Treatment for Whiplash Syndrome
If you are suffering with whiplash-associated disorder, you know that there is nothing more important than receiving treatment in a timely manner. After all, relieving the pain associated with this disorder is sure to change your life for the better.
However, there’s a big question to answer: which type of treatment is best? Fortunately, there are many strategies to consider, each one giving you the opportunity to recover.
1. Activity. Rather than lay around and hope for the best, it’s important to remain active.
2. Immobilization. Contrary to popular belief, using a neck immobilization device has no benefits and can actually make your injury worse.
3. Manipulative therapy. While not beneficial to all, spine manipulation to relieve pain can work in some cases. Of course, it’s important to rely on only the most skilled and qualified medical professionals.
Along with the above, don’t forget to consider the many types of surgery. With a low grade whiplash-associated disorder, surgery is not typically an option. However, neurological deficit of intractable arm pain in Grade III whiplash-associated disorder may respond positively to surgery.
Nobody wants to deal with whiplash-associated disorder, but it’s good to know that there are many treatment options to consider.
If you want to learn more about treating this ailment, contact us to setup an appointment. We are more than happy to provide you with a treatment schedule that will yield the best results.