If you’ve suffered a whiplash injury in Cheddington, or indeed in any other town or city or village here in the UK, your first priorities ar are e going to be managing any pain, and getting back into a normal routine as soon as possible.
Standard whiplash treatments
Treatment for whiplash basically falls into two categories: managing the pain, and increasing mobility. In terms of managing the pain, this is normally done via a course of analgesics (standard painkillers) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs).
Whether you purchase these yourself over-the-counter in your local chemist or supermarket, or have prescriptive medicine issued via your GP, the only thing to be a little wary of is that if the symptoms persist for many weeks or even months, you may wish to discuss the best long-term, on-going medication with your doctor, as continued use of some drugs can be unwise.
The other recognised category of whiplash treatment is physiotherapy, but surprisingly, recent studies in Australia by the George Institute for Global Health, and the University of Queensland are now suggesting that it may be more beneficial to have a half-hour advice session with a physiotherapist, rather than going on a 12 week intensive physiotherapy course.
The key is regular movement
It does make sense in many ways because the key to maximising mobility after a whiplash injury is to keep moving your neck as often as possible. An advice session with a physiotherapist can benefit you in terms of adopting better posture, and advice regarding regular gentle exercises that you can do both at home and at work, which will help to facilitate better functionality in the neck.
Claiming what you are rightfully owed for a whiplash injury in Cheddington
If you’ve suffered a whiplash injury in Cheddington and you’re contemplating whether or not to launch a personal injury claim for compensation, it might be a good idea to visit our website and take our 30-second claims test to get a free valuation of how much compensation you might be awarded. It may be the incentive you need to set the wheels in motion, and takes only seconds of your time. Bearing in mind that the law says that if you’ve been injured and someone else is to blame, you should be compensated; when so many fraudsters are making bogus claims, shouldn’t you be claiming what you are rightfully owed?
Dame Esther Rantzen, the well known former TV personality and respected people’s consumer champion, unreservedly recommends our injury claim services, and who has a better appreciation of consumer services than her?
We’re here to help
To find out more about how we can help you with launching a claim for a whiplash injury in Cheddington, visit our website, or text “claim 365” to 88010, or call our free helpline and chat to one of our experienced advisors. Call from any landline on 0800 689 0500, or if using your mobile, call 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 10th May 2014