What are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

Neck PainBeing involved in a motor vehicle accident is a big deal. Not only can this cause damage to your vehicle, but it can also result in serious injuries.

Whiplash is a common car accident injury, typically occurring when your vehicle is struck from behind.

While not always the case, symptoms of whiplash typically develop within 24 hours of the accident. These can include:

·      Dizziness

·      Headaches

·      Loss of range of motion

·      Neck stiffness and pain

·      Numbness in the arms

·      Pain in the arms, upper back, and shoulder

·      Difficulty sleeping

·      Ringing in the ears

As with any car accident, it’s better to be safe than sorry. If your vehicle was struck from behind and you have reason to believe that you’ve suffered whiplash, you need to consult with a medical professional.

This is a serious injury that could call for a variety of treatment, ranging from physical therapy to surgery.

If you’re seeking an accurate diagnosis, as well as advice on how to treat your injury, don’t hesitate to contact our office. We are more than happy to examine you and provide the information you need to make an informed decision regarding your treatment.