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Auto Injuries

If you were in a car accident, you most likely incurred an injury. Auto injuries can be painful and debilitating. However, chiropractic care can help. Chiropractic treatments can help reduce pain and inflammation for most injuries sustained in an accident.

Auto Injury Treatment Kent, WAAt Hughes Chiropractic & Massage in Renton, WA, we offer a variety of chiropractic services that can help treat auto accident injuries and provide long-lasting relief.

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Common Auto Accident Injuries

Auto accidents can be very scary and stressful. Accidents are common and can happen to anyone. Depending on the nature of the accident, a wide variety of injuries can occur. Sometimes, symptoms of these injuries don’t appear for days or weeks after the accident.

Whiplash

This occurs when there is a sudden forward and backward movement of the neck. The force causes micro-tears in the neck ligaments, causing neck pain. Other whiplash symptoms include dizziness, distorted vision, headache, neck stiffness, and restricted neck mobility.

Back Pain

It’s not uncommon to suffer lower back pain after an auto accident. Back pain, if left untreated, can inhibit your everyday activities. Conditions like herniated or slipped disks can result in chronic complications if not treated immediately.

Knee Pain

The sudden impact of an auto accident can result in knee pain, especially if the knee strikes the dashboard, seats, and other objects in the car. Knee pain could be caused by torn ligaments, damaged knee caps, and other injuries to the knee.

Other auto accident injuries include:

  • Chest pain
  • Cuts and scrapes
  • Sprains and fractures
  • Spinal injuries
  • Broken bones and ribs
  • Herniated discs
  • Head injuries and concussions

Some injuries like whiplash may not exhibit symptoms immediately after the impact. You may not think that you are injured after a car accident. In light of this, it is vital to see our chiropractor immediately after an accident, even when there are no visible physical injuries. Chiropractic treatment can identify hidden injuries that can cause future health problems.

Why Chiropractic Care?

Chiropractic care uses natural remedies to treat auto injuries. This way, accident victims don’t have to deal with side effects associated with medications. Additionally, chiropractic care has other benefits, including:

  • Promotes faster recovery
  • Addresses the root cause of your pain
  • Reduces pain and inflammation
  • Restores full range of motion
  • It’s affordable and offers long-lasting results

Treating Auto Accident Injuries

Chiropractic treatment offers pain relief for shoulder, back, neck, and other injuries sustained in an accident. Chiropractors use some of the following techniques to offer relief.

Chiropractic adjustment: Spinal manipulation repositions the spine to its natural spot, reducing pain and restoring range of motion.

Massage therapies: Massages help with soft-tissue injuries. They also reduce tension in stiff muscles and promote blood circulation to trigger self-healing.

Stretching exercises: Reduces pain and boosts the tenacity of body muscles to avoid future injuries.

Schedule an Appointment with Our Chiropractor

If an auto accident injury is slowing you down, you don’t have to live with the pain. At Hughes Chiropractic & Massage of Renton, WA, our chiropractor can help your body heal and recover after an accident. To schedule an appointment, call us today.

How Do Our Patients Feel About Us?
  • "I absolutely love getting adjusted by Dr. Hughes!!! The relief I feel instantly afterwards is incredible! Dr. Hughes is so caring and thoughtful, I really appreciate her, and her ability to ease my back and neck pain. The staff is always so nice, helpful and welcoming! Also, Jeannie Anderst, is really great at massages, I appreciate her help and kindness."

    - Sharon R.
  • "I’m so glad I chose Dr. Hughes for treatment. I felt better immediately and she is very good at what she does. We agreed to a modest treatment plan and there never any pressure to add anything unnecessary. Great experience."

    - Tim F.
  • "Dr. Hughes has helped me immensely with my pain and range of motion. I never though it would be possible to go about my day without some occurrence of neck or back pain and I’m happy to say that is not true!! I referred my sister and I would refer anyone else out there in need of a chiropractor!"

    - Annelise Z.
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