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Car accidents are a common occurrence in Sarasota, and whiplash is a problem that often results from those car accidents. In fact, whiplash treatment is one of the services most often sought by patients at our chiropractic clinic in Sarasota.
At Back to Health Wellness Center, we offer diagnosis and treatment of whiplash to patients. Knowing the symptoms of whiplash and when to seek treatment can help you get the care you need to feel better after an accident occurs.
Whiplash, also known as "hyper-flexion" or "hyper-extension" is what happens when the head is jerked violently either forward or backward in a motion that causes tears in the muscles and ligaments of the neck. Many patients who experience whiplash don't feel injured at first. It can take days or even weeks for a whiplash injury to present obvious symptoms. If you've recently been involved in an accident, some of the symptoms to watch out for include:
It's not unusual for patients to think that they should wait until they present symptoms to visit a chiropractor. However, the best time to see a chiropractor after an injury or accident occurs is as soon as possible, even before symptoms begin. Waiting any length of time after the accident occurs can lead to complications and may exacerbate the injury.
As your chiropractor in Sarasota, Back to Health Wellness Center can treat your whiplash injury with the following all-natural techniques:
As your chiropractor in Sarasota, we can help you after an accident occurs. Whether you've been involved in a car accident, personal injury, slip or fall or a sports-related accident, don't wait to make an appointment. Contact us before symptoms occur! You can call us today at 941-351-2555.