Whiplash is very common after auto accidents or other collisions. and Westlake, Ohio residents can count on the team at Aligned Health Center, the first and only chiropractic and BioPhysics® provider in Ohio, for relief.
Whiplash Q & A
What is whiplash?
Whiplash is a neck injury that often occurs in automobile accidents. Whiplash may be obvious immediately after an accident, but in many cases, this type of injury isn’t apparent until later. Whiplash sufferers often begin to experience symptoms like neck pain and stiffness in the days after the accident. This leads to many people not seeking the help they need quickly enough. When in an auto accident, it's best to be checked out by an experienced chiropractic care provider as soon as possible. Even if symptoms haven't started, the chiropractor can identify injuries and get started on treatment early.
What are the symptoms of whiplash?
Whiplash may include an entire collection of symptoms including neck pain, neck stiffness, muscle inflammation in the neck area, ligament damage, range of motion issues, and headaches. Most people experience neck pain as the primary symptom, and it's common to have multiple secondary symptoms as well. If whiplash isn't treated, patients may experience additional problems like sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, weight gain, and much more.
What is the best treatment for whiplash?
Whiplash won't go away on its own, and it requires a specialized approach if the patient wants to achieve long-term relief. Chiropractic BioPhysics® has been shown to be the best option for whiplash treatment because it focuses on correcting the damage to the spine for the long term rather than simply managing the symptoms for the short term. With chiropractic BioPhysics®, the chiropractor focuses on achieving neuro-structural stability in the spine. This allows for not only the relief of the most troubling whiplash symptoms but also for the correction of the spine as a whole. Patients who suffer from whiplash will regain a full range of motion, achieve pain relief, and achieve greatly improved posture after completing a chiropractic BioPhysics® treatment plan.