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How Can I Tell If My Whiplash After A Car Accident Will Get Better
Motor vehicle accident (MVA) is an event that is a common cause of injury, disability, and death, because of the high speed of impact and the large mass of the vehicles. An MVA can be automobile vs. automobile, auto vs. motorcycle, motorcycle vs. motorcycle, motor vehicle vs. bicyclist/pedestrian, or motor vehicle vs. ...Read more
I was in a car accident last may got whiplash. Now every time I have a stiff neck i get really bad headaches, should I be concerned?
Only some: The car accident caused neck strain. The best treatment would be exercises for strength, flexibiity, and range of motion for the rest of your life. The headaches are most likely tension headaches related to the neck strain. If you can get in the best possible physical condition from now on -- knowing what you know -- you could possibly decrease the frequency, intensity, and duration of headaches. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After a car accident, my doctor diagnosed whiplash and gave me stretches for rehab. My question is why i hear a sound like a bent hose when I do them.?
Good question: If anything hurts, you should stop doing it. That is the general rule of thumb when it comes to auto accidents. You should also realize that things are going to go back to normal and that you will not have the pain forever. It just takes some time. Stretching, heating, icing, anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxers all help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a car accident on friday which has caused whiplash. Within 24 hours i was 3 pounds heavier in weight. What is the cause? I haven't eaten more
Possible stress: Unsure, and i recommend discussing with your primary. However, one explanation is that the increase in stress hormones, such as cortisol, could be causing you to retain fluids, did you start any new medications? That could also contribute. If you notice any other symptoms, see your physician. ...Read more
Tinnitus=concussion: Tinnitus (ringing in ears) is one of the 'concussion symptoms'. The others are headache, dizzy, nausea, fatigue, amnesia and confusion. The signs and symptoms of a concussion can be subtle and may not be immediately apparent. Symptoms can last for days, weeks or even longer. Hope you are better soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have whiplash from a car accident. When can I start exercising at full capacity again? (heavy weights and gymnastics)
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