Do I have a whiplash injury?
Whiplash is a trauma to the neck where there has been a sudden involuntary forced movement of the head in any direction, and the resultant rebound of the head or neck in the opposite direction. Consequently there are injuries to the surrounding and supporting tissues of the neck and head.
Get treatment to alleviate pain and restore your confidence in your neck
A whiplash injury can be very painful and in the acute phase you may need to rest and take anti-inflammatory medication. Once you are ready, we will apply the necessary expert therapies to start the healing process – we use :
Sometimes a whiplash injury can flare up after many years, or even trigger a strong emotional response. This is an understandable response after injury and we can help with a combination of manual therapy and trauma-work.
Posture is key, now more than ever!
After a whiplash injury, it is very important to learn and adopt good posture and incorporate training exercises into your daily life. Put simply, poor posture places increased stress on the neck and it would not be wise to aggravate your condition in this completely unnecessary way!
Eastern Body Movement classes and training can help you change the way you move, sit and stand.