Seat Belts in cars became federal law on January 1, 1968. Obviously, seat belts were put into place to reduce the risk of death or serious injury. In fact, wearing your seat belt reduces the risk of fatality by 45% and critical injury by 50%. However, injuries still occur- even from the seat belt itself. … Continue reading Car Accident Seat Belt Injuries-Chiropractic Treatment
Back injuries are a common injury resulting from a car accident. They are so common that many people disregard their symptoms and allow their back injury to fester. For instance, you may not feel pain immediately after the accident, but the following days you may start to experience back pain or sore muscles. You might … Continue reading How to Deal with a Back Injury After a Car Accident
There are 272 million vehicles in operation on the roads and highways throughout the United States. Out of these operating motor vehicles, there are on average 6 million car accidents with 3 million people injured, and 2 million people sustaining permanent damage. Many of those people with permanent injuries could have been avoided with proper … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Have Physical Therapy After A Car Accident
Figuring out if you can go to Urgent Care facilities for whiplash is a common question among victims of car accidents. In fact, it is recommended to go to an Urgent Care clinic or ER immediately after an accident. Many of the facilities may be able to take x-rays to see if there are any … Continue reading Can you go to the Urgent Care for Whiplash in Sterling, VA?