Are Chiropractor Adjustments Safe?
First, we know that auto accidents can make you feel as though your head may be spinning. The stress of finding the best treatment plan for your injuries can seem overwhelming. If you don’t feel comfortable taking medication or having surgery, chiropractic treatment after an auto accident may be your best bet. Chiropractic care is known for being non-invasive and the safest therapy for patients experiencing pain. Chiropractic care is an alternative method for those wanting natural healing for acute and chronic conditions.
While no treatment is free of possible side effects, chiropractic treatments have very low risks. Many patients who undergo chiropractic care, often feel relief after their first session. Sometimes, patients will experience aches and pains common to soreness after exercising. Chiropractic treatment works best for patients who are looking to restore range of motion, reduce pressure and tension, and/or reduce muscle spasms. To add, treatments can run anywhere from a couple weeks to several months, depending on the patient’s diagnosis.
- Reduces pain, stiffness, and headaches
- Improves patient’s posture
- Lastly, can help patients who have misalignments in mid cervical regions of the spine to breathe better
Comparing Chiropractic Treatment to Other Treatments
Furthermore, there will always be some risks with any treatment plan you decide to pursue. However, studies have shown that there is a significant difference when comparing chiropractic treatment to other treatments. For example, those who take NSAIDS are three times more likely to develop serious adverse gastrointestinal problems according to the American Journal of Gastroenterology. If you are curious about our services and treatments, click here.