December 28, 2015

Post Auto Accident – Which is Better Physical Therapy or Chiropractor?


After an auto accident, you’ll feel a sense of distress. Just like any type of accidents, a car accident can cause adrenaline rush. Afterwards, you’ll begin to feel discomfort and soreness. But, sometimes, you won’t feel it immediately after the accident.

Victims of auto accidents would usually go to the emergency room. However, most of them are still living in pain six weeks later. Although a medical doctor can help in treating the injury, a chiropractic service and a physical therapy can offer not just short-term benefits but also long-term relief from the pain related to the accident.

Physical therapy

Physical Therapy

There are several benefits of seeking physical therapy days after the accident. This type of treatment includes posture control, stretching of your muscles, strength training and other natural healing methods and activities that provide permanent healing.

Physical therapy is great in treating whiplash, breaks, fractures, shoulder dislocation and injuries in the spinal cord. It alleviates pain and promotes faster recovery and restoration. This is a good option if you do not want to undergo a surgery.

Chiropractic service


Chiropractors are also trained to provide permanent relief from pain associated with auto accident injuries. And just like physical therapy, they offer drug-free treatment for your musculoskeletal and nervous systems.

This type of treatment can treat various types of injuries as a result of car accidents. It can treat whiplash that can cause chronic neck pain and headaches if it’s left untreated. Back pain as a result of an auto accident can be treated by this treatment.

An auto accident can easily damage your spine.

At Back to Wellness Center, we provide both physical therapy and chiropractic service. These two usually work together to give you proper treatment after the accident. Although you can choose to seek medical treatment alone, having a complementary treatment is a must to ensure proper healing.

Our complementary treatment will include physical therapy, acupuncture, massage therapy and chiropractic.

As for your insurance, it’ll be best to seek a personal injury doctor as he/she can give you proper documentation to prove that you were injured following the accident. This is necessary as it’s difficult, sometimes, to prove injuries without proper documents.

After an accident, it’s essential that you seek immediate help, whether or not you experience pain. Our post auto injury treatments offer excellent methods in treating injuries to prevent yourself from experiencing chronic pain.

Please visit us at 12526 Riverside Dr, Studio City, California. Or give us a call at 818-985-2559

Written by Doran Hendelman D.C.

Article written by Doran Hendelman D.C.

Doran Hendelman holds a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College and his technique ranges from manual adjustments to low force technique. Dr. Hendelman is committed to treating the body as a whole and by integrating chiropractic with other forms of therapy he helps patients realize stronger and healthier bodies.

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