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What a Chiropractor Can Do for You When You've Been In A Car Accident

Written By Dr. David Wren Chiropractic on April 9, 2021

Auto Injury TreatmentThe United States racks up well over 16,000 car accidents daily, totaling over 6 million annually. A sizable portion of them seek chiropractic care, and for good reason. 

At Dr. David Wren Chiropractic & Sports Injury in the Albany area, we provide chiropractic care for auto accidents daily. There are five proven ways chiropractic care can benefit you.

4 Non-Invasive Ways Chiropractic Care Helps Car Accident Victims

The ultimate goal of chiropractic care is to restore range of motion and improve your body’s physical function. A car accident throws your body out of whack; you most likely need an adjustment to restore physiological balance so everything remains functioning properly. 

Reduce Inflammation - Inflammation is both friend and foe. It’s needed to heal but it can also slow healing. Chiropractic manipulation promotes a positive physiological response that signals your body to calm its inflammatory response. This makes for faster healing.

Reduce Pain - Chiropractic adjustments triggers the release of pain-relieving hormones. A study conducted by The University of Spain showed that levels of oxytocin, neurotensin and cortisol in the bloodstream increased in test subjects after spinal manipulation.

Reduce Scar Tissue - We don’t mean surface scars; we mean scarred muscle tissue under your skin. Muscles and tendons scar up in response to trauma, which can cause pain and stiffness. A chiropractor can use expert techniques to break up scar tissue and promote healing in the affected area.

Preserve Range of Motion - Injury tends to cause your body to stiffen up in an attempt to protect itself from further injury. Both injury and stiffening can pull you out of alignment until a chiropractor performs an adjustment to put everything back in place and ease out the stiffness.

Get Chiropractic Care for Auto Injuries in Albany

The doctors at Dr. Wren Chiropractic & Sports Injury Center will care for you without having to resort to prescription drugs or surgery. Instead of masking the symptoms, we get to the cause. A car accident throws your body out of whack; you most likely need an adjustment to restore physiological balance so something like a little limp doesn’t turn into a hip or knee replacement. 

Have questions or need to schedule an appointment? Give us a call at (229) 883-0042. We’re happy to help.

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