Headaches After a Car Accident

Headaches can often occur after a car accident and impact your quality of life. At Gilbert Wellness Center in Des Moines, IA, our chiropractor provides treatment for headaches, vertigo, injuries, and stress to reduce any discomfort and help you feel better. Before visiting us, learn more about what causes headaches following an auto accident and how chiropractic care can help below:


What Causes Headaches After a Car Accident?

Headaches after a car accident are usually caused by whiplash. Whiplash is a neck injury that occurs when your head is suddenly jerked forward and backward, causing the soft tissues in the neck to stretch or tear. This kind of sudden motion can lead to headaches, pain, stiffness, and dizziness. Headaches that develop after a car accident cause also be due to head injuries, neck strain, and spinal misalignment. Our chiropractor can identify the source of your headache and offer effective treatment.

How Can Our Chiropractor Help?

At Gilbert Wellness Center, we can offer a range of chiropractic techniques to reduce the discomfort associated with headaches after a car accident. Our treatments may include manual therapy, lifestyle changes, stretches, exercises, and nutritional support. These treatments work together to improve body balance, reduce inflammation, and help you manage your symptoms.

We also provide cold laser therapy to effectively reduce headaches and chronic neck pain. This therapy targets specific regions of the body with low-level lasers that stimulate cells in the affected area, which eliminate pain, inflammation, and help the body heal.

Chiropractic Treatment for Headaches

Our chiropractor will create a personalized treatment plan based on your medical history, age, lifestyle and condition. Depending on the severity of your condition, you may need a combination of treatments or adjustments to effectively to help reduce your headaches. During each session with us, we will evaluate your progress and adjust our approach as necessary to help you achieve your desired results.

Contact us for an Appointment Today

If you’ve been injured in a car accident and are dealing with persistent headaches, contact Gilbert Wellness Center in Des Moines, IA, at (515) 278-0456 today. We are happy to tell you about the treatments that we provide and set you up with an appointment. Our team looks forward to helping you achieve optimal health and wellness!

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