Tag: car crash

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Car Crashes and Vertigo Managed by Chiropractors

Vertigo and dizziness are common after a car crash, and can result from injury to the vestibular system of the ears. This system has a series of fluid filled tunnels in the inner-ear.  A whiplash injury or car crash can cause injury to this system.  A common injury  is called Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV). […]

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See a Chiropractor After an Auto Injury

Thankfully, the state of Utah has PIP, or Personal Injury Protection.   That is an excellent benefit on your car insurance.  PIP protects you  in case you are ever injured during the maintenance or operation of your  vehicle.  That means that (up to a certain dollar limit) all your  chiropractic expenses are covered.  This is an […]

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Headache & Neck Pain After Whiplash

Researchers have shown that about 90% of whiplash victims will report headache as part of their post-injury complaint.  Sometimes the headaches wont show for a few weeks after the accident.  But when they do, there are several things that need to be considered.   Cervicogenic Headache The most common headache after a car crash is […]

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Immediate Chiropractic Treatment for Whiplash Supported by Research

Seek Chiropractic Care for Your Whiplash Immediately When you have experienced a car crash, you may have suffered a whiplash injury.  But the signs and symptoms of the Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD) may not show up immediately.  So how long should you wait before you seek treatment? You might be tempted to wait a week […]

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Dynamic Treatment Options for Neck Pain

Neck Pain and Whiplash injuries need tailored treatment plans. All too often I hear patients tell me that they went to see a chiropractor for neck pain and there was little, if any, relief. The next part of the conversation goes something like this: Me: “What did he do?” (I know, I am generalizing the […]

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Protecting yourself from neck injury in a car crash

Whiplash injuries are too common.  They are also expensive!  In the US, we spend $29 billion per year in treating the pain and disability that often result from a rear-end collision.  Those costs end up being passed down to us as consumers of auto and health insurance. We all have a personal stake in staying […]

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Scar Tissue After Whiplash

Next time you see someone rubbing their sore neck, like after a car crash, think about the tissues under the skin. There are muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and joint capsules just to name a few. Each of those structures can be injured in a car crash. They need to be treated as well. Just because […]

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Not just a ‘Fender Bender’

Whiplash injuries can occur at slow speeds. Even if you have been involved in a slow-speed impact, there might be some latent damage done to the neck, spine, and soft tissues. Seek a chiropractic consultation and get an expert opinion. Remember, your car insurance is responsible to pay for your medical bills. In most cases […]

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