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Whiplash Treatment: How Can Chiropractic Care Help?

Written By Eastlake Chiropractic and Massage Center on March 30, 2018

Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) and whiplash often go hand in hand. 

However, when it comes to seeking an effective whiplash treatment, nearly 50% of patients are left suffering from ongoing problems.


Because there aren’t any standard go-to treatments available. 

That was until researchers discovered an effective treatment that was successful at easing whiplash’s often painful symptoms – chiropractic. 

After seeking help from their chiropractor, 93% of patients enjoy improved symptoms from their whiplash. 

Do You Need Whiplash Treatment? 

Your symptoms may be onset within 24 hours of the injury and may include pains in your neck or back, lack of movement in your neck, headaches, blurred vision, and numbness or tingling sensations in your hands and arms.

Your mental well-being may also be affected and you may find it difficult to concentrate or recall recent things, becoming depressed and irritable. 

That’s why, if these symptoms sound familiar to you or you think you may have injured yourself in a car accident, you should seek the advice of your chiropractor in Seattle as soon as possible. They’ll be able to determine whether or not you do need whiplash treatment.

How Can Whiplash Be Treated with Chiropractic? 

To help target the symptoms you’re experiencing, your chiropractor will carry out a tailored treatment program. This often includes a number of treatments, including using gentle force to manipulate and stimulate your spine and the surrounding muscles (spinal manipulation). 

This technique has been used by chiropractors for many years, as it not only helps relax your muscles but also helps remobilize the area by eradicating restrictions in your joints and muscles.

To further aid your recovery, your chiropractor may also provide you with some easy-to-follow exercises and stretches that you can do in your own time. They’ll chat to you about what your day-to-day activities involve before addressing the ways you can reduce any undue strain on your back and neck. 

Chiropractic care involves a whole host of beneficial skills and movements that help correct the issues relating to whiplash. However, throughout this entire process, your chiropractor will explain what whiplash treatment is necessary and why. 

And by undergoing this type of tailored treatment plan with your chiropractor, you should start to feel immense relief from your symptoms – even after your initial treatment. 

Don’t suffer in silence if you think you’ve got whiplash. Pick up the phone and call 206-324-8600 to arrange an appointment with us today. It’s time to enjoy a pain-free, comfortable life. 

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