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Wising Up To Whiplash

WISING UP TO WHIPLASH WHIPLASH AND CAR ACCIDENTS GO HAND IN HAND • Even a collision at 5 mph can cause whiplash SPEED LIMIT • 2/3 of people in rear-end crashes get whiplash • Whiplash can occur in any kind of car accident WHY IS WHIPLASH SO COMMON AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT? • YOUR HEAD IS THROWN FORWARD AND BACK DURING A CRASH THIS FORCE TRIGGERS INJURIES, SUCH AS: • Muscle strains in the neck and back • Herniated discs • Dislocated or fractured vertebrae HEALTHY HERNIATED FRACTURES COMMON WHIPLASH SYMPTOMS Pain/stiffness in the neck Dizziness Nausea Decreased range of motion in the neck Note: It can take up to 48 hours for symptoms to develop Headaches in the forehead region RELIEF FROM WHIPLASH SYMPTOMS IS AVAILABLE • A chiropractor can provide spinal adjustments • An orthopedic doctor can provide injections and pain medications • A physical therapist can provide exercises and stretches INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: Broward BROWARD MEDICAL AND REHAB Medical and Rehab wWW.BROWARDMEDICALANDREHAB.COM Sources: http://www.medicinenet.com/whiplash/article.htm http://www.webmd.com/first-aid/whiplash-treatment http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/neck-strain-whiplash http://www.spencerssolicitors.com/accident-guides/can -you-sustain-a-whiplash-injury-in-a-low-speed-collision.h tml http://www.masschiro.org/Articles.php?topic=14&story -91

Wising Up To Whiplash

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How can you find relief from whiplash symptoms after a car accident? Visit a chiropractor to learn about spinal adjustments, an orthopedic doctor to get injections or pain medications, or a physical t...

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