We Specialize in Treating Car Accident Victims
At Arrowhead Clinics we have been specializing in treating Car Accident Injury victims in Atlanta for nearly 40 years, and are leaders in the field. We have grown with many locations all over Georgia and some locations in South Carolina.
Not only are we experts in treating the injuries associated with Car Accidents, by using Chiropractic and Medical Doctors, but we also provide the proper documentation of injuries, detailed narratives and daily reports for the Insurance companies and Attorneys for the proper resolution of your claim.
Since we specialize in personal injury treatment, our chiropractors have a lot of experience treating accident related injuries and getting patients fast effective treatment so they can get back on their way.
How Does Chiropractic Care Help After a Car Accident?
It may seem odd that a chiropractor would help with accident-related injuries but if you think about it they are the perfect fit for the soft tissue injuries one acquires in an accident.
When you have been in a car accident your body has been through a lot from the impact of the collision typically causing your body to become misaligned. This is a chiropractors specialty, aligning your spine for optimal health.
So naturally, after an accident, a chiropractor can check your body for any misalignment that is causing you pain.
Chiropractic exams include a physical exam where they feel your spine for misalignments but to get a better look an x-ray will be done as well.
Treatment is different for each injury and each patient. Your health and age will be taken into consideration when it comes to creating your individualized treatment plan.
Your chiropractor will go over your entire treatment plan so you understand the healing process.
All treatments will include some alignment causing a snap, crack, and popping noise. These noises can sound scary but they are simply the built up gases finally being released.
Through your chiropractic treatment, you will experience pain relief, restored mobility, and it will promote long term healing.
Normally, people are given medication to deal with pain but chiropractic care will relieve your pain symptoms without harmful drugs.
After a car accident people feel stiff and sore but with chiropractic treatment and exercises, your body will be restored back to its normal mobility.
By allowing a chiropractor to treat your car accident injuries, your body is healing properly which will prevent pain from creeping up at a later date.
Also, chiropractic care has been recognized for having longer lasting results than other treatments. Plus it's natural and safe!
Benefits of Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident
- Identify Injuries that are not obvious
- Reduces Inflammation
- Non-Invasive Treatment
- Reduces Scar Tissue
- Pain Relief Without the Use of Drugs
- Avoid Long-Term Pain
- Restores Range of Motion
- Reduces Pain Throughout the Entire Body
- Improves Your Chance at Making a Successful Claim
When Should You Seek Chiropractic Treatment?
Immediately after an accident, you should seek medical treatment. If you do not have major injuries like internal bleeding or broken bones but still don't feel well, contact a chiropractor.
Also, if you did not think you were injured at the time of the accident but later realize you are sore, contact a chiropractor immediately.
It is not too late to contact a chiropractor a week later because some car accident injuries don't reveal themselves until then.
Typical Injuries Chiropractors Treat After a Car Accident are:
- Herniated Disc
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Shoulder Pain
- Knee Pain
What do you do after a minor car accident?
- Call the police and have them file an accident report
- Take photos of the accidents, damages, and any visible injuries
- Get eye-witness information
- Exchange car insurance information
- Call Arrowhead to get your Injuries treated and documented immediately
- Ask Arrowhead to refer you to the best Personal Injury Attorneys in your area
How long do you have to go to the hospital after a car accident?
You should go to the doctor or hospital within 72 hours of your accident.
This is best for your health and it will help you get the most money for your settlement.
Once you have been assessed for major injuries you will want to consider chiropractic care at Arrowhead Clinic for treatment to your car accident injuries.
We have a team of Doctors and Chiropractors to access your soft tissue injuries such as whiplash.
Our medical professional team creates an individual treatment plan for your recovery process.
Click here For more information regarding medical bills and why health insurance is not used for auto accident injuries.
What is the average payout for whiplash?
The average payout is between $2,500- $10,000 according to AllLaw.
The settlement amount varies depending on the worth of your vehicle and the extent of your damages. If you receive treatment for your accident injuries this amount can go up.
Working with Arrowhead Clinic for your treatment will make this process easier on you because our team works with the insurance companies and attorneys on cases like these all the time. Plus, Arrowhead Clinic Chiropractors are experts at treating whiplash.
Do I have to report a car accident?
You definitely cannot drive off after hitting another car. Each state has different laws on when you have to report an accident and so be sure to look at your state's law.
If you are in Georgia you are required to inform the nearest law enforcement agency of an auto accident if:
- Anyone was injured or killed in the accident
- If the property damages exceeds $500
If you are in South Carolina you are not required to call law enforcement unless someone has been injured or killed but you do have to fill out a Traffic Collision Report and submit it within 15 days of the accident.
Read more on South Carolina's auto accident laws.
Contact Arrowhead Clinic For Your Accident Injury Care
If you have been in a car accident and need medical treatment, Arrowhead Clinic is the place for you.
We have same day appointments and can work around your schedule. We strive to get you the best care without disrupting your daily responsibilities.
Our chiropractors are experts at treating accident injuries such as whiplash.
They are well trained at documenting injuries and treatments to help your attorney with your claim and if you do not yet have an attorney, they can refer you to a personal injury lawyer.
Our staff and doctors will communicate with attorneys and insurance companies as needed.
We strive to provide our patients with the best customer service and healing treatment.
Call today or click the button below to set up a free consultation with our Car Accident Chiropractic Office today!