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KabulCoffeeHouse wrote at 2010-03-16 14:27:10
I went to see a Chiropractor AND I got such severe whiplash I have been off work for two months now.  


Tsvetulka wrote at 2010-05-05 13:56:22
Yes. That is what happened to me. I am a 32-year old female and was in great shape before my chiropractor manipulated my neck. My life changed ever since. It has been 5 months since the incident and I am still going to Physio Therapy every week. I have paid so much money and my condition has only improved slightly. I can not work out at all or do any kind of activities like playing with my daughter. I am depressed and every day think of my life prior to the manipulation. I am sorry to hear that it happened to you as well. I hope you recover one day.  


LISA wrote at 2013-01-24 13:59:29
I had impulse therapy on my neck by a chiropractor and it did cause whiplash


Elle wrote at 2014-07-05 00:40:36
chiropractic can absolutely cause whiplash.   An over eager chiropractor adjusted my c2 without warning or permission.   I was in pain for 3 months and had to wear a neck brace.   It was diagnosed as whiplash.   That was 24 years ago and my neck has never been okay since then.   By the way, I went in for an adjustment to my upper back, not my neck.   Beware.   Another chiropractor, whom I had been seeing for SI joint disfunction, went the wrong way and put out my back.   But that is another story.


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R. Daniel Pendergraft, DC

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In health care since 1972. Doctor of Chiropractic since 1979. Have experience in hospital based nursing care, licensed as an EMT in New York and worked as a med lab tech through school. Musculoligamentous problems and their conservative treatment. Educated comments on alternative and invasive treatment as well.

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Chiropractic. Standard and alternative methods.

Organizations
American Society of Clinical Pathologists Christian Chiropractors Association

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LA Times Daily Breeze Christian Research Institute Journal

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AAS Medical Lab Technology BS Biology DC Chiropractic

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Expert Examiner, California State Board of Chiropractic Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California Delta Sigma Scholastic Society

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I have reviewed complaints for the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners to evaluate further action (or inaction) by the board.

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