● Neck pain.
● Neck stiffness.
● Shoulder pain or numbness, which may extend down into the arm.
● Jaw pain.
● Ringing in the ears.
Because of these symptoms, you might have a hard time focusing at work, sleeping, driving, or performing other daily tasks.
While whiplash symptoms can sometimes get better on their own, the risk of taking a "wait and see" approach is that underlying tissue damage may persist. This could lead to long-lasting pain and dysfunction, even after the initial whiplash syndrome goes away.