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Whiplash

Whiplash is a sudden forceful movement of the spine in a backward then forward motion. It most commonly occurs by a motor vehicle collision. When your car is hit from behind, the force initially pushed your head back, then rapidly changes, pushing your body forward. Symptoms can include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Aching
  • Reduced motion
  • Tenderness
  • Muscle spasms

Depending of the severity of the whiplash, symptoms may persist for months.

Treatments can include:

  • Ice
  • Physical therapy
  • Medicine
  • Home exercises
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