What is whiplash?
Whiplash is a neck injury due to the head being forcefully thrown backwards, forwards or sideways causing neck strain damage to the neck tendons, ligaments, muscles and nerves usually sustained as a result of a motor vehicle accident, physical assault or a high impact sport tackle/collision. Whiplash symptoms usually occurs days after injury and can include neck pain worsened on movement, neck stiffness, neck swelling, reduced neck movement, headaches, tenderness or pain in shoulder, pain in upper back or arm.pain. Other symptoms can be lower back pain, pins and needles in arms and hands (parasthesia), neck spasm, ringing in ears (tinnitus), dizziness and tiredness.
Whiplash treatment: Your physiotherapist will physically assess and test painful movements and muscle strength, use hands on physiotherapy, shockwave therapy, dry needling, and taping. Advise re activity modifications and provide whiplash exercises, neck exercises and neck stretches via our exercise prescription software Salaso to help with your whiplash injury. Prescribe neck brace, whiplash injury pillow, foam roller and resistance bands.
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Having been dogged with injury I decided to have a full prehab/FMS screen with Colette at Imokilly Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. My starting score was 12/21 which placed me in a high risk injury bracket but by doing my corrective exercises, I not only played through the whole season un-injured but I also got my score up to 17/21 by the end.
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