If you’ve been in a rear-end collision, either as the driver or a passenger, you may have whiplash. Perhaps the headrest that was too low. Or, you may have been leaning forward. Whatever the cause, whiplash can occur even during low-speed accidents. In fact, you may have walked away from the collision with no discomfort – only to notice pain developing later.
This is a common response to whiplash. And, unfortunately, it’s also common for whiplash sufferers to avoid seeking treatment.
Here are some of the reasons we’ve heard: