450 W Crystal Lake Ave

Haddonfield, NJ 08033 US


Whiplash FAQs

Whiplash and Neck Pain Treatment | Chiropractor in Haddonfield, NJ

Being the victim of a car accident can be extremely traumatic. Unfortunately, it isn't just the psychological effects of a car accident that cause a threat to your overall health—so can the physical effects resulting from a car crash.


Whiplash is one of the most common auto accident injuries and it can have devastating effects on your quality of life, leading to symptoms such as neck pain and headaches that are difficult to cope with.

At McGunnigle Chiropractic in Haddonfield, NJ, we make it our mission to help people live free of pain and find the most effective treatment for their injuries. We have a chiropractor dedicated to helping find the best treatment for whiplash, neck pain, and other types of debilitating conditions.

What Is Whiplash?

Whiplash gets its name due to the back-and-forth whipping motion of the neck, which resembles the cracking of a whip. During a car accident, when someone is hit from behind or hits another vehicle in front of them, this can cause the effects of whiplash. Whiplash is one of the more serious types of auto accident injuries, which can cause symptoms such as headaches, nausea, neck pain, dizziness, upper back pain, and shoulder pain, among other issues.

How Quickly Do Whiplash Symptoms Occur?

Unfortunately, symptoms of whiplash might not appear for weeks or even months after an auto accident. Therefore, it's important to contact a chiropractor shortly after a car accident for an assessment.

Healing from whiplash can be difficult, so it's best to get the help of a chiropractor who can conduct a full physical exam and determine what the best treatment is for your specific injury. 

How Does a Chiropractor Help Whiplash?

Your chiropractor will conduct a physical exam that can help them determine the extent of your whiplash injuries. By conducting a physical exam, they can determine if your whiplash can be treated using manual adjustments of the spine, muscle massages, or physical exercises involving the upper back and neck. Your chiropractor will also conduct follow-up care to make sure that your whiplash symptoms stay at bay.

In addition, they will also examine you for other injuries and effects of whiplash, such as radiating shoulder pain and back pain. This can help your chiropractor deliver a full spectrum of treatment for your auto accident injury. 

Find Relief Today at McGunnigle Chiropractic

At McGunnigle Chiropractic in Haddonfield, NJ, we want our clients to live free of pain and get the help they need to recover from their auto accident injuries. We'll be with you every step of the way so you can heal from your whiplash and live your life to the fullest again. Call us today at (856) 310-4445 to schedule an appointment.


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