Whiplash Treatment with our Clermont Chiropractor
As your trusted chiropractors in Clermont, the team at Michaux Family Chiropractic have worked with hundreds of individuals experiencing the far-ranging effects of whiplash, a common syndrome occurring after an auto accident, work accident, or sports accident.
What is Whiplash?
Whiplash can happen when a person's neck snaps back and forth, such as what may happen to a restrained driver or passenger involved in an auto accident. The forceful whip-like motion causes tissue damage, strain, and inflammation of the connective structures within the neck and shoulder region, leading to symptoms including:
- Ringing in the ears
- Jaw and TMJ pain, clicking, and dysfunction
- Spinal joint misalignments and subluxations
- Neck pain, stiffness, and tenderness
- Shoulder pain, stiffness, and tenderness
- Numbness and tingling in one or both arms
People with whiplash may not even notice it right away; it can take days or weeks for symptoms to manifest. So even if your car accident was minor or if you feel "fine" after any sort of incident causing your neck to move in a whip-like fashion (fall, sports collision, etc.), then schedule an appointment with a chiropractor right away. This could mean the difference between early treatment and resolution vs. chronic pain and dysfunction!
What Chiropractic Care Can Do for You if You Have Whiplash
Our chiropractor offers a variety of chiropractic care services which can help heal whiplash and resolve symptoms, including:
Chiropractic adjustments: realign the spinal joints, restore normal spinal mobility, and dampen pain signals sent via the nervous system by acting on pain receptors throughout the spinal region
Spinal decompression: relieve pressure on compressed spinal nerves
Modalities including cryotherapy and cold laser therapy: alleviate pain, stimulate tissue healing, decrease muscle spasms, and increased localized circulation to reduce swelling and inflammation
Corrective exercises: can be custom prescribed to promote tissue healing and restored endurance of postural muscles once the acute injury phase has passed
Massage and myofascial release: reduce painful reflexive muscle guarding and spasms and prevent excessive scar tissue formation as well as promote both physical and mental/emotional relaxation (quite necessary following a stressful event like an auto accident!)
Is Your Neck in Pain Because of Whiplash? Contact Our Clermont Chiropractor Today to Schedule an Appointment
At Michaux Family Chiropractic, our Clermont chiropractors believe that everybody deserves to experience customized, comprehensive, and natural treatment in the face of whiplash and other common causes of neck or back pain. To schedule an appointment or learn more about our drug-free and non-invasive services, then contact us today by calling (352) 243-7300.