Category: Car accident

Whiplash and its Lesser-Known Symptoms

  Car crashes, no matter what caused them, tend to result in relatively quick collisions. The amount of force the body is subjected to during a standard crash is far higher than anything one would encounter in everyday life, and this poses a risk for injury. One of the more common injuries from modern car …

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Collisions: More Than Just a Metaphorical Headache

  While car crashes can be a legal, financial, or insurance headache, the fact that even mild car crashes can result in head injuries does not receive enough attention. Head injuries are one of the most feared wounds as we go through life as they can majorly impact the quality of life of victims even …

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Using a Chiropractor in a Personal Injury Claim

Traffic cameras can be faulty, non-existent, or pointed in the wrong direction. Bystanders and witnesses may or may not stick around to make a statement — and there may be no witnesses at all! But when it comes to an automobile accident that results in personal injury, the human body remembers almost everything. Aches and …

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Law, Order, and Chiropractic Care

Accidents and injuries are a part of life, albeit a painful and inconvenient one. Sometimes the liability for the injury is clear-cut, maybe it was an improperly labeled wet floor, faulty construction, or the result of an accidental shove or push. However, there is usually discrepancy in figuring out where the responsibility lies for the …

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Should I See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury?

  What is personal injury? A personal injury can mean a number of things. Personal injuries can stem anywhere from car accidents to repetitive movements and result in minor to severe pain. With something as wide-ranging and variable as a personal injury, it’s important to get checked out as soon as possible to see how …

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When Do Most Auto Fatal Accidents Occur?

  During the winter, much of the country’s drivers are forced to contend with winter storms, snow, fog, and ice.  Add to that the fact that days get shorter and visibility gets poorer and it’s probably safe to assume that most fatal accidents occur during the winter months.  Think again.     Time of Day Matters Not …

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Auto Accident? Your Chiropractor Can Help.

It makes sense that the faster a car is traveling when it gets into an accident, the more severe the injuries but serious injuries can occur even at slow speeds.  Most injuries occur when a vehicle is going under 12 MPH and are often soft tissue injuries.  Even if there is no damage to your …

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Chiropractic Care for Rotator Cuff Injuries

Shoulder pain is a common pain for many adults in the U.S., often caused by tears or injuries to the rotator cuff.  The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder that gives the shoulder its wide range of motion and gives the shoulder its stability.  The rotator cuff tendon …

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Winter Driving Means More Auto Accidents

It’ll soon be a winter wonderland out there, and you know what that means:  more automobile accidents. Whether an icy road causes a fender bender with the car in front of you, or you slide off the highway in a snowstorm, even a minor winter accident injuries can lead to chronic pain. Common Injuries Trauma …

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Postural Muscle Weakness After a Car Accident

Our musculoskeletal system is made up of all of our bones and muscles, working together to help us stand and move.  Our muscles are either postural, phasic, or a mix of both.  Postural muscles brace your posture as gravity pulls down on it.  They have slow-twitch muscle fibers and are made for continued work and …

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