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What is a Whiplash? backpain 2

A whiplash injury occurs after an instant, rapid acceleration-deceleration force to the head, neck and or spine. When the neck forcefully moves forward and then backwards (or vice versa) a whiplash can occur. This commonly occurs as a result of a car accident, vigorous sport injury or a fall. One can present with several symptoms – depending on the extent of the injury. However common symptoms can include; headaches, neck pain and stiffness, dizziness and sometimes shoulder pain. Some may also experience nerve pain traveling down the arms and hands, jaw pain, anxiety and depression.

backpain 2 Treatment for a Whiplash Injury

Typically, those who have been involved in a motor vehicle accident would be taken to the hospital or family physician for an examination and diagnostic tests.

Our Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, and Massage Therapists are highly trained healthcare providers with treating those who have a whiplash injury. Also, it has been scientifically proven that early interventions can lead to a optimal recovery. At our clinic, your treatment can include, manual therapy, patient education, exercises, spinal manipulation, and or dry needling.

Chiropractic Care Brampton ON | (905) 458-6677