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Concussions

There are many injuries for which you might want to see a chiropractor. For example, if you have experienced an auto accident injury, sports injury, or slip and fall injury, a chiropractor might be able to help you. In many cases, chiropractors can also help with headaches and migraines. If you live in Orlando FL or Apopka, FL, you should see what Meyer Medical and Chiropractic can do for you.

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What a Chiropractor Can Do for Concussions

If you suspect that you might have a concussion, it is very important to get treatment as soon as possible. Usually, initial diagnostic testing will be done by a sports medicine specialist or another type of physician. However, if you are dealing with ongoing symptoms from a concussion, you will benefit from chiropractic care.

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by a rapid movement that forces the brain to suddenly move within the skull. This is an unnaturally abrupt motion that may damage your brain. Concussions can occur as a sports injury, as a result of a slip and fall injury, or as an auto accident injury.

Conventional medicine generally concentrates on two issues when it comes to concussions. These would be prevention and management of symptoms through medication. Prevention is very important because it can help prevent a traumatic brain injury in the first place, as well as prevent repeated brain injuries, which can be even more catastrophic.

Chiropractic care allows you to take this treatment a little bit further by looking at the peripheral concerns surrounding the concussion as well. Chiropractic care can treat nervous system dysfunction, which often goes unaddressed. When you first visit our office, our chiropractor will assess your condition to determine the extent to which your concussion has disrupted your nervous system. Treatment will vary depending on the severity of your concussion as well as other injuries you may have sustained.

Chiropractor in Apopka, FL and Orlando, FL

If you live in Orlando FL or Apopka, FL, and need a chiropractor for a slip and fall injury, a sports injury, an auto accident injury, headaches, and migraines, or a concussion, the professionals at Meyer Medical and Chiropractic are ready to assist you. For more information on concussions or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor, call us today or request an appointment online