According to the American Chiropractic Association, damage to cervical nerves, muscles, discs, ligaments, and blood vessels causes sudden injury to the neck. Experts refer to this neck injury as whiplash. It happens because of the sudden forceful backward and forward movement of your head.
Ultrasound therapy is the use of sound waves to treat medical problems, and in particular, those conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. It is a technique that is increasingly being offered by chiropractors who realize the benefits that it can offer patients.
If you are injured or have a chronic condition, your chiropractor might recommend cold laser therapy. During cold laser therapy, your chiropractor will use low levels of light to treat conditions at or below the body’s surface. While the powerful laser can travel deep within the body, it’s low intensity, so it doesn’t heat the tissue. This innovative chiropractic treatment provides lots of benefits.