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What causes whiplash?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: When an external

Energy force overcomes the strength of the soft tissues of the neck or cervical spine injuring those soft tissues which can include: the muscles, ligaments, facet joint capsules and even the discs leading to pain.
The typical external force is a rear end motor vehicle collision

In brief: When an external

Energy force overcomes the strength of the soft tissues of the neck or cervical spine injuring those soft tissues which can include: the muscles, ligaments, facet joint capsules and even the discs leading to pain.
The typical external force is a rear end motor vehicle collision
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