Whiplash to the neck can ..used by a sudden movement of the head-moving backward, forward, or sideways. Many people think that whiplash is caused mainly by car accidents, which that is one cause, but it can also be caused by sports, accidents at work, or maybe even having an accident while doing yard work. Injuries like this warrant a detailed chiropractic examination. The biggest concern is that the symptoms can take years to develop. Sometimes these whiplash symptoms persist up to 2 years after the accident.
- Neck pain and/or stiffness
- Blurred Vision
- Difficulty swallowing
- Pain between the shoulder blades
- Pain in the arms or legs, feet and hands
- Low back pain and/or stiffness
- Shoulder pain
- Ringing in the ears
- Numbness and tingling
- Pain in the jaw or face
With specific chiropractic spinal adjustments, the pain can be minimized and it helps to restore proper motion and position of individual spinal bones and can assure proper healing. The longer you wait the more unseen damage there is and the longer it may take to recover.