Jamming to music is just one of many factors that could cause whiplash.
Car accidents are the most common way to get whiplash, but this soft tissue injury can stem anywhere from participation in contact sports, work related injuries or using your neck to hold the phone.
An estimated 66 to 70 percent of whiplash suffers complain of headache. Similar to tension headaches, whiplash headaches are often felt behind the eyes and are the result of tightened muscles overworking to keep the head stable.
The biggest danger with whiplash injuries is that some symptoms can take years to develop.
Are You Suffering from Whiplash? Symptoms Include:
- Neck pain and/or stiffness
- Blurred vision
- Difficulty swallowing
- Pain between the shoulder blades
- Pain in the arms or legs, feet and hands
- Low back pain and/or stiffness
- Shoulder pain
- Ringing in the ears
- Numbness and tingling
- Pain in the jaw or face