Treating Neck Pain After an Auto Accident
Neck Pain is one of the most common symptoms experienced after we suffer a whiplash injury from a car accident. Getting started on these three exercises will speed the healing process and get you our of pain.
Pain Free Range of Motion
While our natural inclination is to rest following an injury, it's very important to keep the area moving in order to speed the healing process. Begin PAIN FREE range of motion ASAP. Even if you can only move a few degrees back and forth, improving motion early will help decrease pain and speed the healing process.
Isometric Neck Contractions
As we transition out of the acute phase it's important to begin strengthening the damaged muscles. Isometric contractions are the early stage muscle strengthening exercises. Reminder: They should be pain free as well.
Chin Tucks imrpove spinal alignment and decompress cervical discs to help improve the healing process following a car accident.
Personal INjury Protection (PIP) Insurance
If you have Oregon Auto Insurance, you qualify for up to $15,000 in medical care with no out of pocket costs through your personal injury protection. Learn more about PIP coverage here.