CAR ACCIDENT CHIROPRACTIC CENTER IN THE VILLAGES, FL SERVING THE TRI-COUNTY AREA
Some patients may not know they are in pain immediately following the accident, as symptoms could take days or weeks to show, due to chemicals released in your body during times of injury. Research has noted even accidents that seem minor with limited vehicle damage can cause serious injury to the occupants because the vehicle does not absorb any of the force.
Remember, it is important to let your doctor know where your areas of pain are located so the regions of pain can be properly documented on the first visit. Common signs/symptoms Sprain/Strain: When the bands of tissue that connect your bones, muscles or joints are stretched beyond normal limit a sprain or strain occurs. This is a common injury experienced in a car accident when a patient is thrown forward and backwards from the impact.Neck Pain Headaches Shoulder/arm pain Mid back Pain Low back pain Hip Pain knee PainBlurred visionDizziness What to expect on the initial Evaluation:On your initial evaluation, your doctor will spend time reviewing your medical history as well as the history of the MVA. A comprehensive evaluation including orthopedic and neurological testing will be performed in order to properly document injuries sustained in the MVA. Images of the injured region may be performed if deemed medically necessary. Treatment may start on the initial evaluation or the following visit. Although treatment plans vary from patient to patient, auto accidents can take 4-6 weeks in order to treat the musculoskeletal complaints. Additionally, after the initial acute phase, an in office rehabilitation neuromuscular program is utilized in order to prevent future degeneration to the spine.In most cases, your auto insurance will cover the expense of treatment. Our experienced billing manager will handle the entire billing process so we can focus on your treatment. If you decide to be represented by a personal injury attorney, we will also work with the attorney on your behalf.