Whiplash injuries

02Aug 2017

The diagnosis of whiplash remains clinical. The mechanism of injury must be elicited. The clinical syndrome of whiplash and WAD includes : • Neck pain with the presence of decreased active range of neck movement and local mechanical hyperalgesia within the cervical spine • Changes in motor function with kinaesthetic disturbances • Disturbances in kinaesthetic […]

02Aug 2017

Whiplash associated disorders have become an international medicolegal and social dilemma. Whiplash injuries are a major health and economic problem around the world. In the UK, their annual cost to the economy is about £2,553 million (1990 prices), representing about 18% of the total costs of all road traffic collisions and 0.4% of the Gross […]