Car Accident Treatment

“Feeling like a million bucks!  I have been suffering neck pain for the past decade due to a car accident in the 90's.  I experienced relief after the 3rd visit.  Dr. Tilson and his staff are very friendly, professional and accommodating.  He takes his time to explain the details of my condition despite his busy schedule.  As a fellow healthcare provider, I applaud him. Lastly, the massage therapist is absolutely amazing.”

-Marvin J.

The Importance of Chiropractic Care After an Auto Accident

Did you know that not all auto accident related symptoms appear right after a collision? In fact, most symptoms take time to fully develop. It can take from a few days, several weeks to several months after an accident occurs. Often, small hairline fractures usually do not show up on x-rays if they are taken immediately after an accident. Soft tissue injuries are also not easy to assess. We understand that delayed symptoms can be as devastating as ones that immediately appear.

Post-collision, many people experience injury to muscles, reduced range of motion, and stiffness. In more extreme cases people suffer dizziness, headaches, and/or blurred vision. These symptoms stem from the body being placed under a sudden and intense amount of torque and stress. When the spine is misaligned, the unnatural positioning puts pressure on the surrounding muscles and joints. 

 

Neglecting auto accident injuries can and do lead to further complications. Dr. Tilson is an injury chiropractor who has treated hundreds of car accident injury patients that have sought treatment immediately after an accident as well as years after. It is important to seek treatment as most patients are able to make a full recovery!

 

Don’t wait for auto injury pain! Call today at (630) 428-2299 for a free assessment on the how the right customized treatment plan can give you relief and speed recovery. We will work with the insurance company and go through the process with you.

Benefits of Seeking Treatment After an Accident


Many patients who have sought medical treatment at an emergency room or received a hospital check-up after an accident may still experience pain. X-rays, CT scans and exam reports may not show the full extent of the personal injuries. Seeking chiropractic treatment sooner rather than later after an accident helps increase the chances of a successful claims reimbursement especially with the development of delayed symptoms.




Chiropractic Care Benefits


• Addresses the source of the problem instead of only treating the symptoms

• Prevents medication dependency and addiction

• Boosts chance of full recovery

• Reduces formation of scar tissue

• Provides quicker pain relief

• Helps the body quickly and naturally fight the inflammatory response caused by the accident

• Reduces the chance of developing and slows the progression of spinal degeneration

• Helps decrease the chance of developing chronic and permanent pain

• Is an alternative to certain surgeries, therefore reduces risk of Failed Surgery Syndrome

• Improves spinal alignments which optimizes nerve function




Whiplash


Most of us have heard of whiplash especially when rear-ended in a car accident. It can also happen to people involved in high impact sports, bungee jumping, due to a rollercoaster, playing football, and much more. Described as a sudden force causing the neck and head to suddenly move backwards and then forwards, whiplash happens in a matter of milliseconds putting extreme stress on the head and cervical spine.




Whiplash Symptoms


  • Neck pain
  • Stiffness
  • Headaches
  • Loss in mobility or range of motion
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness
  • Shoulder pain
  • Low back pain
  • Arm pain
  • Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Injury





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