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Whiplash injury to the neck, or cervical sprain/strain, is by far the most common injury that results from a car wreck. Sprains and strains are referred to as soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue includes muscles, tendons, and ligaments but is most often used to describe injuries to the muscles in a specific region of the body. Soft tissue injuries, invisible on x-rays and often overlooked, can cause severe debilitating pain after a car accident.

Worse yet, if a soft tissue injury is not directly addressed with soft tissue therapy, and left untreated and unresolved, the injured muscles and other soft tissues can end up causing chronic pain for months, years or even decades after the accident. Injured muscles heal with scar tissue in a way that leaves them weaker, less elastic, and prone to re-injury and pain. Muscular therapy approaches like Soft Tissue Release help to restore muscular strength, flexibility, and normal function by correcting or "aligning" the scar tissue.

Standard medical approach to these types of injuries often amounts to nothing more than suppressing the symptoms with pain-killers and anti-inflammatory drugs, leaving the injured muscles to hopefully heal on their own. An alternative treatment such as Chiropractic and Physical Rehabilitation not only relieve the pain but corrects the root cause of the pain. Chiropractic treatment can be crucial for full muscular recovery. Left alone muscles tend not to recover fully simply given time.

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