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Common Causes of Whiplash Injuries

3 Common Causes of Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash is a non-medical term that is used to describe pain in the neck after an injury to the soft tissues of the neck occurs.

This condition sometimes can take a couple of days to show symptoms, so it is important to pay attention to your body in the days following your accident.

After an accident, it's important to see a Whiplash Injury Chiropractor.

This blog discusses the three most common causes of whiplash injuries, what to do following a whiplash injury, and a proper course of treatment.

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There are a variety of causes that can lead to Whiplash Injuries.

Whiplash is a common injury that occurs due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. Whiplash is commonly caused by rear-end motor vehicle accidents. 

But whiplash can also result from sports accidents, physical abuse, high-impact activities, and other types of traumas, such as a fall.

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4 Facts About Whiplash Injuries | Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

Whiplash Injury Facts 

Whiplash is one of the most common car accident injuries in Georgia.

Being involved in a car accident that causes your cervical spine (neck) to violently move backward then forward, overstretching the joints, muscles, and ligaments of the neck and upper back may result in a whiplash injury.

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