Automobile Accident Injuries

Automobile Accident Injuries are unique in that they can plague your life for months and even years after the accident occurred.

 

Though often associated with broken bones and post-surgery recovery, physical therapy is so much more than that. In fact, we treat pulmonary systems with cardiovascular therapy when lung capacity is reduced due to bruised or broken ribs, and we perform neurological therapy when brain trauma adversely affects your sense of balance, strength, coordination and vision. Of course, we also deal with whiplash victims and those suffering with aches and pains as a results of weak muscle groups which often arise from sudden jolts experienced in automobile accidents.

 

Common crash-related injuries patients complain of when involved in an automobile accident:

  • Neck Pain Commonly Due to Whiplash
  • Headaches and Other Neurological-Related Issues
  • Knee Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Torn Rotator Cuffs
  • Cracked Ribs
  • Crushed Hands
  • Numbness, Burning or Tingling When Touched

 

In the event of an accident, it is wise to have a physical performed by either a physician or physical therapist to assess possible injury or damage to your neck, spine and major joints. Scar tissue often builds up along injured muscles and along tendons and joints prolonging recovery if not caught and dealt with immediately after the incident. When aches and pains are ignored, bad habits in posture and mobility may form by overcompensating for weak or injured muscles and joints resulting in long-term damage such as back pain stemming from an unaligned spine originating from an aching hip whose tale-tell sign was a limp from bruising in the knee. It may sound far-fetched, but there is not much we haven't seen through the years, especially when dealing with automobile collisions.

 

Insurance and legal claims require full and proper documentation in order to prove the need and duration for physical therapy treatments. Our team of experienced professionals know how to handle the ins-and-outs of insurance and legal claims and can provide you with basic guidance in what you will require to properly process your claim. Give us a call at the clinic of your choice to schedule an appointment right away.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please be sure to visit our FAQ Section to read more about what you can expect on your first appointment and on what you should bring to your first appointment to minimize your wait times.

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Guymon Physical Therapy

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Guymon, OK Location

211 NW 5th St.

Guymon, OK 73942

580.338.4789

866.999.0184 (fax)

Liberal, KS Location

315 W 15th St.

Liberal, KS 67901

620.629.6390

620.624.1164 (fax)