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Truck accident injuries in Duluth
Dr. Darris GentryJun 12, 2020 4:24:41 PM3 min read

How Your Duluth Chiropractor Can Help With Truck Accident Injuries

Truck Accident Injuries are often severe, life-altering events.


If the injuries sustained in a truck accident are left untreated, they can cause chronic physical pain and permanent damage.


That's why it is essential to seek immediate medical care after being involved in a truck vehicle accident in Duluth, GA.



In the article below, we discuss the five most common injuries associated with truck accidents and how to receive medical attention.



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Truck Accident Injuries A Chiropractor Can Treat 

Large Semi-Trucks are much bigger than your ordinary passenger vehicles.


That means they are much more dangerous.


When a commercial truck is involved in a crash, it usually causes a great deal of damage to the other vehicles and drivers involved. 


Even at low speeds, due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicle, severe injuries can still be sustained by the other driver. 


In contrast, the truck driver is often left unharmed. 


After being involved in a commercial truck accident, you should seek immediate medical attention to treat your injuries.


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Low back pain from a truck accident in duluth


Back and Neck Injuries

Back and neck injuries are common injuries truck accident victims suffer because of the jarring force that affects most drivers at the moment of impact.


When the neck and back are severely damaged, it can lead to debilitating pain and even paralysis. 


When you see a Chiropractor after suffering a neck or back injury in a truck accident, you give yourself the best chance for a fast and optimal recovery.


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Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are some of the most severe injuries you could sustain in a truck accident.


The nerves that run through the spinal cord allow the brain to communicate with the rest of the body.


If an injury occurs to your spinal cord, it can cause serious pain, the need for emergency surgery, or paralysis. 


Even if you can recover from a spinal cord injury, they often require extensive rehabilitation for the injured person to return to normal function.


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Head and Brain Injuries

A severe head or brain injury that occurs in a truck accident can be life-altering.


Head or brain injuries in truck accidents can result in loss of sense, blindness, disfigurement, hearing impairment, and damage to the eyes and ears.


If you are in a truck accident and suffer a traumatic brain injury, it could cause permanent disability or impairment. 


Regardless of the severity of the head injury, you should always seek medical treatment to make sure you don't have any deeper underlying problems.


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Rib Injuries

An injury to the rib cage is excruciating.


Rib injuries cause pain when trying to breathe, talk, or laugh. 


If left unidentified or untreated, they could potentially puncture the lungs or cause other severe damage to the body. 


Chiropractors can put a misaligned rib back into place to prevent further damage.


Chiropractors use spinal adjustments and manipulations to realign the spine and musculoskeletal structure. 


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Internal Injuries

The impact that occurs during an accident with a semi-truck will cause your airbags to deploy. Although they are designed to protect you, your airbags can cause blunt abdominal trauma.


Even if your airbags fail to deploy, your seat belts are designed to hold you in place when you would otherwise be ejected from the vehicle.


The seat belt can also cause injuries like severe chest pain, and liver, bladder, spleen, or kidney injuries. 


Internal injuries are not always apparent immediately following the accident, so never turn down medical attention.


When you do, you run the risk of becoming even more injured than you already are.


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Man Injured in a truck accident in duluth


Arrowhead Clinic of Duluth

If you were injured in a Truck Accident, you should see a Chiropractor as soon as possible. 


The Chiropractors at Arrowhead Clinic in Duluth have been treating truck accident injuries for years. 


Our Doctors in Duluth have the skills, training, and experience necessary to help you recover quickly and optimally from the injuries that you suffered in your truck accident. 


The chiropractors will complete a thorough exam to diagnose and treat your truck accident injury. You're in good hands with our Duluth Car Accident Chiropractor


We offer a free consultation to see how we can best assist with your recovery in Duluth.


Click below to speak with our Top Truck Accident Injury Chiropractors today. 


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Dr. Darris Gentry

Dr. Darris Gentry is Arrowhead Clinic’s Duluth Chiropractor. He specializes in treating accident victims as well as people suffering from chronic pain conditions. With the use of manual and hands-on spinal adjustments, he is able to help restore proper function and mobility to patients’ bodies. Dr. Gentry has been a practicing chiropractor for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga and Life University, one of the country's top chiropractic schools. He enjoys treating patients who have back pain, neck pain, sciatica pain, and spinal trauma from all sorts of accidents. His main goal is to help his patients physically improve and reduce and manage their pain. Dr. Gentry is a motivated individual who enjoys helping others reach their goals. Healthcare, in all aspects, remains his main interest. He loves being a chiropractor and having the ability to help others. One of Dr. Gentry’s recent patients stated, “The staff is so welcoming, and Dr. Darris Gentry is amazing. He helped me throughout my treatment.” Dr. Gentry provides free, same-day consultations to all potential patients. He is available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. During the consultation, Dr. Gentry will ask questions regarding medical history and a person’s current physical condition, and the type of symptoms they are experiencing. He takes the time to thoroughly examine and diagnose each patient’s condition before coming up with an individualized treatment plan that is tailored to their particular recovery needs.