Whether you encounter a fender bender or a bigger auto accident, a neck injury can occur. The pain from whiplash could cause you to miss work and prevent you from your daily routine. Our chiropractors at Houston County Chiropractic in Dothan, AL, can treat a variety of neck injuries commonly suffered in car accidents or from sports. Visit us today for treatment that can help accelerate your recovery.
Injury from Whiplash
Whiplash is a type of personal injury that mostly affects the soft tissue and connective tissues in and around the neck. When you encounter a hard blow to the head that causes it to suddenly jerk forward can cause neck pain. As the energy moves through the neck, the spinal discs and connective tissue often suffer minor injuries that heal on their own. Until they heal, the neck pain can be intense and debilitating.
A whiplash injury usually takes a couple of hours or even days to show symptoms and can cause misalignment to the spine if not treated on time. Our experienced chiropractor can provide effective treatment that reduces the pain and speeds up your body’s natural healing process.
Common Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Pain
Whether the neck pain is due to a car accident injury or another cause, our chiropractor can relieve the inflammation and pain with noninvasive chiropractic procedures. Massage therapy is an especially effective chiropractic treatment that naturally reduces inflammation and pain by relaxing the muscles. Massage therapy can be especially effective when paired with electrostimulation.
Electrostimulation uses a low-level electrical current to stimulate the cells in the affected area. It causes red blood cells to flood the area and deliver more oxygen to the affected tissue. It also flushes toxins out and helps to speed up the process of healing.
Physical Therapy Helps to Strengthen the Neck
Physical therapy commonly helps almost any type of personal injury, including those that cause neck pain. We can help to strengthen your neck with a variety of physical therapies that will improve range of motion in the head and neck. The sore and affected tissues become stronger and healthier while providing relief from pain.
Schedule an Appointment Today
Call Houston County Chiropractic in Dothan, AL, today to schedule your first appointment for neck pain or any other painful condition that you are experiencing. We look forward to proving you the treatment that you need!