What Causes Whiplash?
A sudden blow to the head from a contact sport such as rugby, boxing, karate, or football.
A cycling or horse riding accident
Any fall which causes the head to violently jolt backwards
Being hit on the head with a heavy object
The muscle imbalances play a major role in distorting and compressing the body's bony framework leading to pain-spasm-pain cycles and arthritis.
Stages of Healing Following soft tissue injury:
72 hours to 6-8 weeks
6-8 weeks to 6-12 months
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