If you have been in an automobile accident in the Philadelphia or Allentown area and are suffering with pain, tightness or discomfort, it is a good idea to contact the chiropractors at HealthBridge Chiropractic. Common complaints from a motor vehicle related accident include neck pain, upper or mid back pain, lower back pain, headaches and joint pain.
Neck Pain: A common complaint with whiplash type injuries is neck pain. Common symptoms are achy or sharp pains, tightness, pain in to the shoulders or arms and stiffness or pain in the back of the neck and head.
Back Pain: Many patients complain of upper, middle or lower back pain following a motor vehicle collision. The impact of a car accident can cause excessive stretching of the muscles and ligaments in the back. It is also common for the nerves and discs in the spine to be affected which can also cause pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the legs.
Head Pain: Many patients suffer headache symptoms and head pain following motor vehicle collisions. These symptoms can be related to issues with the neck or due to suffering a concussion.
Joint and Extremity Pain: Injuring your shoulders, wrists, knees, hips and ankles in an automobile accident is a common occurrence. Symptoms such as pain, loss of range of motion, weakness, numbness and tingling or discomfort with movement of the joint are common complaints following an accident.
The pain and symptoms that following a car accident can have a significant impact on a patient’s ability to function throughout the day. Our chiropractic team prides ourselves in our diagnostic skills and on your initial visit you can expect to have a detailed consultation, physical examination and be set up with a treatment plan appropriate for your specific condition. You can also expect your doctor to determine if any diagnostic testing or specialist consultations are necessary to best diagnose and treat your injuries. It is important that anyone involved in an accident and is suffering from any type of pain be evaluated to determine the severity of the injuries, get an accurate diagnosis of those injuries and have a detailed treatment plan set up in order to recover from these complex type injuries.
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