What is Whiplash?
Whiplash is an acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. This energy transfer may cause bony or soft tissue injuries (whiplash injury) that can result in various clinical manifestations like cervical radicular pain, cervical spondylosis and also muscle strains.
Most Common Cause of Whiplash
Whiplash injury generally occurs in motor vehicle crashes (rear-end or side impact), and symptoms can be present several years after the injury.
Treatment Options for Whiplash
The treatment options can be, neck collars, physical therapy, nerve blocks, radiofrequency ablations, epidural steroid injections, etc.