Whiplash and Muscle Weakness

Whiplash, as previously discussed, occurs quicker than the speed at which we can voluntarily contract our muscles in attempt to guard ourselves against injury. Hence, it is nearly impossible to properly brace in anticipation of an impending collision. When muscles, ligament, and joint capsules … Continue reading

Whiplash — What is it?

Gulfport Chiropractic - Dr. Eric Patten -228-863-7215 Whiplash is a slang term for an injury to the neck that occurs as a result of a sudden jolt, classically occurring in a car accident though a slip and fall injury or a simple nursing neglection can sometimes result in a similar condition, … Continue reading

The Whiplash Syndrome: Posture and Exercise

Whiplash can result from a number of causes, not just from motor vehicle accidents. A fall on the ice or a slippery floor, from a sports related injury, or even at the county fair on one of those rides that throws you around can result in the same type of injury. Whiplash occurs when the head is … Continue reading

Whiplash Facts

In whiplash research, many articles have been published that give bits of information. The goal of this Blog is to report the “facts” about whiplash, and to take the 'bits' and put them in one place. It is more common to have a delay in the onset of whiplash symptoms. Symptoms may start about … Continue reading

What Really Causes Whiplash?

Whiplash is a non-medical term for a condition that occurs when the neck and head move rapidly forwards and backwards or, sideways, at a speed so fast our neck muscles are unable to stop the movement from happening. This sudden force results in the normal range of motion being exceeded and causes … Continue reading