Physical Therapy after Automobile Injury

car accident

Many injuries can occur following an automobile accident that range in severity from minor to severe. Whiplash is a common occurrence with auto accidents causing pain and tightness in the cervical spine (neck) region. Other injuries, such as contusions, fractures, and muscle tightness can occur following a motor vehicle accident.

Common signs of injury associated with automobile accidents:

  • Increased pain
  • Muscle tightness
  • Joint stiffness
  • Abrasions and contusions
  • Fractures


Physical Therapy Can Help!

Physical therapists can work with individuals following involvement in a motor vehicle accident to address varying levels of injury. For the cases of increased severity, physical therapy is utilized following surgery to help individuals return to their prior level of function. For less severe injuries, physical therapy can be utilized to help relieve pain from muscle tightness and joint stiffness. Physical therapists will work with you to create a program to address your specific needs.  Physical therapy treatment may include:

  • Stretching,
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Manual therapy
  • Modalities such as heat and ice


Call us for an appointment today!

A physician prescription/referral isn’t necessary for insurance coverage


Easy access, free parking, on RTD bus line

Boulder PFMC Office

695 South Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305
Phone: 303.402.9283
Fax: 303.494.1251 

Brighton PFMC Office

1093 E Bridge Street
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone: 303.655.9005
Fax: 303.655.0063