Early intervention = faster recovery
Postural muscle strengthening exercise for Whiplash Associated Disorders – it works!
There is new researched evidence that the use of postural exercises in management of acute WAD is effective in reducing pain and time off work.
The study* also shows that neck stabilization and postural exercises are more effective than the use of soft collars for management of acute WAD.
*Drescher et al.: Efficacy of Postural and Neck-Stabilization Exercises for Persons with Acute Whiplash-Associated Disorders: A Systematic Review. Physiotherapy Canada Summer 2008;215-223