Science tells us that a body in motion tends to stay in motion. You’ll understand that philosophy well if you are involved in a vehicle accident. If your body is in motion and it comes to a quick, unexpected stop, any number of physical issues can present themselves, not only right at the scene of the accident, but also in the days and weeks following. A common ailment that results from a vehicle accident is whiplash due to your head moving forward and backward faster than your neck is accustomed to. Whiplash treatment is one of the common chiropractic tools used, but it is far from being the only one.
It isn’t just your neck that can experience exaggerated stretching during a vehicle accident. Your spine, shoulders, arms, legs, and chest can also be affected and need help along with whiplash treatment. The sooner you begin accident-related injury treatment, the better, so even if you are not experiencing any symptoms immediately, it is a good idea to schedule an examination.
Chiropractors are usually equipped to work with your insurance company so that they are billed directly for your whiplash treatment and other treatments. The insurance company does not have say over where you seek treatment, so you do not have to wait for their referral.
If you have been injured in a vehicle accident in the Barrie, Ontario area, reach out to us at Mapleview Chiropractic Centre. We offer whiplash treatment and can also assist with pain you may be feeling in your back, shoulders, arms, hips, or elsewhere. We will bill directly to insurance companies, saving you the hassle, so you can focus on getting well again. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.