Symptoms of Whiplash?

Definition: “Whiplash, also called neck sprain or neck strain, is injury to the neck. Whiplash is characterized by a collection of symptoms that occur following damage to the neck. In whiplash, the intervertebral joints (located between vertebrae), discs, and ligaments, cervical muscles, and nerve roots may become damaged.” from WebMD

Do You have any of these Common Symptoms?

  • Back of the Neck pain
  • Back of the Neck stiffness
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision (serious see a doctor)
  • Dizziness (serious see a doctor)
  • Pain and/or numbness in the arms and/or hands
  • Fatigue
  • Pain in shoulders
  • Tenderness
  • Muscle spasms in neck
  • Neck swelling

What you can do about it?

*ibruphrofen or naproxen                                *gentle exercises

*hot & cold packs                                                  *physical therapy

*electomagnetic therapy (TENS unit)          *pain relief injections

*massage                                                                  *ultrasound therapy

*traction (in severe cases otherwise movement encouraged)



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