Putting Sleeping Pill Companies on Notice

​ Massage… The Basics: Massage therapy is a form of bodywork that is used to improve function within the body. By using their hands in a variety of different techniques, massage therapists manipulate the soft tissues in the body to promote relaxation and improved circulation. Massage therapy is also used to promote general health and […]

Massage… Questions Answered

Here are some things that people frequently ask massage therapists (or ask about them…) 1) The pressure isn’t deep enough, what should I do? Communicate openly with the massage therapist. Some of the most effective types of massage therapy are gentle and do not involve deep pressure or pain. Keep in mind however that it’s […]

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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 […]

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 […]

What is Whiplash?

Doctors will sometimes use the term “hyperextension injury” to describe it, but whiplash is a more visceral term to describe the trauma that affected the victim’s neck. The neck itself has abruptly completed a whip-like motion, bending first towards, then away from the point of impact. As the head moves rapidly in one direction, the […]