Vehicle accidents are happening all across the globe. It is a fact that no one wishes to have an accident, they happen unexpectedly. Accidents results in significant life disruptionand can cause huge loss. Hence, it is important to follow the traffic rules and avoid unnecessary speeding. Accidents cause severe loss to your personal life by affecting both financially and physically and it tends to affect the immediate  family also.

Despite the severity of the accident we recommend evaluation but a chiropractor or a medical doctor. Sometimes injuries that are assumed to be minor, later turn out to be severe and results in long term chronic pain. So it is important to seek early evaluation and treatment for your injuries and painin order to avoid those hurdles. One of our body parts that get affected more than other parts during the accident is the neck.

General symptoms of neck injuries after a vehicle accident:

Symptoms of neck injury and pain may vary according to the severity of the accident.  When you feel pain or discomfort after the vehicular accident it is better to consult with the doctor immediately. This will help you to identify the problem and get treatment immediately. General symptoms including:

  • Severe pain in the neck
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Numbness and burning sensations

Whiplash:

During the accident there will be lots of force, intensity and jerking motion will be appearing towards your body which results in whiplash which leads to several problems in the spine and neck.  Due to this, intervertebral joints, discs, and ligaments along with nerve roots may also get affected.  So you need to treat this with extra care otherwise it will lead to several problems which can affect your mobility in the future. Pain relief medications, physiotherapy, traction, and massage can help you to get rid of the pain. Physicians will – plan your treatment according to the type of injury.

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