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Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries
A car accident can be a traumatic experience affecting both the body and mind. The Transportation Safety Board estimates there are about 112,000 car accidents in Canada each year. Many victims suffer muscle, nerve and spinal injuries -- making the journey to recovery a challenging one. Whether you’re involved in a minor fender-bender or a serious head-on collision, receiving a thorough clinical assessment and comprehensive care from experienced professionals is critical for ensuring a complete recovery and restoring your quality of life. If you’ve been involved in a car accident, our interdisciplinary team of experienced health professionals is here for you.
Whiplash & Other Injuries
Whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. This type of trauma happens when your head and neck jerk forward and then snap back very quickly. It happens often in car collisions due to the rapid force of acceleration and deceleration. In severe cases, whiplash can cause traumatic brain injury, which often goes unrecognized and untreated following an auto accident.
Some other common injuries include:
- muscle strains
- joint sprains
- fractures and lacerations
The key to recovery includes localizing pain, assessing the extent of the damage and any related impacts and establishing & implementing a comprehensive treatment place as quickly as possible. That’s why it’s crucial to seek care immediately.
How Physiomed Can Help
At Physiomed, our interdisciplinary team of dedicated healthcare professionals has the experience and expertise to address a wide variety of car accident injuries. Following a thorough assessment of your condition, we can develop a personalized treatment plan to provide initial relief and a lasting recovery.
Here are just some of the ways we can enhance your recovery:
- looking beyond the obvious trauma and factoring in tangential impacts, structural impacts and pre-existing conditions to ensure sustained relief and recovery
- looking beyond physical trauma and addressing the emotional impact of an accident to help restore emotional and mental wellbeing
- applying multiple therapies, treatments and modalities including physiotherapy, registered massage therapy and chiropractic care
At Physiomed, our team of physiotherapists, chiropractors, medical doctors, massage therapists and psychologists & psychotherapists work together to ensure you always receive the highest quality and most comprehensive care possible; and our services are also covered by your motor vehicle insurance.
Contact us today to get on the road to making a full recovery and restoring your quality of life!