ILLINOIS CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Our office has extensive experience in treating injuries, providing proper documentation for insurers and attorneys, and coordinating care among specialists.
DuPage Health and Physical Therapy in coordination with a board certified radiologist uses a sophisticated diagnostic tool that utilizes X-rays and computer technology to accurately assess damage to the spine.
This state-of-the-art technology sets DuPage Health and Physical Therapy apart and leads to excellent treatment plan and results.
for Insurance Carriers
Our comprehensive and objective documentation provides the information necessary to
help insurance carriers and attorneys understand the extent of the injuries and future care needs.
As a result, patients can receive the full health benefits to which they are entitled.
Dupage Health and Physical Therapy has a network of healthcare specialists across Naperville and the Chicagoland Area. Dr. Fay seamlessly manages treatment plans that may include pain specialists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, or other healthcare providers.
Clear communication and coordination among providers leads to the effective care necessary for your recovery.
An injury due to rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck.
An injury that can be caused
by rapid acceleration and deceleration of the head or
from direct impact.
The spine can be damaged
by the excessive forces of an accident. Existing conditions
may also be exacerbated after
The shoulder is quite vulnerable to overuse and traumatic injury. Special care should be taken to make a diagnosis and administer treatment.
What are the signs of Whiplash?Whiplash is a neck injury that often occurs in rear-end car accidents or sports. Whiplash symptoms often do not appear immediately. Instead, signs of whiplash may occur days or sometimes weeks after an accident. Symptoms may include: - Neck pain Neck stiffness - Reduced range of motion in the neck - Headaches, often originating around the base of the skull - Dizziness - Pain in shoulders, arms, and upper back - Fatigue - Ringing in the ears - Problems concentrating - Memory loss - Blurred vision - Depresion - Trouble sleeping
What are hidden injuries?Hidden injuries are injuries that you may not notice immediately after an accident. Sometimes it may take days, weeks, or even months before you notice that something isn’t right. These are some common injuries to look out for: Shoulder injuries Herniated discs Brain injury Knee injuries It is critical to see a doctor who's experienced in treating injuries following an accident. At Dupage Health and Physical Therapy, Dr. Fay will perform an examination to identify your injuries, and help you look out for hidden injuries. Hidden injuries can lead to chronic pain and complications if left untreated. Call (630) 961-0259 to schedule an appointment.
Are all physicians prepared to answer legal questions?Not all physicians are experienced or willing to handle the additional documentation and coordination required for treating accident-related injuries. In fact, many doctors are not willing to properly manage injuries due to car accidents because they require additional work, responsibility, and accountability. Dr. Fay is one of the few chiropractors in Naperville and the Chicagoland Area that has the training and experience to care for patients who have been involved in an auto accident or have sustained a work-related injury. Dr. Fay and the team at Dupage Health and Physical Therapy understands attorneys and insurance adjusters may contact them for an opinion regarding your injuries. The staff is skilled in gathering accurate reports, images, and notes to effectively communicate the facts of your injury and your treatment plan. This preparedness helps to ensure you receive the full healthcare benefits to which you are entitled.
Treatment for Chiropractic InjuriesIt is important for auto accident victims to receive chiropractic care because physical trauma can have a significant impact on the body. Whiplash, neck and back pain, headaches, and other types of pain all stem from car accidents. Motor vehicle accidents can also cause a range of soft tissue injuries, including sprains, strains, and bruises, which can lead to limited mobility, decreased muscle function, and ongoing pain.