Motor Vehicle Accident Recovery

According to the CDC, more than 2 million people are injured every year from motor vehicle crashes.  We encourage you to always use your seatbelts and put any kids in the proper child safety seats.  Remember to avoid driving distracted or impaired and obey the speed limits.  But that doesn’t help you when you have suffered from a car accident!

Motor vehicle accidents can create havoc on your body!  Whiplash and neck strain are common as well as back injuries, muscle stiffness, balance and coordination problems and more.  Sometimes you feel the pain immediately, other times it comes on over a few hours or even days after the accident.

In physical therapy, our most basic obligation is to medically screen you and make sure that you are being treated in the right place. Physical therapists are trained to identify red flags that would require further medical assessment. If we cannot help you, we will refer you to the proper place. Physical therapists are also trained to help you find the root cause of your condition and to help you resolve your issue without medication or surgery as often as possible.

Your physical therapist can help you address post accident pain and the functional difficulties related to it. Some of the common conditions we address;

Your physical therapist will perform a thorough examination and will work with you to develop your goals for treatment and a physical therapy plan to help you achieve those goals.

You don’t need to hurt any longer, call us to get an evaluation and treatment. Our physical therapists are licensed, experienced and committed to seeing you restored to better health.

 

SOURCES & FOR FURTHER READING:

https://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/motor-vehicle-safety/index.html

https://www.moveforwardpt.com/WhyTherapy/Detail/serious-car-accident-left-him-with-traumatic-brain

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whiplash/symptoms-causes/syc-20378921