Most car accident victims end up developing a bad headache and physical issues a few days after a crash or collision. Even when the injuries seem small at first, this happens because the initial shock causes the release of adrenaline in the body, which numbs the pain. For reference, one can get t-boned, feel fine, and later find out about serious injuries only after a medical check-up.
Whiplash injury is often an exception where pain manifests itself right after the car accident. In this case, chiropractic care helps you recover and alleviate pain from day one. You can make an appointment to see Dr. Shanfar at Health Station LA and get your body moving and feeling good right away. Of course, Dr. Shanfar will perform a function test and review relevant medical history to suggest the best course of action.
Whiplash is a problem that occurs after a car accident and can last for years. One can still be in agony three years later. But the good news is that our West Los Angeles auto injury chiropractor can help alleviate even chronic pain.
Whenever you experience a quick motion in your neck, you can damage your ligaments and tendons. We call the kind of ligament damage that occurs after a car accident whiplash. In almost every case, abnormal motion and instability are the key factors. But neck strain often goes undiagnosed because you need a digital motion x-ray to detect it.
Most people do not arrange for a check-up where they assess for instability. Instead, they may go through physical therapy and get some short-term stability. But then two or three years go by, and they are still hurting.
In the meantime, abnormal wear and tear that followed for so long often result in a disc herniation. After a herniated disc, many people resort to surgery, which can end up causing another mobility issue, especially when you fuse two bones or separate them because now there is no mobility at all.
A chiropractic treatment for whiplash may save your health and money if you act fast. For the best results, call our car accident chiropractor in West Los Angeles for a spinal check-up.