Auto Accident Injuries

Car accident on a highway

Why Dr. Meylor is your best choices for auto accident injuries:

Dr. Meylor is one of Kansas City’s most highly trained doctors, in regards to finding and treating ligament and musculoskeletal injuries resulting from whiplash or other auto injuries. He has certification through the Spine Research Institute of San Diego as taught by of Dr. Arthur Croft, a world renown researcher and author on biomechanics and injuries resulting from all types of auto accident cases. Dr. Meylor is in the process of being publish as a co-author on a research article with Dr. Croft.


Cost for treatment: Residents of Kansas , injured in an auto accident, have the right to receive medical, regardless of fault. You have automatic medical pay as part of your car insurance policy. This is mandatory in Kansas and allows you a minimum of $4500 of medical expense coverage. More treatment may be covered if deemed medically necessary and is a direct result from the wreck. Even a flare up of an old condition, due to the auto accident, typically is covered. This will not effect your rates and should not cost you. No deductible applies. This is completely separate from any existing health insurance plan you may have.


Facts:- Many bumpers are built to withstand crashes of at or above 10 mph without sustaining noticable damage. It has also been shown that a wreck with speeds as little as 5 mph can induce neck injury. Therefore, someone could be injured with minimal or no damage to their vehicle.


-45% of Americans with chronic neck pain attribute it to a past whiplash injury
-Approximately 3 million Americans are injured in motor vehicle collisions annually, with nearly half developing chronic symptoms and 10% becoming disabled.

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Why get treatment now?: Time is of the essence. Many people will experience pain that may slowly seem to get better. Your body is going to heal right or wrong. The further out from the injury the less likely you will make a full recovery. Once proper diagnosis and understanding of your condition is found, the most proper treatment plan can be made to help stabilize this condition so severe future degeneration does not take place.



Automobiles do not need to be traveling at high speeds to cause injury in an accident. The video below demonstrates the effects of a collision between two automobiles traveling at 20 mph. Even collisions at 5 mph can cause spinal injury that, if left untreated, may cause lifelong problems.

The biggest danger with whiplash injuries is that the symptoms can take years to develop. Too often people don’t seek treatment until more serious complications develop. Even after whiplash victims settle their insurance claims, some 45% report they still suffer with symptoms two years later.  The British Journal of Orthopaedic Medicine(1999) 22(1):22-25 reported that “chiropractic is the only proven effective treatment in chronic cases” of whiplash injury. The study was prompted by a previous article in the journal Injury which demonstrated that chiropractic treatment had benefited 26 out of 28 patients suffering from chronic whiplash syndrome.

Dr. Meylor has had advanced training, specific to the causation, effects and treatment of whiplash and other injuries; spinal and extremity related.  He trained under one of the worlds leading experts on auto injury and biomechanics of whiplash.  Accident causing minimal discomfort at minimal speed can still have long term effects on the body.

“CAN I GET TREATED FOR INJURIES I SUSTAINED IN MY WRECK?”

Most residents of Kansas have (PIP) personal injury protection coverage, mandatory, whether you were at fault or someone else was.  You do not need to have health insurance to get the treatment needed.  Whether the wreck was in Kansas, or if your vehicle is licensed in Kansas, you have access to a minimum of $4500 of PIP coverage for treated deemed necessary.  Please contact our office for more information.

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