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Always see a chiropractor after an accident in McDonough
Dr. Robbyn KeatingMar 19, 2021 3:36:01 PM2 min read

Why See A Chiropractor After A Car Accident in McDonough?

If you've ever been in a car accident in McDonough, you know that the effects of the accident can linger on well after you leave the scene.

You have to deal with insurance companies, repair your vehicle, and you likely have to deal with some pain and physical injuries.

Even a little fender-bender can cause significant pain.

Many people write off the pain as something that will go away on its own, but that's not always the case.

To make sure you aren't saddled with an injury that can linger for years, you should see a chiropractor soon after your accident.

A McDonough Car Accident Chiropractor can help you identify the root cause of your pain and design a treatment plan that can return you to normal.

In the article below, we will discuss a couple of reasons you should see a chiropractor after a car accident in McDonough.


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Diagnosing The Pain

Pain after a car accident can show up when you least expect it.

Even if you don't have any symptoms right after the accident, you should always get checked out by a car accident doctor.

Because of the rush of adrenaline we get after car accidents, it could take pain hours, days, or weeks for the pain to show up.

Our bodies are excellent at coping with changes and compensating for weakness and injuries.

Sooner or later, though, the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and even your skeletal system will show the results of the compensation.

That's when the pain shows up.

Your chiropractor can diagnose your pain and determine the best course of action to take.

The diagnosis process involves a review of your medical history along with a physical exam.

Imaging tests like x-rays and CT scans can be ordered if necessary.

Once an accurate diagnosis has been made, they will design a treatment plan based on your injuries and unique circumstances.


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Medical Documentation

Aside from addressing pain and the physical aspects of your recovery, Arrowhead Clinic can help with your financial recovery as well.

Once you begin your treatment after the accident, their chiropractors will keep detailed medical records necessary for your insurance company and personal injury attorney.

If someone else's negligence caused your accident, you will need those detailed medical records detailing your injuries and linking them to your accident.

Without documentation, it's going to be hard to prove that you were injured in the accident or that the accident caused your injuries.

Your insurance company will jump at the chance to deny your claim, leaving you stuck paying for your medical bills.

Let Arrowhead Clinic in McDonough Help

If you've been involved in a car accident in McDonough, and you're already experiencing stiffness or any adverse side effects, you should see a chiropractor as soon as possible.

When you come in for your free consultation with Arrowhead Clinic in McDonough, you will be seen by an experienced doctor who will perform a full exam and make sure your conditions are treated and documented.

Arrowhead Clinic in McDonough will help you with your physical and financial recovery.

After a chiropractor has treated your physical injuries, they will refer you to a personal injury attorney that can help you recover the compensation you need to cover your damages. 

If you have recently been in a car accident and live in the McDonough area, please contact us today or click the button below to schedule your Free Consultation.


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Dr. Robbyn Keating

Dr. Keating joined the team at Arrowhead Clinic in 2016 to continue furthering her career as a chiropractic physician. She provides manual and hands-on chiropractic spinal manipulations along with therapy techniques to help restore function and mobility in the body. She specializes in treating a variety of accident injuries along with chronic neck and back pain. Dr. Keating moved to St. Louis, Missouri, from Alberta, Canada, in 2005 to earn her Bachelors of Science degree at Lindenwood University while on an ice hockey scholarship. While in college, she excelled in ice hockey and track and field events. Upon graduation from Lindenwood University, Dr. Keating furthered her education by pursuing her Doctorate of Chiropractic at Logan College of Chiropractic. She completed her doctorate studies in 2014 and then secured a highly sought-after position at a multidisciplinary wellness facility in the St. Louis metro area. It was there she trained under a well-respected chiropractor, who helped her hone her skills and techniques in a high-volume clinic. Since moving to Georgia in 2015, in addition to running the McDonough office for Arrowhead Clinic, Dr. Keating continues her long-standing passion for playing rugby with the Atlanta Harlequins Women's Rugby team. She participates in several local ice hockey leagues and is now working on mastering her cast in fly fishing. One of Dr. Keating’s accident patients stated, “Best clinic ever. Kendall, Hannah, Chloe, and Dr. Keating are the best. They have been so helpful during my accident, I have never been through anything like this, and they are making the process so easy and understandable. Recommend this place to anyone!” Dr. Keating offers potential patients same-day, free consultations. She is available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.