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Search Results for whiplash — 12 articles

Treating cervicogenic headache with spinal manipulation

January 10th, 2012

Cervicogenic headaches originate in the upper spine, neck, and upper shoulders. It can a byproduct of whiplash, neck injury, or muscle trauma. Prof, Ernst and a colleague reviewed the evidence.


January 19th, 2011

Type “naprapathy” into Google and — you guessed it, — you’re asked, Did you mean: Naturopathy? No…I meant N A P R A P A T H Y ? the stealthy CAM.

A PAR review of chiropractic to treat WAD

January 5th, 2011

Whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) include heaviness or tingling in the arms, dizziness, ringing in the ears, vision changes, fatigue, poor concentration or memory, and difficulty sleeping. Depression follows if the pain doesn’t get better. Researchers at the University of Western Ontario, in London conducted this review using a participatory action research (PAR) approach.

Review: Manipulation vs mobilization to treat neck pain

October 30th, 2010

In this Cochrane review, the effects of manipulation and mobilization alone or combined with other treatment approaches on neck pain were evaluated.

Claims on chiropractic Internet sites that lack support

April 22nd, 2010

Prof. Ernst criticizes chiropractic websites that make claims for treating conditions not support by research. And, the CEO of the World Chiropractic Alliance responds. 

Manual therapy for chronic mechanical neck pain

January 4th, 2009

Researchers from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto reviewed the response to a single session of manual therapy in patients with chronic neck pain not due to whiplash and without headache or arm pain.

More evidence against intensive whiplash treatment

November 19th, 2008

Once again, less is more.

Best treatments for neck pain

February 12th, 2008

The findings come from a report by the Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders, sanctioned by the United Nations and the World Health Organization. Here’s a summary of their conclusions regarding noninvasive treatments. It’s based on a review of the medical literature.

Whiplash and a factor that might affect treatment outcomes

February 4th, 2008

The journal Postgraduate Medicine has a good review article on whiplash. Although it is dated (published in 2001), healthcare professionals and other humans should find it informative. The most interesting statement in light of an earlier post on this site regarding the intensity of care and recovery is the following.

Treating whiplash with an educational video

October 28th, 2007

As part of our ongoing fascination with whiplash injury, here is a report on the value derived when victims watched a brief video as part of their initial care in the emergency room or urgent care center.

Chiropractic and whiplash injury

May 14th, 2007

An article in the Archives of Internal Medicine reports that patients who see general practitioners and receive a “low intensity of care” recover from their injuries more quickly compared with those who see general practitioners for more intensive care. Patients who see chiropractors and a medical practitioner have slower recoveries. Those who see only chiropractors […]

Does treatment matter after whiplash?

April 6th, 2007

“It is unclear whether this, in some cases disabling, condition can be prevented by early intervention,” says Dr. Alice Kongsted from the University of Southern Denmark in Ringe. “Active interventions have been recommended but have not been compared with information only.” Now they have.