Whiplash Symptoms

The most common symptom after a whiplash injury is neck pain or stiffness. This can occur immediately after the injury or even after a few days.

Other symptoms may include:

  • Headaches
  • Pain in the Shoulders and Arms
  • Dizziness
  • Altered sensation such as pins and needles or numbness
  • Weakness
  • Visual and auditory symptoms
  • Dysphagia
  • Concentration difficulties


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