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Benefits of Seeking Out Chiropractic Auto Injury Treatment in Edmonton

Written By South Centre Chiropractic Clinic & Summerside Chiropractic on July 15, 2019

Auto injury in EdmontonIs it really necessary to see a chiropractor for auto injury treatment in Edmonton?

Many people wonder this, especially if they aren’t experiencing any serious pain.

The reality is, though, that seeing a chiropractor can reduce the effects of the trauma your body experienced, reducing the risk of long-term damage.

Why You Should See an Edmonton Chiropractor for Auto Injury Treatment

Here are some reasons to consider seeing a chiropractor for a post-accident evaluation and possible treatment.

Treat So-Called Invisible Injuries 

Did you know that it can take weeks to months for symptoms of whiplash to present? By the time you start to notice the signs, the damage has already occurred.

Seeking the care of an Edmonton chiropractor can prevent this type of damage, as well as reduce the pain, tension, and inflexibility that often result from whiplash.

Reduce Your Risk of Chronic Neck Pain

You may think a little neck tenderness or tightness might not be a big deal after a car accident. If you’re not treated right away, the neck pain can become constant, even worsening with time.

Similarly, muscle tightness and inflammation can temporarily reduce range of motion. Over the coming months, however, scar tissue can develop and lead to permanent loss of muscle flexibility. 

Left untreated, whiplash can create a plethora of problems that eventually affect the joints, ligaments, and muscles throughout the body, including the:

  • Neck
  • Shoulders
  • Arms
  • Legs
  • Lower back.

Don’t Put off Seeing a Chiropractor until You’re in Excruciating Pain

Post-accident pain can be significantly reduced by seeing your chiropractor as soon as possible after an accident. In addition to pain reduction, you can feel confident knowing that your post-accident care will result in less long-term damage down the road.

Have you been in an auto accident? Contact us today at Summerside Chiropractic at (780) 705-0991 and South Centre Chiropractic at (780) 432-1400 to discuss creating a treatment plan. Even if your accident was a while ago, we can take steps to help you reduce the pain.

Posted In: Chiropractic Whiplash Treatment Auto Injury Treatment