Auto Accidents


Because you are not a crash dummy, you can get injured in an accident, even at low speeds.

Consider the following facts:

  • Any collision can damage your neck & back
  • Whiplash (neck injury) is the most common form of injury from Auto Accidents
  • Other soft tissue injuries can occur to the low back , mid back region & extremities
  • Injuries can occur at speeds less that 5 MPH even if the car is not damaged!
  • 45% of people with chronic neck pain can attribute the pain to a past Auto Accident!
  • Whiplash symptoms include headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, neck pain, stiffness in arms and shoulders, pain in hands, mid back pain and low back pain.
  • Whiplash can cause early osteoarthritis and degeneration of the neck.
  • A study done in the Journal of Orthopedic Medicine revealed that a 4 month course of chiropractic care was the best treatment for chronic whiplash.
  • The best way to avoid permanent injury is to get early treatment.

The staff at Heritage is extremely knowledgeable about the whole process of auto accidents

  • How does the insurance work
  • Do I need an attorney? If I do can you recommend any (Hint, yes we can)
  • Who is going to pay for my care? Is there out of pocket expenses
  • The insurance company sent me a check and wants to settle, what should I do
  • I have some pain but I'm not sure I'm injured, what should I do

If you have any of these questions please give us a call.
We can help you! (816) 322-1990

Interesting insurance videos

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