Treating Whiplash-Recommended Treatments
If you or a loved one has been involved in an automobile or motorcycle accident in the greater Lutz area, you understand how traumatizing this experience can be both mentally and physically. While accidents can cause varying injuries to the body, whiplash is one of the most prevalent issues that we see and treat here at Impact Medical in Lutz.
If you are suffering from whiplash and it is left untreated, serious long-term issues can arise. These can include damage to spinal discs, headaches, and generalized chronic neck and back pain. If this sounds like you, there is good news. Here at Impact Medical, we are experts in using an arsenal of treatments to help you recover from whiplash and any other post-accident injuries.
When you come into our Lutz location, you will be greeted by our staff of medical experts including physicians, physical therapists, massage therapists, imaging specialists, and chiropractors who will work as a team to develop a personalized treatment plan to get you back to feeling your best.
Our team will do a full assessment of your injuries and how they are impacting your functionality.
If whiplash is your primary concern, we can treat your pain in a variety of ways such as:
- Physical Therapy- Physical therapy helps to strengthen weakened areas, reduce inflammation, and increase range of motion via various modalities such as carefully designed exercises, E-stim and TENS usage, manual manipulation of tissues, and the use of heat and cold.
- Chiropractic Care- Chiropractic care utilizes careful manipulation of the spinal column and joints to put the body into proper alignment, allowing for optimum function, circulation, and wellness.
- Massage Therapy- Massage therapy techniques can be used to break down scar tissue, decrease pain, improve circulation, and increase mobility post-accident. It can improve whiplash symptoms as well as provide an overall sense of well-being.
- Pharmaceutical Intervention- In certain cases, the use of NSAIDS or muscle relaxers in conjunction with the above-mentioned therapies can be a positive treatment rationale for handling whiplash recovery.
If you have been the victim of a collision in Lutz and find yourself suffering from pain related to whiplash or your other injuries, please pick up the phone and reach out to our expert staff at Impact Medical. Let our team perform a full medical evaluation and design a treatment plan that will get you back on your feet and feeling better than ever. Don’t hesitate, call us today!