Here at Anthem Chiropractic, we can help you recover from your car accident injury. When experiencing a car accident injury, you may feel pain and notice a significant loss in your flexibility either right away or several hours later. Our chiropractor, Dr. Derek T. Day, can evaluate your injuries and devise a treatment plan that will lower your pain and restore your range of motion.
Our chiropractor in Henderson, Nevada treats musculoskeletal injuries after car accidents. Musculoskeletal injuries are injuries of the soft tissues, including your muscles and ligaments and joints. It is important to understand that even if you do not have any visible injuries, you may still have severe car accident injuries. Some of these injuries include:
After treatment is provided, we typically co-treat with Medical Specialists such as Neurologists, Orthopedists, Pain Management Specialists and Physical Therapists.
Common Car Accident Injuries Symptoms
Common car accident injury symptoms include pain, inflammation or swelling, bruising and loss of flexibility. Your exact symptoms will depend on your injury.
Car accidents can place a tremendous force on your back, which can cause the discs to slip out of place. Symptoms of a herniated disc include back pain and stiffness or loss of flexibility in the back.
Knee, Wrist and Hip Injuries
During the accident, it is common for certain extremity joints to be impacted by various parts of the interior of your car. Symptoms of extremity joint injuries include pain, loss of flexibility and swelling or bruising.
Sciatica can occur in result of a car accident. This ailment is a compression of the sciatic nerve, which causes lower back pain and numbness and tingling in the legs.
Whiplash is a severe car accident neck injury that affects the cervical vertebrae, muscles and ligaments. It causes neck stiffness, loss of range of motion and headaches. Some individuals can even experience shoulder and arm pain.
Treatment with our Auto Accident Chiropractor in Henderson and Las Vegas Nevada
Treatment for your car accident injuries start with a comprehensive initial consultation with our Auto Accident Chiropractor in Henderson and Las Vegas. During your appointment, our chiropractor will examine you and ask about your pain and symptoms in order to determine a personalized treatment approach for you.
Chiropractic adjustments help reduce pain and inflammation in order to decrease your recovery time. They also ensure your vertebrae and extremity joints are aligned and able to function correctly.
Targeted Exercises and Stretches
As you heal, our chiropractor may recommend certain exercises and stretches that will build strength in injured muscles and improve your flexibility.
Continuing Wellness Care
Once your injuries are healed, our auto accident chiropractor may recommend chiropractic wellness appointments, which are designed to address any new pain or stiffness you may be feeling. These appointments are designed to catch new injuries early and prevent future injuries.
Concussions are mild, but serious, traumatic brain injuries wherein the head and brain shake quickly back and forth from a whiplash-type injury; result in an altered state and potential unconsciousness.
To schedule an initial consultation after your auto accident, call us at (702) 614-6777.