After an injury, such as one you might sustain after a car accident, chiropractic care is one of the most common forms of treatment. Chiropractic care is becoming increasingly popular in Las Vegas due to the large number of traffic accidents, and its scientific legitimacy is more accepted than ever amongst medical professionals.
Chiropractic care focuses on mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Alleviating pain, discomfort and improving mobility through techniques such as spinal manipulation, also known as chiropractic adjustments.
After an accident, people who experience pain or discomfort can receive a great deal of relief from this drug-free alternative to surgery or painkillers. Although chiropractic adjustments deal primarily with the spinal column, this technique can help headaches, whiplash, and joint conditions.
Slight misalignments of vertebrae in your spinal column referred to as subluxations, can cause pain, discomfort, and immobility not only in your back but throughout your entire body. Chiropractic adjustments work by applying a controlled amount of force (usually by hand) onto joints that have become hypomobile or restricted in their movement due to a tissue injury to fix these misalignments and get your body functioning and pain-free again.
Unlike surgery, there is rarely any pain or discomfort after chiropractic care. The following day you might feel similar to how you would after a good workout. However, this mild aching and soreness will typically go away by the end of the day.
Chiropractors generally believe in a holistic approach to healing. They will commonly ask you about your lifestyle and daily habits to better understand the potential underlying causes of your pain or discomfort. After a full evaluation, the chiropractor will recommend changes you can make to your daily lifestyle and provide exercises you can do in addition to the chiropractic adjustments to help your body heal. In some cases, massage therapy may also be recommended to complement the treatment plan. Many people find that they receive much more personal attention than they would at a traditional medical doctor and commonly report feeling better than before their accident or injury once the care has ended.
Chiropractic care is at the center of Complete Injury Management. We aim to help people feel better after an accident or injury. If you’re experiencing pain or discomfort, please visit our contact page. Give us a call or fill out our short contact form, and we’ll make sure you get the care you need from one of our affiliate offices.