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Auto Injury FAQ From Your Westchester Chiropractor

Woman injured from an auto accident in Westchester

Symptoms related to auto accident injuries do not always appear immediately after the accident. Our chiropractor in Westchester Los Angeles has the experience to treat your immediate and delayed symptoms. Come to Joga Chiropractic Center where we provide gentle auto accident injury treatment.

What Are Some Common Auto Accident Injuries?

One common injury resulting from an auto accident is whiplash. The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) reports that around two-thirds of the individuals involved in an auto accident develop whiplash symptoms. We treat people with whiplash symptoms in the Los Angeles, Playa Del Rey and Culver City areas. 

Another common injury is back injury. Both upper C-spine injuries and lower back injuries are common. Remember that your spinal column extends throughout the length of your back, and injury to the back is potentially serious. At Joga Chiropractic Center, we offer back pain treatment, according to your individual diagnosis and treatment needs.

Soft tissue injuries often result in painful swelling and bruising. Sprains, strains, torn ligaments or tendons are other examples of common auto accident injuries.

There is a multitude of other possible auto accident injuries, including injuries to the extremities, neck, and head. Some people experience PTSD and other psychological conditions.

When you experience auto accident injuries, our chiropractor in West Los Angeles has the professional training and experience to diagnose injuries and offer appropriate auto accident injury treatment. 

How Long Can It Take For Auto Accident Injuries To Appear?

Some individuals likely assume they are okay immediately after an auto accident as long as they see no visible injuries. Many types of injuries are internal and not visible, while others do not immediately result in symptoms.

Symptoms appearing days, even weeks later, potentially result in a variety of symptoms, increasing the need for whiplash treatment, back pain treatment or other forms of auto accident injury treatment.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) reveals that about 20 percent of individuals with acute back pain, or relatively short-term pain, go on to develop chronic pain “With persistent symptoms” at one year. This means that although you possibly assume that your back pain after a motor vehicle accident will likely resolve without back pain treatment, you risk progressing to more serious and longer lasting symptoms.

Similarly, the ACA points out that most individuals with whiplash do not develop symptoms until up to 48 hours after their injury. 

How Can A Chiropractor Help With Auto Accident Injuries?

Our chiropractor takes a detailed medical history along with details of your motor vehicle accident. We perform comprehensive diagnostic testing and then develop a treatment plan for your specific auto accident treatment needs. 

Contact us for auto accident injury symptoms and all your wellness needs. Call 424-800-2488 today!

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