Many injuries can occur following an automobile accident that range in severity from minor to severe. Whiplash is a common occurrence with auto accidents causing pain and tightness in the cervical spine (neck) region. Other injuries, such as contusions, fractures, and muscle tightness can occur following a motor vehicle accident.
Common signs of injury associated with automobile accidents:
- Increased pain
- Muscle tightness
- Joint stiffness
- Abrasions and contusions