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Whiplash injury medication

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Usually several : Things can be done. Most "whiplashes" get better within several weeks. By 6 months most are better. However, in females about 40% can last longer or... Read More
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 38 years experience
See a doc: They will be able to guide you to the proper treatment.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
Treatment: Whiplash injury, depending on the severity can usually be managed non-surgically, with muscle relaxants, pain control and sometimes a soft collar.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Physical therapy is a common treatment for whiplash. However, it is important to be evaluated to make sure there is not a more serious diagnosis.
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
If painful, yes: Crunching noises may mean there is some degenerative arthritis in the neck, which occurs more likely in joints that have been previously lnjured, or k... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
See Doctor: First try nsaids like ibuprofen, aleve and you can even add some tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with pain. Ice the area for 20 min at a time and see... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
A stress or force : Applied to the neck or cervical region that overcomes the strength of the neck's structures resulting in damage to those structures ranging from muscl... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Maybe: The injury usually occurs in a car when someone is hit from behind and is restrainted by the seatbelt. That type of neck movement would be less likely... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: Even quick applying of the breaks can create whiplash without falling off the bike.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Family Practice D.O.: I am a D.O.So I am clearly biased. We (D.O. Primary care dr.'s)have been specifically trained in muscle & skeletal problems.D.O.'s in other specialiti... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Rarely!!!!: But possible trauma , especially if head was hit also could cause shearing of pituitary stalk, or bleeding in area of pituitary.

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