A lot of people report back pain after a car wreck.
A 2002 paper conducted by researchers at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine examined the biomechanics of lumbar spine injury from rear-end crashes and found that the car seat is in all likelihood the root cause in these types of injuries.
Your spinal column has a natural curved structure that absorbs jolts and stresses and at the same time enables freedom of movement.
There are dozens, perhaps hundreds, of different styles of car seats with distinctive forms, covers, stiffnesses and geometries. If your car seat doesn't accommodate your spine precisely, the violent acceleration of the carseat during a crash can cause some areas of your spinal column to shift more than other parts.
This shearing movement can stretch or rip the ligaments of your spine, leading to discomfort, irritation, scar tissue, neurological injury, and even permanent damage.
If you have been in a crash and have symptoms of back pain, Dr. Keith is here to help. We can help pinpoint the root cause of your pain and develop a plan of action to help you restore your health. We have helped many people in Rockwall, TX heal from these sorts of problems.
Call our office today at (972) 771-9448 for a consultation or for more information.