Whiplash injuries occur due to rapid acceleration and deceleration of the body during a collision. The head often jerks back and forth causing damage to soft tissues and bones in your neck. The pain of a motor vehicle collision may take several days to set in. and may produce neck pain ,headaches, lower back pain, shoulder pain and jaw pain (TMJ) to name a few.
An estimated 3 million whiplash injuries occur in the U.S. every year. An estimated 45% of people with chronic neck pain attribute it to a past motor vehicle collision. Unfortunately, many whiplash patients do not receive many treatment options, and are often advised to just endure the pain.
Effective treatment requires targeted adjustments, physiotherapy, and inflammation management. Our doctors also provide daily life recommendations on ergonomics, exercise and home care.