Over the last few weeks, I have had patients bring up some great questions about our laser therapy treatment. I wanted to address them all in one place, so that future patients could have a reference.
What is whiplash? Whiplash is a condition that is most commonly generated from the forces in a rear-end automobile collision.
While there are certainly many complicated factors that occur during an accident, the following gives a simple explanation of the mechanisms at work. As the impact occurs, the head and neck are whipped forcefully in a hyperflexed and then hyperextended motion.