What is Motor Vehicle Accident Therapy?
When you find yourself being involved in a car or motor cycle Accident (MVA), it is important to seek immediate medical attention when needed. The most common injuries resulting from a MVA includes whiplash, neck & back pain, and pain throughout other areas of the body. Mountainview Health and Wellness Rehabilitative team evaluates the physical needs and abilities of each individual and implements a treatment plan to help relieve pain and restore optimal function.
Common MVA Injuries are,
occurs when your neck quickly moves into a forward (hyperflexed) and backward (hyperextended) motion, and is most common in rear-end accidents.
Neck, Back, and Head injuries
An accident can seem minor, however, you may experience neck, head, and back injuries from the impact. Besides whiplash, there are other common injuries you might endure during a motor vehicle accident, such as, Concussion, Facial Trauma, Back and Spine Trauma
Traumatic Brain Injury
TBIs, occur when your head experiences major trauma, such as hitting your dashboard, driver window, or another passenger.
If you have been in a Motor Vehicle Accident
- Seek immediate medical attention if necessary
- Contact your insurance provider to file a claim
- Schedule an appointment at MVHW for an initial assessment to determine the extent of your injuries.
- A treatment plan based on your injuries will be designed.
*The costs of MVA therapy is often covered by insurance claims or extended health insurance coverage.
We accept insurance from most providers which includes:
Our practitioners are all licensed and registered
Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC)
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists – BC (CAOT-BC)
BC Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK)
Registered Massage Therapists Association of BC (RMTBC)
BC Psychological Association (BCPA)
BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC)