Personal Injury FAQs

Have you recently suffered a car or workplace accident that causes you pain and discomfort? If so, you likely have several questions about what your injury could be and how to find relief. Fortunately, Douglas P. Krift, D.C., in Fort Thomas, KY, has extensive experience treating several personal injuries with holistic and non-invasive chiropractic care. Learn more about personal injuries and how we can help you recover from them with the following frequently asked questions.


What are some common personal injuries?

Personal injuries can arise from a variety of situations, including car accidents, slips and falls, dog bites, and medical malpractice. Some of the most common personal injuries include:

  • Whiplash: Whiplash is a soft tissue injury in the neck that occurs when the head suddenly jolts forward and backward during an accident. Symptoms include pain, stiffness, headaches, and dizziness.
  • Back and neck pain: These ailments frequently occur due to auto accidents and slips or falls. Injuries can range from muscle strains to herniated discs.
  • Sprains and strains: These ligament and tendon injuries cause pain, swelling, and difficulty moving the affected joint.
  • Fractures and broken bones: Fractures can range from minor hairline cracks to complete breaks.

How can a chiropractor help with a personal injury?

Chiropractic care is an effective alternative to traditional medicine for personal injury treatment since many personal injuries affect the musculoskeletal system. Our chiropractor can determine the underlying cause of your pain and customize a treatment plan to help you feel like yourself again. This plan may include the following:

  • Low-force adjustments: Our chiropractor may use gentle manual adjustments to improve joint mobility and function.
  • Laser therapy: Low-level laser therapy can help ease pain and inflammation, promote healing, and accelerate tissue repair.
  • Massage therapy: Massage therapy relaxes muscles, improves circulation, and reduces pain and stiffness.
  • Therapeutic exercises: Our chiropractor can design a personalized exercise program to help strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and restore your range of motion.
  • Lifestyle advice: Our chiropractor may recommend lifestyle adjustments to support your recovery, such as proper posture, ergonomics, and nutritional counseling.

Should I see a chiropractor even if the pain is minor?

Absolutely. Even seemingly minor injuries can have long-term consequences if left untreated. Some injuries, such as herniated discs, may take days or weeks before showing painful symptoms. Our chiropractor will assess the extent of your injury and detect underlying issues contributing to pain and discomfort. Early intervention can promote faster healing and a smoother recovery process.

Call Douglas P. Krift, D.C., Today to Begin Your Journey Toward Recovery

If you need a trusted chiropractor near you for personal injury or auto accident treatment, consider contacting Douglas P. Krift, D.C., in Fort Thomas, KY. Dr. Krift can determine the root cause of your condition and treat it with natural and non-invasive chiropractic care. Call us and schedule a consultation today at (859) 781-8700 to discuss how chiropractic care can help you get back on your feet and feel your best.


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