Auto accidents are considered extremely traumatic events that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Even a vehicle going under 5MPH can cause harmful impact and serious injury. Although symptoms might not emerge immediately, it is best to always get an exam as soon after an accident as possible. Symptoms like dizziness, back pain, neck pain, confusion, headaches, and migraines can be due to a car accident. At SCC, we understand the stress that a car or other motor vehicle accident causes to victims and their families. So don’t wait until is too late to book your appointment. A doctor’s evaluation can be important to legal claims regarding car and traffic accidents. It is generally recommended that all parties in a car accident are seen by a doctor.
Whiplash occurs when a person’s head moves backward and then forward suddenly with great force. This injury is most common following an auto collision (car accident). It can also result from sports injuries, falls or even amusement park rides. Whiplash happens when the soft tissues (the muscles and ligaments) of your neck extend beyond their typical range of motion. Your symptoms may or may not appear for a while, so it’s important to always visit your provider as soon as possible.
Neck pain is a common complaint, but it could be a sign of a serious problem and can develop into a chronic and permanent condition. You might think that because neck pain is so common, it’s no big deal, but neck pain can be very serious. If you ignore pain or treat it using “home remedies,” you could easily wind up with a more problems along with a lot more pain. Various research has indicated that chiropractic adjustments can be very effective for treating this type of pain. Are you ready to know the root cause of your neck pain? To find out and get relief from your neck pain, call the office, or book an appointment using the website scheduling tool.
Most people suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. The lower back region, AKA the lumbar spine, is defined by the area starting below the rib cage until the end of the spine. Low back pain can be triggered from several causes and can range from mild and annoying to severe and debilitating. Symptoms like dull pain, achy pain, burning, spasming, sciatica, numbness, tingling, and radiating pain, in the lower back is nothing to mess with. If you’re experiencing low back pain at any level, schedule your appointment now.
A joint is any place where 2 or more bones connect, including your shoulder, elbow, knee, and jaw. Adults have over 200 joints, allowing mobility, flexibility, and the ability to stay physically active. Joint disorders usually involve pain and other symptoms. They range from mild to severe to making it impossible to use a joint. Some factors that contribute to joint deterioration are:
Fortunately, SCC have several strategies to help prevent joint disorders or reduce the severity of pain and other symptoms.
Sports injuries can be particularly frustrating as they prevent you from doing what you enjoy –sports! Injuries, such as: muscle swell, spasm, inflammation, burning pain, sprain, strain, muscle weakness, instability, headache, can make you feel debilitated and uncompetitive. At SCC we offer great care and treatments you can be back on the pitch before you know it.
Is the pain of fibromyalgia getting you down? Are you having trouble dealing with persistent backaches, leg cramps, and foot pain? If so, then chiropractic care may be just the thing for you. Chiropractic care is becoming increasingly popular among fibromyalgia sufferers because of the pain and stress relief that it offers. It can often provide relief in short periods of time and help you to get back to enjoying life fast.
Migraine is a real neurological disease that can cause recurrent debilitating headaches. This condition is often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. Chiropractic care can be a great way to manage and relieve pain caused by migraines and tension headaches. Routine visits provided at SCC can have positive results to those who suffer from chronic headaches and migraines.
Pain that radiates from your lower (lumbar) spine to your buttock and down the back of your leg is the hallmark of sciatica. The sciatic nerve runs from your pelvis, through your hip area and buttocks and down each leg. The term sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of this nerve. Sciatica may be accompanied by numbness, tingling, and muscle weakness in the affected leg. This pain can vary widely, from a mild ache to a sharp, burning sensation or excruciating discomfort. Sometimes it may feel like a jolt or electric shock. Most of the time, sciatic pain can be relieved through a combination of stretches, deep tissue massage of the piriformis muscle and chiropractic care.
Chiropractic is a science focused on the structure of the spine. Your spine is the core for all your body’s functions. The spine is a key element to optimal health as it protects your central nervous system the system that connects your entire body, helping it to communicate and react to daily factors.
Also, known as physical therapy. Its goal is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and prevent further injury by using a variety of methods, including exercises, stretches, EMS (Electrical muscle stimulation), hot/cold pack, ultrasound, neuromuscular re-education, and therapeutic exercises.