At Rose Physical Therapy, in Washington DC, our physical therapists teach clients a variety of techniques to improve their well being to help recover from whiplash related injuries. We work with you during our one on one treatment sessions to identify areas of need or concern, and then implement a plan of care that is specific and personalized to you.
What is whiplash?
Whiplash injuries can happen from a few different injuries that include, but are not limited to: car accidents, sport collision injuries, or falls that physical therapists can help treat. The dramatic trauma of a car accident is what most people associate with whiplash, but the injury can occur from more mild jerks of the head.
Whiplash is a neck injury that is due to forceful or rapid and back and forth movement of the head and neck. Some symptoms of whiplash can include: neck pain and stiffness, painful movement, loss of range of motion in the neck, headaches, tenderness or pain in the shoulders, concussion, or even numbness and tingling in the shoulders or arms.
How can Physical Therapy at Rose help?
Physical therapy can help reduce symptoms associated with whiplash injuries and restore function and movement through techniques such as specific exercises, concussion training, Graston, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Posture and Ergonomic assessment, McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), Active Release Techniques (ART), and many other specialized treatments. Each physical therapist works one on one with you for an hour treatment each time in order to create a specific plan of care and treatments tailored to your needs.
If you are experiencing any symptoms from a whiplash injury come into Rose Physical Therapy Group for an evaluation and steps to success. Physical Therapists at our downtown Washington DC location near Dupont Circle, or our office near Navy Yard near Capitol Hill in Southeast Washington, DC. Come in and let us help you get back to doing the things you like pain free!