Back Pain After an Auto Injury
We see many auto injury patients in our Grants Pass office, and back pain is one of the most common symptoms after a crash.
A 2002 study carried out by researchers at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine looked at the biomechanics of lumbar spine trauma from rear-end collisions and discovered that the car seat is most likely the root cause in these kinds of injuries.
Your spine has a natural curved structure that absorbs shocks and stresses and at the same time enables freedom of movement.
There are dozens, perhaps hundreds, of different styles of car seats with unique forms, covers, stiffnesses and geometries. If your car seat doesn't accommodate your spinal column exactly, the violent acceleration of the carseat during a crash can cause some segments of your spinal column to shift much more than other parts.
This shearing action can stretch or tear the ligaments of your spinal column, triggering pain, swelling, scar tissue, neurological injury, and even long-lasting damage.
Chiropractic adjustments are a tried and tested, effective way to help men and women with back pain, and we've been working with back pain patients in Grants Pass since 2011.
If you have been in a car crash and have symptoms of back pain, Dr. David Ray is here to help. We can help pinpoint the root cause of your pain and develop a treatment plan to help you reclaim your health. We have helped many people in Grants Pass improve from these types of injuries.
Call our office today at (541) 955-7246 for a consultation or for more advice.