Every person reacts differently to being in an auto accident but injuries sustained from car accidents are very common. While everyone can agree that it is a stressful event, not everyone knows that their auto insurance is there to help fix the people hurt in the accident more than fix the vehicle. In many cases, these injuries surface slowly and very subtly, however, no matter the seriousness of the accident, it is important that you seek a medical evaluation from your physician or chiropractor as soon as possible. Doing so will get you started on a treatment plan necessary to help you heal. If injuries are not treated immediately, they can have chronic effects on your physical well being. These injuries can result in an inability to perform daily activities and cause a drop in productivity levels or missed days at work.
If you have been in a car accident, your primary care physician or chiropractor may prescribe massage therapy as part of your recovery plan. Massage can often address many of the soft tissue injuries, which are commonly associated with motor vehicle accidents such as whiplash, headaches, back pain, muscle spasms and overall general achiness. Additionally, massage is highly beneficial in reducing the stress and anxiety experienced after such traumatic events.
The typical goals of massage therapy in auto-injury recovery are:
The physical and emotional trauma from an accident can take over your life and the effects can be long-lasting without the proper care. I would love to work with you to co-create a treatment plan, using our different techniques and treatments, to best meet your needs so you can make a full recovery.