Whiplash

Whiplash Treatment

Anyone who has suffered whiplash knows that this condition can be very painful and frustrating. Moreover, the side effects can be long-lasting and can interfere with both your personal and professional endeavors. That said, if you are seeking chiropractic care in Tacoma, the following is a closer look at the causes, signs, symptoms, and chiropractic treatment of whiplash by the Tacoma Chiropractic Center.

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What is Whiplash?

Simply put, whiplash is a condition that occurs when a person's head and neck have been violently jerked back and forth. While it is most commonly caused by car accidents, the other potential causes include:

  • Physical Abuse
  • Contact Sports
  • Cycling Accidents
  • Horseback Riding
  • Slip and Falls
  • Blows to the Head Involving Heavy Objects

The Signs and Symptoms of Whiplash

If you have any of the following symptoms you should seek medical care as you may be suffering from whiplash.

  • Neck Pain and Stiffness
  • Constant Weariness
  • Blurry Vision
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches (Especially at the Base of the Skull)

Chiropractic Whiplash Treatment

If you are suffering from whiplash, our experts can provide you with the following treatment options:

  • Manipulation: The most common chiropractic whiplash treatment is spinal manipulation. This involves the gentle movement of the joint into the area in which it is being restricted.
  • Ergonomic Lifestyle Changes: This treatment method involves giving advice and suggestions to help patients find the best way to minimize and eradicate the symptoms altogether. In particular, the chiropractor advises the patient on how to complete certain daily activities at home and the workplace, without adversely affecting their condition.
  • Muscle Relaxation and Stimulation: This method of treatment involves gently stretching the affected muscles to relieve excessive tension and/or repeated contractions.
  • Various Exercises: This method involves the use of various specialized exercises that are designed to reduce pain and address the nature of the condition.

Whiplash Treatment in Tacoma

Overall, for those seeking chiropractic care in Tacoma, WA, your friends at the Tacoma Chiropractic Center are here to help. Simply call us at (253) 759-1500 to find out more or to schedule an appointment with one of our experts to assess the nature of your condition. From there, one of our chiropractors will create a personalized plan to help you recover from your injury, regain full mobility, and resume your life as usual.

Tacoma Location

2611 N. Stevens St Tacoma, WA, 98407

Office Hours

Primary Location

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

  • "I have had personal experience as a patient there as well. The staff is very friendly and personable. Since I trust Robert and Cessalie to work on me, they are the only chiropractors I will recommend to my patients!"
    Anastasia, Family Medicine MD
  • "What a wonderful alternative to carpal tunnel surgery. Wrist adjustments work wonders."
    Teri
  • "My patients appreciate the help and professionalism in this office. Patients report improvement in pain and mobility and also appreciate being told when other modalities or treatment options are recommended."
    Greta, Internal Medicine MD
  • "Best place ever! The staff is always pleasant and nice- easy to get into, lots of parking, reasonable - the doctor really cares and wants you to get better! Highly recommend!!!"
    Amy - Tacoma, WA
  • "As a busy family practice physician, I have had the opportunity and privilege to work with DR’s. Robert and Cessalie Stalder for the past 10 years and we have built a very collegial relationship based on the fundamental principal of providing quality care for our patients. Their practice is directed at patient improvement, ultimate care and complete satisfaction."
    Janice, Family Medicine DO
  • "Tacoma chiropractic has always been super friendly and flexible. They've helped me with my back and neck issues through chiro adjustments and massage. Everybody I've worked with has been great!"
    Yvonne - Tacoma, WA
  • "I have worked with the Stalder’s for well over 10 years and continue to refer both my family and patients to them. I especially like referring my pregnant patients to them for the gently and effective care they receive."
    Gail, Ob/GYN Medical Doctor
  • "I have been coming here for services over the past 8 years. The Doctors are amazing, caring, passionate and knowledgeable. The front and back office staff are friendly, helpful and always polite. I have never had a scheduling or billing issue, ever in 8 years! Thank you TCC for helping me feel my best!"
    Rachel - Tacoma, WA