A whiplash injury can involve various structures;
Strain or tear of tendons, muscles, fascia, discs, or joint capsule.
Fracture(s) of the vertebrae.
The subluxation or dislocation of the facet joint(s) due to unstable ligament(s).
Stretching, compression or transection.
Stretching, compression or tear.
Headaches and TMJ injuries are also very common with whiplash injuries.
Should you experience any of these signs or symptoms, please seek prompt medical attention:
- Drop attacks
- Difficulty with speech
- Difficulty swallowing
- Double vision