Whiplash Injuries Learning Center
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Whiplash is when the soft tissues of the neck are injured by a sudden jerking or "whipping" of the head. This type of motion strains the muscles and ligaments of the neck beyond their normal range of motion. See also: Neck pain
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Whiplash is a specific type of neck injury caused by sudden strain to the neck. Car accidents (such as being rear-ended) are the most common...
Whiplash occurs when a person's head moves backward and then forward very suddenly with great force. This injury is most common following a...