Care for Whiplash
With new injury an injury long undiagnosed, Dr. Stanford can help. The office uses MyVision, a recent technological development to gather objective, physiological data. Dr. Stanford is the only chiropractor in Spokane, WA whouses this powerful tool to diagnose problems that can not be detected by other means. Detecting injuries is the key to help you get on the road to recovering faster!
Whiplash is caused by a neck injury that resulted from rapid and forceful movement, like a whip, back and forth. It occurs most frequently in rear-end car accidents, sports or traumatic accidents.
The symptoms of whiplash include neck stiffness, pain and headaches,. Patients will have neck issues. Medical exams reveal injury, fracture(s) or dislocation of the spinal cord.
Chiropractic Care for Whiplash
Dr. Stanford determines the severity of the whiplash and will plan the treatment accordingly. Treatment is directed toward the primary detected dysfunctions
Possible recommendations include:
Muscle Stimulation or Relaxation
Ergonomic Lifestyle Change
Physical Therapy or Exercise
Each injury is unique, so the prescription for treatment and rehabilitation are also custom.
The most common treatment for joint dysfunction and whiplash is chiropractic manipulating of the spine. The affected joint is gently moved toward the neck restriction.
Muscle Stimulation/ Relaxation
Muscles stimulation/relaxation consists of gently stretching the tense muscle(s) or contracting the inhibited muscle repeatedly.
Stabilization and Sensorimotor Exercises
Stabilization and Sensorimotor exercises treat faulty neck movement patterns. If you have been in a recent car accident and live in the Spokane, WA area, call (509) 535-5771