Motor Vehicle Accident
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) can be overwhelming when dealing with the pain and immobility, while your body heals.
Everybody reacts differently to accidents, so ensuring the right treatment plan is crucial to getting you back on your feet.
Chinook Rehab Centre Physiotherapy ans Massage clinic Calgary recommend that you seek treatment within the first 7-10 days after an accident. Getting the initial assessment can help ensure your accident claim goes smoothly with adjuster.
We provide reports to the professionals involved regarding the progress of your treatment.
MVA (Motor Vehicle Accident) INJURIES
There are a variety of potential injuries from a car accident that you may suffer from, including:
- Neck Pain
- Shoulder Pain
- Dizziness (Vestibular Disorders)
- Knee and Hip Pain
- Jaw Pain (TMD)
Whiplash after auto accidents is a very common injury, and can happen with both high speed collisions and at speeds as low as 8 kms/hr.
Knee & Hip Pain occurs after a collision, due to the trauma your body is put through. The slamming and jarring your body experiences during the crash can misalign your whole body.
Shoulder Pain is also a common injury that may occur as part of your accident. This has the potential to lead to extreme pain in the three (3) bones that make up the shoulder. Torn Rotator Cuffs, Pinched Nerves and dislocation are some of the common shoulder injuries.
Backpain can be crippling at the best of times, but it can be unbearable after an accident. We want to get you back to walking upright as soon as possible, without pain. We ensure you getting the right treatment plan for your back, so you can stop hunching over.
CAR ACCIDENT REHAB
At Chinook Rehab Centre Physiotherapy and Massage Calgary, your initial car accident rehab assessment will take approximately 1 hour. We begin by reviewing your condition, taking an evaluation of your medical history and an examination. Reviewing your medical history during the initial meeting will allow us to verify your symptoms and develop the right treatment plan for you.
With the right plan in place for your car accident rehab, we will get you back on your feet. Most of our physiotherapy treatments are done by hand not machine. This allows our staff to ensure you are getting the right pressure and adjustments where you need them most.