A whiplash is normally associated with road traffics accident when the vehicle is rear shunted. Dizziness following a whiplash is usually temporary and can be improved with chiropractic care. Almost as prevalent as neck pain after suffering a whiplash is suffering from headaches.
Also called neck sprain or neck strain, a whiplash is a soft tissue injury to the neck. A whiplash is a fast, sudden movement of the neck and head caused by a traffic accident or fall. A whiplash is an injury where the neck or cervical spine is injured due to the head being thrown forwards and backward. Continue reading “A Whiplash – What to Do When the Pain Just Won’t Go Away”
Whiplash pain is a term used to describe the soft tissue injuries of the neck that can occur when the neck moves in an abnormal way. First, unlike a broken bone or joint injury, this pain is often undetectable by an x-ray or another imaging device. One thing characteristic of the pain is that it can be pretty mild for a day or two and then become more severe.
The first observational study of whiplash injury to use a control group has shown that the intensity of whiplash pain is low, but its frequency is high, and compared to similar types of pain from an ankle injury, it lasts longer and produces more disability. Continue reading “Things You Should Know About Whiplash Pain”
Whiplash neck pain is an injury that occurs to the cervical spine when the head has been rapidly forced backward or forward. Whiplash neck pain is one of the most difficult conditions to treat and certainly to fully cure. Recovery from whiplash neck pain will typically take anywhere from a couple of weeks to a month.
The pain associated with whiplash neck can be sharp or dull and may increase with movement or sustained postures (for example, sitting at a computer in poor posture). As a result, a whiplash neck can involve what seems to be every single muscle in the neck. An injury to the whiplash neck can be prolonged or painful.
Whiplash treatment can vary depending on the severity of the injury but often includes physical therapy and over-the-counter pain medications. Each Whiplash treatment is catered to the individual and is based solely on the Chiropractors physical assessment of the individual and injury mechanism.