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How To Sleep With Whiplash

How To Sleep With Whiplash

If you have a whiplash, you should sleep on your back or side with a neck pillow for support since the natural position helps the spine stay aligned. Whiplash is a common neck injury that usually occurs during car accidents and sporting activities. Like other injuries that affect the vertebrae, whiplash can be agonizing, with pain ranging from mild to severe levels. Apart from seeking medical attention for procedures and medication to heal and ease pain following

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Why Chiropractic Care is a Great Choice for Whiplash Injuries

Why Chiropractic Care is a Great Choice for Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash is an injury that can start out as nothing and quickly develop at a pace that disrupts your entire life, making it one of the most subtle traumas a victim of an accident can experience – but undoubtedly one of the most painful. Most victims won’t realize they have whiplash at all, as symptoms can wait days and even up to a week to manifest. Some of the more subtle effects can be mistaken or explained

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3 Common Car Accident Whiplash Questions Answered

On top of being extremely stressful and scary car accidents often leave us in a sea of paperwork and confusion. Many of us get so caught up in how to fix our cars we sometimes forget the toll an auto accident can take on our bodies. Whether you are experiencing pain, whiplash symptoms, or not yet feeling the full effects of trauma from the accident there are some very important questions you need to ask. The following

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Whiplash Defined - What You Need To Know

Whiplash Defined – What You Need To Know

        What Is Whiplash Whiplash is a non-medical term that many use to describe an assortment of injuries to the neck caused by a sudden rapid hyperextension. Medicinenet.com defines whiplash as follows: Whiplash injury: A hyperextension and flexion injury to the neck, often a result of being struck from behind, as by a fast-moving vehicle in a car accident. The mechanics of whiplash injury are thought to be as follows: The victim may be

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Chiropractic vs Prescription Drugs: New study shows chiropractic care is more effective than drugs for neck pain

Chiropractic vs Prescription Drugs A new study on the effectiveness of treatments for neck pain has been conducted. Neck pain is a growing problem that affects three quarters of Americans at some point in their lives but has no proven first-line treatment (O’Connor). The study, published in The Annals of Internal Medicine  in early 2012, compares three treatments for neck pain. In the battle between chiropractic vs prescription drugs the study shows that chiropractic care along with

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4 Common Symptoms Of Whiplash And Their Treatments

Whiplash, also called neck sprain or neck strain, is an injury to the neck. Whiplash is caused by an abrupt jerking motion of the head, either backward or forward, and often occurs but is not limited to the result of a car accident. Whiplash can be diagnosed by a collection of symptoms that occur following damage to the neck. Due to whiplash the intervertebral joints, discs, ligaments, cervical muscles, and nerve roots may become damaged. Whiplash can

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