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Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash Injuries: Introduction

Whiplash Injuries: An injury to the neck when the neck is rapidly forced backward and then forwards or vice versa. It most commonly occurs in vehicle accidents when the vehicle is stopped abruptly or pushed forwards suddenly. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Whiplash Injuries is available below.

Symptoms of Whiplash Injuries

Treatments for Whiplash Injuries

  • Ice after injury, neck collar, anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxing drugs and physical therapy
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Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Whiplash Injuries:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Whiplash Injuries?

Whiplash Injuries: Related Patient Stories

Whiplash Injuries: Complications

Read more about complications of Whiplash Injuries.

Causes of Whiplash Injuries

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Whiplash Injuries: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Whiplash Injuries: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Whiplash Injuries

Medical research articles related to Whiplash Injuries include:

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Whiplash Injuries: Animations

Research about Whiplash Injuries

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Clinical Trials for Whiplash Injuries

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Whiplash Injuries include:

Whiplash Injuries: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Whiplash Injuries:

Hyperextension injury to the neck, often the result of being struck from behind by a fast-moving vehicle, in an automobile accident. (From Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992) - (Source - Diseases Database)

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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