Whiplash injury is an injury that results from sudden acceleration-deceleration forces on the neck. The term encompasses various issues affecting muscles, joints, bones, ligaments, discs and nerves. The most common cause for whiplash is a motor vehicle accident.
Sign and symptoms of whiplash injury
The most commonly reported symptom is neck pain or stiffness. This can occur anywhere from immediately after the injury to several days later.
Symptoms may also include:
Physiotherapy management for Whiplash injury
In York-Med physiotherapy, our experienced physiotherapists and chiropractors can assess your neck, upper back, shoulders and upper limbs to determine the best treatment plan for your individual needs. We can take you through pain modulation techniques as well as strength exercises to ensure a successful recovery.
Please don’t wait to get treatment with us. Early whiplash treatment will help you avoid suffering from further issues years down the track