Whiplash injuries are most commonly caused when a car is struck from behind and the occupant’s head is suddenly jerked back and forth beyond its normal limits. Other collisions and sports injuries can cause a whiplash injury. Frequently patients do not make the connection between the problems they have suffered with for months or even years and the injury that caused the problems.
In addition to neck pain a whiplash injury can cause headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, pain in the shoulders, arms, hands and more. Do you find it difficult to look over your shoulder? Do you feel tension and pain in your neck at different times of the day?
Remember that your neck supports your head which is very heavy – you do not have to have experienced a whiplash injury to suffer from neck pain. Whatever the cause it needs to be found and corrected.
To help find that cause we offer:
- A Private Consultation with the Doctor of Chiropractic
- A Thorough Examination including Neurological, Orthopaedic & Blood Pressure Tests
- X-Rays, if necessary
- A Verbal Report of our Findings and thorough Explanation of the X-Rays
After which you should know more about your body and the problems you are experiencing than you ever have before. Whether you go ahead with treatment as always is entirely your decision.
Call TODAY for an Appointment.
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