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Interesting “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome” Facts


Carpal tunnel symptoms san franciscoCarpal
Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) results in numbness, tingling, and sometimes weak grip
strength due pinching of the median nerve as it travels through the carpal
tunnel at the wrist. There are many conditions that are similar to CTS, many of
which we have discussed in the past. The following is a list of “13 fun facts”
aimed at helping to properly identify CTS, knowing what to do about it, and at
helping to make an informed decision as to whom to seek help for it.

 CTS is most
common in women, age >50, who work in a repetitive, rapid moving manually
demanding occupation (typing/computer work, line assembly work, waiting tables,
and more).

  1. CTS is
    complicated by the presence of obesity, diabetes, hypothyroid, pregnancy,
    taking birth control pills, and other conditions that cause inflammation
    (rheumatoid arthritis and others).
  2. CTS may develop
    on the dominant side, the non-dominant side or both– each case is individual.
  3. CTS symptoms may
    FIRST present as morning or night time numbness that can wake the sufferer up
    once or many times during the night.
  4. CTS sufferers
    USUALLY wait for weeks, months or even years before seeking help for it, which
    is a risk factor for a delayed recovery – GET HELP ASAP!!!
  5. CTS can often be
    managed without surgery– especially IF you have it treated sooner rather than
    later.
  6. CTS surgery may
    be necessary if non-surgical care fails. This may be due to the nerve being
    damaged beyond a certain point (an EMG/NCV or, electromyography/nerve
    conduction velocity helps determine this along with an accurate history and
    examination).
  7. CTS non-surgical
    care includes: chiropractic manipulation of the wrist, elbow, shoulder and/or
    neck– depending on the case. All health care providers usually include a night
    wrist splint, anti-inflammatory measures, ergonomic modifications of work
    stations, and stretching exercises.
  8. CTS non-surgical
    success favors chiropractic because of the inclusion of the manual therapies.
    When only exercise, night splinting, and NSAIDS are used, the success rate
    drops off dramatically.
  9. Reduced thyroid
    function makes CTS worse because of the unique type of swelling associated with
    hypothyroidism called “myxedema.” Because of the confined space available in
    the carpal tunnel, a small amount of swelling can result in nerve compression
    and the classic numbness/tingling symptoms in the middle three fingers on the
    palm-side of the hand.
  10. CTS is worse at
    night because it is impossible to control the position of the wrist while we
    sleep. As a result, we tend to curl the wrist and hand under our chin, and when
    the wrist bends forwards or backwards, the pressure inside the carpal tunnel
    increases significantly due to the change in tunnel size. This is why wearing a
    wrist splint at night REALLY HELPS as it keeps the wrist from bending, keeping
    the tunnel as wide as possible, thus lowering the pressure within it.
  11. CTS patients
    respond well in some cases to vitamin B6. This is due to the healing effects of
    B6 (peridoxine) on neuropathy and/or it’s anti-inflammatory qualities. Other
    anti-inflammatory nutrients include ginger, turmeric, boswellia, bioflavinoids,
    white willow bark, quercetin, and others.
  12. CTS patients do
    not always improve after surgery. This can be due to the fact that the median
    nerve is frequently “pinched” in more than one area such as the neck, thoracic
    outlet (shoulder), pronator tunnel (elbow) as well as at the wrist. When more
    than one compression is present, this is referred to as “double” or “multiple
    crush syndrome.”

            We realize you have a choice in who
you consider for your health care provision and we sincerely appreciate your
trust in choosing our service for those needs.
If you, a friend or family member require care for CTS, we would be
honored to render our services.

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Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Vitamin D and Some Amazing Health Facts

Chiropractic in san francisco 9411120 Fun and Amazing Health Facts. 

1.) Women have a better sense of smell
than men. 2.) When you take a step, you use up to 200 muscles. 3.) Your ears
secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren’t. 4.) The human
brain has the capacity to store everything you experience. 5.) It takes twice
as long to lose new muscle if you stop working out than it did to gain it. 6.)
The average person’s skin weighs twice as much as their brain. 7.) Every year
your body replaces 98% of your atoms. 8.) On average, there are 100 billion
neurons in the human brain. 9.) The lifespan of a taste bud is ten days.  10.) Dentists recommend you keep your
toothbrush at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles caused
by flushing.  11.) Your tongue is the
only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end. 12.) Your stomach
produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks so that it doesn’t digest itself.
13.) It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
14.) The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45% when a person looks at
something pleasing. 15.) Your heart rate can rise as much as 30% during a yawn.
16.) Your heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood each day. 17.) Your heart
beats over 100,000 times a day. 18.) Your hair grows faster in the morning than
at any other time of day.  19.) Your body
is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second. 20.) You’re born
with 300 bones, but when you reach adulthood, you only have 206! 

Vitamin D

       For most people, Vitamin D levels drop considerably in the
winter (or summer if you live in the Southern Hemisphere).  Vitamin D is very important for both muscle tone
and health, and recent research suggests it’s important for the immune
system.  Obviously, the winter is an
important time to keep your immune system as strong as possible so you can
fight off the common cold and the dreaded flu. 
Now, some new research shows how much Vitamin D the average person needs
to maintain optimal levels. According
to the recommended levels in this new research, it is believed that 30-50% of
Americans and Canadians are deficient.  In order to raise your Vitamin D
levels into the optimum range throughout the year, the Endocrine Society has
recommended the following daily intake levels of Vitamin D (from all sources):  Children under one years
old: 400-1,000 IU/day; Children 1 to 18 years old: 600-1,000 IU/day; Adults:
1,500-2,000 IU/day.

Is All Vitamin D Created Equal?

            Research
published in the June edition of the American
Journal of Clinical Nutrition
has shown that Vitamin D3 supplements could
provide more benefit than its close relative, Vitamin D2.  This is important because it is difficult for
most people to get enough Vitamin D through food and sunshine, especially
during the winter months.  Many foods are
fortified with Vitamin D, but it is usually in the Vitamin D2 form.  The research shows that Vitamin D3 is better
at raising the Vitamin D levels in your blood when given as a supplement. Dr.
Laura Tripkovic explains: “We know that
Vitamin D is vital in helping to keep us fit and healthy, but what has not been
clear is the difference between the two types of Vitamin D. It used to be
thought that both were equally beneficial, however our analysis highlights that
our bodies may react differently to both types and that Vitamin D3 could
actually be better for us.”
 

            To get their results, researchers
analyzed the results of 10 studies with a total of over 1,000 people.  They stated, “Vitamin D3 could potentially become the preferred choice for
supplementation. However, additional research is required to examine the
metabolic pathways involved in oral and intramuscular administration of Vitamin
D and the effects across age, sex, and ethnicity, which this review was unable
to verify.”
 

Is Vitamin D Really That Important?

            According to the National Institute
of Health: “A growing body of research
suggests that Vitamin D might play some role in the prevention and treatment of
type 1 and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, glucose intolerance, multiple
sclerosis, and other medical conditions. Laboratory and animal evidence, as
well as epidemiologic data, suggests that Vitamin D status could affect cancer
risk. Strong biological and mechanistic bases indicate that Vitamin D plays a
role in the prevention of colon, prostate, and breast cancers.”
  

Remember, we’re always here to help your body heal and maintain
the pain free body you deserve.

This
information is solely advisory, and should not be substituted for medical or
chiropractic advice.  Any and all health
care concerns, decisions, and actions must be done through the advice and
counsel of a healthcare professional who is familiar with your updated medical
history. We cannot be held responsible for actions you may take without a
thorough exam or appropriate referral. If you have any further concerns or
questions, please let us know.

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Common Whiplash Myths – Part 2

Chiropractor for whiplash san franciscoWe have been providing whiplash treatment in San Francisco for over 20 years.

Last month, we
began discussing common myths about whiplash injuries, and this month, we will
continue on that course. Remember, the amount of injury that occurs in an
acceleration/deceleration injury is dependant on many factors, some of which
include gender (females>males), body type (tall slender = worse), the amount
of vehicular damage (less is sometimes worse as the energy of the strike was
not absorbed by crushing metal), head position at the time of impact (rotation
is worse than looking straight ahead), and more. Therefore, each case MUST be
looked at on its own merits, not just analyzed based on a formula or accident
reconstruction.

MYTH #5: THERE MUST BE DIRECT CONTACT WITH
THE NECK FOR INJURY TO OCCUR.
Injury to the neck most commonly occurs due
to the rapid, uncontrolled whipping action of the head, forcing the neck to
move well beyond its normal range of motion in a forwards/backwards direction
(if it's a front or rear-end collision) or, at an angle if the head is rotated
or when the strike occurs at an angle. When this occurs, the strong ligaments
that hold the bones together stretch and tear in a mild, moderate, or severe
degree, depending on the amount of force. Once stretched, increased motion
between the affected vertebra results as ligaments, when stretched, don’t
repair back to their original length and, just like a severe ankle sprain,
future problems can result. This excess motion between vertebra can result in
an accelerated type of arthritis and is often seen within five years following
a cervical sprain or whiplash injury.

MYTH #6: 
SEAT BELTS PREVENT WHIPLASH INJURIES
. It’s safe to say that wearing
seat belts saves lives and, it’s the law! So, WEAR YOUR SEAT BELTS! They protect
us from hitting the windshield or worse, being ejected from the vehicle. But,
as far as preventing whiplash, in some cases (low speed impacts where most of
the force is transferred to the car's occupants), the opposite may actually be
true. (This is not an excuse to not wear a seat belt!) The reason seat belts can
add to the injury mechanism is because when the chest or trunk is held tightly
against the car seat, the head moves through a greater arc of motion than it
would if the trunk were not pinned against the seat, forcing the chin further
to the chest and/or the back of the head further back. The best way to minimize
the whiplash injury is to have a well-designed seat belt system where the
height of the chest harness can be adjusted to the height of the driver so that
the chest restraint doesn’t come across the upper chest or neck. Move the side
adjustment so the chest belt crosses between the breasts (this also reduces
injury risk to the breasts) and attaches at or near the height of the shoulder
(not too high). Another preventer of whiplash is positioning the head restraint
high enough (above the ears typically) and close to the head (no more than ½ to
1 inch) so the head rest stops the backwards whipping action. Also, keep the
seat back more vertical than reclined so the body doesn’t “ramp” up the seat
back forcing the head over the top of the head restraint.

            We realize you have a choice in where you choose your
health-care services.  If you, a friend or
family member requires care for whiplash, we sincerely appreciate the trust and
confidence shown by choosing our services and look forward in serving you and
your family presently and, in the future.

To schedule an appointment with one of our whiplash doctors in San Francisco call 415-392-2225.

 

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Whiplash Myths You Should Know

Whiplash doctors san franciscoWe have been providing treatment for whiplash in San Francisco for over 20 years now.

Whiplash is most commonly associated
with the rapid, uncontrolled movement of the head as it whips back and forth
during a motor vehicle collision. Though different types of injuries are
associated with rear vs. front vs. side collisions, the net result is similar:
the neck hurts! This month, we will look at several “myths” or untruths
associated with the cause of whiplash or WAD, whiplash associated disorders.

MYTH #1: MEN ARE
MORE VULNERABLE TO INJURY BECAUSE OF THEIR GREATER NECK MUSCLE MASS: FACT: This
is exactly the opposite! Women are more vulnerable because they have LESS
muscle mass, and hence, less tissue stopping the neck from going through a
greater range of motion during the “crack the whip” process. Woman with long,
slender necks are especially more vulnerable. They also take longer to recover
and are more likely to suffer permanent residual problems long after their case
settles.

 MYTH #2: YOU
CAN’T HAVE A CONCUSSION UNLESS YOU HIT YOUR HEAD: This seems logical as most
concussions occur from direct head trauma. However, during the whiplash process
the brain, which is suspended by ligament-like structures inside the skull,
bathed in a liquid, can literally smash into the inside wall of the skull resulting
in concussion just from the whipping action, without hitting anything.
Permanent residuals such as memory problems, articulating thoughts, staying on
task, and more can result. This is often called “post-concussive syndrome” or
“mild traumatic brain injury.”

 MYTH #3:
NEGATIVE X-RAYS MEANS NO INJURY: Often, in the ER after a motor vehicle
collision, x-rays are taken and read by the radiologist as “…essentially
normal.” This can be confused as meaning, “…then there was no injury.” X-rays
only show the bones in the neck and head region, not the muscles, tendons,
ligaments or nerves. MRI (magnetic resonant imaging) shows more of these “soft
tissues,” not just bone. But, due to the high costs of MRI, x-rays are
performed first, and only later, if symptoms warrant it, is an MRI ordered.
Soft tissue injury to the ligaments (the tissues that strongly hold bone to
bone) can be assessed when we take flexion / extension (or bending forwards
& backwards) x-rays, but many times these are not ordered in the ER.

MYTH #4: REST
AND TIME ALONE WILL HEAL WHIPLASH: Though time for healing plays a role in
recovery following all injuries, many patients find this approach fails and
their pain persists. In fact, studies suggest that mobilization and
manipulation performed as soon as possible after a whiplash injury yields
significantly better outcomes than wearing a cervical collar and not moving the
neck. Whiplash injuries, when not properly treated, often results in permanent
loss of motion, pain, headache, and more. The days of rest and time only should
be replaced by the sports medicine model of hot/cold packs, modalities such as
interferential, pulsed magnetic stimulation, light or laser therapy,
manipulation, massage, traction and guided exercise. Not, “…wait and watch.”

             Tune
in next month for addition myths about whiplash as there are MANY! Rest assured
that prompt chiropractic care is the best approach for treatment of the
whiplash injured patient.

             We realize you
have a choice in where you choose your healthcare services.  If you, a friend or family member requires
care for whiplash, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence shown by
choosing our services and look forward in serving you and your family presently
and, in the future.

 To schedule an appointment with one of our San Francisco Whiplash Doctors call 415-392-2225

Serving local 94111 since 1992

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Fibromyalgia Basics You Should Know

Fibromyalgia san francisco
Fibromyalgia
(FM) is a disorder that includes widespread musculoskeletal pain along with
fatigue, sleep disturbance, memory changes, mood changes and more. Studies show
that FM amplifies or increases painful sensations by changing the way the brain
processes pain signals. FM is NOT a psychological disorder that only people
with a troubled past or present acquire. Nor is it due to being inactive or
lazy. If ANY doctor suggests that, PLEASE find a different doctor who
understands the pathogenesis of FM. Unfortunately, this can be a challenge!

                FM symptoms can begin after a
physical trauma, surgery, an infection and/or after a significant stress
experience. It can also just gradually appear over time without an obvious
triggering event. Women are more vulnerable to acquire FM than men. Many FM
patients have other conditions that may be associated with FM including (but
not limited to) headache, TMJ, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, depression,
thyroid/hormonal imbalances, endometriosis, and more.

                Though the cause of FM may not
be clearly identified, studies suggest there are a variety of factors that work
together resulting in FM. Some of these include genetics, infections and
physical and/or emotional trauma. Because FM tends to run in families, there
may be certain genes or genetic mutations (changes that occur to genes) that
make one more susceptible to developing FM. Infections appear to be a trigger for
developing or aggravating FM. Post-traumatic stress disorder and less obvious
physical or psychological trauma has been linked to the development of FM.  The amplified or heightened pain response has
been termed, “central sensitization,” meaning, increased sensitivity to normal
pain stimulation in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Because
of this heightened nervous system response, what normally isn’t processed as
pain in the non-FM person, does reach and exceed the pain threshold in the FM
patient (sort of like when amputation of a limb occurs and the brain still
“thinks” there is a limb and “phantom pain” is felt). Studies show that
repeated pain signals result in an abnormal increase in certain brain chemicals
(called neurotransmitters). As a result, the brain’s pain receptors seem to develop
a “memory” of the pain and become “sensitized” or they overreact to the pain
signal input and pain is felt at an increased intensity. Certain risk factors
come into play with developing FM, some of which include: your sex (female),
family history (increased risk if other family members have FM), and rheumatic
diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

                 Tests to establish the diagnosis
of FM are few. In 1990, the American
College of Rheumatology

established 2 criteria for diagnosing FM. The first is widespread pain lasting
at least 3 months, and the second is the presence of at least 11 out of 18
positive tender points. Since then, less emphasis has been placed on the exact
number of tender points, while ruling out other possible underlying conditions
that might be causing the pain is now utilized. There is no lab test to confirm
a diagnosis of FM, but blood tests including a complete blood count, an ESR,
and thyroid function tests are commonly done to rule out other conditions that
have similar symptoms. Treatment is best approached by a “team effort”
combining the skills from multiple disciplines including a primary care doctor
who “believes in FM” and is willing to work with chiropractors, and others.
Exercising, pacing yourself, accepting your limitations, yoga, psychological
counseling, nutritional counseling, and having strong family/friend support are
all important in the management of FM.

                If you, a friend or family
member requires care for FM, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence
shown by choosing our services!

To schedule an appointment with a Fibromyalgia Doctor in San Francisco call 415-392-2225.

 

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Whiplash Facts: Part II

Whiplash doctor in san franciscoWe have been providing treatment for whiplash in San Francisco for over 20 years. Whiplash if not treated properly can lead to ongoing pain and disability…even in mild cases. Of special concern are children who are often overlooked because they do not complain much. Anyway, last month we were unable to cover all the important whiplash facts you should know…here are the rest:

 1. Much has been published on the association between ongoing whiplash symptoms and litigation. There is now plenty of evidence that ongoing whiplash injury related symptoms occur regardless of the presence or absence of litigation.

2. The concept of a delay in symptoms means minimal injury is dispelled. In fact, it’s considered “the norm” that symptoms are delayed.

3. Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) or post-concussive syndrome can occur as a result of whiplash trauma. The good news is that, in most cases, recovery occurs within the first 3 months.

4. In the European Spine Journal, a recent study reported that between 1 and 2 years after a whiplash injury, 22% of patients’ conditions worsened. Condition deterioration at the 2 year mark has also been reported in other studies.

5. More detailed studies that followed whiplash patients through time, reported that 45% remain symptomatic at 12 weeks (3 months) and 25% at 6 months. Others reported the recovery time in most “minor cases” is 8 weeks (2 months), time to stabilization (not recovery) in the more severe cases was 17 weeks (4 months), and in the most severe category, 20.5 weeks (5 months). Hence, the concept that whiplash, like all other injuries heal in 6-12 weeks is challenged (note, there is little support for this common myth).

6. Each year, approximately 1.99 million Americans are injured in motor vehicle collisions.

7. Since 1990, a mean of 40% of a pool of whiplash patients from all vectors of collision (that is, rear, front or side impacts) were still symptomatic at a 2 year follow up. 59% of ONLY rear-end collision patients remained symptomatic at a 2 year follow-up.

8. Although these estimates vary, approximately 10% of WAD (whiplash associated disorders) injured subjects become disabled to a point of not being able to continue working.

9. Children who sustain whiplash injuries display sleep disturbances, nightmares, difficulty talking to parents and friends (brain injury), mood changes, poor academic performance and fears of participating in higher impact sports. Moreover, children tend to be overlooked in the evaluation and treatment process since they tend to complain less.

10. If the size of the 2 impacting vehicles is the same, an 8 MPH impact produces 2 times the force of gravity. When the bullet vehicle is larger than the target vehicle, the difference increases dramatically. 

 We realize you have a choice in where you choose your health-care services.  If you, a friend or family member requires care for whiplash, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence shown by choosing our services and look forward in serving you and your family presently and, in the future.

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Whiplash Facts Part I

 

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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Whiplash Facts You Should Know!

 
Whiplash treatment san francisco.94111 We have been providing whiplash treatment in San Francisco for almost 20 years now in the Financial District.

In whiplash research, many articles have been published that conflict or contradict each other. The goal of this blog post is to report the “facts” about whiplash.

  • It is more common to have a delay in the onset of whiplash symptoms. Symptoms may start about two hours after the initial injury or it may take days, weeks, or months before you feel anything.
  • For whiplash caused by car accidents, the severity depends on the force of the impact, the way you were seated in your car, and if you were properly restrained using a shoulder and seat belt.
  • Tests show the soft tissues in your neck sustain injury at a threshold of 5 mph. That means if you're rear-ended at 5 mph or slower, you have a lower chance of getting whiplash. However, most rear-end car accidents happen at speeds of 6-12 mph.
  • If you've been in a car accident, it’s a good idea to be evaluated even if your car didn't get damaged and you don't feel any pain.
  • Although whiplash is most often associated with car accidents, you can also get whiplash from sports such as snowboarding, boxing, football and gymnastics.
  • The concept of “no car damage = no injury” is COMPLETELY false. Most cars can withstand collisions of up to 10 MPH and as pointed out above, only in collisions < 5 MPH are you less likely to be injured. Collisions that occur between 6-12 MPH cause the highest percentage of whiplash injuries (which is below the threshold of car damage in most cases). Also, the energy of the impact is transferred to the contents inside the car when there is no vehicular damage (that means you).
  • Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) can occur in motor vehicle collisions even if the head does not hit an object inside the car, although it’s more common when there is a head strike. The symptoms associated with MTBI are often referred to as “Post Concussive Syndrome.”
  • Approximately 10% of whiplash injured patients become totally disabled.
  • Of the studies published since 1995, over 60% of whiplash patients required long-term medical care.
  • Risk factors for long-term symptoms associated with WAD include: rear impacts, loss of the cervical lordosis curve, pre-existing degenerative arthritis, use of seat belts & shoulder harness (low speed impacts only), poor head restraint position or shape, non-awareness of the impending collision, female (especially long slender neck), head rotation at impact.

We realize you have a choice in where you choose your healthcare services.  If you, a friend or family member requires care for whiplash, we sincerely appreciate the trust and confidence shown by choosing our services and look forward in serving you and your family presently and, in the future.

For a complimentary consultaion with one of our San Francisco Whiplash Doctors, call 415-392-2225 and mention this blog post.

Eben Davis

I am a Chiropractor in the San Francisco Financial District specializing in chronic neck, arm and hand pain. I also treat herniated discs using spinal decompression, whiplash, sports injuries, headaches, and Fibromyalgia. My clinic is certified in the use of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy with the LiteCure LCT-1000 for conditions such as shoulder pain, TMJ and Plantar Fasciitis. I have been in practice for over 20 years.

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