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Have you been in a car accident recently?

Have you been in a car accident recently?

Did you know that chiropractic care is covered by auto insurance? Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (tingling down your arms due to an injury) is a common symptom after an auto injury. Chiropractic care can be very helpful for thoracic outlet syndrome symptoms after a car accident. The thoracic outlet is a group of nerves and blood vessels that pass through your neck and shoulder to your arm. These nerves and blood vessels don't have a lot of space, so they travel under and between the strong bands of muscles that support your head. In a collision, these muscle groups can be stretched and strained. If damaged, the muscles become swollen and tender, and they can develop scar tissue which limits motion and puts stress on the tissues of the thoracic outlet. Pressure on the nerves can cause tingling or pins and needles in the shoulder, elbow and even the wrist. Pressure on the blood vessels can also cause problems in the arm. Other symptoms clients report after being in an accident may include neck pain and stiffness, difficultly looking over their shoulder while driving, low back and leg pain, and mid back pain.

Chiropractic can be an effective way to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, and other symptoms as Dr. Steffen Bye will help improve mobility in your spine and restore normal nerve function in your neck, shoulder and other parts of your body that you may have pain.

Call Dr. Steffen Bye at 651-483-4040 today to schedule an appointment today to help you with your road to good health!!

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January 25, 2023

Dr. Steffen Bye

Dr. Jane Steffen Bye, DC, FICPA treats a variety of conditions due to automobile accidents, work related incidents, and sports injuries. She also has a special interest in infants, children, and the care of pregnant women with prenatal chiropractic. Dr. Jane Steffen Bye, DC, FICPA has continued postgraduate studies in these areas.