Whiplash is known by the technical term of cervical acceleration or deceleration injury, or for short CAD. Our necks have ligaments, musculature, nerves, intervertebral disc, arteries, vessels, as well as boney structures. Because of the complex structure of the neck there are many different ways for the whiplash injury to occur.
The two most common types of whiplash injury symptoms are pain and limited motion of the cervical spine, also known as the neck. Other common symptoms of whiplash are:
Mountain View Pain Center provides a series of chiropractic treatments for the surrounding communities of Centennial,Aurora, and Littleton to help you on your path to recovery after a whiplash injury. First we relieve pain and inflammation through cervical spine adjustments, electrotherapy, and soft tissue mobilization. This portion of treatment requires patients to take a break from physical activity and allow the body to rest.
Once the pain and inflammation involved with your whiplash injury are under control you will begin your rehabilitation. Your whiplash rehabilitation will include exercises for your upper extremities and neck.
The treatments will be customized to meet the needs of your specific injury, our Chiropractors understand there are many different ways that whiplash injuries can occur. For example, if you are suffering from an auto injury our doctors will provide you with a customized treatment plan that addresses your specific pain issues. If you are an athlete that has suffered a sports injury, your treatment plan will look different from that of an individual injured in a car accident. Whatever the cause of your whiplash injury Mountain View Pain Center can restore your good health by using only the best chiropractic, massage, and rehabilitation treatments available. We also very closely with lawyers and most insurance companies to try and get your care covered and get you on the road to recovery. Call Today.