Overview

Whiplash occurs when a person's neck is whipped backward and then forward very suddenly. This injury is most common following a rear-end car collision. It can also result from physical abuse, sports injuries, or amusement park rides. Whipl[read article]

Tests for Whiplash Injuries

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A cervical spine CT (computed tomography) scan is a medical procedure that combines specialized X-ray equipment with computer imaging to create a visual model of yo...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive imaging technique. A cervical MRI scans the soft tissues of the neck and cervical spine. The cervical spine is the...  More
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A neck X-ray (also called a cervical spine X-ray) is an X-ray image taken of your cervical vertebrae, which are the seven bones of your neck that encase and protect...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Neurological Examination
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An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test used to evaluate the electrical activity in the brain. Brain cells communicate with each other through electrical impulses, ...  More
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Myelography
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Medical Procedures for Whiplash Injuries

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Application of Cervical Collar
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Pain Management
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Conventional medical treatments for arthritis have come a long way in recent years. But many people suffering from arthritis pain have found additional comfort in s...  More
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A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is a device that sends small electrical currents to targeted body parts. These currents are used to reliev...  More
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The chiropractic profession dates back to the late 1800s. It began as a study of the spine's structure spine and the practice of manipulating the body with the...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Whiplash Injuries

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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CYCLOBENZAPRINE (sye kloe BEN za preen) is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Whiplash Injuries

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ASPIRIN (AS pir in) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever. This medicine is also used as directed by a doctor to prevent and to treat heart at...  More
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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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ACETAMINOPHEN (a set a MEE noe fen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever.  More
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Self Care for Whiplash Injuries

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Application of Ice Packs
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Alternative Procedures for Whiplash Injuries What's this?

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Various forms of therapeutic superficial tissue manipulation have been practiced for thousands of years across cultures. Chinese use of massage dates to 1600 BC, an...  More
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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a non-invasive technique in which a low-voltage electrical current is delivered through wires from a small pow...  More
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Overview : Chiropractic is a health care discipline that focuses on the relationship between musculoskeletal structure (primarily the spine) and body function ...  More
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Chiropractic Manipulation
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