Whiplash & Chiropractic Care

Whiplash - What Is It?

whiplash injury in Cumming GA

Whiplash is referred to as hyper-flexion and also hyper-extension (hyper means that “too much”) injury with the neck area a result of the body’s response to a deceleration or even velocity force say for example a motor vehicle accident.

Whiplash frequently occurs in automobile accidents, as a result of the reality that your muscular tissues don't have sufficient time for you to brace at the time of impact.

Straight forward instances associated with whiplash tend to be the consequence of sprained, strained or dysfunction regarding ligaments within the neck. The actual muscular tissues of your neck normally spasm to provide a protective process following a physical injury that has taken place. As a result it can result in spinal misalignment which often can aggravate nerves decreasing the body’s capacity to repair on its own.

Eventually your neck region will become weakened, susceptible to re-injury as well as increased signs and symptoms. If you're not appropriately cared for, scar tissue formation can take place that's made weaker then the soft tissue in the region. Consequence this can decrease movements and it is even more susceptible to stress as well as pain which can make it more difficult to deal with.

Spasms, muscle weakness and pain, or even unusual sensations (for example “pins and needles”) variety of symptoms from your whiplash injuries are typical. Other possible signs of whiplash might be a stiff and/or sore neck, shoulders, upper back and even head aches.

These types of indicators may well travel right down to your arms, hands, fingers or even display as a muscle or proper grip weakness.

Whiplash Symptoms

Additional signs and symptoms may include memory difficulties, sleep issues, vision problems, balance trouble, vertigo, and also dizziness.

Right after sustaining whiplash injury, it is actually not unusual for individuals to be affected by long-term neck soreness. Your chiropractic doctor will be able to identify specific factors in a patient’s background and preform a chiropractic care examination in order to better identify individuals whom could be more prone to persistent pain originating from whiplash injuries.

This procedure will assist your doctor of chiropractic care determine cases that may require intense preventative methods that need to be utilized for sufferers who might be at a higher risk of developing chronic neck pain as a result of whiplash traumas.

Chiropractic Care Treatment Methods for Whiplash Injuries

Your chiropractor’s standard procedure for handling the patient’s chiropractic health care is crucial for the success of preventing chronic pain regarding whiplash injury.

In the first phases of treatment, it is vital for your chiropractic doctor to quickly lessen the patient’s back pain, neck pain and/or any additional signs and symptoms.

Protecting Against Chronic Pain from Whiplash

Immediately after, your chiropractor’s whiplash treatment methods should be changed in the direction of restoration of the patient’s functionality. This simply means facilitating the individuals return to work, home as well as leisure activities as quickly as possible soon after sustaining the actual whiplash injury. The process could entail a gradual transition to those routines, even when the sufferer isn't certain that they can participate in them completely.
Rebuilding self-confidence following a whiplash trauma for the sufferer in their capacity return to regular activities can also be essential for rehabilitation.

Physical exercise, for both the objective of improving poor mobility behaviors and instability, and for overall health and fitness, is essential through this attempt to deal with whiplash injury.

Educating the sufferer the type of chronic discomfort and putting emphasis on those activities the individual can perform, as opposed to those they can't, will be key aspects of long-term pain as well as disability prevention following whiplash injury.

Chiropractic specialists combine the techniques described above in order to develop the most beneficial method for recuperating from your whiplash injuries as well as protecting against long term instances of chronic back pain.

Whiplash & Chiropractic Care Cumming GA


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10:00am - 1:00pm
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10:00am - 1:00pm
3:00pm - 6:00pm

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Backsmart Health Chiropractic
5610 Bethelview Road #300A
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 888-4288