A Powerful & Strong Finding For Whiplash Injury Treatment

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Why They Did It

Whiplash is a common issue following motor vehicle accidents. The authors of this paper estimate 43% of crash victims will go on to experience long-term suffering from whiplash injuries. The authors wanted to explore the efficacy of chiropractic treatment in such circumstances.

How They Did It

  • The study was a retrospective study.
  • Chronic whiplash patients were accepted into the study.
  • The chiropractic treatment group consisted of 28 patients.
  • The severity of the whiplash injury was assessed at the baseline via the Gargan & Bannister classification system.

What They Found

  • 93% of the test subjects improved after undergoing the chiropractic protocol.

Wrap It Up

The results of this study were so promising and favorable for Chiropractic treatment in whiplash, the authors felt a randomized controlled trial comparing the treatment with conventional treatment was warranted to explore it further.

Woodward MN, C.J., Gargan MF, Bannister GC, Chiropractic treatment of chronic whiplash injuries. Injury, 1996. 27: p. 643-645.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9039361

Just another reason to call a chiropractor TODAY!

Research and clinical experience shows that, in about 80%-90% of headaches, neck, and back pain, in comparison to the traditional medical model, patients get good or excellent results with Chiropractic. Chiropractic care is safe, more cost-effective, it decreases your chances of having surgery, and it reduces your chances of becoming disabled. We do this conservatively and non-surgically. In addition, we can do it with minimal time requirements and minimal hassle on the part of the patient. And, if the patient develops a “preventative” mindset going forward from initial recovery, we can likely keep it that way while raising the general, overall level of health!

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Till next time……

The Amarillo Chiropractor Blog is written by Dr. Jeff Williams.
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