms of whiplash injury. In many instances, your regular doctor and the emergency room doctor are not trained to be able to adequately treat these types of injuries. Instead, they simply prescribe pain medications for pain relief, without getting to the root cause of that pain.

When you are in a car accident, the impact can have a very negative effect on your body, especially your neck, shoulders, and back. The rapid and unexpected force can irritate, crush, or stretch these areas resulting in the pain, stiffness, and soreness that is so often associated with whiplash injury. A Scottsdale auto injury chiropractor has the necessary training and experience to address these issues—training and experience that other types of doctors often lack. That is why it is important to follow up with an car accident injury chiropractor after seeing a regular doctor to get the proper treatment for your auto injury.

It is important to get the care you need as quickly as possible. If you do not, you will likely find that your symptoms do not fade away as you had hoped. Rather they will tend to get worse. You might even find that your mobility is compromised the longer you wait. Getting the necessary care you need at a later date will eventually help provide you with relief from your pain, but the time spent in recuperation will be greatly increased.

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If you live in Phoenix-Metro and have been involved in a car accident and as a result you are feeling pain or a tightness in your neck you should seek out the help of a Scottsdale auto injury doctor who focuses on chiropractic car giving.

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This article was published on 2011/10/08