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Whiplash and Neck Injury Signs and Symptoms


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5/16/2012
Manfred Ricciardelli
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Whiplash is the colloquial term for injuries sustained after a sudden distortion to the neck or spine. Most commonly associated with car accidents whiplash causes serious pain to drivers. Many people think of whiplash as a clever ploy to scam insurance companies out of funds for treatment and a phony reason to sue other drivers. But actually, even a slight impact can cause pain to the neck and spine. Whiplash is indeed a genuine injury that generally isn’t their fault.

Signs and Symptoms of Whiplash

  • Aches in neck and back
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Pains to neck and back
  • Pins and needles
  • Shoulder pain


Symptoms of whiplash typically appear within 1-3 days after the auto accident.

Treatment for Whiplash

  • Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Cervical Collar/Neck Brace
  • Manipulation
  • Mobilizations
  • Non-Narcotic Analgesics
  • Range of Motion Exercises


Whiplash is a real condition but many personal injury victims find themselves facing serious roadblocks when dealing with insurance companies. Additionally, prejudice may exist in courtroom filled with jurors hearing a Morristown car accident case. Contacting an experienced Morristown car accident attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Morristown personal injury lawyer Manfred Ricciardelli is happy to assist all car accident victims in their legal matters. If you don’t win your case, we don’t get paid. Manfred Ricciardelli fights aggressively to seek the best outcome for his clients. Contact our Morristown law firm today at 973-285-1100 to schedule a free consultation. 

 



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