When a car stops suddenly the driver and passengers continue
to move forward. The body is restrained by the seat belt but
the head continues to move forward. The head then goes backwards
and may be restrained by the headrest. If this doesn't happen
the head continues to move back wards. All these movements
puts strain on the neck joints and the associated muscles.
If the connective tissue is very tight it cannot accommodate
these violent movements and the whole area becomes inflamed
with the neck becoming very stiff and painful.
Rest is important as is the avoidance of movement which causes
Treatment with Manual Lymph
Manipulation helps to reduce the swelling, inflammation
and pain as well as improving the range of movement.