Acute Injury

Acute Injury servies offered in downtown, fidi, near BART/Muni railway Montgomery station, San Francisco, CA

Whether at work or during a pick-up basketball game with your friends, accidents and injuries happen. Getting the right medical care is necessary to ensure your injury heals as quickly and safely as possible. At Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic in Union Square, in the heart of San Francisco, California, Katherine Hipp, DC, provides the expert care you need for unexpected injuries, including auto and sports injuries, as well as repetitive stress injuries, or even injury from a sudden slip and fall. Call the office or request an appointment online today.

Acute Injury Q & A

What types of acute injuries benefit from chiropractic care?

Most acute injuries affect the nervous or musculoskeletal systems. Chiropractic care is focused on treating conditions that affect these systems. It can provide the care you need to support a healing injury using a combination of conservative treatments and alternative therapies.

Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic provides care for auto, sports, and workers’ compensation injuries. The team provides care for any injury that affects your:

  • Feet
  • Ankles
  • Knees
  • Shoulders
  • Back
  • Neck

Getting treatment early on for your injury may help prevent long-term complications and chronic pain conditions. If you suffer from an injury, contact the team at Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic for an evaluation.

What can I expect during an acute injury evaluation?

You can expect a comprehensive evaluation when you visit Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic with concerns about an injury. While your acute injury is a top priority, the team takes a holistic approach and evaluates your whole health to ensure you get the most effective treatment to support healing and improve your overall health and wellness.

During your evaluation, your provider reviews your symptoms and how the injury occurred. They also discuss your medical and surgical history, as well as your medication and supplement use. You can also expect a physical exam that includes functional and range of motion tests of the affected body part.

To rule out fractures and assist with a diagnosis, the team may request diagnostic imaging, such as X-rays or an MRI.

What types of treatments are needed for acute injuries?

Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic offers several treatments to support the healing of your injury. Your treatment plan depends on the type of injury you have, the cause of your injury, and your overall health.

Treatment options at Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic include:

  • Chiropractic care
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Massage therapy

The team at Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic is equipped with many advanced tools, such as ultrasound and electrical stimulation, that may be incorporated into your treatment plan to assist in the healing process.

For expert acute injury care from a team focused on supporting your body’s healing process, call Dr. Hipp’s Chiropractic or request an appointment online today.