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
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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:
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Whiplash Injuries: Related Patient Stories
Whiplash Injuries: Complications
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Causes of Whiplash Injuries
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Whiplash Injuries: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
- Nerve Disorders: serious diseases commonly undiagnosed:
- Chronic Pain Disorders -- serious medical disorders that may be undiagnosed:
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Misdiagnosis and Whiplash Injuries
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Whiplash Injuries: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Whiplash Injuries
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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:
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Whiplash Injuries: Broader Related Topics
Types of Whiplash Injuries
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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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