Injuries as a result of a car accident take many different forms. A chiropractor is trained to treat both soft tissue and joint and muscle injuries sustained in an automobile accident. One of the first things you should do following a car accident is consult with a chiropractor.
Did you know that according to the Institute of Insurance, most accidents occur at speeds less than 40mph? Accidents at this rate can result in painful and long-lasting injuries which a chiropractor is trained to treat. Car accident injuries often do not fully manifest themselves initially and can take several months to present. That is one of the reasons why it is important to see a chiropractor immediately following an automobile accident.
Why You Should Visit Advanced Health Chiropractic After An Accident
#1 – Chiropractors use non-surgical methods of treatment and care.
What is MyoVision?
MyoVision is a handheld machine that performs a computerized spinal exam through Surface Electromyography (sEMG).
What is Surface Electromyography?
Surface Electromyography or sEMG measures the amount of tension your muscles have. Its function is similar to that of an EKG machine that measures heart muscle activity.
Is MyoVision Painful?
MyoVision is completely non-invasive and does not cause irritation or pain. In fact, it is completely safe for infants, children, seniors and women who are pregnant. Your chiropractor will place small probes on your skin, with the scan only taking a matter of minutes.
Why is this important?
After an car accident or injury your can suffer from spinal misalignment known as Vertebral Subluxations. These Vertebral Subluxations can cause the muscles to “brace” and create nerve interference that not only damage your muscles but can affect your blood vessels and internal organs.
By using and sEMG chiropractors are able to see the muscular component of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex and correct them by using simple and effective adjustment procedures. Relieving any muscle tension or pain.