The Healing Touch Chiropractic Offers Helps for Whiplash Injury
A whiplash injury can occur from an auto accident, a fall or from an impact during athletic activities. The injury to the delicate tissues in the neck and upper shoulders can cause a variety of symptoms that impact your ability to perform everyday tasks. Chiropractic methods offer a drug-free, non-invasive method of healing these injuries, so you can enjoy normal movement again. At The Healing Touch Chiropractic in Sacramento, CA, we offer effective techniques to relieve whiplash symptoms.
Understanding Whiplash Injury
Whiplash is a term given to the rapid backward and forth movement that occurs during an impact. The action is much like the cracking of a whip. In the process of this movement, muscles, tendons, and nerves can become damaged, leading to neck problems and a variety of secondary symptoms. The symptoms can worsen if left untreated.
Symptoms of Whiplash
The most common symptoms include neck pain, stiffness, poor range of motion, headaches, tenderness in the shoulders or upper back, numbness in the arms or dizziness. However, some individuals may also experience fatigue, blurring of vision, ringing in the ears, irritability, memory problems and depression. Some people have impaired sleep and difficulty with concentration. If you are older, have had a previous whiplash injury or have other back or neck problems, you are at greater risk of developing whiplash after an impact.
Chiropractic Treatment Can Relieve Whiplash Neck Pain and Stiffness
Chiropractic care offers gentle, yet effective relief from whiplash pain, stiffness, and related problems. Your Sacramento chiropractor can provide manual adjustment to re-align structures in the spine, which can relieve pressure on muscles and nerves. Corrective exercises help to strengthen supporting muscles for improved mobility and range of motion. Massage therapy improves circulation, bringing natural healing chemicals to injured tissue. These and other methods are used to relieve neck pain and improve upper spinal function. Your chiropractor can also advise on lifestyle changes to prevent further injury to the delicate neck structures.
Contact The Healing Touch Chiropractic For Whiplash Treatment in Sacramento
Dr. Lawson, Dr. Kamerman and Dr. Evans combine their many years of experience to provide quality chiropractic care for their patients in Sacramento, CA and surrounding areas. We provide treatment for a variety of conditions, for accident injuries and for wellness care. Call The Healing Touch Chiropractic today at (916) 447-3344 for an appointment to learn about whiplash treatment that can relieve pain and improve function.