One moment everything may seem fine, when suddenly you’re involved in a serious collision.Most people have one thing on their mind after a car accident their car! However, it’s important to remember that you and your injuries come first. A visit to a chiropractor should always follow an auto injury, as chiropractors care for damage to muscles and bones.
Did you know that Kentucky is a No Fault State? That means that you do not need a referral to see a chiropractor and insured motorists carry Personal Injury Protection to cover your injuries. In our office we file your claims directly with the insurance company so that you can focus on healing from your injuries. If you have retained an Attorney we will work with them to ensure your injuries are documented and recorded.
How Can a Chiropractor Help Me After My Auto Accident?
Chiropractors are able to treat neck and back injuries associated with auto accidents. Many times, individuals who have been injured in a car accident experience such intense muscle pain and stiffness that they simply cannot function normally. When left untreated, this discomfort can be a serious issue.
After an auto accident, some individuals experience indicators of whiplash injuries right away, such as blurred vision, headaches, shoulder pain, dizziness, reduced range of motion and arm pain. Whiplash can also result in minor back injuries, muscle injuries, ligament problems, and disc damage. Other individuals may be injured and feel nothing at all.
Treating pain or whiplash should never be secondary to bringing your car at the mechanic or working with your insurance company. If you’ve had an auto accident recently, your first priority should be taking the initiative to visit your chiropractor!