Whiplash is a neck injury often caused by auto accidents due to the forceful, rapid back and force movement of the neck upon impact. Though most common among auto accident victims, whiplash can also occur due to work accidents and sports injuries. If left untreated, whiplash can lead to long-term complications that require continued care. Chiropractic care in Clermont, FL, provides treatment for whiplash victims without the need for addictive medications or surgery. At South Lake Wellness & Injury Center, we have treated whiplash for many years.
Causes of Whiplash
Whiplash is typically caused by a traumatic accident involving the head and neck's forceful forward and back whipping motion. The back and forth action injure bones in the spinal, discs between bones, damaged ligaments, and tears muscles. Whiplash injuries can result from auto accidents, contact sports, and significant falls. Our chiropractor will assess your musculoskeletal system to determine whether or not your neck pain is due to whiplash before creating a chiropractic care plan to address it. Regular chiropractic adjustments will relieve your pain, restore your range of motion, and enhance your body’s natural ability to heal itself.
Symptoms of Whiplash
The signs and symptoms of patients suffering from whiplash vary based on the severity of the injury. Common signs and symptoms of whiplash among those who seek chiropractic care in Clermont, FL include:
- Neck pain
- Intense pain when moving the neck
- Restricted range of motion in the neck
- Shoulder tenderness or pain
- Upper back or arm pain
- Blurred vision
- Trouble sleeping
- Trouble concentrating
Chiropractic care for whiplash involves a series of adjustments, spinal manipulation, massage therapy, cold laser treatment, and physical therapy. Our chiropractor may recommend acupuncture to stimulate your body’s natural healing process. These treatment methods are designed to help treat the root cause of the whiplash and provide pain relief without the need for addictive medications or invasive surgery.
Schedule an Appointment with Our Chiropractor for Whiplash Treatment in Clermont, FL
Those suffering from whiplash can seek chiropractic care in Clermont, FL, for pain relief. The chiropractors at South Lake Wellness & Injury Center provide whiplash treatment designed to treat the entire body and not just the symptoms. Call us today at (352) 241-4111 for more information on whiplash treatment or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.