This type of injury can occur, for example, during rear-end automobile collisions.

Injuries range from mild to severe. The main symptom is pain in the neck and shoulders.

Treatment typically begins with over-the-counter pain relievers and ice. If the pain persists, treatment can include physical therapy and prescription medications. In rare cases, injections into the neck may help.

A neck injury that can occur when the head suddenly moves backward and then forward.

Consult a doctor for medical advice

Sources:  Mayo Clinic and others.

Common

< 0
Cases per year

More than 200,000 cases per year in US

Usually self-treatable

Usually self-diagnosable

Lab tests or imaging rarely required

More common in females

Short-term: resolves within days to weeks

Urgent medical attention recommended

Common for ages 40 and older

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Shoulder

Pain around the shoulder(s).

Neck

Pain felt in the neck. Can be in the neck bones, ligaments or muscles. Pain in the neck and shoulder that varies in intensity, and may feel achy or like an electric shock from the neck to the arm.

Back

Ache, strain, and discomfort in the back. Physical discomfort occurring anywhere on the spine or back, ranging from mild to disabling.

Arm

Physical discomfort in any part of the arm.  Pain which can be felt in any part of the arm including palms, fingertips, wrist, elbow and shoulder.

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