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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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Spinal Fracture Medications

Spinal Fractures Medications
Spinal fractures may or may not cause pain. If yours is painful, the doctor may have you try various drugs and medications to help deal with the pain. These spinal fracture medications won't help you heal faster. Their purpose is to relieve your pain so that you can get through your day-to-day activities. Also, you can take advantage of the pain-free period the drugs and medications give you by doing physical therapy to strengthen your spinal muscles.With drugs and medications, you always want to start out with the lowest dosage of the "weakest" medications. That is—unless you're in excruciating pain and it's an extreme circumstance, the doctor probably won't start you out on a narcotic like morphine. There is a progression to spinal fracture medications. Most likely, you'll start with an over-the-counter medication. If that sufficiently relieves your pain, you won't have to try anything stronger. If it doesn't, talk...
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