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Treating Whiplash in Orange City and Deltona
Here at Apple Neuro & Spine in Orange City and Deltona, we offer treatment for whiplash, which is a severe sprain and strain of the neck. This injury typically occurs during car accidents, but it can happen any time the head and neck are forcefully stretched beyond their normal range of motion.
Symptoms of a Severe Neck Sprain and Strain
Directly after your car accident, you may not experience any symptoms. However, it is important to note that most whiplash symptoms do not begin until a day or two after the accident. This is when you will notice a decrease in the range of motion of your neck, headaches and blurry vision. You may even notice pain in your upper back, shoulders and arms.
Treating Auto Accident Injuries at Apple Neuro & Spine in Orange City and Deltona
The chiropractors and other health professionals, here at Apple Neuro & Spine in Orange City and Deltona, are dedicated to helping you feel better and heal faster after your auto accident. We do this by offering diagnostic services as well as multiple treatment options.
The first step to treating your car accident injury is getting a proper diagnosis. This involves taking a detailed medical history and digital images of your neck as well as performing a physical evaluation. Our office has the ability to take x-rays, CAT scans and MRIs.
Once we know the extent of your neck injury, we can recommend a treatment plan. You personalized treatment plan may include one or more treatments, including chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, acupuncture, lifestyle advice and rehabilitative exercises. Depending on the severity of your injury and your symptoms, we may recommend multiple treatment options.
Custom Treatment Plans
Every treatment plan we offer is tailored to your unique needs and the types of injuries found during your initial evaluation. Our first goal is involves lowering your pain and the other associated symptoms so that you feel better. This may be accomplished with a combination of chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture and massage therapy.
Once your symptoms are under control, we work on restoring the range of motion of your neck and upper body and healing your severe neck sprain and strain. This stage typically involves continuing the treatments in the first stage and adding rehabilitative exercises or physical therapy.
The last phase is ongoing maintenance to improve your overall health while helping you prevent future injuries. This phase may involve periodic adjustments, ongoing rehabilitative exercises and lifestyle advice.
To learn more about our whiplash treatments and to schedule an appointment to have your neck pain evaluated, call us at 386-218-4902.