Pain Management & Sports Medicine Specialists located in Dallas, TX
Car accidents cause acute, traumatic whiplash injuries that may develop into chronic, persistent pain and fatigue. If you were in a car accident and are experiencing whiplash, the expert team of medical professionals at Integrative Pain can treat all aspects of pain management and rehabilitation. They serve men, women, and children in the Dallas, Plano, and McKinney, Texas, areas. Set up an appointment today via phone or use the convenient online form.
Whiplash Q & A
Why do I still feel pain after my car accident?
Approximately two million serious injuries occur every six months in the United States as a result of car accidents, otherwise known as motor vehicle accidents (MVA). Due to the high-impact of an MVA, whiplash injuries can be extremely traumatic, resulting in damage to bones, nerves, muscles, cartilage, tendons, and other tissues.
If stiffness and pain persists after your accident, your body may not be able to heal without intervention. Damage to the muscle, spine or nerves might also trigger fatigue, headaches, and chronic pain condition.
Injuries that can occur during a car accident include the following:
• Pinched nerve
• Bone fractures
• Lower back pain
• Stress induced anxiety and insomnia)
• Spine and neck injuries, including whiplash
• Injuries to organs, such as lungs and kidneys
A car accident is a highly traumatic event that may require medical care that extends beyond treating the initial injuries. A team approach that emphasizes whole-person healing includes medical evaluation, injury rehabiliation, protective bracing, and wellness counseling to optimize sleep, stress, diet, and exercise.
How can I treat my pain after a car accident?
Pain, particularly whiplash, may have various physical and psychological causes. After your diagnosis, the team at the Integrative Pain Institute diagnoses and addresses all the causes to ensure successful rehabiliation and recovery.
The medical professionals at the Integrative Pain Institute work to precisely determine the causes of your whiplash pain using state-of-the-art diagnostic technology. Your injuries and the type of pain you experience dictate which treatments you receive:
• Nerve blocks
• Laser therapy
• Spinal decompression
• Trigger point injections
• Physical therapy
• Epidural steroid injections
• Conventional pain medication
Your team may also prescribe other therapies based on your needs:
• Psychological or lifestyle counseling
• Percussion, massage, or physical therapy
• Stem-cell therapy and other regenerative therapies
• Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
Should I seek pain care after a car accident?
If you’ve been in a car accident and your whiplash pain persists despite treatment, seek pain management therapy as soon as possible.
The team at Integrative Pain coordinates your care with any other medical professionals currently treating you. Together, they design a comprehensive pain-relief program for your unique needs and circumstances. To get relief from your whiplash, call the Integrative Pain or use the handy online form.
We service patients from all over the DFW area including North Dallas, Addison, Carrollton, Plano, Garland, Irving, Allen, Richardson, and University Park, Highland Park, Frisco and McKinney.