CAR CRASHES, WHIPLASH, AND CHRONIC NECK PAIN
If the only treatment you receive for your injury is palliative (covering symptoms without addressing the underlying cause of those symptoms), then any relief you achieve is at best temporary. The end product of this process will be a vicious cycle of dysfunction, degeneration, and chronic pain. Dr. Russell Schierling
Don't feel alone. According to a 2005 study published in the medical journal Injury, 1% of the entire world's population is in the same boat (70,000,000 people suffer from Chronic Neck Pain as a direct result of INJURIES CAUSED BY AN MVA). According to a 1994 study (the journal Pain), half of these are still having diagnostic testing, taking drugs, and going to doctors, nearly a decade after the accident. CHRONIC NECK PAIN is one of the leading causes of misery in this country. If you are one of those who suffers with Chronic Neck Pain due to a car crash (or for any other reason), please click on the links above. Educate yourself. Knowledge is power, and if you want any hope of ever living a normal life again, you have to understand what your doctor does not. And although it may be scary, you'll have to step out of the box just a little bit.
If you will take a few minutes to watch some of our videos on the subject (HERE as well as the links above), you'll notice that I have a special interest in helping those of you who were injured long ago --- some of you decades ago. If you are wondering whether or not you might be helped by what I do, schedule an appointment with Tracy (417-934-6337). Or, if you are out of the area, EMAIL ME A HEALTH HISTORY. I will let you know my honest opinion.