What causes long-term pain after a motor vehicle accident?

Philadelphia neck pain and headache treatmentOver 2 million people are hurt every year in car accidents in the U.S. While most people are able to heal from their injuries relatively quickly, many are left to deal with chronic pain and disability. We see many of these patients here in our Philadelphia office. Thankfully, Bridesburg Spine and Injury Clinic is here to help you heal from your auto injury.

Research Shows Chiropractic Helps Prevent Chronic Pain After an Auto Accident

The science confirms what we see in our office: A British study was conducted on 28 men and women diagnosed with chronic whiplash syndrome. Each participant received chiropractic adjustments and 93 percent of them experienced improvements following their adjustments, even though 43 percent of whiplash sufferers overall usually never find relief. This confirms that chiropractic care is a great way to avoid long-term pain after an auto injury.

It's important to remember that research has also found that putting off treatment after a car crash can adversely affect recovery time, so getting in to see Bridesburg Spine and Injury Clinic immediately is key to having a speedier recovery.

We Can Help Patients Find Relief From Pain After a Car crash

Bridesburg Spine and Injury Clinic has helped many auto injury patients, and we're here to help you, too. Call our Philadelphia office today for more information or an appointment.

Sources

  • Association for Safe International Road Travel. Retrieved from http://asirt.org/initiatives/informing-road-users/road-safety-facts/road-crash-statistics
  • Dies S & Strapp J. (1992, September). Chiropractic treatment of patients in motor vehicle accidents: a statistical analysis. The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 36(3), 139-145.
  • Woodward M et al. (1996, November). Chiropractic treatment of chronic 'whiplash' injuries. Injury, 27(9), 643-645.
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