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Getting into an auto accident is an unfortunate event to be involved in. These are much worse for those who walk away from the accidents with chronic pain. Our chiropractor at Walker Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Miramar can help relieve you of the chronic pain from your accident. Read on for some frequently asked questions related to auto accident injury treatment.
Below are some frequently asked questions about auto accident injury and treatment. If you don't see a question below you would like to ask, feel free to call or visit us or make an appointment so that our chiropractor can answer any other questions you may have.
When your spine is hit in an auto accident, a lumbar disk can end up pressing on the sciatic nerve. This results in muscle weakness and numbness, pain, and tingling in your leg, known as sciatica.
If your head jolted back and forth from the accident, whiplash would be the stiffness and pain you feel in your neck afterward. Jaw pain, nausea, vision and hearing issues, dizziness, headaches, changes in mood, and symptoms in your hands and arms are also signs that you have whiplash.
Specific evaluations and tests will be performed so that we can figure out where the pain is coming from. You might want to write down the details of the accident, in case you forget to tell us anything important that may have happened to cause your pain. If the pain is bad enough, we can move forward with a treatment plan.
A chiropractor can figure out exactly where your pain is coming from and focus on healing those parts of your body. Our chiropractor, Dr. Walker, would be happy to answer any questions you have about her methods of pain treatment.
We use a variety of methods to heal pain from auto accidents. These include chiropractic adjustments to realign your spine and neck. This can relieve pressure in certain areas of your body, also relieving you of pain. We may also use other natural treatments, such as massage, to loosen up tight muscles and help your body relax and heal from the pain.
Make an appointment with us today to be free of your pain. You can always visit us at Walker Chiropractic and Wellness Center, 8844 Miramar Pkwy. Miramar, FL 33025. You can also reach us at 954-639-7257 to make an appointment over the phone.