Car Accident Injury Treatment in Venice Florida
Injuries from Auto/Car Accidents:
Quite often, following a Trauma such as a Car Accident, your body’s defense mechanism will kick in. Body aches, pains and injuries may not be felt for 2-3 days following your accident. More serious injuries may surface almost immediately. The best time to seek chiropractic care following an injury from any accident is AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. From bruising to whiplash, injuries sustained from an auto accident can trigger many long-term symptoms if left untreated. Chiropractic can be a great benefit for treating the pain and injuries due to a car accident.
COMMON INJURIES DUE TO CAR ACCIDENTS & AUTO ACCIDENTS:
- NECK PAIN
- MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
- LOW BACK PAIN
- HERNIATED DISC
- ARM AND LEG PAIN
- KNEE AND LEG PAIN
- PELVIS OR HIP INJURIES
- ABDOMINAL INJURIES
- FOOT INJURIES
- ELBOW INJURIES
- CHEST CONTUSION
- SHOULDER OR SCAPULAR INJURIES
REMEMBER: THE STATE OF FLORIDA 14 DAY RULE: You must seek medical treatment within 14 days of your auto accident in the state of Florida so you do not forfeit your auto Insurance medical benefits.
DIAGNOSIS AND EXAMINATION:
Following a Car Accident, the Chiropractor will perform a thorough Consultation, as well as a full Neurological, Orthopedic and Spinal Examination. Further diagnostic testing such as X-rays or MRI’s may be prescribed, if they had not already been done prior to coming to our office
There are many other factors as well that determine the severity of injuries and the effect on the bodies functions. During an accident there are certain circumstances to be considered such as the body's position, the emotional state of the patient, and the way the vehicle was impacted. Drs. Of Chiropractic are highly trained in diagnosing and treating injuries sustained from car accidents.
STAGES OF TREATMENT:
Once the Chiropractor has conclusive findings, the initial treatment will commence. The goal for the first stage of treatment is to eliminate the patient’s pain. Reduction of the swelling and spasm with gentle methods such as chiropractic activator technique and other modalities. The goal is to expedite repair of injured tissue, ligaments and muscles as well as redistribute any build of of lactic acid, which can cause additional pain.
The next goal is to correct and improve the body’s mechanics in an effort to restore the body to it’s previous state prior to the accident and injuries.
This is done with additional modalities and very specific Chiropractic treatment
Lastly, a progressive rehabilitation protocol will be administered to increase movement and body’s range of motion, and restore strength of core and smaller muscle groups which protect the spine. Strengthening of these areas will prevent chance of future flare ups of symptoms
BUTTERFLY FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC CENTER will gladly work with the patient’s attorney, providing the firm with pertinent information regarding their case.Butterfly Family Chiropractic Center will also assist in management of the case by making proper referrals to other specialists as needed. Call us at 813-258-6051 or visit us at 645 East Venice Ave in Venice, Florida