7 Strategies for Overcoming Whiplash

7 Strategies for Overcoming Whiplash Before we give you the 7 Strategies… let’s talk about Whiplash. A motor vehicle impact at a speed as low as 5 MPH creates enough of an impact to cause severe spinal injury or damage.  A study from 2006 evaluating the risk of low speed and low impact collisions, determined … Read more…

A 5 MPH Crash Can Cause Spinal Damage

Really?  A 5 MPH crash can cause spinal damage! A study from 2006 determined a motor vehicle impact as slow as 5 miles per hour creates enough of an impact to cause severe spinal injury or spinal damage.  An inter-vertebral disc can start to decay within 48 hours after an accident!  The bottom line, it … Read more…

Car Accidents and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

When you woke up today, you thought this was like any other Friday. You’re on your way to work, and traffic is flowing smoother than normal. Suddenly, someone crashes into the back end of your car and you feel your head extend back over the headrest and then rebound forwards, almost hitting the steering with your forehead.

Whiplash Facts

Treatment includes rest, ice and later heat, exercise, pain management and avoiding prolonged use of a collar. Chiropractic includes all of these as well as manipulation, mobilization, muscle release methods, and patient education.

Interesting Facts About Whiplash

We all know the most common causes of “whiplash” are injuries that typically arise from automobile accidents or, motor vehicle collisions (MVC’s) although whiplash can also occur from slip and fall and virtually, any injury where your head is whipped backwards. But there are many things about whiplash you may not be aware of, which is the reason for this month’s Heath Update on whiplash

Whiplash! Do I Need an Attorney?

When you hear the word, “whiplash,” it brings to mind many different thoughts – motor vehicle collision (MVC), neck pain, headaches, concussion, jaw pain, litigation, car damage estimates – possibly a new car, medical costs, doctor’s appointments, sleepless nights, and more.

The Only Proven Treatment for Chronic Whiplash?

  You may have wondered, “If I get hurt in a car accident, who should I go to for treatment of my whiplash problem?”  This can be quite a challenge as you have many choices available in the healthcare system ranging from drug-related approaches from anti-inflammatory over-the-counter types all the way to potentially addicting narcotic … Read more…