What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Whiplash

Whiplash is an umbrella

Symptoms of whiplash will vary

Massage is contraindicated for

(page 108)

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-

 

problem.

 

brae, herniated or ruptured

 

 

 

discs, TMJ problems, and

 

 

 

central nervous system

 

 

 

damage.

 

 

 

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