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Neck sprains and strains, such as whiplash are common. Sprains and strains are similar but different soft tissue disorders.
Whiplash is a common type of sprain often referred to a hyperextension and hyperflexion injury. Muscle pain that develops from cradling the phone between the ear and shoulder is an example of a strain. Both sprains and strains can cause severe pain and sometimes are temporarily disabling.
Typical symptoms include:
In addition to the above, whiplash symptoms may include:
Our comprehensive diagnostic process includes:
Many different nonsurgical treatments help relieve neck sprain or strain symptoms. These include:
*A cervical collar is a short-term treatment to help support tender and painful neck tissues while they heal. A collar can reduce neck and upper back pain by relieving muscle spasm and cervical fatigue.
In conjunction with these treatments, our staff will educate you about healthy posture and proper body mechanics.
Symptoms of a cervical sprain or strain may be similar to other spinal disorders. If pain or symptoms persist or worsen, call our office for an appointment. Our medical staff will provide you with excellent information to help you recover and stay healthy.