If you have been in a car accident recently, you could be suffering from whiplash. While you want to make sure you see a medical professional to rule out even more extensive injuries, chiropractic care can help you get pain relief and help you recover from your neck pain. If you are looking for neck pain treatment, come see us at Willow Bend Chiropractic in Plano, TX, so that we can have a chiropractor on our team work with you.
What Is Whiplash?
Whiplash usually occurs when you are in an accident and your head whips back and forth violently. The result is usually neck pain and sometimes headaches along with stiffness and a lack of mobility in your head and neck. It can last for a long time, even up to months.
How Can a Chiropractor Help with Neck Pain?
When you go see a chiropractor for neck pain, one goal is to loosen up the muscles that are causing the stiffness and the headaches. We might first us a chiropractic adjustment to help realign your spine.
Another treatment option is to use laser therapy. A chiropractor on our team will aim the laser at the area that is causing the neck pain to help stimulate a healing response. We might also prescribe corrective exercises to help strengthen the affected area and to help increase circulation.
As time goes by, you will hopefully feel much better as you continue your sessions. Your neck should feel a lot less stiff and, if you neck pain was from an injury, you may start to approach the level of comfort you were at before the accident. Talk to a chiropractor on our team about when you can start resuming regular activities.
Other Causes Neck Pain
There are plenty of other sources of neck pain, including poor posture or even subconsciously hunching your shoulders due to stress. It's important to pay attention to your posture so that you do not suffer problems later on. We can give you stretches to do if you want to keep your neck loose.
Get Chiropractic Care from a Chiropractor on Our Team for Whiplash or a Personal Injury
At Willow Bend Chiropractic, we are ready to help the people of Plano, TX, recover from neck pain or any other personal injury. You can call us at (972) 608-4411 to make an appointment. We can provide you with several different treatment types, including laser therapy.