Where do residents of plantation turn when they are suffering from whiplash?
Whiplash happens usually in some kind of an accident when the neck is whipped back and fourth often violently.
Symptoms of Whiplash include:
- Neck Pain
- Muscle Pains
- Numbness in hands or feet
- Shoulder Pain
- Pain in hands or feet
- Trigger finger or pain in fingers
- Mood Changes
During an accident you neck gets whipped back and fourth damaging the delicate nerves, discs, muscles and ligaments of the cervical spine. Some people don't experience pain until several days or even weeks after an incident has occurred.
Sometimes nerve or disc damage slowly destroy joints such as the shoulder, elbow or hand resulting in clicking or grinding sounds on movement. Joints that are subluxated, (moved from their normal position) begin to degenerate and the bones may even decrease in density. If left unchecked this can result in long term injuries and a lifetime of discomfort.
That's why we recommend getting checked in our office as soon as possible after an accident has occurred. According to Florida Law your insurance doesn't have to pay if you don't see a doctor within 2 weeks. So don't get stuck with a pile of expensive medical bills.
An office visit includes a complete orthopedic and neurological examination and X-rays if necessary. This is usually covered by your car insurance no matter who is at fault.
Studies find chiropractic care is generally the most effective way to get rid of pain, restore your health and get you back to enjoying your life again!
Car accident patients initial consultation at no charge!