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Whiplash: Introduction

Whiplash: Whiplash—a soft tissue injury to the neck—is also called neck sprain or neck strain. It is characterized by a collection of symptoms that occur ... more about Whiplash.

Whiplash: Neck injury often from a car accident. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Whiplash is available below.

Symptoms of Whiplash

Treatments for Whiplash

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Causes of Whiplash

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Prognosis for Whiplash

Prognosis for Whiplash: Good in most cases. Pain often dissipates within days, recovery usually within 3 months.

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Article Excerpts about Whiplash

Whiplash—a soft tissue injury to the neck—is also called neck sprain or neck strain. It is characterized by a collection of symptoms that occur following damage to the neck, usually because of sudden extension and flexion. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Whiplash Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Whiplash:

An injury to the neck (the cervical vertebrae) resulting from rapid acceleration or deceleration (as in an automobile accident) - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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