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Auto Accident Inuries
After an accident, you want to receive the best care available for your injuries.
Dr. Greenwood is an auto accident chiropractor who has been helping patients recover from auto-related injuries for over 30 years. He knows what to record clinically so that the insurance company will understand your injuries thoroughly.
Unlike many auto accidents chiropractors, at Chiropractor Plus in Nixa we bill your automobile insurance for you. Your auto accident injury care is usually covered 100% by your automobile insurance.
Auto accidents are frequent causes of neck and back pain.
There are some indicators of injuries that you may not associate with the accident. These might include:
The most common injuries resulting from auto accidents are sprains and strains of the spinal muscles and ligaments. Whiplash is a hyperextension and flexion injury to the neck. This is often the result of being in a vehicle that is struck from behind, as being rear ended by another vehicle in an auto accident. It can also be caused by the jerking motion in amusement park rides, such as bumper cars. If you received a sudden jolt from an auto accident, you could have a whiplash and need to see a chiropractor.
Even in low impact crashes, you may encounter soft tissue injuries resulting in head, neck, and/or back pain. Your vehicle was built to absorb the impact of a crash, but your body was not! Click here to see the effect of a 4.8 mph and 6.3 mph crash on your head and neck.
A 1999 Journal of Orthopaedic Medicine article concluded that "whiplash injuries are common. Chiropractic is the only proven effective treatment in chronic cases."
Medical doctors will make sure there are no life-threatening conditions and release the patient with pain relief medication. These pills do not correct structural or soft tissue damage.
Chiropractors are trained specifically to treat injuries to the spine. Symptoms ranging from headaches to neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and extremity pain all respond well to quality chiropractic care.
Left untreated, some injuries may result in lifelong problems.
Don't risk permanent damage from an automobile accident!
If you have been in an automobile accident we may be able to bill your automobile insurance directly so that you don't have to pay out of your pocket for your treatment as you receive it.
If you've been in an automobile accident in the past year, come in for a free brief examination to see how Dr. Greenwood, an auto accident chiropractor, can help you!