What is the “Hot Phase” of Whiplash?

It involves extremely hypersensitive tissues (these can be anywhere in the body) that are extremely aroused by the sympathetic nervous system.  It causes these tissues to become inflamed, and therefore to guard themselves which results in immobilization (which is essentially the tension that you feel when you can’t move your neck or shoulders without extreme […]

Mobilizing the Neck

Did you know that the neck is more mobile than the rest of the spine? It also bears the burden of supporting the entire weight of the head. It bears this burden gracefully, but tension in the shoulders can actually shorten the neck and limit range of motion. If the head is jarred at a […]

Use of a Cervical Collar

Once relief from physical pain has been relieved from the neck such that positions other than simply resting are not painful, more treatment can begin. of well-planned and managed treatment may then begin. While rest is initially an effective treatment tool, in the long term it is not. In the majority of cases, whiplash benefits […]