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Auto Accident Injuries from your Charlotte Chiropractor

When involved in an auto accident, it is common to sustain back and neck injuries that can cause pain ranging from uncomfortable to debilitating. It is why seeing a chiropractor at Weig Chiropractic Center following an auto accident in the Charlotte area is so important. What are some common auto accident injuries that people experience? What is whiplash? How can a chiropractor help and why should you see Weig Chiropractic Center in Charlotte following injuries from an auto accident? Let's take a closer look.

Auto Accident

Common Auto Accident Injuries

Many times patients will contact us for chiropractic care when they sustain a neck or back injury in an auto accident. The truth is, since the neuromuscular system in these areas is so complex, the sudden impact from an auto accident can cause far-reaching injuries.

  • Whiplash
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Upper and/or lower back pain
  • Tingling or numbness in extremities
  • Headaches
  • Overall body stiffness or soreness
  • Lack of energy

Symptoms of whiplash, the most common of auto accident injuries, can be particularly impactful.

Whiplash and its Symptoms

Whiplash is a common auto accident injury that chiropractic care from our Charlotte chiropractor can address. Whiplash is a straining of the neck, caused when the head suddenly moves back and forth or side to side on the neck. This is often the result of an auto accident. Symptoms of whiplash can often start with some stiffness in the neck or upper shoulders. This should not be ignored. Pain and soreness are a sign that something has been damaged. While people who experience severe neck pain or headaches following an auto accident may seek help immediately, many who just experience stiffness or soreness may “tough it out”. This can be dangerous. Untreated whiplash can get worse and result in a lifetime of chronic pain. If conditions are left undiagnosed as being accident-related, it may also result in forfeiture of insurance coverage or legal recourse as a result of injuries.

Other more severe whiplash symptoms include severe back pain, neck pain and immobility, tingling, headaches and even irritability and sleeping difficulties. Whether your symptoms are minor or severe, seek our Charlotte chiropractor at Weig Chiropractic Center promptly.

How Our Charlotte Chiropractor can Help

The neck and spine are resilient but complex. Auto accident injuries can result in a neuromuscular misalignment that results in reduced range of motion and pain. Chiropractic care at Weig Chiropractic Center in Charlotte seeks to realign this network, managing pain and restoring health and mobility. This is an all-natural treatment designed for long-term wellness. We don't recommend potentially harmful drugs or encourage invasive surgery.  Our results have been impressive.

Schedule an Appointment with your Charlotte Chiropractor

To learn more about treating auto accident injuries involving the neck and spine, contact us at Weig Chiropractic Center. Call us at 704-596-9400 and schedule an appointment. We'll give you an initial consultation and exam and discuss your treatment options. Get the care you deserve from Weig Chiropractic Center in Charlotte.