Tag: whiplash

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Not just a ‘Fender Bender’

Whiplash injuries can occur at slow speeds. Even if you have been involved in a slow-speed impact, there might be some latent damage done to the neck, spine, and soft tissues. Seek a chiropractic consultation and get an expert opinion. Remember, your car insurance is responsible to pay for your medical bills. In most cases […]

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No self-diagnosing your whiplash!!

It took many years and several scientific studies to prove to the public that whiplash injuries are real at low-speeds– speeds as low as 10mph. Where medicine seems to be lacking now, is in the ability to teach the public the importance of proper evaluation by a trained professional. Too often, persons involved in car […]

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Concussion Recovery After Whiplash

In our St George UT chiropractic office, we see lots of whiplash, and  sports injuries.  One nasty co-morbidity is concussion.  Treating the whiplash is somewhat straight forward and patients are generally willing to do their share.  They can feel the pain, and see the loss of neck movement.  Essentially, they are on-board with treatment plan […]

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Ignoring whiplash is a costly mistake

Whiplash injuries suffered from an auto accident can show up immediately or can take some time to become apparent. I have seen many patients with chronic neck pain years following their untreated whiplash injury. Commonly the patient will say something like, “I had a car crash 2 years ago. I felt fine at the time […]

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Video: Personal Injuries From Distracted Driving

Personal Injuries result from distracted driving. The nice people over at DecideToDrive.org put this together for us:   “U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 25-30 percent of crashes nationally are at least partially attributed to distracted motorists.” [1] “According to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s study, approximately 8.3 percent of […]

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