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What causes persistent pain after a car wreck?

Asheville neck pain and headache treatmentApproximately 2.3 million people are injured every year in motor vehicle collisions in the U.S. While most people are able to heal from their injuries fairly quickly, many are left to deal with chronic pain and impairment. We see many of these patients here in our Asheville office. Thankfully, Dr. Myers is here to help you recover from your auto injury.

Research Proves Chiropractic Helps Prevent Chronic Pain After an Auto Accident

The science confirms what we see in our office: A British study was carried out on 28 people diagnosed with chronic whiplash syndrome. Each participant received chiropractic adjustments and 93 percent of them experienced pain relief following their adjustments, even though 43 percent of whiplash sufferers overall usually never find relief. This confirms that chiropractic is a great way to avoid chronic pain after an auto injury.

It's important to note that research has also found that delaying care after a car crash can adversely affect recovery time, so getting in to see Dr. Myers at the earliest opportunity is key to having a quicker recovery.

We Can Help People Find Relief From Pain After a Car Collision

Dr. Myers has worked with many auto injury patients, and we're here to help you, too. Call our Asheville office today for more information or an appointment.

Sources

  • Association for Safe International Road Travel. Retrieved from http://asirt.org/initiatives/informing-road-users/road-safety-facts/road-crash-statistics
  • Dies S & Strapp J. (1992, September). Chiropractic treatment of patients in motor vehicle accidents: a statistical analysis. The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, 36(3), 139-145.
  • Woodward M et al. (1996, November). Chiropractic treatment of chronic 'whiplash' injuries. Injury, 27(9), 643-645.
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