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Is it possible to get minor whiplash from injuries other than car accidents?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

Anything that causes the neck to hyperextend backward can cause whiplash symptoms.
Falls, amusement park rides, sports like football are some of the other causes.

In brief: Sure

Anything that causes the neck to hyperextend backward can cause whiplash symptoms.
Falls, amusement park rides, sports like football are some of the other causes.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Anytime you neck/back is whipped back and forth, a whiplash injury can occur.

In brief: Yes

Anytime you neck/back is whipped back and forth, a whiplash injury can occur.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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In brief: DEFINITELY

Any type of trauma can cause a whiplash injury.
Sports, falls, sleep wrong, a strong sneeze, etc. The history is critical, including the cause, your head/neck position, severity and strength of impact, and duration of your symptoms.

In brief: DEFINITELY

Any type of trauma can cause a whiplash injury.
Sports, falls, sleep wrong, a strong sneeze, etc. The history is critical, including the cause, your head/neck position, severity and strength of impact, and duration of your symptoms.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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