Category Archives: Treatment after car accidents

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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