Tag Archives: Whiplash

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, […]

Why You Should See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury

If you have a personal injury that is preventing you from having an active life, pause any plans for surgery and stop popping pills. There are also too many people who believe it is best to “solider on” when in extreme pain; the result is a chronic condition, even more pain, and substantial medical bills. […]

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 […]

Diabetic? Maybe it’s Time to See Your Chiropractor

While chiropractic treatments are most close associated with personal injuries such as whiplash or chronic back pain, chiropractic care has also proven effective in managing a variety of conditions and even some diseases. For example, studies show that regular chiropractic treatments can help diabetics achieve a better degree of wellness. Diabetes is at epidemic proportions […]

Exercise Underused as Back Pain Treatment

Researchers at the University of North Carolina found that medical and chiropractic practitioners both underutilize exercise in treatment plans for chronic low back and neck pain. The study surveyed nearly 700 participants with chronic back or neck pain who had visited a doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist at some point during the previous 12 months. […]