Whiplashes are usually associated with automobile accidents, but can occur during other activities such as playing sports or from a slip and fall.
Static Muscle Stretching Reduces Muscle Contractile Force
This study proposes that static stretching causes a central nervous system neurophysiological response that results in diminished muscle strength.
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.
Hypertonic / Tight Musculature of the Neck
Tight musculature is the most common presenting complaint that a manual therapist will confront and is a component of every neck musculoskeletal condition.