One of the most common car accident injuries is that of whiplash. What is whiplash? What are the symptoms of whiplash and why should you see the assistance of your St. Charles, MO chiropractor, Dr. Edward Bickmeyer, promptly after an auto injury?
What is Whiplash?
Whiplash is the everyday name given to a straining of the neck. It is common in car accident injuries when a sudden impact can jolt the head quickly back and forth or side to side on the neck.
What are the Symptoms of Whiplash?
The symptoms of whiplash can range from mild to debilitating. Symptoms may include:
- Stiffness in the neck
- Soreness in the shoulders
- Inability to move the neck
- Tingling in the extremities
- Difficulty in sleeping
If you’ve recently been in an auto accident and experience one or more of these symptoms, you should make an appointment with RiverTowne Family Chiropractic. Our chiropractor can diagnose your whiplash and offer an all-natural treatment program to provide pain relief and restore mobility.
Why Seeing a Chiropractor Quickly is Important
There are several reasons to see a chiropractor promptly after being involved in an car accident. First, our chiropractor can document your injuries and treatment. This is important in documenting your injuries for insurance purposes and for any potential legal action that may result from the accident. Prompt treatment can also prevent an auto injury from worsening which could result in chronic pain. When you seek treatment quickly, you can also find relief from pain and restore full movement sooner. Prompt treatment also increases the chances of 100% recovery.
Why Choose RiverTowne Family Chiropractic in St.Charles MO
Dr. Bickmeyer has been helping whiplash sufferers and those experiencing a variety of neck and back pain since 1993. He is committed to providing the best in chiropractic care and state-of-the-art therapy without the use of drugs or surgery. He is also a native of St. Charles, MO.
Make an appointment today by calling 636-947-7463. RiverTowne Family Chiropractic is located at 1362 South 5th Street in St.Charles MO.