whiplash injury


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whiplash injury

Med informal any injury to the neck resulting from a sudden thrusting forwards and snapping back of the unsupported head
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[ClickPress, Fri Apr 26 2019] Protecting against whiplash injury which occurs when the neck and head are suddenly forced forward and backward, automotive Whiplash Protection System (WPS) is being implemented in various cars.
My friend, you have just suffered a whiplash injury.
A combination of rest, ice packs and painkillers is usually recommended for the first 72 hours after a whiplash injury. It's likely your doctor will recommend physical therapy after this, to restore flexibility.
The International Association for the Study of Pain's 2014 Research Symposium addressed the biopsychosocial factors in the development and course of chronic pain after a whiplash injury, and discussed whether whiplash injury might be a good model for the set of dysfunctional pain conditions.
GOVERNMENT plans announced by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling to consult on new measures to reduce fraudulent whiplash injury have been welcomed by the AA.
A GOVERNMENT crackdown on bogus whiplash injury claims will hit genuine victims of workplace accidents, campaigners warned last night.
REFORM of the car whiplash injury claim system "cannot come soon enough", the AA said today.
The cross-party Transport Committee has also called for the Government to impose a higher threshold for the payment of any compensation in whiplash injury cases.
Summary: MPs are blaming the increase in claims for whiplash injury as the main cause of the rise in motor insurance premiums.
THE increase in claims for whiplash injury is the main cause of the rise in motor insurance premiums, a report by MPs said today.
Her cross-party committee warned the spiralling cost insurance is largely due to a surge in uncontested claims for whiplash injury.
The annual estimated cost of whiplash injury claims in Canada is $600,000,000 resulting in a consumer cost annual estimate of $135 per vehicle.