Whiplash Treatment from Our Chiropractor in North Hollywood, Hollywood, and Burbank CA
At All Ages Chiropractic, North Hollywood chiropractor Dr. Michael Blum provides personalized, effective care for individuals struggling with a variety of acute health conditions, including whiplash. Learn more about this common type of auto injury and discover why seeing a chiropractor after a car crash is so beneficial.
How Whiplash Happens
Whiplash is a syndrome that can develop after any type of traumatic incident that causes the body to suddenly stop or change directions. The sudden deceleration force in such incidents can cause a person's head and neck to forcefully bend or "whip" back and forth. This motion can damage and irritate tissues within the head and neck area, including muscles, ligaments, tendons, joints, spinal discs, and nerves.
Signs and Symptoms of Whiplash
If you were in a car crash recently, even a seemingly "minor" crash like a fender bender at low speeds, you might have whiplash if you notice the following signs and symptoms:
- Neck pain
- Stiffness or decreased range of motion in the neck
- Jaw pain or clicking
- Shoulder pain and stiffness
- Numbness and tingling in the arm, hands, and/or fingers
- Difficulty sleeping or concentrating
See Our Chiropractor for Whiplash Treatment
As with any acute injury, whiplash symptoms often get worse over a period of days or weeks following the initial event as stress hormones that had been blocking pain start to return to their normal levels. Plus, whiplash can lead to prolonged or chronic symptoms if left untreated. For these reasons, we recommend seeing our North Hollywood chiropractor as soon as possible after a car crash, fall, or other type of physical trauma. Investing in your health early can save you thousands in terms of lost wages, reduced productivity, and missed work!
At our chiropractic clinic, we offer a wide range of services that are proven effective for whiplash, including heat and cold therapy, manual and instrument-assisted spinal adjustments (including non-invasive spinal decompression), corrective exercises, and massage therapy. Even our nutritional counseling services can help to ensure you're nourishing your body with the right balance of nutrients for optimal recovery.
Together, these services have been shown to reduce the intensity of pain signals in the nervous system, help injured tissues heal, restore normal alignment of spinal joints, alleviate symptoms, and improve overall wellness.
Are You Bothered by an Auto Injury?
Connect with our experienced auto injury chiropractor today by calling All Ages Chiropractic at 818.980.5141 to schedule a FREE consultation. We proudly serve the greater North Hollywood community, including Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, and Toluca Lake, CA. Call now!