Muscle stretching has inhibitory effects on spinal cord stretch reflexes in both stretched muscles and also non-local non-stretched muscles of the same leg.
What is whiplash and what are the causes of whiplash?
Whiplashes are usually associated with automobile accidents, but can occur during other activities such as playing sports or from a slip and fall.
What are the signs and symptoms of whiplash?
Acute whiplash injuries may result in dizziness due to irritation of the proprioceptors around the cervical spinal joints and muscles of the neck.
Hypertonic / Tight Muscles of the Low Back and Pelvis
Four of the most common causes of tight muscles of the low back (or anywhere in the body) are: overuse, splinting, adaptive shortening, and overstretching.