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Discover Soft Tissue And Spine

Primary Location
6740 Cascade Rd., S.E., Ste. 4
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: (616) 956-1112
Fax: (616) 956-6265

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Tuesday7:30 - 12:30Closed
Wednesday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Thursday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Friday7:30 - 12:30Closed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Overview of Whiplash

Whiplash is an injury to the soft tissues of the neck that occurs from a sudden jerking or “whipping” of the head.  This type of motion strains the muscles and the ligaments of the neck beyond their normal range of motion.  Whiplash often occurs when a vehicle stops suddenly in a car crash or is struck from behind.  Either of these two actions causes things in the vehicle to be thrown forward – including passengers.  A seat belt will keep a person’s body from being thrown forward, but the head may snap forward, then backward, causing a whiplash injury in the neck.  In addition to car accidents, whiplash can be caused by roller coasters and other amusement park rides, sports injuries, or being punched or shaken.  (Whiplash is one of the hallmarks of shaken baby syndrome).

Symptoms of Whiplash

  • Often, You Feel Pain and Stiffness in Your Neck  for the First Few Days Following a Whiplash Injury. Then, You Feel Better, But the Pain and Stiffness May Come Back Several Days Later. The Discomfort You Feel May Involve Surrounding Muscle Groups in Your Head, Chest, Shoulders, and Arms.
  • Neck Pain and/or Stiffness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Irritability & Fatigue
  • Dizziness/Pain Between the Shoulder Blades
  • Pain in the Arms or Legs, Feet and Hands
  • Nausea, Ringing in the Ears
  • Vertigo

Treatment of Whiplash

Here at Discover Chiropractic we utilize chiropractic care, traction therapy, manual soft tissue treatments, massage therapy, exercises and stretches to work on correcting whiplash by reducing pain and improving flexibility and function. To see if we may be able to help you call (616) 956-1112 today for a consultation.

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Featured Services

Chiropractic Dr. Lambert offers a variety of adjusting methods to provide you with a comfortable and pleasant chiropractic experience, including hands on and instrumentation adjustments. Soft Tissue Treatment Dr. Lambert  is different with his treatment in that he treats not only the joint component of injuries with conservative care, but he also treats the soft tissues, scar tissue, and adhesions in the soft tissues that contribute to pain a lot of the time.  Dr. Lambert has over 19 years of experience with providing treatment to musculoskeletal injuries. Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Testimonials

Soft Tissue Work and Chiropractor Works!  Besides professional service and friendliness, the soft tissue has been a blessing. It is a mix of PT and Chiro. I no longer have the headaches I had and he is helping my hip!

Patty
Grand Rapids, MI

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Tuesday7:30 - 12:30Closed
Wednesday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Thursday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Friday7:30 - 12:30Closed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 - 12:30 7:30 - 12:30 9:00 - 12:30 9:00 - 12:30 7:30 - 12:30 Closed Closed
2:30 - 6:00 Closed 2:30 - 6:00 2:30 - 6:00 Closed

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  • 6740 Cascade Rd., S.E., Ste. 4 Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • (616) 956-1112
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