Personal Injury

Personal injury is defined as bodily harm that comes from being involved in any type of accident or mishap such as:

  • Automobile accidents
  • Bike and pedestrian collisions
  • Boat and airplane accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • OSHA violations
  • Medical malpractice

Chiropractors are professionals who uncover underlying issues in personal injury accidents. Whether using a single spinal adjustment or a series of treatment, visiting a chiropractor is one of the best options to start the healing process.

If you find yourself in a personal injury accident, schedule a consultation with a chiropractor, as you may have underlying issues that we can help diagnose and treat.

Every day, many people in need of different forms of treatment visit hospitals. While most people are sick, a significant number visit because of injuries. You are always at risk of picking up an injury, despite how careful you may be. Suppose you have a personal injury; you can always visit Dr. Daniel Lewis at Handcraft Chiropractic in Fort Lauderdale, FL for non-invasive, holistic treatment.

Why You Need Treatment After Personal Injury

Injuries can be caused by sporting activities, car accidents, slip and falls, etc. Your injury may have serious complications depending on the type of injury and how severe it is. Sometimes, people who sustain injuries in accidents may ignore their symptoms because they think injuries are not that serious; however, physical health is critical, and you should not underestimate your injury.

If you fail to seek care after sustaining an injury, it may cause more pain over time. There are some injuries that you cannot see with the naked eye. Internal bruising, for example, is very hard to detect, but an examination by a physician can help detect such injuries. You should seek chiropractic care to ensure that you are well.


Whiplash is a common personal injury. It is a neck injury that occurs when a car is involved in a rear-end accident. The harm is caused by the rapid movement of the neck back and forth. Apart from car accidents, common causes of whiplash include:

  • Sports accident
  • Physical abuse
  • Falls

You may take a few days to notice whiplash symptoms. The symptoms may include:

  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Reduced range of motion in the neck
  • Pain when moving the neck
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Numbness

If you sustain whiplash and are in Fort Lauderdale, FL, visit Handcraft Chiropractic for chiropractic care. After treatment, you can take a few weeks to recover fully from whiplash.

Symptoms of Personal Injury

The symptoms of personal injuries depend on the type of injury you have sustained. Patients who visit Handcraft Chiropractic usually report problems with general neck and back pain. Other symptoms include shoulder pain, sprains and strains, and the inability to move a joint normally.

Treatment for a personal injury depends on several factors, for instance, the severity of the injury and the body part affected. To help patients recover, Dr. Lewis uses several methods, including:

  • Gentle Hand Adjustments
  • Electric Muscle Stimulation
  • Ice/Heat therapies
  • Manual Therapies,
  • Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Mechanical Traction
  • Therapeutic Exercises

Accidents can happen to anyone. If you sustain a personal injury in Fort Lauderdale, FL, or a nearby region, do not hesitate to visit Handcraft Chiropractic and have yourself treated by Dr. Lewis. Call 954-507-5158 to book an appointment.

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