Auto Accidents Blog

Cold therapy after injuries suffered in car accidents

Did you ever bump your head a little bit and your mother said "Put this ice pack on, put this ice pack on!" That's not very far from one of the things a chiropractor does in her/his office. Cold therapy is a non-surgical modality used to relieve pain. It is also good to decrease  swelling.…
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Traction therapy after an auto injury

In the office of a car accident chiropractor many times you will see a piece of equipment that looks like a pulley. It's usually hanging on the door and it's used for cervical traction therapy. And what is traction therapy? It is a therapy where the chiropractor gently pulls your vertebrae to release pressure, to…
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Electrical Muscle Stimulation in treatments after car accidents

Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) After your car accident did your chiropractor talk to you about a treatment based on Electricle Muscle Stimulation? If so you are not alone. Many chiropractors use EMS machines to treat their patients after they were involved in auto accidents. EMS is the stimulation of a muscle contraction using electric impulses.…
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The ultrasound in chiropractic care

In accident clinics a lot of chiropractors these days use the therapeutic ultrasaound for treatments. If you've been injured in a car accident you will recognize the pleasant feeling and touch of the ultrasound machine on your back or injured body. What is ultrasound? A therapeutic ultrasound is a medical device that uses sound waves…
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How Chiropractic Care Eases the Three Most Common Types of Back Pain

Do you suffer with back pain? Well, you’re not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and the second most common reason for visiting a doctor (only behind upper respiratory infections). Why is back pain so common? There is more than one answer to that question.…
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On whiplash

Many patients that we see in our office suffer from whiplash injuries due to car accidents. Whiplash, like the name sounds, is defined by an abrupt jerking motion of the head backward or forward occurring from rear on-set automobile accidents and amusement rides or as a result of falls, other accidents and sporting activities. Whiplash can…
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