Even a minor auto accident in Charleston, South Carolina SC can have major effects on your health for years to come if you don't seek out the correct care.
It is not
uncommon for Charleston auto accidents to cause you muscular pain,
headaches, even arthritis that can be very difficult to get rid of for
years to come if not treated correctly.
The evaluations done by emergency room doctors are only meant to ensure you don't suffer from any serious, immediate injuries like broken bones, abrasions, cuts, or concussions. They are not
looking for muscle tissue injuries or misaligned bones.
The whiplash injury to the neck, or cervical sprain/strain, is by far the most common injury that results from a car accident.
Sprains and strains are referred to as soft tissue injuries (soft tissue includes muscles, tendons, and ligaments) and occur when the head is abruptly jerked back and forth, muscles and ligaments can be injured.
ligaments, discs, and muscles that support the spine can
be torn and injured in automobile accidents.
The nervous system encased by the spinal bones of the neck and back can become stretched and irritated. Current medical research explains that while the occupants in a vehicle may have significant injury, there may be little damage to the vehicle.
The damage to the spine and surrounding soft tissues can result in symptoms including; blurry vision, hearing problems, dizziness, pain and tingling in the arms and hands, headache, decreased ability to turn the neck, and low back problems.
Medical massage is an essential part of the healing process for injuries that result from car accidents in Charleston, SC.
Soft tissue injuries, invisible on x-rays and often overlooked, can cause severe debilitating pain after a car accident.
Worse yet, if a soft tissue injury is not directly addressed with soft tissue therapy such as medical massage, and left untreated and unresolved, the injured muscles and other soft tissues can end up causing chronic pain for months, years—even decades after the accident.
Unfortunately, the standard healthcare approach to these injuries often amounts to nothing more than suppressing the symptoms with pain-killers and
potentially dangerous anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), leaving the injured muscles to hopefully heal on their own.
Relying only on Aspirin
or NSAIDs (NonSteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs such as Tylenol) to
treat your soft tissue injuries from your car accident can be
Injured muscles heal with scar tissue in a way that leave them weaker, less elastic, and prone to re-injury and pain.
Medical massage therapy helps to restore muscular strength, flexibility, and normal function by correcting or "aligning" the scar
tissue that is caused by auto accidents in Charleston, South Carolina
This can be crucial for full muscular recovery. Muscles tend not to recover fully when given only time in which to
The Medical Massage Center of Charleston is experienced in auto accident recovery in Charleston, South Carolina SC.
If you have been injured in a car accident medical massage
therapy should be a part of your medical care
Coping with a serious injury is difficult enough, so the Medical Massage Center of Charleston takes care of the details of your
We verify insurance coverage and expertly handle all other insurance
We provide regular
progress reports to your primary healthcare provider, attorney and
We carefully and scientifically document the care you receive so that you have the highest probability of demonstrating to the 'powers-that-be' that your care is medically
Medical massage will decrease the possibility of future pain, scar tissue, and deformity.
Contact us to start the process of
allowing us to verify coverage for your massage treatments at
The Medical Message Center of Charleston.