An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Collisions that occur during sporting events, slips, fall or automobile crashes can all have a damaging effect on your neck and back. These types of injuries are commonly called "Whiplash".
The results of accidents of this type can cause headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, pain in the shoulders, arms and hands, reduced ability to turn or bend and lower or upper back problems. The body often tries to adapt to these injuries, and frequently symptoms do not appear for weeks or sometimes months. Severe whiplash is most frequently received from car accidents where the vehicle is struck from behind. When the head is suddenly jerked back and forth beyond its normal limits, the muscles and ligaments supporting the head and spine can be stretched or torn. Spinal discs can bulge, tear or rupture and vertebrae can be forced out of there normal alignment.
After a thorough examination, the highly skilled doctors of Back in Line Chiropractic Center will use specific chiropractic adjustments to help normalize spinal function. Call and make an appointment today, If caught early enough, inflammation can be reduced and scar tissue can often be minimized.
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