Head injuries can be caused by damage done to the muscles, ligaments, nerves, bones or joints. Our articles explaining the different types of structures and how they can produce different types of pain. Headaches are a loaded topic and there’s much to be understood.
Most injuries don’t happen in isolation. In most cases there are two or three structures at the root of the problem. To illustrate an example: If you are suffering from whiplash, we expect 2 joint injuries, and involving injuries to 4 muscles, as well as 6 tendon injuries.
When diagnosing patient problems, we determine the main area that has been damaged and focus our treatment on that. The general progression of problems stem from these underlying structures (generally in this order): 1) Nerves 2) Bones 3) Joints 4) Discs 5) Ligaments 6) Tendons 7) Muscles