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Have you had an auto accident injury that is affecting your quality of life? You are not alone. The caring staff at Circle Chiropractic Center, PC has treated others in the Fairfax area for more than 30 years. Dr. Christopher Frey leads his staff in their commitment to providing optimal wellness and care services. We serve the communities of Fairfax, Oakton, Vienna, Reston, and the entire area of northern Virginia.
Whiplash is a common auto accident injury. In fact, it is one of the most common.
Whiplash is an injury to the soft tissues and delicate bones of the neck. It occurs when a sudden braking or other jerking movement causes the head to whip forward and backward and/or from side to side. When this happens, the small supporting muscle must tense and try to make up for the larger muscles’ inability to control the motion of the head and neck.
The damage that is caused to the structure of the neck can cause lack of mobility, extreme pain, numbness/tingling in one’s arms/hands, and if left untreated may lead to permanent issues that plague you for life. The effects of whiplash are difficult to treat if allowed to progress without treatment.
It can take up to 48 hours for symptoms of whiplash to appear. The most common symptoms include:
Another common auto accident injury is back pain or damage. The symptoms range from mild to extreme. The spine is a complicated structure that is easily thrown out of alignment and damaged. A chiropractor can help to restore mobility to the back and reduce the pain an injury can cause.
The soft tissues of the fingers, toes, wrists, ankles, hands, and feet are also common areas of injury. They tend to absorb a substantial portion of an impact. This causes a large variety of problems that chiropractic care can help relieve and heal.
To treat your whiplash or other auto accident injury problems, the chiropractor will create a plan of action by carefully assessing every aspect of your care. To do this we will:
Once it is clear what your body needs, we develop a plan for treatment. This treatment will employ proven techniques to achieve healing and relief. This may include:
For more information on how Circle Chiropractic Center can help with your auto accident injury pain, give us a call at 703-385-2990 or stop by our offices in Fairfax, VA today. Do not let an auto accident injury slow you down, get help today.