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Do you need to go to the ER after a car accident in Savannah?
Dr. Jeremy ThompsonFeb 15, 2021 3:06:46 PM2 min read

Should I Go To The ER After A Car Accident in Savannah?

Getting into a car accident is a frightening experience.

Whether you've been in a small fender bender or a serious crash, recovering from a car accident can be a difficult task.

A rush of adrenaline and shock can take over in the moments after a car accident causing your reason to be clouded.

Even if you aren't in pain right after the accident, it could be because the adrenaline is masking your symptoms.

That's why you should still seek medical attention from a Savannah Car Accident Chiropractor.

But, how do you know if your injuries are bad enough to justify a trip to the emergency room?

Should you go to the emergency room no matter what?

We'll explore these questions in the article below.

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Going To The ER After A Car Accident

Any severe or potentially life threatening injury you receive from a car accident should be treated right away in the emergency room.

Injuries like severe burns, major broken bones, severe trauma, uncontrollable bleeding, and breathing difficulties need to be treated right away by emergency medical professionals.

Injuries resulting from a car accident that aren't as significant but still need to be treated can be treated by a chiropractor.

If you have sustained any injuries at all, you need to obtain documentation from a medical professional as soon as possible, especially if you need to file a personal injury claim.

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Car accident chiropractor in Savannah

If You Don't Need To Go To The E.R., Visit A Chiropractor

If your injuries aren't severe, you can skip the emergency room and visit a car accident chiropractor instead.

A chiropractor is trained to treat the spine and musculoskeletal system.

When you're involved in a car accident and suffer injuries, your spine and musculoskeletal system are often affected.

Your car accident chiropractor will be able to evaluate and diagnose any injuries, like whiplash, and start treatments right away.

This means you don't have to worry about any referrals or any delays in the healing process.

When you have a sickness, like a cold or the flu, you visit your doctor so you can get it taken care of.

The same goes with chiropractic care and car accidents.

Car accident chiropractors know how to treat injuries sustained in car accidents and the trauma that comes from them.

They can also check if you have underlying medical issues, and provide you with relief that doesn't involve harmful pain medication.

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Contact Arrowhead Clinic in Savannah Today

Chiropractic care addresses musculoskeletal injuries, subluxations of the spine, and trauma caused in car accidents.

Arrowhead Clinic in Savannah will not only heal your injuries, but we will also complete any medical paperwork you need if you plan on filing a personal injury claim. 

If you or a loved one were in an auto accident or have chronic pain as the result of a car accident injury, but your injuries aren't severe enough to justify a trip to the emergency room, Arrowhead Clinic in Savannah is here for you.

To schedule your free consultation and begin the road to recovery, click the button below.

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Dr. Jeremy Thompson

Dr. Jeremy Thompson is Arrowhead Clinic’s Savannah Chiropractor. He has been treating accident injuries, neck pain, back pain, and much more for many years. With the use of manual and instrument-assisted spinal adjustments, spinal decompression therapy, electrical stimulation therapy, and physical therapy, Dr. Thompson is able to help patients recover from many different types of injuries. Dr. Thompson is a 3rd generation Doctor of Chiropractic. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University. Dr. Thompson believes everyone deserves a life free from pain. He is passionate about helping his patients recover from the debilitating physical injuries caused by auto accidents and cares deeply about helping them return to normal life. In his free time, Dr. Thompson enjoys exploring Savannah with his blue-nose pit rescue, Lincoln Brophy. One of Dr. Thompson’s patients said, “Dr. Thompson and his team are phenomenal.” Dr. Thompson is available to schedule free, same-day consultations Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.