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Whiplash Injuries: This Is What Happens

Research has shown that more than 80% of individuals involved in a motor vehicle accident suffer a whiplash injury and more than 50% of those injured report ongoing or recurrent neck pain 1 year after the accident. A whiplash injury occurs when there’s a sudden, forceful snapping of the head backward then forward, or vice versa. They most commonly result from auto accidents but can also be seen with high contact sports or from a fall.

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Understanding Whiplash and Neck Pain

Whiplash is a sudden forward, backward or, side to side movement of the head.  This most often takes place during a motor vehicle accident but can also be the result of other accidents as well.  This results is damage to the joints and soft tissues of the neck.
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