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The Physics Behind a Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is the most common injury associated with a car accident. It typically happens when a person gets rear-ended but could be a result of any type of accident. But, although you’ve likely heard of whiplash, do you understand the physics behind a whiplash injury? Many people assume that whiplash only occurs in severe accidents and […]

The Importance of Chiropractic Care after an Auto Accident

  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in America, sending more than 2.5 million people to the emergency room in 2012. In addition to the pain and suffering they cause, these injuries carry an enormous financial cost: $1.8 billion in lifetime medical costs, […]

Report Affirms Chiropractic Safety Regarding Neck Adjustments

A report by the American Heart Association (AHA) suggesting a possible link between adjustments of the neck — whether by a chiropractor or osteopathic doctor — and stroke has created intense debate. The study’s author, Jose Biller, chair of neurology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, states that thrusts and rotations sometimes used […]

Do I Have Whiplash or Whiplash Associated Disorder?

Neck pain is the most common symptom of whiplash, but it’s not the only indicator. If you have been in an accident or had your body jolted in a sporting incident, other signs of the condition can include pain in one or both arms, swelling in the neck area, numbness in the arms, pain between […]

A Brief History of Treating Whiplash Injury

Anyone who has suffered whiplash knows how excruciating, and debilitating, the pain can be. Luckily, getting treatment from a qualified Arizona whiplash injury chiropractor can both alleviate the discomfort and improve your overall sense of well-being. While most might think of whiplash as a modern, car-related injury, the condition has actually been described by the […]

Whiplash Shows Similarities to Tendonosis

Whiplash is one of the most common personal injuries, typically sustained in car accidents. While most instances heal with prompt chiropractic treatment, some cases can become chronic, greatly impacting the daily life of those afflicted. Researchers have found that whiplash injuries appear to share some characteristics with Achilles tendonosis. The discovery could help develop potential […]

Whiplash Not Always Apparent

While ambulance chasing attorneys on late night TV may urge motorists involved in a minor accident to retain an attorney, the reality is most people involved in fender benders just want their insurance companies to take care of it and tend not to seek treatment if there is no apparent injury. But chiropractors are trying […]

Fender Benders Can Cause Serious Neck & Back Injury

You don’t need to total your car to sustain dangerous injuries. Even fender benders can have serious physical consequences. It is not uncommon for someone who comes through an accident with just a few external bruises to assume they escaped injury. But the damage may not be immediately apparent. So even if the accident seemed […]