What happens in the body during a whiplash injury? Many things happen in the body during whiplash: The impact can stretch and tear the muscles and ligaments that support the spine. If the damage is serious the discs can swell, rupture or tear. The range and motion of vertebrae can be … [Read more...] about Understanding the Damage of Whiplash Injuries
Whiplash can be an excruciatingly painful injury and occurs when the neck is thrust into extension, usually in car accidents. However it can be caused by falls, knocks, slips or when playing a sport. Causes of mild whiplash surprise many sufferers when they realise that they have such an injury … [Read more...] about Whiplash – Clinic Newsletter 2017
Treatment can involve: • Manipulation and adjustments of the spine to release the muscle spasm. • Exercise is recommended, and your Chiropractor will suggest specific movements to help strengthen the back muscles to support the spine and relieve the pain. • Your Chiropractor might recommend heat … [Read more...] about Treatment Options for Facet Joint Pain
Injury to the facet joints is essentially a sprain caused by an excessive movement which damages the joint capsule, resulting in swelling, inflammation and pain. The vicious cycle continues, with the pain then causing a protective mechanism to occur. This is when the muscles go into spasm to protect … [Read more...] about How are facet joints injured and treated?
The spine is a collection of connected joints, with the facet joints, or zygapophyseal joints, making your back flexible and enabling you to bend and twist. Back pain is usually caused by Facet Joint Syndrome, sometimes known as Facet Joint Sprain and obviously involves the facet joints, the small … [Read more...] about What are facet joints and how do they function?
Langer Chiropractic and Soft Tissue Therapy could also assist you in checking, treating and managing a range of musculoskeletal conditions. We have been operating since 2002 and have helped many families in Wembley, WA and the surrounding regions. Our practitioners are experienced in dealing with … [Read more...] about Where to Get Excellent Chiropractic Care?
Chiropractic treatment can ease lower back and neck pains. It can also ease tension, headaches, and migraines. Proper care from a chiropractor can also successfully treat pain associated with frozen shoulders. Chiropractors assess your situation and recommend specific exercises which can … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Chiropractic Treatment for Young Athletes
More and more children are getting involved in sports. Sources say that a staggering 75% of families with children between the ages of 5 and 18 have at least one child that’s interested in or active in sports. Participating in athletics offers a multitude of physical benefits including muscle … [Read more...] about How Chiropractic Treatment Benefits Young Athletes