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Neck Pain Doctor

Whiplash Injury

New York Board Certified Physician

Auto Accident. Car Crash. Whiplash. Neck Injuries

Whiplash Doctors New York

Whiplash Injury is an injury to the neck caused by the neck bending abruptly forward and then backward, or the other way around. The injury, usually involves the muscles, discs, nerves, and tendons in the neck.

Whiplash injuries are often the result of a vehicle accident. Most whiplash injuries happen when in rear-end auto collisions, or as a result of a sports injury.


Symptoms of whiplash may include:
 

  • Neck pain

  • Neck stiffness

  • Shoulder pain

  • Low back pain

  • Dizziness

  • Pain in the arm and/or hand

  • Numbness in the arm and/or hand

  • Ringing in ears

  • Blurred vision

  • Concentration or memory problems

  • Irritability

  • Sleeplessness

  • Tiredness


If you are experiencing any such symptoms, consult your physician for a diagnosis.

Your physician will review your complete medical history and then follow-up with a physical examination.  the examination will include an X-ray that will detect any soft tissue damage that will indicate whiplash.


How to treat a whiplash injury:

Treatment may include:

  •  24 Hour Ice applications

  • Cervical collar

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications

  • Muscle relaxing medications

  • Physical therapy


Sudden Impact Accidents are one cause of cervical disc herniation - neck injury.

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Brooklyn, NY 11234

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Brooklyn, NY 11232

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Physical Medicine · Rehabilitation

265 Madison Ave 4th Floor

New York, NY 10016

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