Whiplash is a neck injury that commonly occurs in a Car accident, often as a result of rear end or side impact. At impact, the head is lurched backwards, beyond it normal range of motion (hyper-extension) and then thrown forward beyond it’s normal range of motion (hyper-flexion).
Common symptoms include:
- Headaches (including migraines)
- Stiffness and/or neck pain
- Dizziness (including nausea/vomiting)
- Numbness and tingling in the arms, shoulders or face)
- Back pain
- Problems with vision
If you have recently been involved in a auto accident, even if you’re not experiencing immediate symptoms, it’s important to get an assessment from a professional as soon as possible.
Don’t delay. Your health and well being is too important to put off. Contact us or call our clinic at 763-427-2400 to ask Dr. Napoli or schedule an appointment.