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You've heard the comparison before, a car colliding at 30 miles per hour is as if it were dropped from a three-story building. Even if you're wearing a seatbelt in an automobile with all its safety measures, just imagine the impact that this kind of crash has on a human body, its skeletal connections, and its soft tissue.
If you've been in an accident you don't have strain your imagination, you probably feel it, even after leaving the hospital, if your injury was severe enough. Consider contacting your Federal Way, WA, chiropractor Dr. Andrew Winger of Redondo Family Chiropractic to learn more about the ways to treat your auto injury.
The fast and forceful movement of your head during an accident as the vehicle's movement suddenly stops is a very common reason for neck injuries. Whiplash is the typical name for this type of injury and occurs most often from rear-end collisions.
Back problems are also likely to arise, sometimes long after an accident. This happens for the same reason as a neck injury, the speed of the back and forth movements can greatly impact the disks in your spine. You may experience severe bruising immediately after an accident but after these vanish it doesn't mean the underlying muscles will have completely healed as well. Just as with back pain, muscle aches, and stiffness can recur a while after the collision.
Auto Injury Treatment in Federal Way, WA
The good news is that your chiropractor can help you manage your pain as well as help treat problems with your spine and soft tissue. This is done through spinal manipulation, massage, and physical therapy. But your individual treatment will depend on your specific ailments, your health history, and current condition. Don't endure the pain any longer or dull it with painkillers, make your appointment today with Dr. Winger of Redondo Family Chiropractic in Federal Way, WA, by dialing (253) 941-6977.