Massage for Whiplash
Whiplash involves injury to the neck caused when the neck rapidly moves forward then back. People involved in car and truck accidents often sustain whiplash injuries. Whiplash can also result from sports injuries, falls, and bungee jumping. Countless people who live or work in Federal Way get whiplash from both minor and major accidents.
Massage addresses many whiplash symptoms, typically these include:
- Pain and aching in the neck, back, and shoulders
- “Pins and needles” feelings in the arms and legs
If you experience these symptoms after a car accident, work accident, sports injury, or other accident, visit your health care professional promptly for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
Throughout Washington, all car insurance (PIP), on-the-job insurance (L & I), and most medical insurance cover massage therapy for whiplash as long as you have a prescription from your doctor.
Early treatment often speeds recovery and delivers relief from painful symptoms that can make it difficult to work or enjoy daily activities.
Massage can be an effective preventative measure for avoiding or mitigating future pain.
Massage is an all-natural, holistic, time-proven therapy for reducing pain, promoting healing, and increasing well-being. Massage therapy increases the blood flow to injured muscles and ligaments and helps speed the healing process.
Your health team may recommend icing and stretching in addition to massage therapy. Following these recommendations along with your prescribed massage therapy sessions can help your body recover more quickly and help you achieve the highest level of healing possible.
In order to assist in your recovery, your massage therapist in our Federal Way massage center will share your progress with your doctor. This information will help your medical team to support you in reaching your optimal recovery as quickly as possible.
Contact us today to regarding your insurance coverage for massage and to schedule your massage session in our Federal Way massage center.
Early treatment of whiplash can speed recovery, reduce painful symptoms, and could reduce the need for pain medication.