Headache and Car Crashes

We manage many auto injury cases in in our Nashville office, and a common symptom we see in our patients is headache. Your chiropractor can be very helpful for headache symptoms after a crash. Let's see what causes headache and why chiropractic works.

There are many different types of headache. Headache that's caused by a car crash, though, usually starts as tension or strain in the muscle tissue of the neck. In a collision, the neck muscles can be torn, which results in inflammation and soreness. These kinds of headache can be felt in different places, including the back of the head or even the temple.

Another frequent cause of headache after a crash that we see in our Nashville office is cervicogenic headache, or headaches that originate in injured ligaments of the neck. Ligament injury is very common after a crash, and it's important to get treatment for this type of problem to protect against the creation of scar tissue.

Chiropractic care is an effective way to treat headaches, including those brought about by car crashes. Your chiropractor will help reduce the inflammation and tension in your neck, which will help ease the headache pain.

You don't have to suffer from headache. Sweeney Chiropractic is conveniently located in Nashville to help you heal, whether you've been in a car crash or not. Sweeney Chiropractic will first determine what's causing your pain and then work to restore your body to its natural functioning. Call us today at (615) 331-7040 if you have questions or would like to make an appointment.

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