Conditions We Treat

Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash, PTSD, and Muscle Injury

Fear of Movement Worsens Whiplash

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Whiplash is also known as neck sprain or cervical sprain. This is mostly connected from vehicular injuries where there is sudden distortion of the neck. Whiplash happens when a person's head is being thrown suddenly backward then forward forcing the muscles on the neck to move beyond the normal reach. The tissues and ligaments maybe damaged because of this action.

Symptoms are mostly described as pain and aching to the neck and back, limited mobility of the neck, and even back and shoulder pain. These symptoms may not occur immediately but are felt a few days afterward the accident. We have to understand also that whiplash is usually restrained to the spinal cord, thus affecting the neck and mid back.

Call our Leesburg office or Vienna Office at (703) 729-5600 to schedule an appointment.


Whiplash-Associated Headache

Psychological symptoms are often associated with both headaches and whiplash. This study examined patients who suffered from headaches (along with the neck pain) following whiplash by using the SCL-90...

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Whiplash Symptoms - Headache

Neck pain is the second most common symptom experienced after a whiplash, reported by over 90% of patients. Like neck pain, headache also can have a variety of different causes from an auto colli...

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Whiplash Symptoms

Injury to the body is caused when one part of the body moves too quickly in relation to another part of the body. In whiplash, the head and torso are moving in different directions, resulting in damag...

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TMJ, Whiplash and Lithuania

Over the last few years, a number of studies have been published by a group of researchers from Norway that have tried to refute the existence of whiplash injuries. The most recent article from this g...

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Whiplash Symptoms - TMJ or Jaw Pain

Jaw pain, or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, is a common symptom after an auto accident. The problem was first recognized in the literature in 1970, and there have been many studies done on the ...

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Biomechanics of TMJ Injury from Whiplash

The issue of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain after whiplash injuries is a complex and controversial issue. Heise1 reported TMJ pain rates after whiplash from 12 to 15%, indicating that TMJ pain is ...

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Chiropractic Treatment of Whiplash

Objective: Chiropractic manipulation has been shown to be effective in the treatment of many patients with chronic whiplash symptoms. Our aim was to identify, prior to commencing treatment, which pati...

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