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How long do whip lash injuries last for?

How long do whip lash injuries last for?

Most ok in weeks: The majority of whiplash injuries heal within several weeks to several months. The healing rate is generally better in males v females as the guys have more muscle bulk in the neck which tends to be more protective of injury. For some, the healing can be protracted with some chronic symptoms developing. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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How long do whip lash injuries usually last?

How long do whip lash injuries usually last?

No good answer: I hope your injury resolves quickly but there is no way to predict your outcome.A healthy pre-morbid condition:how fit (mentally and physically) you were prior to injury plays an important role in your recovery.The involvement of lawyers delays recovery in my area. ...Read more

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Can a chiropractor really help with a whip lash injury?

Can a chiropractor really help with a whip lash injury?

Whiplash: Yes chiropractic can help but have your pmd decide the best approach. ...Read more

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I had a whip lash injury at work. Doctors did MRI found small focus on demyelination. Please explain to me what this means.?

I had a whip lash injury at work. Doctors did MRI found small focus on demyelination. Please explain to me what this means.?

Nerve covering: Myelin is the fatty sheath that surrounds each one of your nerves. Demyelination is a loss of that fatty sheath.Nerves can be demyelinated by injury or for example in medical problems such as multiple sclerosis.Winding this needs to be followed up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is whip lash?

What is whip lash?

Neck Injury: Whiplash is a nonmedical term used to describe neck pain following an injury to the soft tissues of the neck (specifically ligaments, tendons, and muscles). It is caused by an abnormal motion or force applied to the neck that causes movement beyond the neck's normal range of motion such as what happens in motor vehicle accidents, sporting activities, accidental falls, and assault. ...Read more

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What can cure whip lash?

What can cure whip lash?

Most ok in weeks: The majority of whiplash injuries heal within several weeks to several months. The healing rate is generally better in males v females as the guys have more muscle bulk in the neck which tends to be more protective of injury. For some, the healing can be protracted with some chronic symptoms developing. Time is the biggest healer. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Whiplash (Definition)

Whiplash is a term for injuries to the neck due to sudden neck movements common in motor vehicle accidents. These injuries can cause pain or, if the spinal cord is damaged, weakness ...Read more