Although usually associated with car accidents, whiplash (also called neck strain) is from any impact or blow that causes your head to quickly jerk forward or backward, resulting in pain. This sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck.
The pain from whiplash is hard to ignore, and it will be pretty obvious that something is wrong.
Some of the common symptoms of whiplash include:
Sometimes the pain from whiplash may not occur right away, and you may not feel the pain for several hours or even days. To diagnose whiplash, your doctor will give a thorough examination that may include X-rays, CT scans and other tests.
Treating whiplash can help the condition heal on it’s own in time.
To speed up recovery, you can:
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