Whiplash

 

The term whiplash is used to describe an injury sustained to the neck, most commonly from a rear end collision in a motor vehicle accident which can occur from an impact as little as 5mph.

 

Symptoms usually appear 24 hours later and can include: neck pain and stiffness with reduced range of movement, headache, jaw pain, shoulder tightness, back pain, pins and needles.

 

Effective chiropractic treatment for whiplash associate disorders includes:

 

  • Spinal mobilisation with exercise

  • Massage - various techniques