SALT LAKE CITY, March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Holladay and Salt Lake City chiropractor Capstone Chiropractic would like all area residents to know about their premier chiropractic services for auto accident injuries. Whiplash is the most common injury suffered following an auto accident, but chiropractic intervention can bring pain relief and deep healing.
Whiplash is caused by a sudden movement of the neck in any direction. During an auto accident, persons wearing seat belts are thrown abruptly forward then backward again. This causes trauma to the neck and spine, in particular the cervical vertebrae. While bones are not broken, there can be damage to the muscles and ligaments in the affected area. Movement in the joints becomes impaired.
In addition to neck and back pain, many persons who suffer whiplash also suffer from headaches related to the auto accident injury. This is because the cervical vertebrae and associated spinal cord tie in with the brain and nervous system.
When spinal misalignment occurs, signaling between the brain and the rest of the body can become impaired. This blockage can also cause head pain and headaches following the accident. Shoulder pain is another possible related symptom of whiplash and the impact of an auto accident.
The general symptoms of whiplash can include neck pain, back pain, stiffness, blurred vision, headaches, difficulty in swallowing, extremity pain, dizziness, jaw and/or face pain, numbness, tingling, vertigo, ringing in the ears, fatigue and irritability.
Whiplash injuries tear and stretch the ligaments and muscles of the upper spine. There is often a bulging or rupturing of one or more of the spinal discs located between the vertebrae. This can in turn irritate the spinal cord nerve roots, resulting in pain and discomfort.
Chiropractic care assists with addressing the misalignments and trauma to the spine resulting from an auto accident. Spinal adjustment can be crucial to correcting these issues. This in turn leads to more efficient healing and a better chance that the injury will heal properly so that there are no long-term consequences.
Dr. Ryan Rowell DC says, “Whiplash pain and symptoms often do not manifest until days or weeks after the accident. This is why it is important to see a chiropractor as soon as possible following an auto accident.”
Dr. Steven Fisher DC adds, “We look forward to assisting you in getting out of pain and on your journey of recovery.”
Capstone Chiropractic is located in Suite 110 at 2200 East 4500 S. in Salt Lake City, Utah. Those in the public who wish to learn more about the practice or schedule an appointment may do so by calling (801) 272-8500. Additional information about the Holladay and Salt Lake City chiropractor and their full menu of health services can be accessed at the Capstone Chiropractic Center website.