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Chiropractic Care - Whiplash

Chiropractic Care and How it helps with Whiplash

Chiropractic care is one of the most popular and proven medical interventions for whiplash sustained during auto injuries and accidents. Due to whiplash, some muscles can become overactive and tensed; some muscles might become underactive and inhibited. Whatever be the case, chiropractic treatment for whiplash can give a good amount of muscle stimulation or relaxation as appropriate to remedy the problem. 

When toxins accumulate in the muscles, congestion occurs in the trigger points. The toxins can cause severe irritation in the nerve endings and that occurs within the muscles and might cause pain. A typical whiplash pain might be experienced either in the muscles or in other areas of the body. The muscle might end up sending wrong neurological signals to the nervous system that shall impair the nervous function to regulate the muscles in the other parts of the body. This shall result in faulty movement patterns. 

The consequences of such faulty movement patters include more stress and strain in the joints that results in neck pain and back pain. Faulty movement patterns might often result in instability too. Whiplash can cause two kinds of instability namely passive instability and active instability. In the former kind, the neck ligaments get loosened leading to pain. In the latter kind namely active or dynamic inability, there occurs a severe disturbance in the muscular response of the body. Chiropractic care does not administer medicines or surgical procedures. It employs a set of techniques to remedy the effects of whiplash.

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