Sudden falls can be devastating. Many slip and all accidents lead to chronic injury and require long-term medical treatment. Thankfully, chiropractic treatment can be very effective for treating common slip and fall injuries.
Chiropractic care can shorten recovery time, prevent long-term damage, and ease the most painful symptoms of these injuries. It’s also a drug-free option that supports your body’s natural healing ability.
What should you know about chiropractic care for slip and fall injuries?
A slip and fall accident can cause a variety of issues for someone. These include:
Some of the most common injuries associated with slip and fall accidents are back and neck injuries. Signs of back and neck injuries include:
Many people experience sprains or muscle strains after a fall accident. Symptoms vary but often include:
It’s also possible to experience a joint injury when you fall. Symptoms of joint injuries include:
There are several ways chiropractic care helps with healing after a slip and fall injury. For example:
Initially, your chiropractor will ask questions about the incident that led to your fall and assess your pain level. They’ll also ask about other symptoms. A complete chiropractic assessment includes the following:
Once the assessment is complete, they’ll design an injury treatment program that might include the following:
Chiropractic care offers a variety of benefits for treating slip and fall injuries.
For many people, slip and fall injuries are especially damaging due to the sudden impact and twisting of the body and spine. This can easily throw your spine into misalignment. Chiropractic care is one of the best injury treatment options available to bring your spine and body back into alignment. It not only eases pain but also supports the body’s natural healing process and speeds up how long it takes you to recover from an injury.
Chiropractors can assess your current situation and diagnose the problem. Then, unlike many medical treatments that just mask the pain, they treat the underlying problem. The goal isn’t just to mask symptoms. Instead, they alleviate the problem and help the body heal. This offers long-lasting results that are safe and drug-free.
And finally, working with a chiropractor puts you in control of your health and well-being. They instruct you on what you can do at home to support healing and reduce your risk of injury should you fall again in the future.
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