Neck Pain Treatment After a Car Accident

Are you suffering from neck pain due to an auto accident? Get the best accident injury treatment at Jefferson Spine and Injury Center.

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Alleviate Your Neck Pain with Exceptional Treatment in Arlington, VA

Are you suffering from neck pain due to a car accident?

Neck Pain is an incredibly common injury, and reason for visiting a chiropractor, after an auto accident in Arlington, VA.

Thousands of accident injury victims turn to medication to temporarily relieve their neck pain and nagging effects.

However, this isn't the best option. Our medical professionals utilize noninvasive and natural treatment methods to alleviate your neck pain and treat the source directly at the source. 

Whether you are suffering from whiplash or general neck pain, it is critical you visit an experience Arlington, VA Neck Pain Chiropractor like Dr. Holcombe at Jefferson Spine and Injury Center.

Dr. Holcombe will examine your neck pain, run diagnostic tests, and devise a personalized treatment plan that is uniquely fit to your needs to facilitate a speedy recovery.

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If your neck pain is due to an auto accident, it is critical you contact a professional clinic that specializes in car accident injuries like Jefferson Spine and Injury Center.

Unlike many clinics, we accept ALL 3rd party insurance claims. That means our doctors can directly bill the at-fault party's insurance company.

This way, you can focus entirely on your treatment and getting back to 100% health, let us deal with the medical payments!

Click below for a Free Neck Injury Pain Evaluation with Dr. Holcombe today.

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Causes of Neck Pain

Why Am I Experiencing Neck Pain?

Accidents and Injuries

A sudden, forced movement of the neck and head in any direction followed by the "rebound" in the opposite direction is called whiplash.

Other areas than just the neck can be significantly impacted such as joints, ligaments, muscles, and discs, as well.

The most common source of high-impact neck injuries like this is car accidents, especially rear-end collisions.

Aging Factors

There are particular degenerative disorders that can aid in developing chronic neck pain.

These disorders include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Degenerative disc disease

These examples directly target the spine and, along with neck pain, can create numbness and tingling in the legs or arms.

The loss of joint movement and misaligned discs adds additional strain to the spine and other joints which can induce aches and pains in other locations, such as the neck.

Day-to-day Factors

Rather than specific high-intensity random moments or inevitable aging that constitutes neck pain, daily habits and factors can lead to neck pain as well.

The critical component is spinal balance.

Particular factors that can attribute to disrupting spinal balance include:

  • Obesity
  • Poor posture
  • Poor sleeping habits
  • Repetitive movements/motions
  • Emotional stress and tension
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Neck Pain Due to Auto Accidents

Neck Pain and Car Accidents

Whenever auto accidents occur, it will typically involve a significant amount of force to the driver and other passengers' bodies. This can lead to a lot of aches, pains, and damage.

There's an extensive jerking motion that takes place that can result in neck injuries. These pains can occur to either the spinal discs or the facet joints. The speed and impact that take place aren't ideal for the spinal column.

As a result, aches, pains, cracks, ruptures, fissures, and other ailments can occur.

As we mentioned above, whenever whiplash occurs, you'll likely immediately feel the force of the impact on your back. The neck pain will then move to the back of the neck.

After a car accident, especially a rear-end collision a whiplash injury is very common.

However, you may not experience whiplash pain symptoms immediately.

Long-Term Effects of Whiplash

After an accident, whiplash will immediately start affecting your body.

The severity and longevity of the effects of whiplash heavily depend on the severity of the accident and how soon treatment is received after the accident. 

That is why we stress receiving immediate medical treatment from a whiplash and neck pain specialist after an accident injury.

Long-term symptoms of whiplash include the following: neck pain, severe headaches, consistent fatigue, blurry vision, anxiety, jaw pain, irritability, ringing in the ears, and sometimes numbness in the arms or legs. 

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Neck Pain Treatment

Chiropractic Treatment for Neck Pain After an Auto Accident

The neck injury care specialists at Jefferson Spine and Injury Center offer various treatment options to alleviate your pain and promote a full recovery.

A few of these treatments include:

  • Chiropractic Adjustment
  • Instrument-Assisted Manipulation
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Ultrasound

Chiropractic Adjustment

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If your neck was injured in an auto accident, a chiropractor can perform a manual adjustment of your cervical spine.

By applying light force to the joints in your spine, your chiropractic doctor is able to release pressure by aligning your spine.

This is a noninvasive method with very low risk, yet incredibly successful.

Instrument-Assisted Manipulation

This technique utilizes a hand-held instrument, which allows the doctor to apply force without thrusting into the spine.

Physical Rehabilitation

With physical rehabilitation, neck injury patients will undergo specific stretches and therapy to stabilize your muscles and rehabilitate the injured soft tissues.

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The purpose of ultrasound for a neck pain patient is to send soundwaves that micro-vibrate and heat, thus treat, your soft tissues. 

Ultrasound is also beneficial for alleviating stiffness and pain in patients suffering neck soreness from a personal injury.

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Neck Pain

"The staff at Jefferson Spine and Injury Center is supportive and professional. My work requires the use of the computer for long periods of time during the day. Dr. Holcombe‘s chiropractic treatment improves my neck and shoulders muscle tension; increases relaxation and posture improvement. She cured me of my excruciating back pain after my auto accident."
Damaris L.
"Coming to Jefferson Spine & Injury Center was the best decision I could have made after my car accident. After being turned away from a doctor that minimized my neck and back pain, Dr. Holcombe was attentive and confirmed I had injuries. She began treatment right away and I always left the office feeling much better than when I came in. Dr. Holcombe’s staff is also very welcoming and professional. All around, treatment has been a positive experience and I recommend this center for anyone who’s looking to treat their auto accident injuries."
Astrid A.
"I came across Jefferson Spine & injury center last year due to being in an automobile accident. I was having neck pain and back. During my first visit all my questions were answered. The Doctor is very knowledgeable, friendly, caring, and especially patient. Once I was done with my testings my therapy continued the same day which was amazing. I felt a little better that same day I walked out the door. Their staff is very friendly makes me feel very welcomed. Very good flexible hours. I would highly recommend my family and friends to Jefferson Spine & Injury Center."
Rebeca E.

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  • Our clinic will direct bill insurance companies so you don't have to stress about medical bills
  • No doctor referral required
  • Direct 3rd Party Billing
  • Advanced and specialized auto accident injury techniques to ensure a quick recovery

If you're suffering from neck pain after being involved in an auto accident, call Jefferson Spine and Injury Center today.

We look forward to meeting you and assisting in your full recovery!

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