Whiplash Injuries

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Treatment & Therapy

If you’ve recently suffered a whiplash injury or are seeking information about this common condition, you’ve found the right source. Our expert physiotherapists at London Wellness Centre are here to assist you in navigating the recovery process and aiding you in reclaiming your strength, mobility, and overall

Understanding Whiplash:

Whiplash is a neck injury that occurs when the head undergoes a sudden backward and forward jolt, resulting in rapid and forceful movement of the neck. This can be triggered by car accidents, sports-related incidents, or any abrupt impact causing a violent jerking of the head.

Whiplash may manifest in various symptoms, including neck pain, stiffness, headaches, dizziness, shoulder pain, and restricted range of motion.

Physiotherapy's Role in Recovery:

Physiotherapy is crucial for effectively managing and rehabilitating whiplash injuries. Our seasoned physiotherapists comprehend the intricacies of this condition and customize treatment plans to address your specific needs. Through a comprehensive assessment, we gauge the extent of your injury and develop a personalized program to tackle your symptoms and facilitate healing.

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Our Whiplash Rehabilitation Approach:

1. Initial Assessment: We initiate with a thorough assessment to evaluate your range of motion, strength, posture, and associated symptoms, determining the severity of your injury and designing an appropriate treatment plan.

2. Pain Management: Various techniques, including manual therapy, gentle exercises, heat or cold therapy, and electrical modalities, are employed to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation, aiming to enhance your comfort during recovery.

3. Restoring Range of Motion: Specific exercises, stretching techniques, and manual therapy are utilized
to gradually restore neck mobility and improve flexibility compromised by whiplash.

4. Strengthening Exercises:A customized exercise program is designed to strengthen neck, shoulder, and upper back muscles, stabilizing the affected area, preventing further injury, and enhancing overall neck function.

5. Posture Correction:
Assessment of posture and guidance on maintaining proper alignment during daily activities are provided to promote healing and reduce the risk of recurring injuries.

6. Education and Self-Management: Empowering you with knowledge and skills for independent management, we educate you on ergonomics, lifestyle modifications, and self-care strategies to expedite recovery and prevent future whiplash episodes.

7. Gradual Return to Activities: As rehabilitation progresses, we introduce activities mirroring your daily routine or sports-specific movements, reinstating confidence and functional abilities while minimizing the risk of reinjury.

Why Choose Us for Whiplash Injuries:

At London Wellness Centre, we are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care for individuals with whiplash injuries. Our skilled physiotherapists leverage evidence-based techniques to optimize your recovery, prioritizing your well-being. We collaborate closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan aligned with your goals.

Don’t let whiplash pain and limitations hinder your progress. Contact us or book online to schedule an appointment and embark on your journey toward a complete recovery. Our dedicated team is here to support you every step of the way.

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