Have you suffered any trauma to your neck (whiplash)?
Whiplash usually occurs when a car is struck from behind or collides with another object.
When this happens, the head is suddenly jerked back and forth beyond its normal limit. The muscles and ligaments supporting the head and spine can then be stretched or torn.
The discs can tear or rupture and vertebrae forced out of their normal position, reducing the range of motion. Resultant scar tissue ensures an increased rate of spinal degeneration and eventually increasing health issues. These health issues happen unless treatment occurs, the earlier the intervention, the better the final result.
Following a whiplash injury, the resulting instability of the spine, which often involves a loss of normal neck curve, can contribute to a myriad of issues. Included are headaches, dizziness, and blurred vision. You may also have pain in the shoulder, arms, and hands with reduced ability to turn and bend. Low back problems may also occur. As the body attempts to adapt, symptoms may not appear until weeks or even months later.
Fortunately, at Total Health Chiropractic Singapore, our chiropractors understand entirely the mechanics of whiplash and the resultant spinal problems that result. We have developed programs to help the spine re-establish normal function. Thus maximizing the healing potential we all have within us.
First Visit Consultation for whiplash
During a full initial consultation, which includes a thorough case history and any necessary chiropractic, orthopedic and neurological exams, we first determine whether or not you are a suitable candidate for the spinal rehab procedures we employ in our clinic.
If necessary, we will organize X-Rays so that we can see any damage to your spine. Once our chiropractors have all the required information so that we may give you the very best care, we will then outline the recommended treatment.
At Total Health Chiropractic Singapore, our chiropractors use specific, gentle chiropractic manipulations or adjustments, gentle stretching and spinal stability and flexibility exercises.
Remember to consult us before resorting to addictive pain medication, enduring constant whiplash-related headaches or submitting to surgery.
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by Dr. Tim Errington
The New Guidebook to Vibrant Health, Longevity and Maximized Potential
“A few months ago I was in a car accident and suffered terrible headaches afterward. Luckily, someone recommended Total Health Chiropractic to me and I am so glad I took their advice. My headaches have disappeared and the team is resolving what could have been a major problem later on.”