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Innovative Healing Center
is committed to treating the entire person and all of the body's systems as one.


mark Our Sevices and Treatments include but are not limited to: Acupuncture, Hot Stone Therapy, Nutritional Programs and Herbal Medicine.





ACUPUNCTURE FOR AUTO ACCIDENT OR INJURY

 

Those aches and pains you are experiencing after your car accident, injury or fall are an indication that the area has suffered damage. The majority of auto accident and injury victims are unaware of hidden injuries because at times medications are masking the pain.  Pain-relief and anti-inflammatory medications provide excellent short-term pain-relief by blocking the production of pain-causing substances (prostaglandins). When an injury occurs, not only is tissue damaged, but also the injured area loses its integration with the rest of the body.

 

WHOLE BODY TREATMENT IS IMPORTANT. Whole body treatment helps restore the integrity of your system.  Untreated and/or poorly treated cases of general injuries and auto injuries can result in life long problems and suffering.  Our goal at Innovative Healing Center is to optimize your recovery while minimizing long-term problems that can occur. Treatment of the whole body can identify and address both major and minor injuries that may have been overlooked, but still need to be treated. When a major impact occurs such as in a fall or an auto accident, often many injuries occur simultaneously, both large and small. If ignored, the pain may go away for a while but left untreated as the tissue heals scar tissue develops the damage will not heal correctly. Some soft tissue symptoms include:

          Muscle Stiffness

          Neck Pain

          Numbness and Tingling

          Low Back Pain

          Fatigue

          Spasms

          Headaches

          Mid-Back Pain

          Difficulty Sleeping

          Sore and Achy Muscles

          Difficulty Concentrating

 

Here at Innovative Healing Center, we have the expertise and skills to diagnose your injuries and provide the care that you need to optimize your recovery.  Tena Scarber, Diplomate in Acupuncture and Herbology and Dr. Kertt Jodie, are experts at reading X-rays and MRI’s, and performing an extensive evaluation in order to properly diagnose you following an accident or injury. 

Do I need to seek treatment?

If you answer YES to any of the questions below, you may be suffering from a misalignment or dislocation due to an auto accident or injury.

1. Are you experiencing headaches, head and neck pains, stiff neck, muscle spasms?
2. Do you have restricted head motion?
3. Do you have equilibrium problems, loss of hearing, ringing in the ears?
4. Are you experiencing eyestrain, increased sensitivity to light?
5. Have you felt light-headed, excessively tired, or blacked out?
6. Have you had any neuralgia (nerve pain) or neuritis (nerve inflammation)?
7. Do you have cold hands or feet, or numbness of arms, hands, shoulders, feet, legs?
8. Are you experiencing periods of unexplained depression, anxiety, irritability?
9. Are you unable to concentrate, have poor memory?
10. Do you have pains between the shoulders, low-back pains, tremors, rapid heartbeat
?

 

Symptoms of Whiplash
People who experience whiplash may report experiencing one or more symptoms. Symptoms can occur immediately after the accident, or may appear several days or even weeks later:

    Neck / Shoulder pain and stiffness

    Headaches

    Low back pain

    Sensations such as burning or "pins and needles"

    Irritability

    Poor sleep

    Fatigue

    Difficulty with concentration or memory

    Depression

    Dizziness / Light-headedness

    Pain or numbness in the arm and/or hand

    Ringing in the ears

    Blurred vision

 

Accident and Injury Treatment

At Innovative Healing Center, we are eminently qualified to assess any problem following tests and an examination. Once we have diagnosed your injuries, treatment may include acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, hot stone treatments, rehabilitation, physiotherapy, electric stimulation, traction and other pain relief techniques.  We tailor treatment specifically for you and your injuries, and best of all it feels so good. You will leave your appointments feeling as though you had spent a day at the spa and yet you will be benefiting from the expert injury care of our highly specialized team. Our patients love the personalized attention and learning about the source of their discomfort. At Innovative Healing Center, we have the tools to diagnose your injuries and help you feel better as quickly as possible.

Our Specialized Team

Dr. David Kertt Jodie Practicing Chiropractic Care for 12 years. Private Practice for the last 8 years. Education: Texas A&M University - Health Science Major. Texas Chiropractic College - Doctor of Chiropractic. Associations: Texas Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association. Accomplishments: Texas A&M University Track and Field Team Pole Vault and Decathlon. National Deans List - Texas Chiropractic College. Class President - Texas Chiropractic College. He aims to restore normal function to the spine allowing the vertebral column normal motion and posture with specific chiropractic adjustments. The simplicity and success of this approach has been documented in numerous research projects.

 

Tena Scarber, M.S., L. AC. grew up in Orange, Texas. She is a Diplomate and Board Certified in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She holds three degrees: Respiratory Therapy, B.S. Exercise Physiology and a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She worked in the hospital systems in various leadership capacities from 1979 – 1996. At St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Beaumont, TX, she was the Educational Coordinator, Critical Care Liaison for the CCN course, and an instructor and educator of RT for Lamar University. During her time at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX, she was responsible for the Adult I.C.U. and Neonatal I.C.U. respiratory therapy, as well as being a member of the heart and liver transplant teams. Her desire to assist people with healthy living and quality of life motivated her to return to college for a degree in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition. Tena Scarber has owned her own successful Alternative Medicine Practice since 1987, combining traditional and alternative medicine with services that include acupuncture, medical massage, nutrition, and herbology.  She takes a holistic approach to your health and well-being. She will consider your symptoms in the context of a full medical history and lifestyle circumstances.

 

Jennifer McKeever, M.S., L.Ac,. Has 16 years of experience working in the field of medical massage, herbal medicine, and Chinese medicine.  She holds a Masters of Science degree in Oriental Medicine from Meiji College of Oriental Medicine in Berkeley, CA and has been licensed to perform acupuncture and herbal medicine in California since 2001. Furthermore, she is licensed by the Texas State Medical Board and holds a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She has passed board examinations in the fields of acupuncture, western medicine, and Chinese herbs.  She was a guest lecturer at San Francisco State University.  She mainly practices the Tung system of acupuncture, well known for providing quick relief of pain with a minimal number of needles and treatments.

 

Innovative Healing Center will assist you with any billing questions and insurance issues. In most auto accident cases, your auto insurance (PIP or Med pay) will cover all or the majority of the expense of treatment. If you choose to use your health insurance policy and there is a deductible or co-pay, all fees will be discussed up-front with you. We try our best for there to be no financial surprises at Innovative Healing Center.

Call us today to schedule an appointment 972-742-1152

 

 

 

 

 

 


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