Why Seek Chiropractic Treatment After a Car Accident?

Why Seek Chiropractic Treatment After a Car Accident?

Who is Caring for you after your car accident?

One of the most unexpected life-changing events has just happened- you or your loved one were recently involved in a car accident. Even a minor car accident can throw your life into a tizzy dealing with insurance, car repairs, and emotional stress.

Car Accident Injuries Are Not Always Immediately Present

Studies have shown that rear-end collisions at speeds as low as 5-10mph can cause whiplash and other injuries to the driver and passengers.   

Minor car accidents may leave you feeling no initial pain and, because you are focused on so many other issues related to getting your life back to normal, you mistakenly decide that you will not need to seek any type of treatment.  But, in many cases, the real effects are hidden and the true effects from your auto accident may not show up for weeks, months, or even years.  As a result, during this time, your previously non-apparent injuries could worsen. 

Why Chiropractic for your auto accident?

If you or your loved one has recently been involved in a car accident, you should schedule an appointment with a chiropractor for a full examination as early as possible.  Chiropractic care is a safe non-surgical alternative that you should consider, and you can lesson the risk of aggravating the hidden injuries that may be present in your body. 

Our Protocol For Handling Auto Accidents

Here at Hughes Chiropractic and Massage all patient care is important to us, including those who have been injured in an auto accident.

To ensure the best of treatment, we will handle your care after your auto accident by:

  • Detailed Medical Exam that includes
    • Orthopedic Testing
    • Neurological Testing
    • Range of Motion Testing
    • X-Rays if needed

Based on the finding of these tests, a personalized treatment plan will be formulated by Dr. Hughes get you back to health.

Call us at (425) 271-4543 to schedule your first visit appointment and get on the road to recovery from your injury. 


Other Happenings This Month 

March is Women’s History Month.  Mabel Heath Palmer was known as The First Lady of Chiropractic and the “sweetheart of the profession”. She promoted gender equality and encouraged women to join the profession. She formed the Sigma Phi Chi sorority in 1911. Mabel was elected international president of the Quota Club, which was the first international women’s club and was made up of professional women. Quota is a Latin word that means “A share of one part to a whole”.  Source: palmer.edu


This Month What’s Happening at Hughes Chiropractic:

Birthday Celebrations!!! 

Happy Birthday Lisa! (March 7th)
We so appreciate all you do and all you give to our patients, clients and team.

Happy Birthday Sonia! (March 21st)
What a ray of sunshine you bring to our team!
Enjoy your birthday month of celebrations.

New faces!

Karen joined our team back in December.   Her background is customer services and sales.  Come by and say hello!!  Welcome Karen!

Enjoy your Saint Patricks Day everyone!