Traumatic Injury & Auto AccidentsDixie Small
Massage Therapy and Acupuncture after a motor
vehicle accident or other traumatic injury helps you
get back on track.
Seek help to heal from an injury right away and don’t allow an acute injury to become a lifelong issue.
If you have suffered from injury in an accident of any kind or experienced an auto injury then you should know that hands on medical care including Acupuncture and Massage Therapy is an important part of the recovery from a traumatic injury. This is because of the unique way these specific manual therapies relieve inflammation, reduce pain, and help speed the rate of tissue healing. By increasing the flow of blood and vital nutrients to injured tissues, while carrying the toxic bi-products of inflammation away from the injury it actually catalyzes the healing process, while gently restoring the proper alignment of the jostled bone and ligaments tissues.
The neurological impact of acupuncture and other treatments that effect the parasympathetic nervous system is vitally is important as well. This “fight or flight” system often kicks in to overdrive after an injury; inhibiting sleep, causing anxiety and restlessness, lack of concentration, poor digestion and limiting the ability of new tissue growth. This system can take years to return to balance on its own, and acupuncture has a proven impact on helping restore that balance
“All of the medical providers in our office have had the opportunity to help many, many patients recovering from traumatic injuries from motor vehicle accidents and the following statements are not only widely accepted but also prove to be true in clinical experience. This is helpful information for every individual recovering from a traumatic injury to consider during their recovery.” – Dixie Small, LAc, founder WATC
INFLAMMATION: Increasing blood flow and reducing inflammation is an important part of recovery from a traumatic injury because the inflammation is a result of both the initial injury and the toxic bi-products that build up from the natural healing process of those injured tissues.
TISSUE HEALING: The modalities we use at WATC help the body heal more quickly by increasing the flow of vital substances and blood to injured tissues – that require these fresh nutrients to heal. This is especially important for tendons and ligaments as they do not have a lot of blood flow directed through them normally and therefore can be particularly slow to heal.
PAIN MANAGEMENT: Acupuncture is specifically proven to reduce pain. We help patients through their healing process with less pain so that they do not have to rely exclusively on costly and addictive pain medications that may inhibit their ability to carry on with daily life.
For more information about how we can help you recover from injury, sprain, strain or other traumatic impact injury contact us today! We look forward to hearing from you!
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Available by appointment Tuesday – Friday 9am – 7pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm.