Recover from unexpected injuries
Seeing a chiropractor can help with everyday aches and pains, but it also can be a treatment option for those recovering from injury. Chiropractors are specialists in the musculoskeletal system and are qualified to handle more than just a hurt back.
Chiropractic treatment can help after a:
Adjustive techniques used by a chiropractor are altered to fit your unique situation and health requirements. Many health insurances or other insurance plans cover chiropractic care when you are recovering from an accident.
Conservative treatment alternatives
Depending on if your injury is mild or severe, other doctors may recommend options like prescription medications, physical therapy, or even surgery. Chiropractors treat patients with non-invasive techniques and without relying on prescriptions.
Chiropractors are recommended as the first line of treatment for low back pain because of their conservative measures and discouragement of drug dependency.
A doctor of chiropractic (DC) attends an accredited chiropractic college and must be certified by a board of chiropractic examiners at a national and state level.
Your spine and overall health
Often following an injury or accident, you add stress to your spine – either from the event itself or from compensating for the injury pain. Your spine and central nervous system contribute to the well-being of your entire body. This is why most chiropractic treatments center around spinal manipulation, also called chiropractic adjustment.
Your adjustment can also include joint or neck manipulation to address any pain you are experiencing in other areas. In addition to joint manipulation, chiropractors utilize techniques like ultrasound or cold laser therapy and rehabilitative exercises to heal your injury.