Whiplash (also called a neck sprain/strain) happens when your neck quickly snaps forward and back in a violent jerking motion similar to the crack of a whip. You can also get whiplash from a sports accident or other traumatic event.

Accidents & Injury

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Symptoms of Whiplash

Common symptoms of whiplash include:

  • neck pain
  • neck stiffness
  • headaches
  • limited range of neck motion
  • shoulder and/or arm pain
  • numbness in neck or arm
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Ringing in the ears

Whiplash Treatment

Important to keep in mind is that whiplash symptoms often don’t show up until a day or so after the accident/incident, so some people may want to deny going to see a doctor, but that is a mistake.

Below is a list of whiplash treatments and therapies:

  • Ice packs and heating pads
  • Prescription medication
  • Foam collars
  • Physical therapy
  • Steroid injections
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Contact Pegasus Pain Management Today

When it comes to chronic pain, our specialists at Pegasus Pain Management lead the way in quick relief and long-term management. If you’re suffering with whiplash from a sports injury or other trauma, contact us now or schedule an appointment to get pain relief.

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