Managing Injuries After a Motor Vehicle Accident
Have you been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident? If so, you may experience one or several physical and psychological symptoms after the accident. Injury and ailments following a car accident are very common and also very treatable. No matter what you’re experiencing, True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy can help you recover so that you can return back to your pre-accident activities.
We offer in-person appointments, both for emergency and follow up care. If you are not sure if we can help schedule a 15-minute phone or virtual telehealth consultation with Dr. Virani.
Receiving the Care You Deserve
Injuries resulting from a car accident can range anywhere from minor to severe. This might leave you wondering what is considered serious enough to reach out for help. In general, if an injury to the body or mind is impacting other areas of your life, such as work, relationships, or home life, it’s time to reach out for help. You can contact us to address the issue and find a solution so you can return to your pre-accident activities.
Common Injuries After Motor Vehicle Accidents
Following a motor vehicle accident, you may notice pain and discomfort throughout your body or emotional issues you never had before. Below are common injuries that you may experience after a motor vehicle accident as well as treatments offered by True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy to help you return back to your pre-accident related activities.
During a car accident, your body may endure rapid, sudden movements causing a whiplash injury. These sharp movements cause your body to bend forwards/backwards and flex sideways in ways it’s not supposed to which causes injuries to the surrounding muscles and possible damage to nerves, ligaments, tendons, and discs. Symptoms of whiplash include muscle pain, swelling, and stiffness, headaches, restricted movement neck movement and neck pain, dizziness, etc. It takes time to recover from whiplash. Pain from whiplash can refer to the upper extremities and also affect back mobility.
If you experience any whiplash symptoms, True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy can help. Chiropractic care, Physiotherapy, Massage therapy, and Acupuncture are a few of the services available that can help alleviate pain and speed up the recovery process.
Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents can be very serious and result in fractures. After your fracture has started to heal your Surgeon/Medical Specialist will recommend that you participate in an active rehab program. This will include stretching, strengthening, stabilization, and improving the active range of motion of the joint(s). Our trained practitioners at True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy can help tailor a specific rehab program consisting of exercise therapy, patient education, and manual therapy.
If you hit your head at any point during a car accident, you may have incurred a head injury. A common head injury is a concussion, but you may have incurred other head trauma as well. If you suspect you have a head injury following an accident, it’s best to get it checked out as soon as possible. Head injuries can be delicate, so please do not delay getting appropriate medical attention.
True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy offers Concussion Assessment and Post Concussion Rehab services.
Sprains and Strains
Arguably one of the most common car accident injuries, sprains, and strains can be uncomfortable and irritating. The body can be subject to odd movements and pressures during a motor vehicle accident which causes these injuries. To help you regain strength and full mobility after an accident, True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy can assist in your recovery.
The body is physically injured during a motor vehicle accident, but so is our mind and consciousness. After enduring an accident, individuals may feel anxious, angry, fearful, guilty, and depressed. You might experience flashbacks, loss of appetite, increased appetite, and nightmares as well to name a few symptoms. It can help to talk out the event and what you’re feeling with a trained Mental Health Specialist.
At True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy we have an array of Mental Health services available. You can book an appointment with one of our Mental Health Specialists to address the emotional issues you’re facing as a result of an accident. At present we can offer Virtual Telehealth sessions.
Above are merely common issues people experience after a motor vehicle accident. However, there are many other injuries that you could incur as a result. True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy can help with any bodily chronic pain you’re experiencing as well as emotional issues. One of our trained health specialists can diagnose the issue during consultation outline an individualized injury treatment plan.
Help is Available at True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy
Motor vehicle accidents are stressful to the body and our minds. Everyone at True Life Wellness and Physiotherapy wants you to know that whatever you’re experiencing is okay and they’re there to help you work through the problems you’ve incurred.
Call us on (416) – 744 – 7417 to book a motor vehicle accident physiotherapy consultation and our team will work out a custom-tailored recovery or treatment plan with you.