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If You Get Whipped

If You Get Whipped
Have you ever been in a car accident? According to the National Safety Council, odds are you will have a total of three to four accidents in your driving lifetime whether its your fault or another driver's.  There are about 10 million auto accidents each year, from parking lot scrapes to multi-car pileups. Some symptoms can take weeks or even months before they manifest and start to become noticeable. So Regardless of the type of accident and amount of pain experienced initially, all impacts warrant a spinal assessment for the below following reasons.    Any body part that is jarred or thrown forward unexpectedly beyond normal limits can sustain stretched ligaments and even tears. Those ligaments  supporting the head and neck are especially vulnerable to this because even though your body is held relatively still by a seatbelt, your head and neck are vulnerable by moving very rapidly through an...
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Specialized Care For Whiplash Injuries In Seattle

Specialized Care For Whiplash Injuries In Seattle
Have you been involved in a motor vehicle accident recently and are experiencing pain? One of the most common injuries sustained as a result of a car accident is that of whiplash. The sudden jarring movement of whiplash can cause severe pain in the spine as well as neck and shoulder pain, blurred vision, headaches, arm pain, low back pain, neck stiffness, dizziness, and reduced range of motion in the neck. Because of this wide range of potential injuries, and especially the severe effects of whiplash, seeking the treatment of a chiropractor immediately after your accident is extremely important and beneficial. Allowing the effects of whiplash to go untreated will ultimately result in long-term pain. As is the case with all automobile accidents, the presence of injuries and the extent of damage they present with typically go unnoticed for the first few days. In some cases it can actually take...
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