Category: car injury

Car Accidents and Chiropractors

Did you know that car crashes are the number one cause of injury in the United States?  Injuries can occur even in collisions under 5 miles per hour, so “minor” incidents can have long term consequences, not just for your health.  Sometimes accidents leave you struggling with lengthy legal issues, especially if you don’t take …

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Winter Weather and Whiplash

The holidays are a wonderful time to spend with family and to reflect on everything we have to be grateful for.  Watching the snow fall is beautiful, but the weather outside can be frightening too!  Almost one hundred million Americans will be traveling this holiday season and one patch of ice or a moment of …

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How do I know if I have Whiplash?

When you think of whiplash you probably think of a car accident. That is one of the most well known causes of whiplash. Whiplash can occur at other times, like during sports, or more rarely, during a fall. Whiplash occurs when the neck is jerked back and forth, stretching or tearing the muscles and tendons …

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Sprain or Strain?

You can suffer from a sprain or strain from a variety of causes.  They are usually minor injuries though if the injury is severe weeks of rehabilitation may be needed to fully recover.  Sometimes people will suffer sprains or strains after a car accident. Work and sport related injuries are also common. A sprain refers …

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Factors that Affect the Severity of Whiplash

There are many different factors that can affect the severity of a whiplash injury.  Whiplash describes damage to both the soft tissues and the bone structures of the neck.  If you have been in an auto accident you need to visit a doctor.  North Country Pain Relief Center can help with transportation if your vehicle …

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What is Whiplash?

Whiplash is the most common injury that people suffer from in car accidents.  It can occur in high speed collisions as well as very low speed accidents.  Whiplash develops when the head is whipped back and snaps forward very quickly.  The severity of the injury depends on many different factors and sometimes symptoms don’t show …

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Shoulder Pain from Car Accident

While whiplash is the most well known accident related injury, shoulder and arm pain are also common symptoms after a car crash.  If you have been in a car accident, it is important to take the time to diagnose the damage.  Some injuries will cause pain immediately, though some may take longer to surface. The …

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Whiplash: It’s a Pain

Whiplash is the most common type of injury after a car accident; it is also called a neck sprain or strain.   It is caused by the abrupt jerking motion of the head, forward or backward, often due to a car accident.  Intervertebral joints, discs, nerve roots, cervical muscles and ligaments may become damaged due to …

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Five Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Dr. Adam Elsey will treat various types of injuries and conditions, but it’s very common for him to see patients after they’ve experienced a car accident.  Injuries and conditions may develop after a car accident so make sure you visit with a physician or chiropractor. Here are the Five Most Common Car Accident Injuries we …

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Quit with the Pain

What’s one part of your body that is most likely injured during a car accident?  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute claims the answer is your neck.  Over the last few decades, procedures have been made to reduce the severity and amount of these kind of injuries.  Unfortunately, they …

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