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Auto Accident Chiropractic in Decatur

When a person is in an automobile accident, there’s sure to be a whiplash injury. The sudden stop in forward motion causes unavoidable stress to the neck, back, and spine.

xray review with patientDecatur Back & Neck Center is certified to find and document spinal injuries resulting from an auto accident. Chiropractic is one of the few specialties specifically designed to address your injury or trauma site.

After the crash, your joints may become unstable, and ligaments can be overstretched. These spinal ligament injuries are often unseen and missed by other providers, and may lead to increased arthritis, more scar tissue, and more neurological damage, if not treated soon after the accident.

Symptoms can take up to a week to appear. You might feel fine at first, thanks to an adrenaline rush, but ignoring problems now can lead to chronic issues. In addition to whiplash, you may experience low back pain, hip pain, shoulder pain and concussions. Chiropractic care may prevent long-term, and even lifelong, pain and dysfunction.
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Auto accident care is a focus of our practice. We accept insurance assignments, and our team will take care of you from start to finish. We document everything, file the claim, and communicate with your attorney. The only thing you should concentrate on is healing.

Dr. Peck does a detailed examination with X-rays to determine the extent of your injuries. If necessary, he may refer you for an MRI. Next, he creates a care plan customized for you, and explains everything that’s going to happen before you receive your first therapy.

Chiropractic care has proven effective for pain relief, restoration of function, mobility, and range of motion. Some issues that may arise if auto accident injuries are not treated include

  • Increase in the severity of the injury
  • Spinal degeneration
  • Increased stiffness
  • Decreased mobility
  • Disc irritation and inflammation
  • Headaches

The time frame for recovery varies, depending on the severity of your injury, and how soon it’s addressed, but typically 2-3 months of care is necessary.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Don’t put it off any longer; get relief from your chronic pain and get your life back again. Decatur Back & Neck Center will take care of all the paperwork, so you can concentrate on getting better. Give us a call today.


Auto Accident Chiropractic Decatur, Priceville AL | (256) 584-9554