What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Whiplash is an umbrella

Symptoms of whiplash will vary

Massage is contraindicated for

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term referring to a series of

according to the nature of the in-

acute stages of whiplash, and


injuries that may occur with

juries. Pain at the neck and refer-

very much indicated for the


cervical acceleration/decel-

ring into the shoulders and arms

subacute stage, when in con-


eration. These injuries in-

along with headaches are the pri-

junction with chiropractic or ma-


clude sprained ligaments,

mary indicators.

nipulation, it can contribute to a


strained muscles, mis-


thorough resolution of the


aligned or fractured verte-




brae, herniated or ruptured




discs, TMJ problems, and




central nervous system








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