Whiplashy Injury

whiplash-injury

What is Whiplash Injury?

Whiplash Injury is a common injury that occurs to a person’s neck when there is a sudden acceleration or deceleration force, commonly from motor vehicle accidents. The term “Whiplash Injury” describes damage to both the bone structures and soft tissues, while “Whiplash associated disorders” describes a more severe and chronic condition.


Symptoms of Whiplashy Injury

  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Headache
  • Shoulder pain and stiffness
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Arm pain and weakness
  • Visual disturbances
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Back pain

 


Causes of Whiplash Injury

When there is a force that impact the neck which causes it to hyper-extend or hyper-flexed position, usually occur in motor vehicle accidents


Treatment for Whiplash Injury

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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