Automobile accidents are especially traumatic because of the high influence on your physical and emotional well-being. Those who have suffered such a painful automobile accident injuries should not hesitate to find a path of recovery for their mind and body. Some basic tips may be helpful for an effective recovery from a traumatic accident.
Oftentimes, folks who have suffered from a traumatic accident allow the latent injuries to annoy until they reappear years later.
It is always a good idea to get a chiropractic checkup after an automobile accident. Medical doctors in emergency rooms are not trained in detecting spinal nerve stress after a fender bender or major automobile accident. Without a chiropractic examination, an automobile accident victim may suffer for years with undetected spinal, disc, muscle, or nerve damage.
Whiplash is the most common result of an automobile accident and this is especially so in a rear end collision. Whiplash occurs when an individual is violently hurled forward and then backward (hyperflexion). This can cause muscle, ligament, nerve damage, and more. Symptoms of whiplash are blurred vision, headaches, numbness, muscle aches, pins and needles in face and chest, ear ringing, neck pain, and hearing loss.
Other injuries from automobile accidents are lumbar back injuries which include lower back pain or strain. Bulging, herniated, and slid discs become common and generate a multitude of problems.