In Florida, You Have 14 Days to Seek Treatment… Seriously!
As a Floridian, you should be aware that state law requires you to carry personal injury protection (PIP or no fault) coverage as part of your auto insurance policy in Florida. This means that if you purchase mandatory coverage, your insurance will pay for 80% of the first $10,000 of your medical bills if you suffer from an emergency medical condition in a car accident,
After an auto accident, there are often a lot of damages to deal with. And though motor vehicles and their spare parts are easily replaceable, your health and well-being aren’t.
Whether you’re feeling slight discomfort or full-fledged pain, it’s crucial to see a doctor immediately following your accident for a number of reasons—especially if you were the driver not at fault.
Automotive Accident Injury Myths & Facts
22 Health Chiropractor Dr. Stephanie Kern discusses the most popular myths & facts that surrounds what happens after an auto accident is done, and the healing process begins. If you have been in a automobile accident recently & suffering from whiplash or neck pain, please call (407) 270-2222 to schedule an appointment.
When it comes to car accidents, paramedics are often the first health care professionals who attend to your needs. Their job is to assess whether you should be rushed to the hospital for immediate medical treatment or deal with any life-threatening injuries right on the scene. Fractures, concussions, lacerations and other potential internal injuries will necessitate your escorted trip to the hospital.
For as long as we can remember, injuries like sprains, strains and muscle aches were often treated with the R.I.C.E. method — rest, ice, compression and elevation. But, is this the best way to treat these aches and pains? Well, the answer is a bit murky.
In fact, experts are now questioning the R.I.C.E.
Millions of people are injured in car crashes each year in the US, and many of these “minor” collisions result in long-term symptoms and disability. In fact, research shows that a significant number of people have pain from a crash even 10-15 years later.
Chiropractic is one of the best ways to treat and heal from these types of injuries.