Here Are the 10 Signs You Need Auto Injury Treatment

Written By John J. Giovanelli, D.C., P.C. on December 21, 2018

Every year, motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) injure 2 million Americans

But who should you turn to when you’re injured? And how do you know if you need auto injury treatment in Peachtree City? 

10 Signs You Need Auto Injury Treatment 

Below, we explore the 10 warning signs that you should look out for before exploring the benefits of chiropractic as a car injury treatment:

1. Joint or Muscle Pain

This is the most common symptom post-accident. It may be caused by whiplash or could indicate that something has moved out of position or is torn. 

2. Headaches

These are a common side effect of auto injuries, especially whiplash. Take note if they come on suddenly. 

3. Chronic Back Pain

Your spine is incredibly vulnerable in a car accident. Any spinal pain needs seeing to immediately. 

4. Limited Range of Motion

Built-up tension from the accident, whiplash, and other injuries may cause decreased mobility in your back and neck. 

5. Pains in Your Legs and/or Arms

These may be shooting or stabbing pains that cause weakness or tingling. They may indicate that you have a slipped disc or trapped nerve. 

6. Change in Mood

Whiplash and other auto injuries can cause depression and irritability. 

7. Pins and Needles

This sensation may also point toward a trapped nerve or slipped disc.

8. Lack of Concentration

After an MVA, some people struggle to concentrate on even the simplest of tasks. 

9. Dizziness or Vertigo

This is another clear sign of whiplash and shouldn’t be ignored. 

10. Been Involved in a Car Accident

Even if you’re not experiencing any of the aforementioned symptoms, you should still seek the advice of a medical professional – just to be sure. 

The Benefits of Receiving Chiropractic Care 

Chiropractic is a proven car injury treatment with 4/10 people choosing this non-invasive option following an MVA. What’s more, over 90% of whiplash patients feel a significant improvement afterward. 

It works to treat any of the aforementioned symptoms through a variety of techniques. And your chiropractor will also give you exercises and lifestyle tips you can do at home to further improve your recovery. 

Notice the Relief Straight Away 

The best bit about these treatments is most patients start to feel the benefit after their first session. This gives them peace of mind that their health is in the best possible hands and they can move on positively and healthily from the trauma of their MVA. 

Been involved in an MVA? Visit our chiropractic clinic, which has been run by Dr. Giovanelli for 30 years. Call us today at 770-487-1228.

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