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Are there alternative treatments for whiplash?

There are many home remedies for whiplash, as most minor cases of whiplash can be treated this way. Many people find over-the-counter pain relievers to be helpful. Ice and heat are often used to reduce inflammation and relax muscles, and exercises can strengthen the neck. Additionally, there are other alternative treatments, including acupuncture and massage. Chiropractors can manipulate the bones and muscles in your neck and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is used by some people to help whiplash pain by placing an electric current across the skin. You may want to consult your doctor before trying these treatments.

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