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Dr. Bruce MyersMar 17, 2017 9:25:40 AM5 min read

Why See A Chiropractic Doctor After A Personal Injury Accident?

Do I Need to See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury Accident?

As an injured victim of a personal injury accident, your top priority should be seeking quality medical treatment at a chiropractic clinic.

Chiropractors treat 33% of all accident victims, which is appropriate because most accidents result in injuries like whiplash, soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, and cervical, thoracic and lumbar strains and sprains.

Visiting a chiropractic doctor who specializes in car crash injury treatments will improve your joint mobility and decrease the chance of suffering from long-term soft tissue damage.

In this blog, we review personal injuries and why seeing a Chiropractor is the best course of action following your accident.

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As an injured victim of a personal injury accident, your top priority should be seeking quality medical treatment at a chiropractic clinic, and the second should be making sure your bills get paid.

The cost of treatment should never be a factor or sway your decision to get the medical help you need for your injuries. You should never be held responsible for your medical bills when you did not cause the accident. 

Choosing the right chiropractor for treatment can influence the outcome of your physical well being, financial compensation, and overall personal injury claim.

Chiropractic Doctors are by far the most commonly sought after specialty by victims involved in personal injury accidents. 



Chiropractors treat more patients than any other specialty and is the only profession trained specifically to treat these types of soft tissue injuries and our ability to help these patients is unparalleled.


Common Types of Personal Injury Accidents

Just a few of the types of accidents that cause injuries include,

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Slip, Trip, and Fall Accident
  • Workplace Accident


Treat Pain, Restore Mobility, Strengthen and Stabilize

Many victims experience some type of injury after a personal injury accident. Whether your injuries present pain symptoms or not, a chiropractic doctor can treat your injuries so you can restore your mobility, strengthen your muscles, and stabilize your body once again.

The most commonly affected areas of the body are the neck and spine after a personal injury accident takes place.

Why see a chiropractor after a personal injury accident?Victims of personal injuries often have trouble completing regular daily tasks and find that they simply can't move the way they used to.  

Individuals who already suffer from chronic pain and soreness, like the elderly, find their pain symptoms increased, having worsened their pre-developed injuries.

Visiting a chiropractor will improve your joint mobility and decrease the chance of suffering from long-term soft tissue damage.

Even victims who do not immediately experience pain, should still make it a top priority to make an appointment with a chiropractor after a personal injury accident. 

Many injuries do not cause soreness, stiffness, discomfort, or pain until days or even weeks after an accident occurs.

After time has passed,  individuals who have still not sought treatment risk forfeiting their right to insurance coverage for injuries and treatments.

Although monetary compensation is nice, the most important thing is always your health. It can't hurt to make sure you are uninjured and get checked out by an experienced doctor of chiropractic.

Early care and treatment will provide a chance for successful healing and a faster recovery. Even the most minor types of accidents could cause severe injuries if the body was pushed, stretched, or twisted in an abnormal manner.

Chiropractic treatments are the right next step toward restoring your body to its optimal functioning ability.


Make Sure Your Medical Bills Get Paid

If you are suffering from a personal injury after an accident that was not your fault, choosing the right chiropractor for treatment can highly influence the outcome of your case and your monetary settlement.Accident Injury Chiropractor

Be sure you are obtaining fair compensation for your injuries and that all of your medical bills and treatments are covered by the at-fault person's insurance.

It is essential to see a chiropractor who handles third party billing and will hold the insurance company liable for medical bills, or refer you to an attorney who will fight for your rights. 

It is also important to make sure that your chiropractor will work with multiple attorneys. Any professional practice should maintain a list of quality attorneys to refer their patients to help get the settlement they deserve. 

This will allow you to have options and talk to as many attorneys as you like before you decide on one. You should never feel rushed or forced to go with an attorney of their choosing. 

At Arrowhead Clinic, we know our attorneys are reputable and will always do everything in their power to get their clients the settlement they deserve.


The "Right" Medical Treatment Increases the Settlement Value of an Injury Claim

First and foremost, you should feel the doctor has taken the time to know what happened to you in your accident and how it has affected you physically. Chiropractic Doctor After a Personal Injury Accident

It is also important they create proper documentation to make the claims process go smoother. They will then create a specialized treatment plan to help you heal quickly and correctly.

Additionally, the type of medical treatment you receive, along with the duration of treatment will play an important role in how the insurance company values your injury claim.

Related Topic- 5 Powerful Benefits of Chiropractic Care


Treat Your Personal Injury at Arrowhead Clinic

Arrowhead Chiropractic Clinic specializes in treating victims hurt in personal injury accidents, so trust the professionals who have been in business for over 40 years.

Our experienced team of doctors will fully assess your injuries and create a personalized care and treatment plan just for you.

With the use spinal adjustments, they will restore your muscles and spine to their fully functioning ability.

Arrowhead Clinics have been specializing in treating Personal Injury Accident Victims in Georgia and South Carolina, and are the leaders in the field.

Call today for a free injury consultation with our doctor. 

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Dr. Bruce Myers

Dr. Bruce attended Harvey Mudd College prior to enrolling in Life Chiropractic College. Following graduation in 1986, he worked as an associate for Dr. James Reed in Tucker, GA and later purchased the practice. After 20 years as a solo practitioner, he relocated to Columbus, GA to work for Brodwyn and Associates. After 6 years in Columbus, he joined Arrowhead Clinic in Hinesville in order to be closer to the beach. Dr. Bruce has postgraduate training in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics & Traumatology 2018, Modules 1-4, Spine Research Institute of San Diego. In addition to personal injury, posture analysis and extremity care. While in Tucker and Columbus, he was very involved in the community and served as the team chiropractor for numerous sports teams in the area.