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Arm Pain After A Crash

I’ve watched multiple crash test footage of race cars and trucks and the one thing that stands out to me is how violent the footage is.  These crashes are a little on the extreme side due to the nature of the event.  However, when you look at the biomechanics of a crash and the results […]

Lower Back Pain

Low Back Pain and Why

Oh the low back! We write often about the effects of a car crash with the neck, because it is so prevalent.  We tend to overlook the potentials of injury to the low back.  The fact of the matter is that the low back is just as susceptible to injury and here’s why. When a […]

Pain; Ice versus Medication

For patients who have been involved in a car accident, it’s obvious that they are going to be in a level of pain.  It may start out as a minor soreness which goes away in a couple of days, but comes back with a vengeance a week or so later.  It may also continue immediately […]

Whiplash is Alive and Well

Whiplash is a condition that is a very real. Whiplash is a scary thing for people to endure.  There are so many stories of people being injured in a car crash and the insurance companies flat out tell them that whiplash is a myth; that it isn’t real.  There are many people who believe them as well.  If […]

How long will it take to heal?

If you have been involved in a car accident, you probably have suffered from some form of injury.  By simple deduction, the more severe the injury, the longer it will take to heal.  But this doesn’t necessarily set people’s minds at ease when we tell them that it is going to be an indeterminate length […]

Why T-Bone Crashes Are Really Bad

Car crashes happen in every shape and size.  The most common crash is a rear-ending crash resulting in whiplash.  However, there are other types and can be just as damaging if not more so.  Probably the scariest type of crash to be involved in, is a T-bone or side impact crash or one where your […]

Tinnitus And You

There are many symptoms that can come from a car crash.  Many can be very painful.  Some even deadly, but there are few that can compete with the annoying level of ringing in the ears.  Ringing in the ears is scientifically known as Tinnitus.  For those that suffer from it, it can be a constant, […]

Advice Target

How Free Is Free Advice?

I have heard it said, that some of the most expensive advice is free advice.  I have also heard it said that advice is like opinions, and opinions are like armpits (or fill in another anatomical part); Everyone has one and it stinks.  Taking someone’s advice where it isn’t qualified can get you in a […]

Foot Massage

Trigger Point Therapy, What is it?

What is Trigger Point Therapy?   My first experience with Trigger Point Therapy was shortly after I was working as a massage therapist.  In school, they introduced it a little, but not extensive since there are so many different types of massage techniques.  It caught my attention because I sensed it was a powerful therapy.  […]

Neck Injuries

Common Neck Injuries From A Crash

Neck Injuries following a car crash is common. You will hear of more cases of someone walking away from a crash complaining of pain to the neck, or headaches, than you do of pain in the low or mid back.  The reason is pretty simple.  There isn’t a seat belt for your head and neck. What […]