whiplash Archive

Exercise After Whiplash: Don’t Do It Alone

Countless studies have pointed to the benefits of exercise for recovering from spinal injuries like whiplash. But is staying physically active enough to combat minor auto injuries? A new study sought to answer that question by comparing

Physical Therapy vs. Self Care for Whiplash

Up to half of all whiplash patients are plagued with chronic symptoms, and ongoing research seeks to identify affordable, effective methods of preventing chronic pain. The standard treatment for whiplash often includes comprehensive, long-term physical therapy. While

Alarming Number of Whiplash Patients Still Disabled

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may wonder “How soon can I expect to return to work and my normal life?” While the answer to that question is highly individualized, a new study suggests

Most Car Crash Victims Don’t Sue Despite Chronic Pain

Auto injury victims have long been accused of faking their symptoms to earn a payout, but a new study shows that in most cases, that accusation is patently false. Researchers from the University of North Carolina School

How Long Does it Take to Recover From Whiplash?

One of the most common questions asked by anyone suffering from whiplash or another auto injury is, “How long do I need to recover?” The answer to that question depends largely on the severity of your injury, as

Blood Samples Reveal Risk of Chronic Whiplash

With up to 50% of whiplash patients developing chronic symptoms, researchers have continued to ask, “Why do certain people develop chronic whiplash pain while others do not?” A new study provides a potential clue into answering that

Whiplash Shares Traits of Achilles Tendonosis

Researchers have discovered that patients with whiplash injuries may share certain characteristics of those with Achilles tendonosis, which may offer insight into potential new treatments for chronic whiplash pain. The study examined the tendons of patients with

Treating Whiplash With Chiropractic

Many people suffer from whiplash without recognizing the root source of the pain. Too many assume the discomfort will simply disappear with time. So, they wait. This is the reason many neglect to pursue therapy after suffering