Continuing from Part 1 of our blog series entitled “Research Shows Chiropractic Care Effective“, perhaps the best evidence of care from a chiropractor being effective came from the Quebec Automobile Insurance Society. They insure all care in Quebec and pay so many whiplash claims that they commissioned a task force to study all scientific information on the care of whiplash.
After 3 years reviewing 10,382 articles on neck injuries, they recommended spinal manipulation (which chiropractic doctors call adjustments). The majority of remedies commonly used were rejected as having not even been studied scientifically, including: Continue reading Research Shows Chiropractic Care Effective (Part 2)
Following a car accident, or a slip or blow to the body, a person who has immediate symptoms is actually lucky because they seek treatment. Unfortunately, symptoms of whiplash injuries often do not appear for several days, weeks, or even month or years.
Common whiplash symptoms include:
- Neck pain or stiffness
- Shoulder pain or stiffness
- Pain between shoulder blades
- Anxiety or irritability
- Low back pain
- Sensitivity to noise
- Difficulty concentrating
- Blurred vision
- Difficulty swallowing
- Ringing in the ears
- Dizziness or vertigo
Continue reading Common Whiplash Symptoms
It only takes a split second for a car to unexpectedly hit you from behind, or to get blindsided by a tackle, or to slip on a rug or on ice. Any sudden blow or impact to your body can cause whiplash injuries.
Your body is pretty tough and most parts can handle a lot of abuse, but your neck is particularly vulnerable to injury from impacts to your body. The weight of your head puts a lot of strain on the neck Continue reading In the Blink of an Eye: Whiplash Injuries
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