Whiplash Injury

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 ORTHOPAEDICS, YOU CAN CONTACT US, THE HOTLINE IS OPEN 24 HOURS. YOU MAY ALSO SEND US AN ENQUIRY FOR ANKLE PAINBACK PAINELBOW PAINHAND PAINHIP PAINKNEE PAINSHOULDER PAIN OR FOR AN APPOINTMENT.

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