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Auto Accidents, Whiplash and Chiropractic Care in Wilsonville, OR

Auto Accidents, Whiplash and Chiropractic Care in Wilsonville, OR

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The onset of pain resulting from a car accident can range from immediate to 2 weeks after the incident. Many people don’t seek treatment, hoping the discomfort will go away on its own and that they will start to feel better with time. This is the worst possible decision one could make. While in some rare cases the injured person may feel better on their own, the majority will suffer long-term complications, if not treated. Delayed onset injuries are very common in low-speed impacts, but, did you know that whiplash can occur in as low as a 5mph collision? Automobile bumpers have a damage threshold of 5mph, at which point they tend to show no or minimal damage, while the force through the vehicle is multiplied by 2 ½ times…
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Choosing a Chiropractor in Wilsonville, OR

Choosing a Chiropractor in Wilsonville, OR

Chiropractic, Insurance
Finding a new chiropractor, whether it is the first time looking, or necessitated by a move or change in insurance, there are many variables to be considered. Is there a specific style you prefer? What type of care- Wellness vs. Injury Care? Additional services available on site? Do they accept insurance? Where are they located? When searching for the right fit for you and your family, we strongly recommend that you ask these questions prior to your first exam. Other points of concern to inquire about are: technique, post-acute care, and areas of specialty. By creating a strong line of communication with a possible physician, you will be better able to assess if they are the best equipped to provide the care you want and need. To learn more about…
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Knee Pain in Wilsonville OR

Knee Pain in Wilsonville OR

Chiropractic, Exercise Rehabilitation, Injury, Massage
Whether a knee condition is acute (injury related) or chronic (wear and tear related) the importance of getting a good diagnosis and receiving the proper treatment cannot be understated. Although pain-killers can help relieve some pain and swelling, it takes specific corrective measures to address the initial cause of the problem. A Doctor of Chiropractic is specially trained to treat these types of conditions at this level. A consultation with a chiropractor could help you determine just how much you can do to improve the condition of your knees. Direct trauma to the knee from falls, motor vehicle accidents, and other sources can lead to acute knee conditions. Poor alignment, over-use, genetic weakness, and disease lead to chronic knee conditions. With both chronic and acute knee conditions, a Doctor of…
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Workman’s Comp Chiropractor in Wilsonville OR

Workman’s Comp Chiropractor in Wilsonville OR

Chiropractic, Corporate Wellness, Exercise Rehabilitation, Injury, Massage, Preventative
On the job injuries are most commonly sustained in the low back and shoulder joints. The most common approach for these situations in pain medication and a leave of absence from work. Giving the injured area time to heal is beneficial, but is more important to get the body back to a stable functionality in a reasonable amount of time. Massage and chiropractic, combined with exercise rehabilitation, is an exceptionally successful treatment plan for getting damaged joints and muscles through the healing process. Addressing the injured tissues allows for a faster and more effective recovery. Proactively, when an establishment adapts a Corporate Wellness program to decrease and prevent Workman’s Comp cases, the levels of risk for injury are placed into 3 categories: ~ No Risk- the employee has no complaints…
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TMJ Treatment in Wilsonville, OR

TMJ Treatment in Wilsonville, OR

Chiropractic, Injury, Massage
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is used upwards of 2,000 times a day, enabling you to talk, breathe, chew, laugh… making it one of the most used joints in the body. This small joint is the hinge point at which the jaw connects to the skull, directly in front of the ear. With stats like this, it’s no surprise that this delicate joint can become imbalanced, over used and injured. The most common causes for the dysfunction of the TMJ are teeth grinding, nail biting, motor vehicle accidents, dental work, whiplash, stress and direct trauma. Many of these injuries to the TMJ create muscle imbalances in the joint, making the jaw move, or track, improperly. These dysfunctions can present as pain in the ear, neck, jaw and teeth, as well as…
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Choosing a Chiropractor in Wilsonville, OR

Choosing a Chiropractor in Wilsonville, OR

Chiropractic, Insurance
Finding a new chiropractor, whether it is the first time looking, or necessitated by a move or change in insurance, there are many variables to be considered. Is there a specific style you prefer? A type of care- Wellness vs. Active? Additional services available on site? Do they accept insurance? Where are they located? When searching for the right fit for you and your family, we strongly recommend that you ask these questions prior to your first exam. Other points of concern to inquire about are: technique, post-acute care, and areas of specialty. Creating a strong line of communication with a possible physician, you will be better able to assess if they are the best equipped to provide the care you want and need. To learn more about our health…
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Chiropractic and Massage Insurance 101 in Wilsonville OR

Chiropractic and Massage Insurance 101 in Wilsonville OR

Chiropractic, Insurance
Clock Tower Chiropractic and Massage accepts all major insurance companies, including, but not limited to: Aetna, BlueCross, ChiroHealth USA, Cigna, 1st Choice, HealthNet, Kaiser, LifeWise, Medicare, Premera, Providence, PIP, UMR and WebTPA. Insurance benefits are always verified, so if yours wasn’t listed, please feel free to call and let us check for you. We do our best to help you understand and optimize your insurance benefits. We also bill Out of Network and qualifying Health Savings Accounts. Additionally, we can and do offer discounts to those uninsured or partially insured through a network called ChiroHealth USA. For more information, contact us at 503-685-9841. Clock Tower Chiropractic and Massage  
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