Whiplash Symptoms

If you have been involved in a car accident, you may have experienced whiplash.  Whiplash is a rapid whip like action of the head and neck.  Whiplash would be when your head falls forward and then snaps backward from the force of the crash.

Common Symptoms include:

  • Neck pain and stiffness
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Speech changes
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Concussion

The symptoms of whiplash can last a couple weeks to a year, depending on how severe the accident.  If you are suffering from whiplash symptoms, it would be best if you seek treatment for your injury.

Dr. Tom Fletcher can treat injuries related to whiplash and other automobile related injuries.  This includes shoulder, neck, low back.