Back Pain From Car Accidents

Back Pain From Car Accidents

Know Your Body

When you have a car accident, your body often is jolted forward and then back again.  All the muscles and tendons in your back can be stretched andinjured.  Once the tissue is damaged, inflammation can set in.  The musclescan also react by going into a spasm.  That is when the nerves are irritated and that then results in the muscles going into a spasm.  Once they start to spasm, you will usually need intervention to stop the muscle spasms.
Sometimes after a car accident, the tissue damage is so severe that thejoints are thrown out of alignment.  Even a very small movement of your connective tissue can cause an inflammation in that joint and make it not function normally.

Stretching out your joints is very important to preventa permanent problem.
The sooner you get started with chiropractic, the better.  The longer you wait after a car accident, the longer the inflammation has a chance to causescar tissue and pain.  Once the scar tissue builds up, it will take longerto heal.  Your body can still break down the scar tissue, but it takes a lot longer.
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