Assuming a driver weighs 160 pounds, the force exerted on the human body during a 30 MPH car accident varies between 1.6 and 2.4 tons of pressure, depending on the stretch in the person's seat belt. Even in a 15 MPH car accident, a person may experience more than half a ton of pressure exerted on their body as their car comes to a halt. With that amount of force exerted on the body, it is no wonder people often walk away from car accidents with sore muscles, misalignments in the spine, bruises, or even broken bones.
In many cases, the physical impact from a car accident can be seen and felt immediately. Bruises, fractures, or pain in the neck and back usually cause a person to seek medical attention immediately after the accident. However, the impact from car accident injuries can also be felt over time. Multiple tissues and structures connected to the spine are often damaged, but result in loss of range of motion, pain, and even degeneration over time, if left untreated. This is why it is important to seek treatment from Dr. Steve Nagel as soon as possible after a car accident. He can evaluate car accident injuries for their severity and help a patient start feeling better, sooner, without the use of medications.
Most car accident injuries can be improved through chiropractic care. These include but are not limited to:
For more information on how chiropractic care can alleviate the symptoms associated with car accident injuries, contact 180 Family Chiropractic for a consultation.
180 Family Chiropractic is in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Sanford Health, Medicaid and Medicare. If we are out of network with your policy, we will help you to submit to your insurance carrier. We also have plans that make care affordable if you do not have insurance. We accept all auto carriers when treating patients after automobile accidents.
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