You may think common conditions, such as whiplash, will simply disappear on their own after a car accident. That’s not the case for most patients. In fact, some residual symptoms are known to linger for years after an accident, which is why you should see a chiropractor who can treat the source of the issue.
Shortly after a car accident, your first thought may be to call your insurance company or a lawyer, once any obvious injuries have been treated. But you should actually call a chiropractor, even if you feel fine immediately following the accident. If you are not convinced that you need the care of a chiropractor, take a look at the top reasons to set up at least one appointment soon after an accident.