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The tragic result of uncorrected trauma
Collisions that occur during sporting events, slips, falls or automobile crashes can all have a damaging effect on your neck and back. These “types” of collision-related injuries are often called “whiplashes.”
The resulting improper movement patterns or instability of the spine and soft tissues can contribute to headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, pain in the shoulders, arms and hands, reduced ability to turn and bend, and low back problems. As the body attempts to adapt, symptoms may not appear until weeks or even months later.
The chiropractic approach to these types of injuries is to use specific chiropractic adjustments to help normalize spinal function. After a thorough case history and examinations and x-rays (if needed), the doctor will recommend a series of visits to help restore proper motion and position of spinal bones. If caught early enough, inflammation can be reduced and scar tissue can often be taken care of quickly. Rehabilitative exercises will then be employed to return you to your pre-accident activities and strength levels.
Consult your Armitage clinic specialist and reduce the chances of depending on pain medication, enduring constant whiplash-related headaches or falling victim to early degenerative spinal conditions as a result of undetected or incompletely treated biomechanical conditions associated with whiplash linked injuries.
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