Accident Photos of me-1987

Accident photos at bottom of page.

Parker Perch Story (link to Perch)

Accident story:  I became interested in fitness, and rehabilitation in particular, during chiropractic college after I was involved in a  pedestrian versus automobile accident.

I was changing a flat tire on Interstate 40 when I was struck by an automobile traveling at high speed. I was severely injured.

We were about 30 miles West of Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was middle of the day.

The young female driver was intermittently “falling asleep at the wheel” when she zeroed in on my flashing hazard lights.(I was later told by police officers that drunks and fatigued drivers will focus in on what they think are the taillights of cars just ahead of them.)

I suffered multiple jaw/facial fractures, multiple spinal injuries and what is called a “facial de-gloving”. Fortunately a great team of doctors, nurses, therapists, dentists, was assembled to help me in my recovery.

I was encouraged to educate myself in sports nutrition and rehabilitation to assist and accelerate my own recovery, and I now use this knowledge to help my patients through the recovery process.

Turns out “the accident” was probably one of the best things that ever happened to me. I learned so much about helping others. It taught me: patience, persistence, mindfulness and gratitude…

Related articles

Brain Injury-Mild Traumatic Brain Injury-Clinical Neurophysiology 2004-Michael Gaetz, Ph.D

Brain Injury and Protective effect of Ketogenic Diet-Brain Inj. 2009

Fish oil-Neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers-Surgical Neurology 65 (April 2006) 326-331

Whiplash-Cervical Facet Capsule Injury-SPINE 2001 

Whiplash neck pain-Cervical Facet joint capsules-J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006
Low Speed impacts-Low velocity collisions causing injuries

Whiplash-Altered Collagen Fiber Alignment Cervical Facet Capsule-Biomedical Engineering 2011

Muscle Spindles-Multifidus-Longus colli-Neck-SPINE 2002

Muscle Spindles in Suboccipitals-Neurology India-2001

MAGNESIUM-The Anti-Stress Mineral

CoQ10-Improves Early Parkinson’s-Archives of Neurology 2002

Healing Time of Soft Tissue

Continuous Passive Motion (CPM)-Motion Assisted Adjusting-Leander Technique

Myofascial Release Technique-Active Release Technique (ART)

If you are suffering from: Sports Injuries, Sprains, Strains, Car accident,  Herniated Disc, Disc Bulge, Degenerative Disc Disease, Neck pain, Headaches, Low back pain, of just want to feel better and have better life performance– please call our office in Irvine, California- at 949.857.1888or visit our website at ADJUST2IT to learn more about Functional Fitness Chiropractic, Sports massage, Myofascial Release, Corrective Exercise, Non Surgical Spinal Decompression, Class IV laser,  and Functional Nutrition.


One Response to “Accident Photos of me-1987”

  1. Parker Perch Stool story | Adjust2it's Blog Says:

    […] My story: […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: