Understanding Whiplash

In 2007, Howie Bartz founded Meditech. He subsequently oversaw its growth into a medical service company. Thanks to his accumulated experience in orthopedic and spinal rehabilitation, Howie Bartz has developed a diverse catalog of bracing products. These products are described on bartzmedicalproducts.com. They include neck braces, which can be used in the treatment of conditions such as whiplash.

Whiplash is a common neck injury, typically associated with motor vehicle accidents in which the victim’s stationary car is struck from behind by another driver. It can result in jaw pain or shoulder pain, and can also cause weakness in the arms, as well as back pain. Tinnitus, dizziness, and fatigue are other symptoms associated with the condition. In severe cases, patients may develop post-traumatic stress syndrome, experience anxiety, or develop insomnia. Some patients may also develop drug dependency.

To treat whiplash, a limited amount of immobilization may be recommended by a medical professional. This is where a cervical collar comes in handy. It is also important for patients to undergo physical therapy to increase their range of motion and strengthen their muscles.

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