Hundreds of people in Bristol, Connecticut and the surrounding towns of Plainville, Southington and Burlington experience whiplash injuries each year. Since most of the automobile accidents in the USA are rear-end collisions, finding a doctor with experience treating the resulting injuries is important. Unfortunately, a great number of people who are involved in car accidents don’t even realize they have an injury until a few days later, and sometimes even a few weeks after the accident. One of the reasons for this, is that at the time of the accident there are stress hormones and endorphins circulating that
Dr David Spitz has been treating patients with whiplash injuries since 1982. He has seen thousands of patients that have been involved in car accidents. When you’re hurt, you want to see someone with the experience to properly diagnose and treat your problem. Whether it’s ordering an x-ray or an MRI to determine the proper diagnosis, or determining the best course of treatment, experience matters. We want to correct your problem so you don’t suffer with pain the rest of your life.
When is the Best Time to See a Doctor After a Whiplash Injury?
The trauma to the small ligaments and muscles of the neck following a whiplash injury, also known as an acceleration-deceleration injury are complex. The ligaments, discs or muscles that are damaged depend on many factors. An expert in treating these injuries is recommended in order to prevent long-term chronic pain. The answer to when to see a doctor is ‘as soon as possible.”
What Are Common Symptoms of Whiplash Injury?
Common symptoms following a whiplash injury include: neck pain, neck stiffness, neck spasm, dizziness and headaches. We will work with your doctor, if needed, to coordinate pain medication and other treatments necessary to give you relief while you are getting the proper care.
Dr David M. Spitz, of the Chiropractic Health Center of Bristol has over 37 years of experience helping individuals suffering from symptoms of a whiplash injury.
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See our article: How to Recover from Whiplash Injury