Whiplash (neck and back injuries) is one of the most common injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident. It can be very painful and restrict your day to day functions.
Acceleration and deceleration injury due to MVA injures the muscles of neck and back, causing pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. It may also cause headaches, tingling and/or numbness, nausea, dizziness, etc. In this situation we as a physiotherapist can provide wide range of treatment including hands on therapy, modalities, exercise prescription, education to get you better towards your normal, pain free functions. We also treat other injuries like fractures, sprain/strains sustained from accident.
No. one can directly visit a physiotherapist regarding their respective complains and can be guided for further management.
After any vehicular accidents, it is advisable to seek treatment within first 10 days of collision. Your treatment will be covered by the automobile insurance benefits and, in most instances, as per patient’s condition, the insurance companies normally pre-approves up to 21 treatment sessions, over a period of 12 weeks.