Most people don’t understand how a small accident can cause injuries. It is real easy to understand if someone is in a head on collision or struck at a high speed. You have got to remember that this vehicle is large and even if you may be a large person, it is still a lot more mass that is slamming into you.
Recovery after a car accident can be slow. The soft tissue damage and alignment issues that occur after a car accident can take significant time to heal (months to years). Often times, victims go to their family doctor for pain medication but this normally only offers temporary relief. It has been found that regular chiropractic visits accelerate the process of healing. Soft tissue work, exercise and visiting your chiropractor to get your range of motion back along with rehabilitation of your body can you feel better both mentally and physically. Also, it is imparitive that you drink enough water, get enough rest and eat foods that are good for you to help you heal.
I was recently checking up on Tracy Morgan who was in a automobile accident and is suing Walmart for his injuries. This accident happened in August of 2014. As of today, April 23, 2015, he is still recovering from his injuries and is not sure when he can get back to work in the entertainment business. Car accidents are dangerous and can show symptoms for years. If you are in an accident, please get treatment as soon as possible. Waiting will only make the healing process harder since tissues harden and create scar tissue along with improper alignment which leads to bad body mechanics leading to symptoms.
We can help you heal from an accident and help you become healthy and vibrant again. Call our Redwood City Chiropractic office today at (650) 353-1133.