INJURED IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT?

Do you have whiplash in Van Nuys? Many people experience whiplash injuries each year. Most car accidents in Van Nuys are rear end collisions with varying degrees of severity. Many of our patients that are involved in rear-end collisions don’t even realize they have received injuries until weeks or months after the initial impact. Their medical doctors do not always acknowledge injuries that occur at lower speeds but research today says differently. If you have been injured in an accident, our Van Nuys chiropractic clinic can help you understand your options for care.

To have success with a whiplash injury it’s important to work with a provider that understands the problem. Chiropractors are trained for these types of injuries, so if you have recently been injured it’s important to get your spine checked as soon as possible. The sooner that you start care the less chance you have of developing long term problems.

WHIPLASH IN VAN NUYS

Whiplash injuries are a serious health threat. The results can be devastating if an injury of this caliber goes untreated. What’s unfortunate, is that most people don’t even realize they are injured until long after the accident. By the time many people realize they are in need of help, their problems have escalated to a much greater condition.
Injuries tend to be more significant when your headrest is positioned too low. In the instance where your headrest is positioned too low it can act as an acceleration point when you are hit from behind. A 5 mph impact can result in your head whipping back at a much higher rate of speed causing greater injury.

Statistically, significant improvement was noted for 93% of the 28 patients studied in the Woodward study while under chiropractic care. In the research study chiropractic care consisted of spinal manipulation, PNF, and cryotherapy. Many of the patients were treated prior to the study with NSAIDS, soft colors, and physiotherapy.

Chiropractic care is an effective modality for patients that have been injured in motor vehicle collisions. The study mentioned earlier was able to clearly document the success and experience most chiropractors see in clinical practice. Symptoms ranging from headaches to neck pain, back pain, inter-scapular pain, and related extremity pain with numbness and tingling often respond very well to chiropractic care.

Dr. K Chiropractic Center in Van Nuys has experience helping individuals suffering from symptoms of a whiplash injury. Call today to see if chiropractic care can help you.

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3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Thursday
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9:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. K Chiropractic Center
7100 Hayvenhurst Avenue Suite 109A
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 570-1540

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