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Can neck trauma/whiplash that happened over 2 years ago cause bad headaches and back pain now?

Posted by mullins

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Yes, unfortunately whiplash can cause pain and headaches. A sudden trauma such as whiplash can cause injury to the soft tissues of the neck, ligaments and muscles. Any type of tightness in the muscles can cause neck pain or headaches, espeically if not treated right after the injury. A misalignment in the cervical spine can also result because of the whiplash injury, and this can cause headaches as well.

Other information posts on whiplash:

What To Do after a motor vehicle whiplash accident

Part II: How Does Whiplash Occur

Part III: What symptoms are Associated with a Whiplash Type Accident

Part IV: How to Reduce Whiplash Type Injuries

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