When To Seek Medical Help

If you have been in a motor vehicle accident, you might experience injuries and symptoms related to the crash. While navigating what to do after a car accident can be overwhelming, there are a number of resources available to help.

“It’s best to seek treatment as soon as possible,” says Dr. Eric Wolk of Great Lakes Physical Medicine. “The quicker an individual begins treatment, the faster symptoms can be addressed, managed and improved.”

So why should you see a Chiropractor after a motor vehicle accident?

“Chiropractic treatment is non-invasive and efficient in providing quick recovery. Chiropractors focus on addressing the root cause of the problem, not just symptoms. If the injury is more severe, chiropractors are also great connections for specialist referrals” Dr. Wolk explains.

Common symptoms chiropractic patients experience after a motor vehicle accident include neck pain, back discomfort, muscle soreness and headaches. According to Dr. Wolk, symptoms vary depending on the accident and the individual.

If you are experiencing injury symptoms you should an attorney as soon as possible to help navigate your personal injury claim and find the best path to treatment – including chiropractic – to manage your symptoms.

Not comfortable meeting in an office setting? Attorney Joe Joseph explains that there are many alternative options these days for initial consultations.

“If you are injured in an accident, we offer free online video consultations. There are a variety of options such as Zoom, Facetime and telephone and we have been meeting and answering many clients questions through these platforms during this time.”

Also, many physicians are offering telehealth visits and if you do not feel comfortable seeking emergency room treatment under the current Covid-19 situation, it is advisable to inquire from your doctor about a telehealth appointment.

If you cannot afford medical treatment or do not have insurance to cover medical treatment, we can assist in helping a client find a medical provider that will treatment them without having to pay upfront. Great Lakes Physical Medicine offers cash payment and payment plans.

If you have been injured in an accident, visit Dr. Wolk at Great Lakes Physical Medicine for treatment and call the Law Offices of Joseph T. Joseph at 866-522-1402 to learn about your legal options.