Auto Accident Posts

Chiropractic Treatment of Headaches Following Auto Accidents

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If you’ve recently been involved in an auto accident, you may be experiencing more frequent and/or more severe headaches than prior to the accident. In fact, about 90% of of auto accident injury victims report some level of headache following their accident. While the symptoms following an auto accident vary on a case-by-case basis, there is one type of headaches in particular that is most common. The type of headaches that are most common after an auto accident are cervicogenic headaches. The word “cervicogenic” means originating in the neck. To that end, a cervicogenic headache occurs when nerves in theRead more…

Lower Back Pain After Auto Accident

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Auto accidents can cause a variety of injuries for those involved in the accident, including anything from whiplash, headaches, and neck injuries. However, one injury that is often forgotten following an auto accident are lower back injuries. A large number of people involved in auto accidents report back pain following the accident and they often don’t understand what happened during the accident to cause this pain. The main cause of the back pain that auto accident victims suffer from results from the difference in shape between the human body’s natural spine shape and the shape of most car seats. DuringRead more…

Neck Pain and Auto Accidents

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We’ve probably all seen a television show or movie depicting a character involved in a auto accident and, in an attempt to receive greater money from insurance or a lawsuit, they claim to have suffered a painful neck injury. While these characters are designed to exaggerate the effects of the accident for financial benefit, neck injuries after an auto accident are not at all uncommon. In fact, over 90% of auto accident victims report neck pain to some extent, making neck injuries the most common symptom after an auto accident. Additionally, neck injuries resulting from auto accidents can have long-lastingRead more…