Auto accident: headaches, neck pain, back pain?

Auto Injury Massage

Most accident victims are unaware of hidden injuries, because at times medications are masking the pain. Those aches and pains you are experiencing indicate the area has suffered damage. Pain-relief and anti-inflammatory medications provide excellent short-term pain-relief by blocking the production of pain-causing substances (prostaglandins). However, these medications to not limit or correct any potential long-term damage.

Do I need to seek treatment?

If you answer YES to any of the questions below, you may be suffering from whiplash, ligament or tendon damage, muscle sprain or strain due to an auto accident or injury. Are you experiencing:

  1. Headaches, neck pain, stiff neck, or muscle spasms?
  2. Restricted head motion?
  3. Equilibrium problems, loss of hearing, ringing in the ears?
  4. Eyestrain, or increased sensitivity to light?
  5. Feeling light-headed, excessively tired, or blacked out?
  6. Neuralgia (nerve pain) or neuritis (nerve inflammation)?
  7. Cold hands or feet, or numbness of arms, hands, shoulders, feet, legs?
  8. Periods of unexplained depression, anxiety, irritability?
  9. Poor concentration or poor memory?
  10. Pain in the shoulders, low-back, tremors, or rapid heartbeat?

Symptoms of Whiplash


People who experience whiplash may report experiencing one or more symptoms. Symptoms can occur immediately after the accident, or may appear several days or even weeks later:

  • Neck / Shoulder pain and stiffness
  • Headaches
  • Low back pain
  • Sensations such as burning or “pins and needles”
  • Irritability
  • Poor sleep
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty with concentration or memory
  • Depression
  • Dizziness / Light-headedness
  • Pain or numbness in the arm and/or hand
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Blurred vision

Accident and Injury Treatment

We are qualified to treat acute and chronic injuries. Once we have identified your injuries, your chiropractic treatment may also include physical therapy, massage therapy, and other pain relief techniques. We tailor treatment specifically for you and your injuries...and best of all? It feels so good.

Our patients love the personalized attention and learning about the source of their discomfort. At Oregon City Chiropractic & Auto Injury, we have the tools to treat your injuries and help you feel better as quickly as possible.

A staff member will assist you with any billing questions and insurance concerns. In Oregon your auto insurance (PIP) generally covers all of the expense of treatment up to your policy limits.

*We accept all insurance: AAA, All State, California Casualty, Geico, Farmers, Liberty Mutual, Kemper, Pemco, Progressive, Safeco, State Farm, USAA and more. At Oregon City Chiropractic & Auto Injury, we try our best to ensure no financial surprises and get you back to work and a life you'll love, pain free!

Schedule your first appointment today.

Call 503-723-4462.