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Physical Therapy for Motor Vehicle Accidents

Physical Therapy for MVA’s or Car Accident Injuries

Motor vehicle accident recovery can be a difficult process. If you experience lower back pain, upper back pain, bulging discs, pinched nerves, muscle aches, or whiplash, physical therapy can help.

Keep in mind, some symptoms won’t appear immediately after a car accident. It’s important to book a physical therapy examination as soon as possible to be sure your insurance company will properly cover you.

Health Loft Physical Therapists in Chicago are here to Help after your MVA

We have found the best way for treating injuries after a MVA requires a multi-pronged approach – exploring strength, mobility, posture, general health, and education on how to best perform your daily activities.

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How Can Physical Therapy Help After a Car Crash?

Get out of pain faster and get back to your normal activities by working with a Physical Therapist after a car crash. Motor vehicle accident recovery requires a tailored approach to address your pain and discomfort.

Our Physical Therapists focus on helping you regain strength and mobility where you’ve lost it, improve range of motion, and get back to doing the things you love, pain-free.

Physical Therapy Treatments we offer for MVA’s:

Taping

  • Kiniesio Tape
  • Rock Tape
  • Athletic Tape

Specialty Services

  • Blood Flow Restriction Training
  • Dry Needling

Manual Therapy

  • Strain/Counterstrain
  • Myofascial Release (MFR)
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization (STM)
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Graston
  • Asytm Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue
  • Mobilization
  • Active Release Techniques
  • Joint Mobilizations
  • HVLA manipulation

Movement Analysis:

  • Shoulder Movement Analysis
  • Lifting Analysis

Postural Retraining

  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Work Place

Specialty Approaches

  • Maitland
  • IPA Approach
  • Mckenzie Approach

Education

  • Sport Specific Training

Exercise Program 

  • Warm-up/Cool Down Program
  • Strength/Stretching Program
  • Digital Exercise Program

For more specific advice, tips, and exercises, check out our Articles and Instagram page. To schedule an assessment to help with your whiplash, neck pain, back pain, or knee pain after a car accident with one of our physical therapists in Chicago, IL you can call (312) 374 – 5399 or schedule an appointment online.

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