Auto Accident Injuries
The last thing one expects when getting into a car is to be involved in an accident. There are things that you should know if you ever find yourself in this unfortunate situation.
The Human Body
The human body is fragile. Any accident regardless of how minor it might appear can cause nerve damaging misalignment that can affect your health for years to come. Common injuries include: whiplash, back injury, brain trauma. Long-term damage to the spine and head is no uncommon in auto accidents.
Why seek chiropractic treatment?
According to the American Chiropractic Association, motor vehicles accidents are one of the most common reasons people seek chiropractic treatment. Of all accidents reported, more than sixty percent will report no injury. This is quite alarming to the chiropractic profession which has long maintained that the effects of low force impact can cause many non-symptomatic or delayed response type conditions. Research has shown that structural breakdown or degenerative changes are found to be associated with the effects or previous motor vehicle accident injury and can eventually produce the symptom expressive condition.
If you have been involved in an auto accident you should seek a chiropractor to have a check-up. Chiropractors are trained to analyze your spine to ensure it is free from health-destroying abnormalities.