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A car accident can wreak havoc on any part of your musculoskeletal system, but your neck may be the most vulnerable structure of all. The cervical spinal column is less robust and less well protected than the larger thoracic and lumbar spinal regions -- and it's connected to the head, a weight which can be flung around the cabin in an auto accident. Neck pain is all too common an outcome from such an event, but you can get safe, effective, non-surgical relief for your symptoms here at Lakewood Ranch Chiropractic.
The most frequent and obvious cause of neck injuries in an auto accident is whiplash. The term applies to the whip-like motion imparted to the neck when the head is thrown back and forth, much like the lash of a whip. The forces placed on the neck and cause many different kinds of injury and pain all at once. These injuries may include:
You might not experience any neck pain for quite some time after your car accident, only to suddenly experience it at some later date. That's why you shouldn't necessarily wait for neck pain or other symptoms to appear before getting an evaluation from our chiropractor.
Bring your aching neck to our chiropractic clinic at Lakewood Ranch Chiropractic. Our chiropractor can tell from your symptoms, and from detailed X-ray evaluations, exactly what types of injuries you've sustained and where they're located. We can then create a personalized neck pain treatment program utilizing several natural, non-surgical healing modalities, such as:
If you're in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, and Fruitville, call 941-739-2900 to schedule an evaluation and treatment for your auto accident neck injury. Our chiropractor can help!