The Ways a Chiropractor Can Improve Your Health after a Car Crash
Chiropractic—The Better Option after an Auto Wreck
When you’ve suffered any type of injury in a motor vehicle accident caused by the carelessness or negligence of another person, you’ll want to seek treatment as soon as possible, so that you minimize the potential long-term consequences. Traditional medical treatment typically involves invasive surgery and/or drugs that mask your pain, but don’t promote real healing. There are many good reasons, however, to seek treatment from a chiropractor after a collision:
- Chiropractic is better for treating the injuries you can’t see — Often, the most debilitating injuries you suffer in a car accident are to connective tissue, such as muscles, ligaments and tendons. Chiropractic offers better options for treatment of whiplash and other invisible injuries. Chiropractic is also more likely to provide benefits to your whole body, whereas traditional medicine targets specific maladies.
- Chiropractic naturally reduces inflammation — After a collision, your body’s natural response is to become inflamed, which can add to your misery. Traditional medicine will prescribe pharmaceutical products to reduce inflammation, but chiropractic will use your body’s natural healing processes to minimize your discomfort.
- Chiropractic treatment is non-invasive — The invasion of your body, even if it’s a surgical procedure, is a form of trauma, which required a recovery period. Chiropractic does not involve any invasive procedures, so you’ll typically heal faster. In addition, because there’s no incision, there’s no risk of scar tissue.
- You won’t have to worry about side effects or dependency — When medical conditions are treated with drugs, there’s always the risk of either serious side effects or chemical dependency. Furthermore, painkillers don’t promote healing—they only mask the pain for a while. With chiropractic, you won’t need to worry about addiction or unwanted reactions to drugs, and you’ll know that you’re actually healing.
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Don’t spend another day needlessly suffering after a motor vehicle accident. Contact Health First Injury and Pain Center online or call us at 817-926-5800 to set up an appointment.