Car Accident Injuries and Chiropractic

Whiplash is the common term for the neck injury associated with a rear end collision.  What a lot of people don’t know is that any auto accident from any direction can cause whiplash. The last motion of the head and neck is always forward, and this is where the damage occurs. On x-ray we see an abnormal reversal of the normal arch in the neck and many times a curvature “scoliosis” in the neck all caused by the accident. If not corrected by an Escondido chiropractor, pinched nerves ensue, and osteoarthritis becomes a future problem in that patient’s neck.   [...]