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Every year thousands of Americans suffer injuries related to car accidents, including whiplash, back pain and neck pain. Unfortunately, many people end up suffering from these injuries for years, especially when they don’t seek the right type of treatment. In order to get the best care possible after you suffer an auto injury, it’s time to learn how Century West Chiropractic can provide you with the treatment you need.
Types of Auto Accident Injuries
Unfortunately, car accidents aren’t only costly in terms of money, but they can lead to lasting injuries. In the back area, you can suffer from thoracic spine injury, lumbar spine injury, sprains, fractures, lumber radiculopathy, and disc injuries. In the neck area, whiplash and neck strain can cause serious disc injuries and cervical radiculopathy.
Many are surprised that the greatest intensity of pain can start weeks and sometimes even months after they leave the hospital. If you’ve suffered an auto accident injury, it’s time to see an auto accident chiropractic who has the experience and tools necessary to heal your back or neck problem, and stop the pain now.
How The Sigma Instrument Tool Can Help
Dr. Frank C. Derratt, D.C., of Century West Chiropractic, is a specialist in the use of the FDA-approved Sigma Instrument, which delivers oscillating force in a precise and uninterrupted manner to specific areas of the body. The instrument has an internal sensor that networks with software to not only pinpoint where the spine is misaligned or inflamed, but also fix the problem. The Sigma Instrument uses a pain-free tapping force, which can help unstick joints, helping to improve range of motion and help joints naturally heal.
The instrument works on a variety of soft-tissue conditions, and works by targeting type 1, 2 and 3 mechanoreceptors along with type 4 nociceptors. As a result, the Sigma Instrument helps stop pain in the neck and back, increases neural activity, and restores the overall nervous system to health.
The great part is that the Sigma Instrument is comfortable for all patients since there is no thrusting force or need for the patient to hyperextend their body, head or neck. In conditions involving vertebral artery issues or osteoporosis, more aggressive treatment may cause more damage than repair.
The Sigma Instrument is ideal for many auto injuries that have left the back or neck in severe pain, and allows an auto accident chiropractor to speed the healing process.
Century West Chiropractic’s Expertise
Dr. Frank C. Derratt, D.C., of Century West Chiropractic, has been in practice for 32 years and has well over 100 hours of post-graduate studies working directly on auto injuries. This experience has led Dr. Derratt to see virtually every injury there is, giving him the know-how over the years to approach each injury the right way. Dr. Derratt also works to ensure you have the proper diagnosis so you get the proper treatment, whether it’s deep tissue massage or spinal realignment.
Dr. Derratt also works with personal injury attorneys, helping diagnose and treat their clients, and then recording all relevant medical information.
If you’re looking for a Los Angeles Chiropractor that can restore you to health following an auto accident, it’s time to contact Century West Chiropractic. With Dr. Derratt’s experience and chiropractic tools like the Sigma Instrument, you’ll love the results.