Getting the Facts about Whiplash


People injured in car crashes sometimes experience a strain of the neck muscles and surrounding soft tissue, known commonly as whiplash. This injury often occurs when a vehicle is hit from the rear or the side, causing a sharp and sudden movement of the head and neck. Click the Download File button to view/download/print this high-resolution tip sheet for information to help you understand whiplash, its causes and tips to help you return to activity. (PDF [...]