Accident Whiplash Treatment

The sudden acceleration / deceleration of the neck and upper back when a person has been involved in a car accident can induce the following whiplash symptoms:

  • Neck Pain and Stiffness
  • Headaches
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Pain or Numbness in Arm
  • Pain or Numbness in Hand
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in Ears
  • Blurred Vision
  • Difficulty Concentrating
  • Irritability & Fatigue

These upper back and neck disorders can appear within 24 hours of the auto accident and may or may not include upper back pain or neck pain. The vast majority of Whiplash Symptoms, including headaches, nausea and fatigue, are felt within a 24 hour period following a motor vehicle collision.

Whiplash is a common injury from car wrecks. Whiplash is a strain in your neck resulting from your head moving forward or backward in a car accident. Many people who have been in car wrecks have whiplash or other injuries without even knowing. Some symptoms while having whiplash include pain from moving your head from side to side or backward and forward, pain or stiffness when moving your head to look over each shoulder, tenderness, or headaches. Whiplash can mostly affect athletes that play football or any contact sports. At Kare Chiropractic in Grand Prairie and Kare Clinic in Fort Worth we treat people with our high-tech technology as well as our chiropractic treatment techniques, stretching, physical therapy, and massage. Our doctors and staff at Kare Chiropractic in Grand Prairie and Kare Clinic in Fort Worth make sure our patients receive the best treatment for their injury and leave pain-free. If you have been in a car wreck and have a whiplash injury call us at Kare Chiropractic in Grand Prairie and Kare Clinic in Fort Worth.

Kare Chiropractic Clinic - Fort Worth & Grand Prairie

Car Wrecks/Auto Accidents are a common occurrence. The most commonly seen injury is Whiplash! Whiplash is the acceleration-deceleration of the neck caused by a rear-end collision or side impact collision. Some symptoms experienced after Whiplash include headaches, neck pain, low back pain, stiffness with painful movements, pain between shoulder blades, fatigue, and irritability of ones mood. At Kare Clinic Chiropractic & Rehab we are skilled in caring for these types of injuries. If left untreated injuries may worsen over time leading to long term disabilities. Whether the car wreck is minor or major both have the capacity to alter your quality of life. If you have injuries or have been involved in an Auto Accident, a thorough examination, digital Xrays will be performed same day to get a clear understanding of your injuries.

At our brand new Kare Chiropractic Clinic in Fort Worth, TX, and at our long standing clinic in Grand Prairie, we have taken the time and used the full extent of our experience to create the best rehabilitation environment while utilizing only state of the art Whiplash Treatment Equipment. We have also put together a Chiropractic Team of Chiropractic Doctors and Support Staff to ensure you a complete and efficient recovery.

What to do after a car/auto accident?

According to one of the biggest insurance companies in in the nation, there are around 50 million drivers, passengers and pedestrians injured per year caused by auto accidents. If you get involved there are certain things that will you help you to take the right steps to protect you and your interest. Here are some of the key steps:

#1 Stay Calm

It is human nature for human’s adrenaline rush to take over, so be sure to take deep breaths and do not let your emotions take over.

#2 Call 9-1-1

If you are not in immediate danger where the accident took place then DO NOT leave the scene of the accident. Call and notify the police of what just took place but DO NOT ADMIT FAULT.

#3 Seek medical treatment

As stated earlier, it is common for adrenaline to kick in, so most people do not feel immediate pain. However, examinations, x-rays, and other diagnostic test can rule out any serious injuries. So, you’ll want to be sure to give Kare Clinic Chiropractic & Rehab a call to get you scheduled as soon as possible and get yourself checked out.

#4 Create your own file

After the accident occurs you want to be able to have yourself covered. With that being said, you should remember to gather all information from the accident: taking pictures of ALL vehicle damages and any road damages. Get a picture/ copy of auto insurances for ALL vehicles involved. Writing down all facts of how the accident occurred. Lastly getting any information you can from the police to reference: i.e. police report number, which county, police name/ badge number. You’ll want to have gathered all of this information into a file to help determine your next steps.

This list are some of the things that you can do to handle your auto accident with confidence. Kare Clinic Chiropractic & Rehab has been serving the DFW metroplex for over 19 years, we are here to help.