Whiplash and Treatment Options

Bodhi Haraldsson, RMT, Registered Massage Therapist, discusses the various types of therapy available to treat whiplash associated disorders.

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Bodhi Haraldsson, RMT, Registered Massage Therapist, discusses the various types of therapy available to treat whiplash associated disorders.
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Featuring Bodhi Haraldsson, RMT, Registered Massage Therapist PainPRO Therapeutics , Vancouver BC

Presenter: Bodhi Haraldsson, Massage Therapist, Surrey, BC

Local Practitioners: Massage Therapist

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Whiplash and Treatment Options

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1

Whiplash is an injury to the spine and surrounding muscles.

Explanation:

Whiplash 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

Massage therapy 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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Trigger point massage therapy can be an effective treatment for whiplash.

Explanation:

Trigger point massage therapy can help release tension and tight knots in the muscles.

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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