How to Overcome a Pelvic Injury After an Auto Accident 

 January 20, 2023

By  Dr. Tripp Stover, D.C.

pelvic injury auto accidentIf you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, there are a variety of injuries you may suffer. One of the most common is a pelvic injury. The pelvis is an important part of your body. It is responsible for connecting your back to your legs. Unfortunately, your pelvis can also be seriously injured during a motor vehicle accident. What are a few examples of injuries you may suffer, and how can you place yourself in the best position possible to recover successfully? Keep reading to find out…

Serious Pelvic Injuries Require Emergency Medical Care

First, if you have suffered a serious pelvic injury, you need to go to the emergency room for help. For example, you may have suffered a serious hip dislocation. Or, you may have severed your femoral artery. You may have also damaged your obturator nerve. All of these are pelvic injuries that require emergency medical care.

Some of them require a trip to the operating room, and you may have to spend some time in the ICU. Therefore, do not overlook the importance of calling an ambulance and being transported to an emergency medical facility. The sooner these injuries are diagnosed, the better your prognosis will be. Do not delay seeking medical care following a motor vehicle accident, particularly when it comes to a pelvic injury.

Physical Therapy Can Help You Overcome Pelvic Injuries

Regardless of the severity of your pelvic injury, you may benefit from physical therapy. Physical therapy has been specifically designed to help you strengthen vulnerable parts of your body. Therefore, you may be able to restore your strength, flexibility, and range of motion following an injury to the pelvis.

There are specific exercises that can strengthen muscles that you may not use very much. If you can make these muscles stronger, you can reduce your chances of suffering an injury in the future. You may also be able to restore functions that you may have lost following an accident.

Rely on a Chiropractor To Complete Your Recovery

Furthermore, to complete the recovery process, you need to work with your local chiropractor. A chiropractor can take a look at the alignment of your spine and pelvis, making adjustments that can help you place your body in the best position possible to recover.

In addition, a chiropractor specializes in manual therapy known as chiropractic adjustments. This means you don’t have as high of a risk of developing complications and side effects from chiropractic treatments.

A chiropractor will also take the time to get to know you personally, customizing your treatment plan to meet your specific needs and expectations. If there are changes down the road, a chiropractor can make adjustments to your treatment plan, making sure you are on the road to recovery.

A chiropractor also has the ability to work in conjunction with other medical professionals to help you complete the recovery process. This alone makes it a win for you as you commit to the recovery process.

Focus on Your Recovery From a Pelvic Injury

Similar to other injuries, pelvic injuries can vary widely in terms of their scope and severity. It is important for you to think carefully about how you can recover following a serious motor vehicle accident. If you have sustained a serious pelvic injury, you should seek emergency medical care. Then, make sure you work with a chiropractor to help you complete the recovery process. A chiropractor can help you identify the root cause of your injuries, helping you not only get better but stay better.

In closing, if you’ve been involved in a car accident make sure you seek help from your local chiropractor. If you don’t have a local chiropractor, give us a call. Our Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Tripp Stover, specializes in helping people just like you overcome the physical affects of a car accident.

Dr. Stover, a craniocervical instability specialists, practices in Mechanicsville Virginia as an upper cervical chiropractor and chiropractic orthospinologist. His office is located at 9129 Dickey Drive In Mechanicsville, VA. The sooner you make the call, the sooner we can help you put an end to the suffering. So give us a call at (804) 559-1100. Do it today! You’ll be glad you did.

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Dr. Tripp Stover, D.C.

Dr. Stover grew up in Richmond. He has been married to his wife Andrea since 2000 and they make their home in Mechanicsville with their children, Avery and Garnett.

Dr. Tripp Stover, D.C.

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