The most common injury from motor vehicle accidents is whiplash. Whiplash destabilizes the spine and causes severe pain as well as blurred vision, neck pain, headaches, dizziness, shoulder pain, reduced range of motion in the neck, arm pain, neck stiffness, and low back pain.
Athletes understand the numerous demands of participating in a sport such as running, jumping and tackling. Putting your body through these activities can result in painful tears, sprains, and strains. But seeing a chiropractor can help you when you’ve suffered sports injuries and also help to prevent them.
Chiropractic is a health care system that holds that the structure of the body, particularly the spine, affects the function of every part of the body. Correct your body’s alignment to relieve pain and improve function and to help the body heal itself.
The scientific acceptance of spinal dysfunction and therapeutic benefits of spinal manipulation for neuromusculoskeletal conditions were challenged in the early days of chiropractic study, practice and treatment. Manipulation is now generally accepted for back pain, neck pain, sciatica, joint problems, sprains, strains, osteoarthritis, herniated discs and other musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.