Auto Accident Injury Treatment in Lynnwood
Getting auto accident injury treatment right away from Alderwood Back and Neck Pain Clinic, even if you don't feel pain, is an important step in preventing your injury from getting worse. Neck and back injuries that are not visible to the naked eye can later cause pain, reduce mobility, or result in disability. Diagnosis and treatment are performed in a comfortable and professional environment at Alderwood Back and Neck Pain Clinic.
Common Types of Auto Accident Injuries
- Bulging discs
- Herniated discs
- Muscle sprains and strains
- Spinal cord compression
- Torn tendons or ligaments
- Spinal misalignment (subluxation)
- Dislocated vertebra (Spondylolisthesis)
Auto Accident Injury Pain Symptoms
The following auto accident injury symptoms can be mild to severe, intermittent, or persistent:
- Neck pain
- Upper back
- Shoulder pain
- Lower back pain
- Muscle weakness
- Headache or migraine
- Numbness or tingling in the legs or feet
- Sciatic nerve pain
Whiplash and Spinal Injuries
Whiplash or neck sprain is a common type of auto accident injury treated by our chiropractor in Lynnwood. Whiplash affects the cervical or neck spine. It happens when the head forcefully "whips" forward then backward during the collision. These high-speed motions result in torn tendons or ligaments in the neck and may destabilize the spine. Injuries in other parts of the spine may cause intervertebral discs to bulge or herniate, dislocate bones and joints, or compress nerves in the spinal cord.
How Our Chiropractor in Lynnwood Will Treat Your Pain
Auto accident injury treatment by our chiropractor in Lynnwood focuses on injuries involving the spine and musculoskeletal system. Dr. Szigety provides safe, drug-free treatment that focuses on providing lasting pain relief, improving flexibility, and promoting overall spine and soft tissue health. Treatment may include one or a combination of these:
- Spinal adjustment
- Spinal decompression
- Massage therapies
- Rehabilitative exercises
Spinal adjustment is a chiropractic manipulation technique proven effective in relieving pain due to whiplash. With the use of gentle thrusts, it helps realign the spine, relieve pressure on the nerves, and nudge displaced spinal discs back in place.
Chiropractic spinal decompression therapy is another auto accident injury treatment. It involves the use of motorized traction-distraction force to stretch and lengthen the spine. This creates space between the vertebrae thereby taking pressure off the discs and spinal cord and easing the pain. Massage therapy and corrective exercises are geared at relaxing and strengthening the muscles while stimulating soft tissue healing.
Contact Our Chiropractor Today
With more than 23 years in practice at Alderwood Back and Neck Pain Clinic, you can trust Dr. Szigety to accurately diagnose and treat the underlying cause of your pain right away and reduce the risk of complication. Call our Lynnwood, WA, office at (425) 775-6767 to schedule your appointment today!