Treatments for a Sore Neck and Back After an Auto Accident
If you’ve just been in an auto accident, you may be experiencing stiffness in your neck and back and wondering what you should do for treatment. Neck and back injuries are the most common types of injury after an auto accident and are typically caused by the sudden and violent whipping of the spine backward and then forward, also known as whiplash. Whiplash can result in the following injuries:
- Torn muscles and ligaments in the neck or back
- Herniated or bulging discs
- Pinched nerves
If you have developed one of these injuries as a result of an auto accident, you may be experiencing symptoms such as pain, numbness or tingling in the neck or back. In some cases, these symptoms may spread into the nearest extremity, such as the arm or leg. Many treatments are available to help reduce the pain caused by these injuries. Take a look at some of the most common treatments below, and contact our team at Arrow Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation with any questions you may have.
Common treatments for neck or back injury caused by an auto accident
Many treatments are available to help reduce the pain and heal injuries caused by an auto accident. Whether you are suffering from a torn muscle in the neck or a herniated disc in the lower back, our team at Arrow Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation can help you recapture the quality of life you enjoyed prior to your injury. Some of the common treatments we offer for auto accident injuries include:
- Personalized physical therapy regimen to stretch and strengthen the core muscles surrounding the spine
- Massage therapy to help loosen and stretch the injured muscles and soft tissue surrounding the spine
- Active Release Technique to treat injury to the soft tissues in the neck and back
For more information about the types of treatments we offer to help relieve your pain after an auto accident, contact our team at Arrow Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation today. We have offices in Union, Edison and Woodbridge, New Jersey, and we are ready to help you reclaim your life from neck and back pain today.