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Safe, Effective Treatment from an Auto Injury Chiropractor

Auto Injury TreatmentAn auto injury chiropractor can help you prevent a lifetime of pain.

After an auto accident, there’s a lot to do. File a police report and an insurance claim. Figure out how you’re going to get your car fixed – or even if it’s salvageable.

In the midst of all this, you’re still dealing with some shock and probably some pain. Adding one more thing onto your plate seems like too much.

But if there’s one thing you must do after a car accident, it’s to see an auto injury chiropractor.

Treat Whiplash Effectively with Chiropractic Therapies

Imagine the cracking of a whip – that’s what happens when you get a whiplash injury. Your head is violently thrust forward and back. Symptoms of whiplash include:

  • Neck soreness
  • Stiff neck
  • Loss of range of motion
  • Sore shoulder muscles
  • Headaches that start at the base of the neck
  • Tingling or numbness of the arms and hands
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

When you endure an injury, your body responds by producing scar tissue to heal any soft tissue tears. Scar tissue is not as elastic as other soft tissues in the body. So, left untreated, the scar tissue can build-up and lead to stiffness and pain, which gets worse with time.

An auto injury chiropractor in Pittsfield, like Dr. Stephen D. Tosk, can help you avoid damage that can lead to a lifetime of pain. Dr. Tosk has received extensive training in auto injury treatment. He’ll find the right combination of treatments that will help the soft tissues of your neck, shoulders, and upper back heal quickly.

Should You See an Auto Injury Chiropractor or General Physician?

Many people think their first call after an auto accident should be to their general care physician. After all, their doctor can prescribe pain medications that can help them get through the healing process.

Actually, you’ll want to work along with your physician and an auto injury chiropractor. In fact, your doctor should urge you to see a chiropractor before engaging in any other treatment options, including long term use of medications.

Dr. Tosk can provide you with treatments that promote healing – not something that simply soothes a symptom. To prevent long-term damage, like whiplash or low back pain, this is the course you want to take. Otherwise, you could end up with chronic pain.

Another benefit of seeing Dr. Tosk is that you can treat and manage your pain naturally, instead of with harmful, addictive prescription medications.

Don’t Just Suffer from the Pain – Get Help Today

Some people try to “grin and bear it” when it comes to post-accident pain. There’s no reason to do this. Doing so could make your pain even worse over time. You can reduce your risk of that happening, with a call to Dr. Tosk.

Are you suffering from chronic pain after an auto injury? Contact us right away at 413-442-8563. We can help!