What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a soft tissue injury to the neck, also called a neck sprain or neck strain. It is characterized by a collection of symptoms that occur following injury to the neck, usually because of sudden extension and flexion. Whiplash commonly occurs as the result of an automobile accident and may include injury to intervertebral joints, discs, ligaments, muscles, and nerve roots. Symptoms such as neck pain may be present … [Read more...]