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Our whiplash compensation has been designed with the whiplash victim in mind. If you’re thinking about making a whiplash compensation claim but just want to know a little more about how a whiplash compensation claim works, then here is a whiplash guide for you.

 

What is Whiplash?

When we hear the term whiplash we automatically assume its someone who has been involved in a car accident, when in reality it could be slip and trip, sports injury or even criminal injuries.

Whiplash can be a very uncomfortable and painful injury, that can potentially affect a persons long-term health. A whiplash injury can also be really serious, as it covers  the very delicate areas of the spine. The neck and mid-back are also commonly affected.

A Whiplash injury can be Whiplash paindifficult to diagnose as they can vary depending on the type of accident and can also take up to 24 hours to develop.

 

Whiplash Symptoms:

  • Swelling in the neck area
  • Pain, stiffness or loss of movement in your back or neck area
  • Muscle spasms
  • Headaches, migraine, dizziness
  • Lethargy and fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Lower back pain
  • Tinnitus

If you are suffering from one of the above whiplash symptoms then seek immediate advice from your GP.

 

Whiplash Treatment

The treatment of whiplash will always depend on the severity of the case. For a mild case painkillers could be provided and in a severe case with lasting damage extensive physiotherapy will be required. Cervical collars are no longer provided because they are seen as a hindrance to the recovery process.

For a FREE WHIPLASH COMPENSATION consultation please call phone 0800 327 7777 to speak to one of our WHIPLASH SPECIALISTS. ENQUIRE ONLINE

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