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Whiplash

CAR ACCIDENT: WHIPLASH

After an automobile accident, many people look for chiropractic help in Portland. In many car accident cases, whiplash, when your head and neck are violently swung back and forth, is endured. Most automobile accidents result in being hit from behind which often leads to whiplash. Not only can automobile accidents can cause whiplash, but also trauma, abuse and falls. Many people in Portland will be unaware of their whiplash until the injury causes negative effects which may only present themselves weeks or even months down the line. If you are experiencing problems related to whiplash, the goal of this article is to show you how to recognize whiplash and the benefits of chiropractic treatment at King Chiropractic Clinic.

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF WHIPLASH

There is a wide range of whiplash injuries which can range from mild to very serious in nature. Having your headrest too low is a common cause of severe whiplash injuries. There could be broken bones or tissue damage when combining a bad collison with a low headset. In a situation like this, meeting with a chiropractor is very important to get x-rays done and a complete examination. In the case of a mild crash or collision, you still may be experiencing whiplash if you have any of these symptoms: Neck Pain Pain in the shoulder, upper back and arms Headaches Blurry vision Pain with mobility of neck Dizziness Drowsiness Numbing or Tingling down your arms Ringing ears Struggling to sleep Depression

HOW WE HELP

There are numerous symptoms that can accompany whiplash, and it may be hard to pinpoint all of these symptoms back to your whiplash if you neglect care for weeks after your accident. Whiplash could need further treatment even after getting the “good-to-go” from your doctor. After an injury, it is very important to get a spinal check as soon as you find time. Treating the injury promptly is your best chance at preventing long term complications

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