Have you ever encountered whiplash? Rear-end collisions are the most prevalent type of car accidents. While these incidents typically result from a combination of sudden braking, poor driving, or unclear road signs and directions, their severity can vary significantly. This article explores the potential benefits of chiropractic care for whiplash.
Interestingly, many individuals involved in rear-end collisions remain unaware of their injuries until weeks or even months after the impact. Despite substantial research indicating otherwise, their medical doctors may not always recognize injuries sustained at lower speeds. If you suspect that you have been injured in an accident, it is crucial to assess the potential seriousness of your injuries.
WHEN IS THE IDEAL TIME TO SEEK TREATMENT FOR A WHIPLASH INJURY?
Whiplash injuries should be taken seriously, as neglecting treatment can have devastating long-term consequences. Unfortunately, many individuals who have sustained such injuries are unaware of their condition until well after the accident. By the time they realize they need assistance, their condition may require more extensive treatment compared to if they had sought help earlier.
In a study conducted by Woodward, 93% of the 28 patients who received chiropractic care experienced significant improvement. The treatment included spinal manipulation, PNF, and cryotherapy.
If you suspect that you have suffered an injury and require the expertise of a chiropractor, don’t hesitate to contact our team at Ocean Health Center to schedule an appointment today.