Personal Injury Protection: What You Need to Know

Personal Injury Protection: What You Need to Know

First and foremost, Personal Injury Protection (AKA PIP) is a must have insurance. While mandatory for Oregon residents with an established $15k minimum, it’s optional for Washington residents, meaning many in Vancouver may not have it, or if they do, know what it’s used for.   PIP is sometimes referred to as “no fault” coverage…

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If I have health insurance, do I need personal injury protection for a car accident injury?

If I have health insurance, do I need personal injury protection for a car accident injury?

We get asked this question quite a bit. Many times, when a person is injured in a car accident, specifically a low-impact collision, they automatically contact their health insurance to seek medical attention. Of course this makes sense because normally health insurance is for health related issues, such as injury. It makes sense to see…

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How To Protect Yourself From a 3rd Party Liability Car Accident Injury

How To Protect Yourself From a 3rd Party Liability Car Accident Injury

There is a common misconception that if you’ve been in a car accident that is not your fault, that 3rd party liability will take care of everything. However, what they don’t tell you is that there is no binding contract with you obligating them to take care of your injuries. From the first day, the…

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If You've Been In A Car Accident, You Need a Car Accident Chiropractor

If You've Been In A Car Accident, You Need a Car Accident Chiropractor

It is not uncommon to be confused as to what to do or who to see following a car accident.  There are a multitude of different types of doctors and therapists that will render treatment to car accident injuries, but there are few who truly understand and appreciate the vast scope and complexity that car…

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Don’t Be Limited By Traditional Auto Collision Injury Recovery

Don’t Be Limited By Traditional Auto Collision Injury Recovery

There are different treatment options for common auto collision injury.  Barring any life- threatening injuries where emergency medical intervention is needed, the treatment options are somewhat limited and even more limited are the treatment options for long-term recovery.  To simplify this, let’s break down the treatment options into two categories: the traditional medical model, and…

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Can Massage Help Symptoms of Whiplash?

Can Massage Help Symptoms of Whiplash?

Whiplash due to auto collisions is a worldwide silent epidemic costing the U.S. alone billions of dollars annually.  People involved in auto collisions often times experience symptoms of whiplash as a very brief but violent “whipping” action of their head and neck.  Long term outcome studies have shown an unfavorable prognosis, especially without proper treatment…

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What Happens to Your Body During an Auto Collision

What Happens to Your Body During an Auto Collision

Let us run through a very brief and simplistic description of what actually happens to your spinal joints of the neck and back when injured in an auto collision. During a collision of even low speeds, your spine is forced into a very non-physiologic or non-normal movement in a matter of milliseconds.  Before you even…

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Herniated disc and what you can do about it

Herniated disc and what you can do about it

Call or text us at (360) 573-1933 to book an appointment for herniated disc treatment. If you’ve ever been diagnosed with herniated disc, you know how painful it can be. The pain decreases your function, mobility and lowers your quality of life. It may even cause you to miss work. Spinal discs are a little…

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