Relieve Your Pain With Physical Therapy

Motor Vehicle Accident(MVA) injuries and Physical Therapy

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident Long Island Physical Therapy Can help you to relief your pain and get back to your normal life style. We are trained in car accident injury recovery and have the way to help you recover for all types of motor vehicle injuries.

Injuries after MVA?

Head and back injuries from a car accidents are typically common. Head injuries can lead to vision problems, musculoskeletal problems, skull fractures and concussions. With a concussion, you may experience dizziness, light sensitivity, blurry vision, sleep disturbance , ringing in ears and headaches. Another common MVA injury is a herniated disk, it could be in your neck ,mid back and lower back. Most frequent is neck and lower back. Neck and chest injuries are also frequent .

 Whiplash is the most common accident injury. Whiplash can be very painful and restrict movement. The sudden movement of the neck and head in a car accident can cause whiplash. Blunt force trauma from a car accident can collapse lungs and break ribs.

Indeed, car accidents can be devastating but early physical therapy treatment can pave your way  towards Recovery.


Role of physical therapy after a car accident?

After a car accident, you may experience pain, spasm , restriction in  range of motion, headaches, or stiffness. There are many reasons to get physical therapy after you’ve been in a car crash, as it supports the recovery process and can also prevent long-term damage from a car accident, including migraines and chronic pain.

Keep in mind that not all symptoms appear right after a car accident. But  Physical therapy helps you to control pain symptoms, improve flexibility, increase strength and get back to your normal functional level. As a matter of fact, a Medscape study revealed that those who didn’t receive physical therapy were much more likely to suffer from degenerative disc disease.

Benefits to physical therapy after car accident include:


Decrease Pain

Physical therapy helps reduce pain. Therapeutic exercises pumps oxygen, blood and nutrients to the injury site and enhances healing. Every exercise and stretch prescribed by a physical therapist has a specific goal for recovery and improves function and mobility. 

Improve Function

Physical therapy can also restore function in patients with old car accident injuries, even if you haven’t been in one recently. You can still benefit from physical therapy even if you had an injury years ago. Using endurance  and strength training, it can help relieve old pain and improve mobility. Plus, it’s a non-invasive treatment, and you won’t end up having to rely on pain medications for ever.

Donot want to go for Surgery

Physical therapy also helps you avoid surgery. It strengthens ligaments, tendons, and muscles, which protect the body’s structures. It’s also a much more cost-effective solution.

Types of physical therapy treatments used to treat motor vehicle accident injuries include massage therapy, manual manipulation, ultrasound, ice and cold therapy, specific exercises, targeted massage and  stretching. Long Island Physical therapy PC takes a holistic approach to healing for car accident injuries. Our physical therapists can also provide services for musculoskeletal rehab neurological, neurological rehab, orthopedic, and post-op care.

Contact Today

Contact Long Island Physical Therapy today for your appointment today and find out how we can get you started on the road to recovery.


Are you ready to take your life back? If so, contact us at Long Island Physical Therapy .