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What is Whiplash Injury?

September 17, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 1

Whiplash is a relatively common injury that occurs to a person’s neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force, most commonly from motor vehicle accidents. Cause: Violent hyperextensio and flexion of the neck usually as a result of rear-end automobile accident. It produces damage to muscles, disks, ligaments and nervous tissue in the region of the cervical […]