Whiplash Self-Help Tips

Bodhi Haraldsson, RMT, Registered Massage Therapist discusses whiplash and some self help tips towards recovery.

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Bodhi Haraldsson, RMT, Registered Massage Therapist discusses whiplash and some self help tips towards recovery.
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Featuring Bodhi Haraldsson, RMT, Registered Massage Therapis, t PainPro Therapeutics , Vancouver BC

Presenter: Bodhi Haraldsson, Massage Therapist, Surrey, BC

Local Practitioners: Massage Therapist

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Whiplash Self-Help Tips

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1

Whiplash is an injury to the spine and surrounding muscles.

Explanation:

Whiplash is an injury to the spine and surrounding muscles. It is caused by a forward, backward or sideways movement that occurs after the sudden impact of a car accident.

2

Pain and stiffness from whiplash always occurs immediately after the car accident.

Explanation:

While some people experience the pain and stiffness of whiplash immediately after the car accident, symptoms can occur up to two weeks later.

3

Seeing a massage therapist can help loosen and decrease scar tissue caused by an injury.

Explanation:

By using a technique called cross-fiber friction, a massage therapist can loosen and decrease scar tissue buildup.

4

If you have whiplash, massage therapy can help you regain a partial range of motion.

Explanation:

If you have whiplash, massage therapy can help you regain a full range of motion. It can also help you reduce pain and tension.

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People should not exercise if they have suffered a whiplash injury.

Explanation:

Exercise is an important part of recovering from any injury, but always talk to your healthcare provider first.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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