Auto Accident Injury

Common Injuries Seen in Auto Accidents at Coosaw Chiropractic

When someone gets behind the wheel of a car, safety always needs to come first. At the same time, even though people take the right safety precautions, injuries can still happen. At Coosaw Chiropractic, our goal is to make sure that everyone in the Ladson, Summerville, and North Charleston, SC has access to a trained chiropractor who can treat their injuries following a motor vehicle accident. There are a few common injuries that we see in our offices.

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Common Auto Accident Injuries

At Coosaw Chiropractic, some of the most common injuries we see in auto accidents include:

Whiplash: This is one of the most common reasons why people come to see us. This is a neck injury that leads to a sprain of the upper cervical spinal ligaments. This can make it hard for someone to move his or her neck from side to side, leading to stiffness and soreness.

Herniated Disc: We also see patients who come in with a herniated disc. This happens when the back is flexed to an extreme amount, rupturing one of the discs in the spine. When this happens, people can develop shooting pains that travel down the legs, making it hard to move.

Pinched Nerve:  It is also possible for someone to suffer a pinched nerve in a motor vehicle accident. This can lead to weakness, numbness, and tingling in different parts of the body depending on the location of the nerve.

Headaches and Concussions: Headaches are a common issue following a car crash. This can happen when someone strikes his or her head on the steering wheel, window, or dashboard. Headaches can persist for days if they lead to a concussion.

It is important for everyone to see a chiropractor following a motor vehicle accident. Rely on a trained chiropractor to come up with a comprehensive treatment plan to address any injuries that you have might have after an accident. 

Call Coosaw Chiropractic Today for All Auto Accident Needs

At Coosaw Chiropractic, we take a tremendous amount of pride in the approach we take to the treatment of auto accident injuries. We know that many people are worried they might need surgery for a motor vehicle accident injury. Fortunately, this isn't always the case. We are led by Dr. Michael Tresnicky who has a significant amount of training and experience in treating auto accident injuries. With the help of Dr. Michael Tresnicky, you will have a great chance of making a full recovery in Ladson, Summerville, and North Charleston, SC. If you would like to learn more about how we can help you, please call us today to make an appointment.