Have you ever seen someone crack a whip? Just imagine doing that with your head and neck. That is what occurs when you suffer from whiplash. Your body was not meant to withstand the forceful thrust forward and back of your head without sustaining injury. Whiplash often occurs after an auto accident, especially if you are hit from behind. What can you do if you feel you have a whiplash injury? Consult our chiropractor at Druzbik Family Chiropractic in Statesville, NC, for excellent chiropractic care.
One of the tricky things about whiplash is that it may not exhibit symptoms for weeks, even months, after an auto accident. You may feel fine immediately afterward, but you still have adrenaline pumping through your veins. You may wake up one day with a stiff neck or notice that day-to-day activities you usually perform without pain may begin to cause you pain. You may notice other symptoms such as:
The best thing you can do is visit Druzbik Family Chiropractic as soon as possible after your auto accident, even if you don't feel any pain. Our chiropractor will talk to you about the accident, your overall health, your lifestyle, and any pain you may be feeling or concerns you may have. A physical exam will determine if you have whiplash damage to your muscles and tendons. If our chiropractor notices any abnormalities, he will develop a treatment plan just for you. This plan may include spinal alignments, adjustments, laser therapy, massage therapy, physical therapy, and exercises you can do at home. All our treatments are non-invasive and drug-free.
Call Druzbik Family Chiropractic today at (704) 878-9744 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.