Holistic Treatment for Whiplash
Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. It is commonly caused by rear-end car accidents. But whiplash can also result from sports accidents, physical abuse and other types of traumas, such as a fall. Whiplash may be called a neck sprain or strain, but these terms also include other types of neck injuries.
Most people with whiplash can get better within a few months by following a treatment plan that includes pain medication, physical therapy, chiropractic adjustments, massages, and exercise. However, some people have chronic neck pain and other long-lasting complications. Signs and symptoms of whiplash can develop within days of injury. Some of these symptoms may go away over time, while others may last longer, especially if untreated. Symptoms of whiplash may include neck pain and stiffness, loss of range of motion in the heck, recurring headaches, pain in the shoulders, tingling or numbness in the arms, fatigue, vertigo, dizziness, blurred vision, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), difficulty concentrating, memory problems, depression, mood swings and even PTSD symptoms.
Balanced Manual Therapy specializes in motor vehicle accident injuries including whiplash, seat belt injury, concussion and traumatic brain injury, and headaches and migraines. When paired with chiropractic care, massages, and physical therapy, our treatments can be highly effective for whiplash recovery. Our treatments are focused on rebalancing the brain, the cerebrospinal fluid, spine, cranial and facial bones (including the jaw), and any trauma lodged in the body post injury.