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Are Bone Misalignments By A Chiropractor Possible?

Bone misalignments by a chiropractor is possible. Contact Malloy Law Offices, LLC today to start your case!

Are Chiropractors Safe?

Here at Malloy Law Offices, LLC, we see clients who have experienced a spinal injury. For treatment, they would generally visit a chiropractor. A chiropractor focuses the relationship between the spine and nervous system. They use non-surgical treatment to treat lower back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, and car accident injuries. Getting adjusted by a chiropractor is generally safe and can help your mobility. Unfortunately, bone misalignments by a chiropractor is possible.

What Are The Side Effects From A Bone Misalignment By A Chiropractor?

There were more than 10,000 chiropractor accidents, which caused injuries in the first half of 2020 in the United States alone. The main and most extreme injury a patient sustains as a result of a chiropractor is a stroke. Additionally, other potential injuries and symptoms that can occur from bone misalignments are pinched arteries, spinal stenosis, frequent headaches, numbness/tingling of the limbs, facial paralysis, muscle weakness, and disc herniation.

Medical Malpractice Laws In The DMV Area

A bone misalignment by a chiropractor would fall under medical malpractice. Medical malpractice is more complicated than just a standard negligence case. In Maryland, the statute of limitations for a medical malpractice lawsuit must be filed within five years of the time that the injury was committed, or within three years of the date the injury was discovered, whichever comes first. Virginia, on the other hand, has a statute of limitations of two years. Lastly, the statute of limitations in Washington D.C. is three years.

Contact Our Medical Malpractice Lawyer Today!

An accident from a chiropractor happens everyday in the United States. If you would like to learn more information about bone misalignments, click here to see how Malloy Law Offices, LLC handles these types of cases. We are here to adjust the situation, let Malloy Law Offices, LLC support you. Call (240) 221-7424 for a free consultation with our attorneys.