In recent years, the number of car accidents has increased exponentially. It is not a surprise that people are looking for ways to get back on their feet after being involved in a collision. Chiropractic treatment has been shown to be effective in treating acute injuries and reducing the amount of time it takes for people to recover.
A chiropractor can diagnose and treat problems associated with the spine and joints, such as chronic pain, neck pain, lower back pain, headaches and more. This type of treatment is suitable for people who are recovering from an acute injury or those who have ongoing health issues.
How A Chiropractor Can Help Treat Acute Injuries
Chiropractors are often consulted when an individual has an acute injury or sudden onset pain in their back or neck. The adjustments can help improve mobility and reduce inflammation in the spine. They also help to release pressure on the discs between the vertebrae which may have been caused by a fall or accident.
The Benefits of Receiving Treatment for an Acute Injury Early On
Most people know that they should seek treatment for an acute injury as soon as possible. But what happens if you don’t?
The first thing that can happen is that the injury will worsen and become more difficult to treat. For example, if you have a severe sprain, the ligaments can tear and result in a much longer recovery time. If you have a severe cut to your skin, the wound may get infected and require antibiotics. If you are suffering from an acute asthma attack, your lungs can fill up with fluid or mucus and lead to pneumonia.
If you have recently been in an accident and experiencing pain, please get in contact with us and our chiropractors will be able to provide more information about how they can help with your specific injury if you visit them for an initial consultation.