Whiplash Effect on Soft Tissues

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After a whiplash injury to the neck, symptoms may occur anytime from 1 day to 2 wks to 2 months post injury. Common symptoms include: neck pain and stiffness, headache, pain radiating into one or both arms, vertigo or dizziness, chewing or swallowing problems, blurred vission, reduced coordination, fatigue, depression, irritability and insomnia. The pain can be caused by injuries to the muscles, joints, ligaments, discs and nerve roots generating trigger points in the muscles of the cervical spine.  Mild Deep Muscle Therapy and Acupuncture are most helpful as close to the onset of the injury as possible, then once released, gentle Chiropractic adjustments are used in conjunction to create maximum healing.