Whiplash in Lehi

Chiropractic Care For Whiplash in Lehi UT

Whiplash is a neck injury that can occur when the head suddenly moves backward and then forward, or sided to side. Like the cracking of a whip. This injury is common in Car Accidents and many sports injuries with more than 200,000 cases in the US per year. Whiplash happens when structures in you neck, including discs, ligaments, nerves or muscles, are damaged. Injuries can range from mild to severe.

If you feel tightening in your neck and shoulders after a car accident or another incident that snaps your head back and forth, you may wonder about whiplash.

The most common symptoms of whiplash

The most common symptoms consist of pain, muscle spasms, decrease range of motion, headache, stiff neck, fatigue, anxiety, memory disturbances, pain or numbness in your arm or hand.

You might feel these symptoms of whiplash immediately after the injury, or they can show up several days later!

How long does whiplash last?

Some neck pain goes away within a few days, and even more within three months. However, studies show that between 12% and 50% of people still have persistent neck pain after a year.  You are more likely to have this lingering pain if:

  • You have severe pain from the beginning
  • Pain develops right after the accident
  • You have neurological symptoms such as memory loss
  • You pain shoots into your arm or fingers

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ReFlex Chiropractic

120 West Main Street
Lehi, UT 84043

(801) 636-4344