Many people do not understand fully what a whiplash injury in Brandesburton is, and how it can affect your life until they have direct experience of one.
How does a whiplash injury in Brandesburton happen?
A whiplash injury will happen when any sudden jolt to the head is caused, this could be:
- In a road traffic accident
- By playing contact sports
- By falling over
- By falling off something, maybe a cycle or motorbike
- By something heavy or solid hitting your head
This sudden jolting movement can tear or strain the tendons and ligaments in your neck, and this is why you have pain with a whiplash injury in Brandesburton. Anywhere else in the body we would refer to it as a sprain, and most of us will now how painful they can be.
What are the symptoms of a whiplash injury?
If you have a mild whiplash injury in Brandesburton you will probably not experience much more than pain and stiffness in your neck. However, if you have chronic whiplash there area whole host of symptoms you could suffer from, although not every victim does. You could experience:
- Lower back pain
- Blurred vision
- Pins and needles in you arms and hands
- Numbness in your arms and hands
- Trouble sleeping
The best way to treat whiplash is to be as active as possible. Painkillers, ice and heat can ease the pain. A mild case of whiplash can heal in just a few weeks, where as a chronic case can take many months to heal, if the victim ever recovers at all.
Claim compensation with Accident Advice Helpline
If someone else has caused your whiplash injury within the last three years, you may be entitled to compensation from the negligent party. To achieve a successful outcome, the best option is to contact Accident Advice Helpline, as we are a law firm that specialises in personal injury claims. We will not ask for any money to start working for you as we use the no-win, no fee agreement and that takes care of the financial side of your claim.
If you would like to know how much you could be awarded for your injury before you start you claim, complete the 30-second test on our website for an estimate of how much it could be.
For some free, no-obligation advice call our freephone helpline on: 0800 689 0500. Or dial: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone and speak with our friendly advisers for any answers you may need about making a personal injury compensation claim. If you’d prefer a call back, text ‘claim365’ to 88010 now.