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Auto Accident Care in Fort Collins

Woman with sore neck from auto accidentWhether you’ve been in a low-speed fender bender or high-speed collision, your body undergoes significant trauma. Your head goes all the way forward and all the way back—it’s called an acceleration-deceleration problem. When that occurs, your body does what’s called splinting. It tightens itself down to prevent further damage.

Pain Doesn’t Present Immediately

Most people don’t have pain right after the accident; their body goes into fight or flight mode and they’re being protected.

Many people give their chiropractor a call as soon as they begin feeling pain. We don’t blame them. Dealing with a painful back, a neck that does not move, or a knee that hurts when you bend it can be very tough.

Some patients do not realize that the pain they are experiencing has been going on for a while and is now just surfacing. You may have been in a car accident years ago and your body is only now showing symptoms.

You also may have an old sports injury that has finally shown itself in other ways. No matter what the cause of your pain, we want to help you become pain-free.

Providing Natural Relief

At Kellams Health Center we work with you to get you the relief you need. We want to not only relieve your pain but also ensure that it never returns. There are many ways we can help you, but your treatment depends on your specific issues. Some of the methods that we use to help patients are as follows:

  • Stretching
  • Stimulation therapy

FAQ

What happens if I don’t get checked out after an accident?

If you don’t get your spine back to moving the way it’s supposed to it quickly atrophies and will get worse.

I’m afraid it will hurt to get adjusted after my car accident. How will you adjust me?

Rest assured that Dr. Kellams provides very low-force, gentle adjustments.

Will you have me get X-rays or MRIs?

Yes, these images will allow Dr. Kellams to see the extent of damage to your body.

Do you work with attorneys?

Yes, Dr. Kellams will work with attorneys and do whatever is necessary to help her patients.

Book an Appointment

If you’ve been in an auto accident, don’t delay getting the care you need. Contact Kellams Health Center today to schedule an appointment for auto accident care Fort Collins.
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