Auto Accident Chiropractor in Hickory, NC
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Why Should You Consider Being Checked For Injury?
Chiropractic Auto Accident Treatment - Chiropractic auto accident treatment is a highly specialized field that requires extensive training and post graduate study in-order to be proficient and safely care for injured persons. If you or someone you know has been in an auto accident, we are sorry, and are here to assist you in determining if you need medical care or rehabilitation to prevent or minimize future problems from your injuries. We serve the greater Hickory, NC area, and perform auto accident evaluations and second opinions for patients, attorneys and insurance companies in Western North Carolina.
It is common to not be sore the first day or two after an auto accident, and then become significantly worse. This increase in soreness is due to inflammation that peaks on the third day. You have probably already experienced a similar type of soreness after working out. Most of us have exercised, or worked in the yard and become very sore two or three days later. This type of soreness is due to muscles and ligaments that have been torn and released lactic acid. This delayed soreness phenomenon is called "delayed onset muscle soreness."
If you have been in an auto accident in the greater Hickory, NC area, or if you would like a second opinion with a state-of-the-art spinal ligament analysis, please call our office and we will help you with the next step.
The major concern in auto accidents is to be checked for the big 5 injuries:
Numerous other injuries frequently occur in auto accidents, and Dr. Shook is specially trained in the work-up, or triage of these types of injuries, view his credentials here. he works directly with numerous medical specialists so that you have a team ready to help you if needed. Neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, neuroradiologists, and primary care physicians are all available with a referral from Dr. Shook.
Dr. Shook teaches professionals in the medical, legal, and insurance industries about the latest research on the numerous types of injuries that can occur in auto accidents.
If you would like an opinion on your condition, a second opinion or to have a spinal ligament analysis performed, just give us a call at (828) 324-0800. We look forward to hearing from you, and hope that you make a speedy recovery.