Dr. James Koop Treats Phoenix, Arizona Patients Suffering from Whiplash at Accident Chiropractic
No one is prepared for a car accident when it happens. Your body tenses, and you experience physical and emotional stress that can extend for weeks afterwards. The pain may not be immediate, but the impact of an accident can make a tensed neck particularly prone to injury. Even a minor impact can cause your head to snap forward and then back again, injuring upper vertebrae and causing the muscle strain. This often leads to a problem that is commonly known as whiplash. Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries that Dr. James Koop treats at Accident Chiropractic in Phoenix, Arizona.
Whiplash is not only common in car accidents, but it can also occur in other situations where your neck is extended beyond its limits. When you stop short, or when you are rear-ended by another vehicle, your body still has the momentum to move forward. There is a delay between the time that the car stops and the time that you stop. Your neck is a sensitive area that has to hold up the weight of your entire head. This sudden movement puts strain and pressure on the neck and results in the symptoms associated with whiplash.
While you may be in a rush to get back to your daily habits, it is important to take the time to heal. At Accident Chiropractic, Dr. James Koop helps patients that are suffering from car accident injuries so that they can recover and return to their normal routine. Rather than approaching treatment through prescribed medications, chiropractic care uses natural methods that address the health of the entire body. While pain from whiplash may originate in the neck, it can cause stress and pain throughout the body. Chiropractic care helps a patient’s body get to the point where it will be able to heal itself. Through adjustments and massages, improved circulation and communication throughout the patient’s body allow the body to get back to its original health. While car accidents are stressful, Dr. James Koop looks forward to helping his Phoenix, Arizona patients that are suffering from whiplash and other accident related injuries with chiropractic care.
If you have recently been in a car accident, visit http://www.accidentchiro.com to find out more information on how Dr. James Koop can help you recover or schedule an appointment at Accident Chiropractic by calling 602-268-6000