Injuries from an auto accident may not appear immediately after a crash. Some may be hidden by the rush of adrenaline from the accident. This is especially true of headaches. Once the adrenaline fades, you may begin to experience severe neck, shoulder, and or back pain. Strong headaches may also start to appear. Visiting your chiropractor as soon as possible after an accident occurs may help to prevent some of your discomfort.
The sudden jolt from being hit, the force of hitting your head on the door, ceiling, or steering wheel, or even just the intense amount of stress that you feel after the accident can lead to headaches. In some instances, a severe neck injury like whiplash can lead to headaches as well. Just the stress and frustration of being involved in a wreck can make a headache worse. Waiting to be checked out may allow an injury to start to heal improperly, which can turn into long-term chronic pain and discomfort.
Your chiropractor can perform a thorough evaluation and get to the bottom of your discomfort. Chiropractic care doesn't just treat the symptoms of headaches, it goes to the root of the problem. Once the problem is found, it is corrected through chiropractic adjustments that help to restore balance and alignment.
Other Treatment Options
In addition to chiropractic adjustments, rehabilitation therapy and corrective treatment options are also used to promote healing and a sense of well-being. By restoring physical well-being, your outlook also improves. This is why treating headaches caused by auto accidents is so important. Functioning with a headache can at times be almost impossible. This is why immediate treatment is encouraged.
Pay a Visit to The Accident and Injury Team in Louisville!
If you have suffered an auto accident injury that is causing you headache pain, make a call to The Accident and Injury Team in Louisville. Our doctors can evaluate your injuries and create a personalized treatment plan that will address the cause of your pain and get you back into the swing of things. Call today at (502) 234 7266 and give us a chance to ease your pain and discomfort with quality chiropractic care.