What is whiplash management/protocol?
Also called neck strain or neck sprain, a whiplash is an injury to the neck. The intervertebral joints, ligaments, discs, muscles, nerve roots can be damaged. Initially a damage to a vertebral disc in the neck occurs, then various signs and symptoms may appear: neck pain, stiffness, muscle spasms, loss of balance, nausea etc.
Q: Can a whiplash injury have long-term repercussions?
A: Yes, long-term effects of a whiplash injury can be stiffness, chronic pain and dizziness.
Q: Is a chiropractic adjustment safe for a whiplash injury?
A: Yes, however it depends on the evaluation. A trained chiropractic doctor will know when to adjust and when to abstain.
Q: What other techniques can be used to treat a whiplash?
A: Other technique include but are not limited to soft tissue work and specific stretching’s