Local Doctor Becomes Certified in Whiplash Injury Biomechanics and Traumatology

Dr. Lou Saucedo, D.C., Chief of Staff at Accident and Injury Chiropractic, is now certified in Accident Reconstruction from Northwestern University! This is in addition to being certified from the Croft Institute in Whiplash Injuries! DALLAS, TEXAS, OCTOBER 2014 – Did you know that over three million whiplash injuries occur each year resulting from motor … Read more

WHY CHIROPRACTIC CARE AT ACCIDENT AND INJURY CHIROPRACTIC IS BETTER FOR WHIPLASH

Did you know that approximately two thirds of people in car accidents develop symptoms of whiplash? Whiplash—also known as neck sprain or strain—occurs when the head jerks forward or backwards suddenly: a common occurrence in car accidents. When this happens, the tendons, ligaments, and muscles in the neck can stretch or even tear. Disks, blood … Read more

WHY YOU SHOULD SEE A CHIROPRACTOR IMMEDIATELY AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

You’ve been in a car accident. You went to the emergency room where they checked your vital signs, made sure you didn’t have any life-threatening conditions, and gave you a prescription for pain relief. The problem is, though your injuries may not be life-threatening, they may be life-changing if you don’t get the proper care. … Read more

Don’t Let Whiplash Whip You

Whiplash, also called neck sprain or strain, is a very common car accident injury. It is caused when the head abruptly jerks forward and/or backward causing the neck to move outside its normal range of motion thus straining ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Because it is a soft tissue injury, it is often not as immediately … Read more

Understanding Back Pain – Back Injuries

In work-related accidents, sports injuries, or car accidents, a great deal of weight and pressure can be transferred to the spine as a result of an impact or fall. As a result, a disc may rupture, resulting in it protruding outside its normal boundary beneath a vertebra. If left unattended, the disc may begin to … Read more

A Whiplash Injury can be caused even if the Car that hit your car from behind was traveling very slowly

DEFINING WHIPLASH A whiplash injury can be caused even if the car that hit your car from behind was traveling very slowly, even less than 5 miles per hour. A study of low-speed crash impact revealed that nearly 30 percent of those who were struck at a low speed (the car that hit theirs was … Read more