Whiplash is when the soft tissues of the neck are injured by a sudden jerking or"whipping" of the head.
Call immediately for medical assistance if
Headrests in your car can reduce the severity of neck pain from a car accident.
Make sure that the headrest is positioned properly for your height.
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