Orange Car Accident Info: Chronic Headache After Car Accident

Orange County Car Accident Information: Headache After a Car Crash


Post traumatic headache is one of the most common long term problems suffered by car crash victims.

Causes of Headaches After a Car Crash Injury:

  • Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI)
  • Upper cervical ligament failure
  • Chronic neck misalignment

Treatment of Post Traumatic Headache:

MTBI:

  • Brain exercises (crosswords, puzzles, etc)
  • Nutritional support (natural supplements that help brain function)
  • Avoidance of chemicals that cause further brain problems (aspartame, glutamic acid, and other “excitotoxins”)
  • Oxygen
  • Chiropractic adjustments

Ligament damage:

  • Stabilizing exercises
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Home neck traction
  • Surgical stabilization

Neck curve misalignment:

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Rehabilitation exercises in office and home
  • Pillow modification

Car Accident headaches are very common. A large percentage of people suffering from chronic headaches are caused by car accident injuries. Many times the headaches are due to a car crash that occurred many years ago and the patient is unaware of the connection.

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One Response to Orange Car Accident Info: Chronic Headache After Car Accident

  1. Stacey Burke says:

    Great stuff! Very informative!

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