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Chiropractic Care for Whiplash

Whiplash is caused by a sudden movement of the neck forward with force. Most common forms of whiplash occur after an automobile accident. Whiplash can happen at speeds of as slow as 8.2 mph. When a person is experiencing whiplash, it is more common to not experience any initial symptoms but rather delayed onset symptoms. Symptoms of whiplash may not show up for days, weeks, or even months.

Short term effects of whiplash may include but are not limited to neck stiffness, headaches, and dizziness. Worse yet, long term effects of whiplash can include but may not be limited to disc degeneration, restricted range of motion, difficulty concentrating, and depression.

Hawkeye Chiropractic is experienced in treating patients with whiplash. Chiropractic treatment is helpful in treating symptoms of whiplash and is known to be the single most effecting treatment for minimizing the long-term effects of whiplash. Hawkeye Chiropractic highly recommends getting checked for whiplash as soon as possible after an auto accident.  Early active chiropractic treatment (within 4 days) will provide the patient with more relief.

If you believe you are experiencing symptoms of whiplash, contact Hawkeye Chiropractic today at 847-472-1224.