Whiplash injury is a type of neck injury and occurs when the neck and head are suddenly forced backward and then forward, putting the cervical spine through lightning-quick motions and extreme stresses.
It occurs when the soft tissues in the neck become stretched and damaged. Most cases caused by car accidents where the person has been hit rear-ended
Whiplash will sometimes get better within a few weeks or months, but for some people it can last longer and severely limit their activities.
DON’T IGNORE IT! IT GETS WORSE AFTER A YEAR OR 2
It's best to see a chiropractor, osteopath, physiology or sports massage therapist right away. It will save you time, pain and money.