Dizziness and Vertigo Linked to Whiplash

When eliciting a history from an accident victim, symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and depression are often overlooked. Many victims experience these types of symptoms immediately or shortly following an impact. Some even describe the lack of concentration and lack of energy. Whiplash symptoms can be very complex. Unfortunately, many professionals overlook the Vestibular System ...

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Two Second Tip On Steering Wheel Injuries

In automobile accidents, the steering wheel can be considered a "blunt instrument" that can create bodily injury. The one thing in common for virtually every driver is that they are holding onto the steering wheel during an accident, leaving their hands and wrists exposed to injury. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most ...

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Been In An Auto Accident?

It can happen in an instant!  You were simply driving your car - possibly in auto-pilot- then out of nowhere another car swerves or an animal runs in the road, and suddenly you slam on your brakes.  Most often we avoid the collision of another object but often in cases we don't.  Unfortunately, this sharp ...

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The Many Faces of Whiplash

Motor vehicle collisions (MVC), usually result in injuries to the neck and upper back. However, there are often other complaints that can occur immediately or after a delayed time frame. The mechanism of injury or, "How did the accident happen?" is very important to discuss in detail. For example, a low-speed crash such as 5-10 mph ...

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Neck Trauma Can Affect The Whole Body

The nervous system is the master control network for your body, directing virtually every function and action, from monitoring your life needs to precisely responding to threats to your health. Each system, from your heart and blood vessels, to your digestive and immune systems, is directed through nerve impulses originating in your brain or spinal ...

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Effective Treatment For Chronic Whiplash Injuries

You might have wondered, “Who should I go to for treatment of my whiplash injuries?” You have many choices available in healthcare ranging from drug-related approaches such as narcotic medications to natural forms of treatment such as chiropractic, physical therapy, exercise, and meditation with many others in between. Trying to figure out which approach or ...

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