Reasons to see a Chiropractor after an Auto Accident

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Fear, confusion, and anxiety are just a few of the emotions running high after a car accident. For some, injuries sustained may be severe and immediately apparent. However, during such a stressful time, it’s not unusual for some very common injuries to go unnoticed until much later. In some cases, it may take days or even weeks for the involved parties to feel the full extent of damage done by their collision. For this reason, it’s important to seek medical ...

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Motor Vehicle Collision Facts

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CRASH FACTS:

MOST INJURIES OCCUR AT CRASH SPEEDS BELOW 12 MPH.
MOST CARS WITHSTAND 8-12 MPH IMPACTS WITHOUT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.
MORE THAN HALF OF ALL LOSRIC INJURIES OCCUR WITHOUT VEHICLE DAMAGE.
THERE IS NO CORRELATION BETWEEN VEHICLE DAMAGE AND OUTCOME.
THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE HEAD IS MUCH GREATER THAN THE PEAK ACCELERATION OF THE VEHICLE.
AT 5 MPH MVA CRASHES TYPICALLY PRODUCE ABOUT 10-12 G OF ACCELERATION OF THE OCCUPANT’S HEAD.
18% OF INJURIES OCCUR UNDER 6 MPH
22% OF ...

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