Acupuncture After a Car Accident

Car Accident Related Health Problems

The health issues from a car accident are vary.

Some health issues are as follows

  • skull fractures
  • hearing loss
  • vision problems
  • concussion
  • comas
  • cognitive problems
  • sensation loss over arms, hands, legs, feet, and other body parts
  • herniated disk issue
  • Whiplash 
  • Muscle strain
  • Trauma, injury, broken bones
  • Pains,tingling ,numbness
  • Mood changes,terror feelings, anxieties, PTSD
  • Sleep disorders,night mare
  • Memory loss
  • Speech problem…

It is critical to seek treatment the earlier the possible to prevent further deteriorate of health conditions. 

Acupuncture use special TCM knowledge and methods effectively relief or eliminate those health issues.

Whiplash Treatment with Acupuncture

Whiplash is one of the most common issues from a car accident.  Whiplash is  a sudden neck injury that lead head to jerk forward or backward like the cracking of a whip. The sudden force cause the neck stretches and it tears the neck muscles and tendons.

Whiplash could happen in car accident, physical abused such as shaken baby syndrome, as well as  sports injuries. 

Whiplash symptoms may not  always appear immediate after the accident.  It may come gradually in days or in weeks.

Symptoms of Whiplash

  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Worsening of pain with neck movement
  • Loss of range of motion in the neck
  • Headaches, most often starting at the base of the skull
  • Tenderness or pain in the shoulder, upper back or arms
  • Tingling or numbness in the arms
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

Some people also have:

  • Blurred vision
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Memory problems
  • Depression



Treatment with Acupuncture 

Acupuncture is effective to relief the whiplash symptoms.  Earlier acupuncture treatment could control and prevent worse of the whiplash symptoms.