Hidden Injuries From Automobile Collisions

Posted on Feb 16, 2020


Okay, you were in a car crash. But you walked away from it feeling okay. Maybe you were a little stunned and “shaken up,” but for the most part you didn’t feel “in pain…” But then, three months later, one morning you wake up and try to get out of bed but you can barely walk! There are often hidden injuries from automobile collisions. And they might not show up until weeks or months after the crash!

Take, for example, Joe Smith. He was in his minivan, stopped at a stop sign. Suddenly he heard a noise that sounded like an earthquake. He lurched forward in his seat. Stunned, he thought, “What was that?” When he got out of the van to look around, he saw a woman in a smashed up car behind him! She had fallen asleep at the wheel. She had to go to the hospital, but Smith felt good enough to just go home and go to sleep that night. Three months later, though, there was a sharp pain down his leg, with numbness in his toes. After a series of doctor visits, it was determined that he’d need surgery on his “L4-L5” to take that pain away. A surgeon cut his back open and did what he had to do– and Smith took a couple weeks to walk like a normal person again… and even then, he had some pain in his legs, feet and lower back. Smith visits his chiropractor regularly for “maintenance” and relief from chronic pain associated with that car crash.

When car crashes happen, it’s so important to visit a chiropractor. Your chiropractor can help assess what’s going on with your body and then tend to the problem areas over time. With chiropractic care, the body can feel better. Typically, after a crash, problem areas include the neck and lower back. If and when you’re in a crash, don’t hesitate to call and make an appointment at Lakewoods Chiropractic!

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