Car Accident

Frequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic Injuries Caused by Motor Vehicle Accidents in Delaware


What about the car insurance, who pays for my care?

Usually, there is no -out-of pocket expenses to you. Our office will handle all paperwork and will work with the insurance company to ensure payment is received.  Typically, the insurance company will cover all of your medical bills.


Who does the paperwork for the car insurance company?

After an accident, regardless of who is at fault, you will be required to complete a Personal Injury Protection form, otherwise known as PIP form and mail the form to the insurance carrier as soon as possible.

Our office will submit all the other necessary paperwork, including billing statements, medical reports, and any other supporting documentation that is requested by your insurance company.


I think I may need X-rays, or an MRI.  Can I do that?

Yes, if needed, X-rays and MRI studies can be done.  Our office has an onsite X-ray unit, if an MRI is needed will provide you with a list of local facilities.


Do I need to retain an attorney?

Our office has the experience of assisting you with determining if you should consult and or retain an attorney. If you decide to retain legal representation, we will work with your attorney to ensure all necessary documentation is completed.


How long does it take to get better after a car accident?

It depends on the severity of your injury, Sometimes it may take a few weeks or months.

Dr. Bohatiuk will provide you with a detailed treatment plan and explain your prognosis. He will educate you on how to take care of your body to reduce the chance of developing chronic or recurring pain.


How soon will I be able to get an appointment?

In most cases you can be seen on the same day you call the office.  It is important to begin treatment and therapy as soon as possible after your injury, in order to speed up your recovery process.


What can Chiropractic do for Auto Injuries?

Dr. Bohatiuk has successfully treated car accident injuries for over 25 years. Research shows effective Chiropractic treatments as proved successful for thousands of auto accident patients.

A Chiropractor in most cases can significantly reduce pain, restore movement, over come muscle weakness, reduce inflammation, spasms, and scar tissue.  Chiropractic can also increase your overall well being by stabilizing your injuries from the accident.