Common Conditions

Whiplash

Whiplash is a common condition caused by a sudden and vigorous movement of the head. Often whiplash is associated with motor vehicle accidents, but it can also arise from an impact trauma like concussion or sports/activity accidents, physical abuse and fall trauma.

Common symptoms include

  • dizziness and vertigo
  • difficulty focusing
  • headache
  • muscle spasm
  • nerve injury
  • sleep disorder
  • pins and needles
  • stiffness and tenderness in the neck, arm, back or shoulder.

Chiropractic treatment can help reduce pain and improve mobility with a series of strategies, this will include spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, joint mobilisation, exercise and strengthening rehab.