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Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group chiropractic care provides the perfect solution to personal injuries, offering effective, gentle treatment and insurance assistance throughout your healing process. If you have been in a been in an auto accident or endured any major personal injury, our Beverly Hills chiropractor will not only accelerate your recovery, but also provide the insurance counseling you need to ensure your medical bills and chiropractic treatments are covered. Our chiropractor in Beverly Hills understands the stress that the trauma of personal injuries imposes on patients, and Dr. Jacobsen strives to relieve not only your physical pain, but also your mental stress.
If you are involved in an accident, schedule a diagnostic appointment with our Beverly Hills chiropractor immediately. If you do not seek medical attention within the first 48 hours following a car accident or other personal injury, many insurance companies will not cover medical claims. Personal injury patients sometimes do not experience symptoms or signs of injury until days or even weeks after the initial injury. Scheduling an appointment soon after an accident allows us to determine whether or not you are injured, and will ensure your insurance provider covers the injury-related expenses.
Dr. Jacobsen provides personal injury patients living in Beverly Hills with pain relief services. One of the most common personal injuries, whiplash, occurs when a passenger in a stationary vehicle is hit from behind. Whiplash injuries do not only happen in high-speed collisions; whiplash can actually occur from collisions at speeds as slow as five miles per hour.
Whiplash, named for the whip-like motion of the spine during the injury, damages the soft tissues of the neck such as muscles and ligaments. Although whiplash symptoms typically do not present themselves until days or even weeks after the injury, failing to seek immediate medical attention aggravates and worsens the condition, slowing the patient's recovery.
The hyperextension of the lower neck (lower cervical vertebrae) and hyperflexion of the upper neck (upper cervical vertebrae) during whiplash forces the spine into an abnormal curvature, which puts pressure on the nervous system and causes debilitating symptoms. Whiplash symptoms can include intense headaches, arm pain and numbness, neck pain and back pain, reduced ability to concentrate, depression, and insomnia.
Our chiropractor in Beverly Hills uses chiropractic treatments to heal injuries, rather than masking painful symptoms with medications. Using spinal manipulation, Dr. Jacobsen helps the spine reassume its normal position, relieving pressure and strain from the nervous system, muscles, and ligaments. Regular spinal adjustments and prescribed stretches and exercises restore patients' flexibility and range of motion, reducing inflammation and pain. Chiropractic care treats personal injury pain at the source, effectively allowing patients to heal and return to their normal, active lifestyles.
If you have suffered a personal injury, contact our Beverly Hills chiropractor to begin your journey to recovery today.