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Where Do You Feel Whiplash Pain?

on Jan 19, 2022 1:00:27 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | Whiplash pain
Whiplash occurs when your head and neck are forced back and forward suddenly and without warning. Whiplash injuries occur most often during rear-end collisions but can also result from contact sports, physical abuse, and even amusement park rides. Whiplash moves the soft tissues surrounding the cervical spine beyond their typical range of motion. Symptoms might not appear for a while, so you should be mindful of any physical changes for a few days following any crash or other injury event. But where do you feel whiplash pain? Is it centralized, or can it radiate? We'll explore that and when to see a whiplash chiropractor in the article below.
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What Type Of Neck Injuries Occur During Car Accidents?

on Nov 16, 2021 2:29:57 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments | Neck Injuries
Car accidents are a significant cause of neck injuries, with more than 80,000 car crashes resulting in neck injuries in the United States every year. And unfortunately, auto accident victims with neck injuries don't receive the medical care they need or are mistreated, leading to long-term pain, suffering, and sometimes disability. If you are suffering from a neck injury after a motor vehicle accident, you should seek medical treatment right away from a doctor specializing in neck injuries. Untreated neck injuries can lead to systemic injuries and long-term challenges, so it is crucial to speak with a medical professional. And to make the fastest possible recovery, people must know what types of specific neck injuries they may be suffering from. In the article below, we will go over a few common types of neck injuries after accidents.
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Can A Chiropractor Help With Whiplash?

on Jul 12, 2021 10:19:40 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 3 Comments | whiplash
Whiplash is an injury frequently suffered in a traumatic accident like a motor vehicle accident or a slip and fall. But since it is so common, many people ignore the common symptoms of whiplash and think it will just go away over time. So they never see a medical professional to get treatment for their pain. Because of this, the injury can worsen and lead to a lifetime of chronic issues. If you fear you're suffering from a whiplash injury, it is important to receive treatment as soon as possible. One of the best healthcare professionals to see to treat your whiplash is a chiropractor. In the article below, we will examine how visiting a Whiplash Injury Chiropractor can help you heal from whiplash and leave you feeling better than ever.
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Should I See A Chiropractor After A Car Accident?

on Jul 2, 2021 1:55:33 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 5 Comments | Car accident chiropractor
A car accident is the last thing most people expect when they leave their house in the morning. Adding the stress of a car accident to our typical day-to-day struggles can make everything overwhelming. And there's more to worry about after a car accident than just dealing with car repairs and insurance companies. You likely also have injuries to take care of, even if you feel fine immediately after the accident. Auto accident injuries will create an added strain on your life and could force you to take time off of work or leave you unable to do certain tasks around the house. Failing to seek immediate medical treatment after your motor vehicle accident can cost you money and valuable healing and recovery time. Undiagnosed injuries can force you to take time off of work, suffer from chronic pain, and keep you from doing the things you love. But when you visit a car accident chiropractor after your accident, you are giving yourself the best chance to make a complete recovery. In the article below, we will discuss why you should see a chiropractor after a car accident.
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How To Tell If Your Neck Is Out Of Alignment After a Car Accident

on Nov 4, 2020 10:44:50 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 6 Comments | Neck Pain
When you are in a car accident you neck is not protected.  The neck is often injured in a car accident, due to the jerking motion that occurs because the body is being held in place by a seatbelt while the head is not.   So, why is alignment important and how will you know if it is out of alignment due to a car accident? Read on to learn! When your body is properly aligned, including your neck, your body will maintain a straight line that runs from your head to your shoulders, down your back, and to your hips, knees, and feet. Proper alignment does much more than keep you sitting straight in your chair. It helps prevent long term pain and many other health conditions. A misalignment in your neck can impair your range of motion, and severe misalignments will impact your quality of life. Spinal misalignments, including a misaligned neck, can be responsible for everything from chronic headaches and depression to increasing your risk of catching a common cold. Your cervical spine, the part of your spine that makes up your neck, is commonly misaligned and the most prone to causing problems. If you can't twist your neck left or right or you feel pain when you turn your neck, there's a good chance your neck is out of alignment. There are signs to look out for that typically indicate a misalignment. You can also do things, like stretch, to help combat the symptoms of a misaligned neck. Severe misalignments will require medical attention, usually from a chiropractor. In the article below, we will take a look at how to know if your neck is out of alignment and some things you can do to find relief.
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Can A Whiplash Injury Come Back?

on Oct 29, 2020 11:43:26 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 1 Comment | whiplash
There might not be a more misunderstood injury after a car accident than whiplash. This should be a cause for concern because whiplash is one of the most common injuries after a car accident. These misunderstandings often lead to injuries getting neglected and worsening. When it comes to personal injury claims, some people think a whiplash injury is nothing more than a money grab (especially insurance companies). Other people view it as a legitimate injury, but they don't think it's anything to worry about and that it will go away on its own. In reality, whiplash is a genuine medical condition with varying degrees of severity. Most whiplash cases will resolve within weeks or months, but it's not uncommon for there to be long-term effects. It's imperative to see professional care immediately after an accident, even if you don't have immediate symptoms. Sometimes it can take hours, days, or even weeks for whiplash symptoms to present themselves, and untreated whiplash can have serious, long-term effects on your health. That's why you should see a chiropractor as soon as possible after your accident. But, can a whiplash injury go away and come back? We'll take a look at that question in the article below.
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What Does Spinal Manipulation Mean?

on Oct 21, 2020 12:07:51 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | spinal manipulation
Is cracking your back the ultimate solution for backaches, neck pain, and headaches? The answer is... maybe. Back cracking can help relieve you of those pains, but not if you do it yourself. The back cracking we're talking about is spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulations are routinely used to treat pain conditions like back pain and neck pain. It's also used to treat other musculoskeletal conditions by applying force to the spinal joints. The idea behind spinal manipulations is that applying force to problem areas in the spine will restore the spine's structural integrity, improve the nervous system, reduce pain, and allow the body to heal itself naturally. Spinal adjustments of some type have been used for over 100 years. Today, spinal manipulation is used in both Western medicine as well as Asian medicines. In The U.S. and throughout North America, it’s usually performed by chiropractors, osteopathic physicians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. A spinal manipulation typically involves the manual or mechanical applications of thrusts on the lumbar spine and cervical spine. In the article below, we will take a deep dive into spinal manipulation and what it means.
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How Many Days After A Car Accident Do I Have To See A Chiropractor?

on Oct 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 0 Comments |
Car accidents can be traumatizing events, but there are still several things that you need to be done following an accident. The absolute most important thing you need to do after a car accident is to receive medical attention. Even if you don't think you are injured, it is still in your best interest to get checked out just in case. After a car accident, you will likely have a rush of adrenaline, masking the symptoms of your injuries. It's not until the adrenaline wears off that you will start feeling the effects of your car accident. Some accident injuries, like whiplash, can take days and even weeks to start showing symptoms. But for all severe injuries, you need to go straight to the emergency room to receive your care. However, it will be in your best interest to visit a chiropractor for most other auto accident injuries. We know for serious injuries you need to be treated right away. But what about minor injuries, or injuries that have yet to show symptoms? How long do you have to see a chiropractor after a car accident? This question can be answered in two different ways; in terms of your health and in terms of a potential personal injury lawsuit. We'll explore the answer to both sides in the article below.
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Can A Chiropractor Expedite Personal Injury Recovery?

on Oct 12, 2020 3:21:57 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | personal injury
If you've sustained a personal injury in a car accident, slip and fall accident, workplace injury, dog bite, defective product, sports injuries, etc., the best thing you can do for your health and recovery is to see a chiropractor. And time is of the essence after your accident. Many personal injuries will worsen if not treated as soon as possible. The sooner you see a chiropractor to begin treatments, the sooner your body will begin to heal. There are all types of personal injuries you can suffer from, even overuse injuries, and they can all be treated by your chiropractor. You shouldn't have to sacrifice the things you like to do because you're injured. Athletes shouldn't have to suffer through missed practices and games, and you shouldn't have to sacrifice your hobbies. Visiting an experienced chiropractor will help relieve pain, restore your range of motion, and get you back to living your life. In the article below, we will discuss how chiropractic care can help expedite your personal injury recovery.
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How Many Times Should I Go To The Chiropractor After An Accident?

on Sep 29, 2020 12:17:57 PM By | Florida Spine and Injury | 2 Comments | car accident
If you're ever involved in a car accident, there's a good chance you will suffer an injury. Even if you're lucky enough to escape without serious injuries, you probably experience soreness or pain after your accident due to the impact. They may seem like mere annoyances, but slight pains like this can become chronic issues if they aren't treated. To make sure minor aches and pains don't become a chronic issue, you should see a chiropractor. If you don't know much about seeing a chiropractor, it may seem daunting, and you probably have a lot of questions, like how often you need to see a chiropractor after a car accident. In the article below, we will answer that question and many more.  
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