Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash is an injury that can cause pain in the upper back, neck, and head. Sometimes this injury may take a day or two for pain symptoms to arise since the affected areas are usually inflamed. Whiplash is considered a severe neck injury because this area of the body is very sensitive to stress and inflammation.

Whiplash commonly occurs from an auto accident, but it can also happen from playing sports, a hard fall, and even from riding an amusement park ride such as roller coaster or bumper cars. In severe cases of whiplash, a person may experience impaired hearing or seeing and memory disruptions. Whiplash can also cause other symptoms such as, low back pain, dizziness, headaches, upper back pain, shoulder pain, fatigue, and cognitive problems. Although many whiplash injuries can heal in time, more than 20 percent of whiplash victims continue to suffer from some level of pain for several years after their accident.

Fortunately, our treatment methods can help restore the normal movement and position of the vertebrae through a various treatment options to help realign the spine and relieve pain from whiplash. Our pain relief treatments may be able to help minimize chronic pain and long-term symptoms that are common with whiplash injuries.

To learn more about how our treatments can help reduce whiplash pain, call The Advanced Pain Relief Institute in Lindenhurst at (847) 603-2500 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jeffrey Wells, DC. today.

With a delayed onset, whiplash may not seem very severe. But it can manifest itself in a number of ways. It can create low back pain, neck pain, dizziness, headaches, upper back and shoulder pain, fatigue, and cognitive problems. Although many whiplash injuries can heal within a couple of months, more than 20% of whiplash victims continue to suffer with some level of disability or pain for many years after. Chiropractic care can help restore the normal movement and position of the spinal vertebrae using manual manipulation of the spine. This treatment is most effective because it can minimize the long term pain and symptoms of these common whiplash injuries. If you’ve been in a car accident or suffered from a whiplash injury, the safest bet is to call a Chiropractor today.

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