Chiropractic Treatments In Car Accident Injury

If you were injured in an accident, you might be dealing with an incredible amount of pain that does not appear to have an end in sight. You can speed up healing and reduce your pain levels by receiving chiropractic care throughout the recovery process. A chiropractor can perform up to five different types of treatment to help you heal.

Muscle Relaxation

Accident injuries often cause you to alter the way you sit, stand and move, which can cause your muscles to tighten up in response. Chiropractors can use massage therapy to release your tight muscles and eliminate cramping and shooting pain.

Spinal Adjustment

If the accident pushed your spinal column out of alignment, you may find it difficult to move without immense pain radiating through your limbs. Chiropractors can put your neck and back vertebrae back into place with manual adjustment techniques.

Joint Alignment

The joints in your limbs, hips, shoulders and jaw can all drive pain levels into the stratosphere with the slightest bit of misalignment. Chiropractors use manual manipulation techniques to push the bones and ligaments back into alignment to immediately eliminate pain.

Nerve Release

If muscle relaxation, spinal adjustment and joint alignment techniques do not naturally release pinched nerve fibers, chiropractors can perform targeted manipulation to reduce pain and discomfort. The nerve release process should eliminate tingling, numbness and pain in the affected areas.


When pain and discomfort does not decrease as expected with ongoing chiropractic care, you can usually achieve relief with a few acupuncture sessions. Acupuncture treatments work well when performed in tandem with manual adjustments and massage therapy.

Obtaining Portland Accident Injury Treatment

If you are suffering from an accident injury, you can schedule an appointment with Laurelhurst Chiropractic to start the treatment process. Your chiropractor will create a comprehensive treatment plan that will help your body heal while actively reducing pain levels. You may need to have regular imaging tests performed to help your Portland chiropractor fine tune the treatments.

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