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Whiplash can happen when the head is suddenly forced backward or forward and snapped in the other direction, most often to drivers who are hit from behind. Symptoms -- which do not always appear immediately -- include pain and stiffness in the neck, headache, and sometimes pain in the chest, shoulders, and arms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how whiplash occurs, its symptoms, treatment, and much more.

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