Introduction: Whiplash


Whiplash: Neck injury often from a car accident.

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. 1

Researching symptoms of Whiplash: Further information about the symptoms of Whiplash is available including a list of symptoms of Whiplash, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Treatments for Whiplash: Various information is available about treatments available for Whiplash, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Whiplash: Research more detailed information about the causes of Whiplash, other possibly hidden causes of Whiplash, or other general information about Whiplash.

Statistics and Whiplash: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Whiplash, prevalence and incidence statistics for Whiplash, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

         Contents for Whiplash:

1. excerpt from NINDS Whiplash Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: June 26, 2003

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