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Dr. Jas Walia Receives Outstanding Achievement Award - Digital Journal
Dr. Jas Walia Receives Outstanding Achievement AwardDigital Journal... Walia, the head of Seattle Chiropractic Spine and Injury Center, has been selected by the Whiplash Resource Network as a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award for his exe...
Double Crashes In Swampscott?By The Same Car - CBS Boston / WBZ
CBS Boston / WBZDouble Crashes In Swampscott?By The Same CarCBS Boston / WBZSWAMPSCOTT (CBS) ? A Toyota Camry crashed into a Swampscott chiropractor's office Saturday evening, after the car had already hit an SUV. Police say the driver of the Toy...
Orlando Doctors Launch SafeCare Docs, Auto Injury Doctor Network - PR Web (press release)
Orlando Doctors Launch SafeCare Docs, Auto Injury Doctor NetworkPR Web (press release)With 11 convenient locations throughout the greater Orlando area, no matter where you are, the auto accident doctors at SafeCare Docs can usually provide an evaluat...

When I started practice years ago, I thought most auto-accidents injuries were just like any other neck or back pain. Over the years and after treating hundreds of patients who were injured in an auto-accident, I came to realize that there was something different about the pain many of my patients developed after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Many researchers have suggested that the thing that is different between a neck that is hurting from whiplash and most other types of neck pain is the potential for a cash settlement from a lawsuit. They imply that most chronic whiplash suffers exaggerate they their injuries hoping to get a nice settlement for pain and suffering. I even know some doctors who sarcastically suggest the best treatment for whiplash is a settlement check and that the patient's pain will magically go away once their check clears the bank. Undoubtedly there are some people who look to cash-in when they are involved in a motor vehicle accident. But I observed many more people who continued to seek my care long after their insurance claim had settled. Patients that were actually spending money out-of-their-own-pocket to treat symptoms related to an accident that occurred years even decades ago. When I would treat them, so many of these patients would tell me that they were "never quite right" after their accident. One thing that became clear to me was that whiplash injures are indeed different from other types of painful syndromes that I have been treating.

Recent research is emerging that supports the idea that whiplash is different from other types of neck and back pain. Also that the injuries sustained in a whiplash commonly persist even after the best medical treatments currently available are utilized. A study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, followed a group of whiplash victims for 30 years.    (Keep reading >>>)