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15 Whiplash Symptoms That May Be Delayed

You’ve been doing well and feeling healthy, despite being in a car accident weeks or even months ago. Then, one day you wake up, and you’re suddenly feeling new symptoms with no identifiable cause. It may be time for you to visit the car accident chiropractors at ProCare after all: you could be dealing with …

Can You Get a Concussion without Hitting Your Head?

In a word: yes. It is possible to get a concussion without hitting your head. All concussions are considered traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs. They are, in fact, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, with up to nearly 4 million occurring per year, half of which go unreported. If you are wondering what …

Can a Herniated Disc Cause Permanent Nerve Damage?

Anatomy of a Herniated Disc Your spine is protected by your backbone, a feature humans share with many mammals and other animals. The backbone is also known as your vertebral column and is made up of 33 vertebrae, or discs, divided into four groups Cervical: Neck area, 7 vertebrae Thoracic: Chest area, 12 vertebrae Lumbar: …

What Happens to Your Body After a Car Accident?

Anyone who has been in a car accident can tell you that even in the case of relatively small fender benders, your body’s reaction to an accident can be unpredictable and may surprise you. In such situations, your body may be so flooded with adrenaline and endorphins – two hormones that participate in the physiological …

Signs of Internal Bleeding

Injuries on the outside of your body are easier to see and diagnose. But what about internal car accident injuries? If you don’t see any obvious signs of injury, then you may be tempted to say everything is okay. However, a car accident can lead to significant internal injuries, including internal bleeding. The shock and …