An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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What is Whiplash?
Carlsbad Chiropractic Center- Whiplash is a soft tissue injury to the neck, such as a strain or a sprain. It may cause stiffness of the neck, muscle spasms and minor pain associated with moving of the head. A whiplash injury will occur to the upper spine caused by a violent jerk of the head in either a backward or forward, or side-to-side direction. If you are injured in an accident, whiplash can take several days to appear. It is best to be checked out by a doctor right away. For a free whiplash consultation from Carlsbad Chiropractic Center- Dr. Jennifer Stevens, please call (760)730-1880.