According to the NHTSA, there are approximately 6 million car accidents that occur each year in the United States. Roughly 27% of all car accidents result in nonfatal injuries. In Arizona, there are over 150 people injured per day in car accidents which totals more than 55,000 injuries annually.
Immediate Chiropractic Care After A Car Accident Is Crucial
Certain injuries, such as broken bones, are obvious. However, some injuries, such as whiplash, may not be as obvious but can manifest days, weeks or even months after the accident. Often times, people “shake it off” and do not get checked for injuries. They may have some soreness and stiffness but assume that it will go away and they will get better. Statistics show that even low speed impacts can tear soft tissue in the neck and back. The damage to a vehicle is not a good indicator of the occupant’s potential injuries either. Even accidents that do not result in significant damage to the vehicle are capable of causing occupant injuries. Car accidents can result in whiplash, low back pain, herniated discs, shoulder pain, upper back pain, headaches, vertigo and vision issues. If these issues are not addressed, the person can experience debilitating effects later on including pain, decreased function and mobility. Unfortunately, by the time more serious issues arise, some of the injuries from the crash may never go away.
How does Chiropractor Help You After A Car Accident
At Trinity Chiropractic, we are proud to offer a gentle and specific adjusting technique called TRT. This technique is excellent for victims of car accidents as there is no twisting, popping or cracking. We combine the chiropractic adjustment with state-of-the-art therapy, rehabilitation and massage options to provide a unique treatment plan specific to your physical condition. Our progressive rehabilitation program provides realignment of soft tissue, proper muscle tone and function to help you address your pain, recover from your injuries and get back to doing the things you love.