An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
The Quebec Task Force found spinal manipulation by a chiropractor and over the counter analgesics to be the most effective treatment of neck and back injuries.
The American Journal of Orthopedics 2005:
-States that the majority of patients recover within 4-6 weeks. BUT UP TO 1/3 ARE AT SIGNIFICANT RISK OF PERMANENT DISABILITY.
-Any rotation of the head or neck at the time of impact, increases the forces imparted to the cervical facets and capsule structures, which are believed to be the source of neck pain.
-Commonly symptoms may be mild initially, but may intensify within 48-72 hours.
The longer you wait after an accident to get treatment the greater the chance of it becoming chronic. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE IF THE SYMPTOMS WILL GO AWAY!
If you do not have insurance and cannot afford to pay for ongoing treatment we do accept liens from attorney’s so care can start immediately after the accident as it should.
Dr Phillips has been treating auto accident injuries for 26 years and with that experience comes knowledge of how to help you get well quickly, with chiropractic care, exercise, and nutrition. If your condition requires medical treatment as well we can provide referrals to the specialists needed.