Boca Raton Chiropractor Offers Treatment for Whiplash
According to WebMD:
Neck strain is often just called whiplash. Although it's usually associated with car accidents, any impact or blow that causes your head to jerk forward or backward can cause neck strain. The sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck.
What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash?
The pain of whiplash is often hard to ignore. The symptoms may include:
Pain, decreased range of motion, and tightness in the neck. The muscles may feel hard or knotted.
Pain when rocking your head from side to side or backward and forward.
Headaches at the base of the skull that radiate towards the forehead.
Often times your neck will misalign and need a specific adjustment to correct the stress to the muscles, neck, and head.
If you were in a car accident, motorcycle accident, wreck, or crash. You may have symptoms of whiplash, which include headaches, nausea, jaw pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, back pain, and muscle soreness, stiffness and pain.
Contact our office immediately if you have these symptoms.