Whiplash - Topic Overview
It takes up to 3 months for the neck to heal, even though
most pain may be gone in less time. More severe whiplash may take longer, but
it usually improves within 6 to 12 months.
After your neck pain is
gone, do exercises to stretch your neck and back and make them stronger. Your
doctor or physical therapist can tell you which exercises are best.
How can you prevent whiplash?
prevent whiplash when you drive, always wear your seat belt and adjust your
headrest to the proper height.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
August 02, 2010
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