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I’m sure most of you share my feeling of “COVID fatigue” as we face our third official lockdown over the next two weeks? But I just wanted to let you know that Narrabeen Chiropractic and Natural Therapies is an allied health care practice and as such is considered an essential health service, meaning we are still open as normal and are here to do everything we can to support you and your health needs through this challenging period.
Whiplash is an injury that occurs when your body is suddenly forced backward and forward. It's the most common injury that happens during an automobile accident, and it's one of the leading causes of chronic neck and back pain.
Symptoms of whiplash include neck pain, back pain, headaches, dizziness, and confusion — none of these sound like a good time… And if you've been involved in a car accident, you may be wondering how long these symptoms are going to last.
It may surprise you to learn that shoulder injuries, like whiplash injuries, are some of the most common challenges people face after a car accident. If you’re driving and have your hands on the steering wheel at the time of an accident, the sudden forces created by the event can result in a torn rotator cuff.
Screech. Bam. Uh-oh... you've been involved in a car accident. Your day has been thrown upside down, and a million thoughts are racing through your head.
If you don't feel immediate pain, you may be tempted to think you don’t have a problem - but waiting too long to seek care has been shown to increase the chances you'll need more aggressive intervention later.