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Is Chiropractic Care Safe for Treating Accident Injuries?

Iowa isn’t just famous for cornfields. It is also believed to be the birthplace of chiropractic care where Daniel Day Palmer administered his first session. Often multifaceted in its treatment approach, the most common technique is manual therapy like spinal manipulation. This practice is especially helpful for treating accident injuries. Impact Medical Group of Brandon explains more about chiropractic care below.

Chiropractic care is commonly recommended after a car accident because it may help realign the spine and restore function after trauma. If you have experienced discomfort and pain from a car accident, it may be beneficial to seek care from a chiropractor who can create a customized treatment plan for you.

Inflammation can be a major pain culprit after a car accident. It is a way that the body attempts to heal itself but can still be incredibly painful, especially in the back area. Because minimizing pain is central to any doctor’s mission, chiropractors perform movements and techniques that will allow the body to release pain-relieving hormones and reduce swelling.

Developing scar tissue is normal after a car accident. The body will attempt to heal damaged muscles or tendons by forming scar tissue around them with collagen. However, this can cause long-term stiffness and pain. To avoid this, we recommend chiropractic care that will restore the range of motion while breaking up the scar tissue so you can heal faster. By using these non-invasive treatments, chiropractors are able to realign the body without surgical intervention. Adding these sessions to a consistent plan can reduce your chances of requiring surgery in the future.

Are you ready to learn more about chiropractic care and how it can treat your accident injuries? Call the Impact Medical Group of Brandon team today at (813) 522-8885 or visit us online to schedule an appointment.