5431 Jonestown Rd

Harrisburg, PA 17112 US

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Auto Accident Injury

Chiropractic Care for Auto Accident Injuries in Harrisburg

Millions of Americans are victims of car accidents every year. While fender benders and similar accidents may seem minor, injured victims may suffer chronic back and neck pain if they fail to receive proper care. This is because whiplash and other auto accident injuries can even occur in accidents at surprisingly slow speeds. Auto injury pain is a serious problem that can affect your sleeping patterns, work performance and ability to enjoy an active lifestyle.

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If you’re a recent victim of an auto accident injury, our Harrisburg chiropractor is here to help. Even if your injury is years old and the pain has become chronic, we can help you recover with our proven holistic approaches.

Limitations of Traditional Treatment for Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash occurs when the force of a rear impact “whips” your neck back and forth. This abrupt movement can knock the cervical spine out of alignment while straining the soft tissue muscles in your neck. As a result, many patients experience soreness, stiffness, chronic neck pain, headaches and migraines. The injury can sometimes even cause sleep disturbances, difficulty concentrating and pain when performing physical activities.

Traditional whiplash treatments include immobilizing the neck and taking prescription painkillers to mask the pain. Unfortunately, both of these treatments have limited effectiveness. Our Harrisburg chiropractor doesn’t promote immobilizing the neck for extended periods because this decreases blood flow to injured muscles. Plus, taking prescription painkillers can lead to dangerous addiction.

Chiropractic Care for Whiplash and Recurring Headaches in Harrisburg

When the spine is compressed, pressure on the nerves causes radiating pain, which can also trigger recurring headaches. At Skocik Chiropractic, we provide spinal adjustments to address the underlying issue and promote internal healing without the need for medication. Chiropractic adjustments fix your spine’s curvature, restoring space between the vertebrae and relieving pain in the process. Gentle, manual adjustments are safe and highly effective for auto accident injury pain relief.

Corrective Exercises and Massage Therapy for Auto Accident Injuries

In addition to spinal adjustments, Dr. Skocik may also recommend corrective exercises and massage therapy to treat your injury. Gentle exercises help restore mobility to the spine and promote good circulation, which is important for healing.

Therapeutic massage offers similar benefits. Kneading sore and stiff muscle tissue releases tension, which relieves pain. Massaging the shoulders and neck also increases circulation. By integrating corrective exercises and massage therapy with chiropractic adjustments, Dr. Skocik offers enhanced pain relief.

Contact Our Chiropractor in Harrisburg for Auto Accident Injury Treatment

If you’ve been in an auto accident, even a minor one, don’t delay treatment. Many people forego evaluation after an accident only to suffer from chronic pain later on. A prompt diagnosis and accurate care from our Harrisburg chiropractor safely treats your injury and provides much-needed pain relief.

To set up a free initial consultation available to new patients, please contact Skocick Chiropractic online or call our Harrisburg office at (717) 540-8448.

This examination is entirely FREE!

** Due to Federal Regulations, This offer does not apply to Medicare/Medicaid. **

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Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I appreciate Dr Skocik calling me at home to inquire about my recovery!
    Try stem cell & PRP therapy. It's worth it if it means having your life back without surgery!"
    Regenerative Medicine Patient O. Olagbemi
  • "I have been coming to this office for years and I would refer anyone to come to this office I never have had a bad experience."
    J. Weldon
  • "I like the combination of services they have.
    Adjustments, Maintenance, Physical Therapy options, massage and laser therapy.
    Not many places have that."
    A. Schultz
  • "The staff was very welcoming & make you feel completely comfortable. I would recommend them to anyone."
    T. Mahone
  • "Great Chiropactor , great staff, they are passionate about what they do and it shines through. I would highly recommend Skocik Chiropractic ! 👍"
    T. Romberger
  • "Dr Skocik treats his patients like family, great rehab equipment, phenomenal staff and amazing massage therapists!!!"
    T. Warner
  • "I go here for massages, best you'll find in the area, and very good prices. The large office that has a wide range of chiropractic treatment equipment, and is a complete back treatment and rehab facility."
  • "This office is highly professional and organized! Great chiro service and I highly recommend!"
    J. LeCadre
  • "Simply the best! Period."
    J. Williams
  • "Dr. Skocik office treats you like family, wonderful staff and I will recommend anyone to his office.👍 👍 👍"
    K. Trollinger
  • "Amazing first impression and excellent, thorough exam for diagnosis. Physical therapy feels great."
    C. Campbell
  • "This office is organized and very professional, great chiro care! Would definitely recommend this office!"
    C. Myers
  • "I've been seeing Dr. Skocik for many years. Very professional office, he and his staff take great care of me. I recommend them often."
    T. Mowatt
  • "Absolutely love Dr. Skocik and his staff!!! I treated with this practice for several years after a really bad fall, thanks to the wonderful chiropractic care and massage therapy I am pain free and have my mobility back!! Highly recommend Dr. Skocik!!!"
    T. Coffman
  • "Coming from Toronto and seized up shoulder. Dr went way out of his way on a Saturday to open the clinic for me to assess. Very professional and kind. Wonderful."
    A.C.
  • "Doctor Skocik is really sincere about helping people"
    J. Peiffer
  • "What I love about my experience. I was able to be seen with in a 24 hours window..For those who suffer from lower back pain will truly understand how important that is. For that alone i give you five stars .. Excellent staff"
    F. Jackson
  • "I love coming here. The staff is very Friendly! I have had all kinds of issues with my back and ever since I started coming here i have made lots of improvement. I highly recommend Skocik Chiropractic!"
    Jessica C.
  • "The level of care, from the chiropractic services, to the massage therapy..to the office staff...EVERYONE treats you like family. I can honestly say that their is a genuine concern for your progress and well being.
    I would highly recommend."
    Craig W.
  • "I have always had a good experience with them and I have been a patient for a number of years. They are very nice about rescheduling appointments. The staff is always very friendly and I have always found them reasonably priced."
    L. Henninger
  • "I had a great experience in Skocik Chiropractic and they are very professional and fixed my lower back pain problem. My whole family goes to this practice and we highly recommend to other people."
    F. Zhang
  • "Skocik Chiropractic was very personable and informative. Dr. Skocik and his staff purposefully takes care of their patients with attentiveness and professionalism. I enjoyed my time there and highly recommend Skocik Chiropractic."
    B. Wanda

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