Headache and Auto Injury

Headache is a common symptom after a car accident, and it's something that Dr. Carl Heusler, DC sees frequently in our New Carrollton office. Chiropractic care is an effective way to treat headache. Let's look at how headache is caused by a crash and how Dr. Carl Heusler, DC can help you.

There are many different types of headache. Headache that's caused by a car accident, though, usually begins as tension or strain in the muscle tissue of the cervical spine. In a wreck, the neck muscles can be damaged, which results in swelling and soreness. These types of headache can be felt in different places, including the back of the head or even the forehead.

Another common cause of pain after a crash that we see in our New Carrollton office is cervicogenic headache, or headaches that start in injured ligaments of the neck. Ligament injury is very common after a crash, and it's important to get therapy for this type of problem to protect against the creation of scar tissue.

Chiropractic care is an effective way to treat headaches, including those triggered by auto injuries. Your chiropractic doctor will help reduce the irritation and strain in your neck, which will help ease the headache pain.

You don't have to suffer from headache. Dr. Carl Heusler, DC is conveniently located in New Carrollton to help you heal, whether you've been in a car crash or not. Dr. Carl Heusler, DC will first determine what's causing your pain and then work to restore your body to its natural functioning. Call us today at (301) 577-0023 if you have questions or would like to make an appointment.