Doc Dewald Treats Whiplash Patients
Your trusted Palmdale Chiropractor, Doc Dewald is committed to helping you get back to health after suffering whiplash, a common auto-accident injury.
Whiplash Causes and Symptoms
Whiplash occurs when the tendons, ligaments, and muscles surrounding the spine become strained and torn. In an auto accident injury, this often happens after a vehicle collides with another or a stationary object. The body is thrust forward with a force that even with a life-saving seat belt, the upper (cervical) spine is thrown forward while the lower (lumbar) spine remains relatively motionless.
The most common symptoms of whiplash include back and neck pain and stiffness. Some people will also experience ongoing headaches/migraines and even tingling or partial numbness in the extremities.
Seeking treatment immediately following a car accident is important, even if you don't have any obvious symptoms.
Chiropractic Whiplash Treatment
At Dewald Chiropractic, we provide skilled and experienced chiropractic treatment for whiplash. This treatment targets the cause of your symptoms (torn tendons and ligaments) to help promote healing and loosen stiff muscles. One of the most common whiplash treatments we offer is spinal adjustment. This aims to improve the spine's alignment following injury. Adjustments along with treatments such as like electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound therapy, and massage therapy help relieve tense muscles and improve circulation. These treatments are effective in relieving pain and promoting the healing of tendons and ligaments. Trigger point therapy - applying gentle pressure to pain trigger points throughout the body - also helps with short-term relief from pain and discomfort.
Request Your Appointment Today
Don't suffer any longer; seek the chiropractic treatment you need from Dewald Chiropractic.
Schedule an appointment, today or call us at (661) 266-3500.