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Posted on 06-07-2018

Why Auto Accidents are Bad for Spinal Health

Auto accidents are bad for your spinal health for two reasons. First, auto accidents can cause severe back injuries. Second, they can cause permanent back injuries. Your spine is an amazingly complex structure with many delicate parts that work to support your entire body. Following auto accident injuries, the structure of your spine is compromised. The damage your spine sustains not only affect your back but also your neck and shoulders. In most cases, this results in: 

• Back pain 

• Herniated discs 

• Compressed fractures 

• Whiplash

• Spondylolisthesis

chiropractor holding a replica of a spine

Seek Professional Chiropractic Care for Back Pain 

The lower back is most affected by accidents resulting from whiplash. This type of injury explains, the severity and intensity of lower back pain. According to Driver Knowledge, an average of 6 million car accidents occur each year: About 3 million people are injured, and 2 million experience permanent injuries. How many of these injuries are back related is not determined. Has many people will not seek chiropractic care due to several reasons; one reason being, they have not had their injury properly diagnosed or evaluated. This in itself is a serious oversight.

Unless you visit a professional auto accident chiropractor in Fargo ND, your condition might go undiagnosed, and your symptoms may worsen. You risk the possibility of developing a permanent spinal injury that could otherwise be treated. As a professional chiropractor, Dr. Marc Vein recognizes and provide professional chiropractor care and treatment of all types of spinal injuries, which includes:

• Spinal manipulation

• Muscle massage

• Physical examination

• X-rays

• Diagnostic consultations

• Exercise instruction

• Nutritional lifestyle changes

• Pain reduction

Contact Fargo Spine and Rehabilitation

The chances of getting your spine realigned following an auto accident are great, providing you seek proper chiropractor care for back pain. To get your spine checked following an auto accident, or to get treatment for an existing spinal or back injury, give Dr. Marc Vein, of Fargo Spine and Rehabilitation, a call at (701) 232-4770. If you prefer to make your appointment in person, we are located at, 3222 28th St SW, Fargo, ND 58104.

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