Each and every individual case of whiplash is different, because every patient is unique. For this reason, it is difficult to generalize about their type of chiropractic whiplash treatment. The appropriate chiropractic treatment for a patient is designed to fit the whiplash injury and is directed at the primary dysfunctions that are found during a chiropractic exam.
The most common chiropractic treatments for whiplash include:
- Muscle relaxation and/or stimulation
- Various exercises
- Ergonomic and lifestyle changes.
The next series of blog posts will cover why and how your chiropractor may choose to employ various whiplash treatments for neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, back pain, and other symptoms related to whiplash.
The primary whiplash treatment for joint dysfunction is spinal manipulation, this involves your Vancouver, WA chiropractor gently moving the involved joint into the direction where it is restricted. This is also known as a chiropractic adjustment, and it may involve a thrust or a slow mobilizing movement. To read more about whiplash and its’ treatments, click here.