Whiplash is the term most people have heard, but the more technical name is cervical acceleration deceleration syndrome (CAD). The symptoms affect people in many ways, primarily due to factors such as impact, force, type of vehicle, the position of your body during the car accident impact, etc.
Car accident whiplash is characterized by a group of symptoms, such as:
- Back and neck stiffness
- Headaches which emit from the back of neck
- Neck pain
- Pains in the back that can travel to the arms
- Trigger points (tight areas located within muscle tissue that can causes pain in other parts of the body) in the neck, back, etc.
As you can see, whiplash resulting from an auto accident can result in many symptoms and injuries which can sometimes be dormant. This why it is imperative not to procrastinate, but rather to get treatment promptly.
Don’t procrastinate when it comes to car accident injury treatment…
Auto accident chiropractic care can be the difference between you getting back to living a normal life after an auto accident or remaining in pain. The Birmingham Chiropractor team at Friends and Family Health Centers offers comprehensive, patient–centered car accident chiropractic care to the neighboring areas of Birmingham, Homewood, Mountain Brook, and Vestavia, Alabama.
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