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Common Auto Accident Injuries

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on December 19, 2016

Visit Your Joplin Chiropractor After A Car Accident

If you have been injured in a car accident or motorcycle accident, our Joplin chiropractor, Dr. Steven Skaggs can help you heal and bring you back to recovery. At Skaggs Chiropractic, LLC we assess your motor vehicle injury and provide treatment after a concussion, whiplash, or soft tissue injury, and get you on the path to healing.


Common Auto Accident Injuries

When you have been in an auto accident, there are a variety of injuries that can occur that our chiropractor can treat. These injuries include:

  • Muscle strains in the neck, low back, or mid back.
  • Headaches or migraines caused from a neck injury
  • Whiplash that ooverextendsthe head and neck, causing pain in the neck and upper back.
  • Misalignments of the spine that lead to pain and lack of mobility.

When you visit our auto accident chiropractor in Joplin for an initial assessment, a careful medical history will be taken before treatment is provided.

How our Chiropractor in Joplin Treats Auto Accident Injuries

After an assessment, your Dr. Skaggs will develop a treatment plan that meets your specific needs. Treatment will focus on getting your spine into proper alignment, reducing inflammation in your joints, helping your soft tissue to heal.  Our chiropractor will use gentle adjustments to restore alignment to your spine, reducing stress on your back and allowing the tissue to heal. In addition, he will use stretching techniques to improve circulation to the injured area, hot and cold therapies, and massage. Each modality used will help improve circulation, speed up healing and reduce pain.

Chiropractic care provides natural pain relief after a car accident or motorcycle injury and is safe to use with other types of treatment. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be used to treat your auto injuries. With this treatment method, you would be placed inside a pressurized vessel with oxygen at a greater level than normal. This enables to treat decompression issues and heal wounds. Give us a call to learn more about this treatment option.

Get Help From Your Auto Accident Chiropractor, Dr. Steven Skaggs

Contact Skaggs Chiropractic, LLC in Joplin at 417-624-4242 and set up an initial consultation after your car accident. When you are feeling tight, sore, and you have lost range of motion, chiropractic care can be your solution.

Posted In: Chiropractic Auto Injury Treatment