When involved in an accident, you may immediately feel fine. That is primarily due to the amount of adrenaline that pumps through your body following trauma or crisis like a car accident, even if it is a small-scale one. Most people tend to bypass any other doctor but an ER doctor when thinking about post-accident care. However, seeing a chiropractor can be helpful if you’ve been found to have any injury to the musculoskeletal system and spine. A chiropractor will evaluate your injuries and help you find the best way to treat them.
If you are concerned about your injuries following a car accident, do not hesitate to go straight to the emergency room. Emergency medicine can save your life and help identify serious underlying conditions. However, once it’s been determined you are okay to be discharged from the hospital, seeing a chiropractor can help you with the sustained pain following an accident.
Common injuries and pain include back and neck aches, severe stiffness, ongoing soreness, and restricted mobility and range of motion, especially as it concerns the back and neck areas. Spinal adjustments can provide relief not only in the places you experience stiffness but can affect the whole body and provide relief throughout.
The long-term benefits of visiting a chiropractor can prevent minor injuries from turning into serious ones and lessens your chance of chronic conditions. Seeing a chiropractor is important if you are concerned about your back, neck, or spinal health after a car accident, no matter how minor.
If you face legal worries after a car accident, a car accident attorney in Florida can help. James Piccolino, licensed chiropractor and attorney, knows the struggles that follow car accidents first hand. His experience combines a wealth of knowledge from chiropractic medicine and law. His drive to help patients and law clients get the justice they deserve can help you if you have been injured.