Neck Sprain (Whip Lash)

Neck Sprain (Whip Lash)2017-02-17T18:25:22+00:00

Operative Spine – Neck Sprain (Whip Lash)

Neck Sprains are caused by impacts to the neck, and can be very painful. They can involve either the ligaments in the cervical vertebrae or the muscle groups located in the neck.


  • Pain in the rear or sides of neck
  • Muscle spasms in the upper shoulders or back
  • Headache originating from the back of the skull
  • Numbness, weakness, or tingling in the arms and hands
  • Sore throat


  • R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) method
  • Cervical brace or collar when needed
  • Anti-inflammatory medication when necessary

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