Back Pain and Auto Injury

Back Pain is a common problem after a car accident, and it's something that Dr. Pittman sees often in our San Angelo office. Let's look at the root cause of back pain after a car crash and see how chiropractic care can help.

During a rear-end car crash, your car and car seat are rapidly accelerated forward against your body. Since car seats don't perfectly align with the curve of your spine, the car seat can put inconsistent force on your lower back. This can cause some of your spinal vertebrae to move in one direction while an adjacent vertebrae might move in another direction. This differential motion can sprain or strain the ligaments that hold your spine together. This kind of injury can cause chronic back pain if not treated right away. Fortunately, chiropractic is one of the most effective ways to treat back pain.

Dr. Pittman is here in San Angelo to help you recover from back pain. We've been helping patients since 2003 and we can probably help you, too. Dr. Pittman will first determine what's causing your pain and then work to restore your body to its natural functioning. Call us today at (325) 223-9355 if you have questions or would like to make an appointment.

Many people report back pain after a car crash.
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  1. Dr. Pittman has been practicing in San Angelo since 2003 and has been privileged to have the opportunity to help over 2500 new patients from all over our area during that time.