types of pain after car accident

Pain After a Car Accident – What To Expect

Being in a car accident can be very stressful. The emotional impact and physical impact may not be felt immediately because of the adrenaline you experience after a car accident. One of the most important things you can do is to always go to a doctor that knows what to do after a car accident. There aren’t many around that understand the symptoms and where pain after a car accident can appear. At Epic Chiropractic and Wellness in Brandon, FL we specialize in treating pain after a car accident. Do not hesitate or wait to call our office, our staff is well experience in helping auto accident patients get the help that they need after a car accident.

Here are some of the symptoms of pain you may have after a car accident:

1. Headaches

It is normal to get a headache after a car accident. Headaches that happen often after your car accident may be a sign of some delayed injuries you may have. During the accident you may have experienced a concussion or whiplash that may be causing your constant headaches. This is not to be taken lightly because you may be suffering from a traumatic brain injury. This type of injury is debilitating to yourself and others. Seeking medical attention immediately after a car accident is important because of this type of injury. The faster you are able to go see a doctor the easier it is to treat the symptoms.

Ignoring your headaches and dizziness after a car accident can be fatal. At Epic Chiropractic and Wellness we know how to treat dizziness and headache symptoms after a car accident. As for Traumatic Brain Injuries, we can help diagnose it and send you to the correct doctors in order to treat it.

2. Neck Pain

This can happen from your head rapidly going forward from being rear ended or you rear ending someone. This can either be whiplash or a cervical herniation. These types of injuries can cause you pain for the rest of your life. Diagnosing whether you have a Herniated disc or whiplash in your neck is important in order to start the right treatment plan for your injuries. Since there is a X-ray in the clinic Dr. Wilson will immediately get your X-rays taken.

If Dr. Matt Wilson suspects that you have neck pain due to either a herniated disc or whiplash, he will script you out for an MRI in order to confirm the diagnosis. Once the diagnosis is confirmed the treatment plan of manipulative therapy will start. Conservative therapy is usually all that is needed and can be done by Dr. Matt Wilson in Brandon.

3. Shoulder Pain

Some injuries can happen as you get t-boned and your shoulder slams into the side of the car. This is a very common injury in a car accident and can be easily diagnosed. Whether it may be just some shoulder pain or a ligament tear at Epic Chiropractic and Wellness we can help guide you. We are able to treat specific types of shoulder pain and if needed we can also refer you to the correct facilities that we trust.

4. Back Pain

Tingling or numbness is usually a good indicator if you are suffering from a herniated disc or pinched nerve. This type of pain can go all the way down to your buttocks and you may think the injury is due to something other than your spinal cord. These impacts due to a car accident cause bulging discs or herniations. The pain may not appear immediately and can sometimes take several days.

Being in corrective care chiropractic , we are able to treat these systems in your spine after a car accident. Having problems in certain areas of your spine can lead to more health problems later on. Your spine is a part of your central nervous system and your central nervous system controls your body function. At Epic Chiropractic and Wellness we perform a different type of chiropractic therapy. We perform corrective care chiropractic, different from other chiropractic physicians because we focus on the central nervous system and what areas of the spine control certain functionalities.

If you have pain after a car accident and need help relieving your pain, call Epic Chiropractic and Wellness today, we have offices in Brandon, FL and Gibsonton, FL. Our staff is experienced in treating auto accident patients and can get you the help you need. If you have recently been involved in a car accident, do not wait to get check out, call now.

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