International research efforts have included computational modeling this paper uses a computational modeling approach to better understand the effects of head restraint position on the risk of whiplash injuries of the neck are one of the most common injuries reported from automotive rear impacts although these. The papers (i – vii) are published separately in an appendix which can be obtained from centre for musculoskeletal research, national insti- tute for working life, box 7654, se-907 13 umeå, sweden, fax +46-90176116 paper i bring g, westman g (1991) chronic posttraumatic syndrome after whiplash injury. Get information, facts, and pictures about whiplash at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about whiplash easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. The key to reducing whiplash injury risk is to keep an occupant's head and torso moving together to accomplish this, the geometry of a head restraint has to be adequate — high enough and near the back of the head then the seat structure and stiffness must be designed to work in concert with the head restraint to support. This paper presents case studies on the detection and management of pediatric whiplash injuries recent research has revealed a variety of occult lesions that can be responsible for the chronic pain and suffering after whiplash however, appropriate diagnostic techniques are still either lacking or not widely used.
Recent clinical research, however, has identified a promising candidate tissue for whiplash injury and has provided a new focus for research into the mechanics of further work is still needed to determine whether the subcatastrophic failures identified in the mechanical response of these tissues correlate with localized. Setting acute whiplash patients from units, general practitioners in four danish counties were referred to two research centres stratification early after whiplash injury into seven risk strata was furthermore supported by other findings concerning psychological, social, work-related and psychophysical pain measures. Lena holm and colleagues show that in people who had a whiplash injury after a car crash there was an association between expectation of disability funding: the work was funded by grants from the swedish council for working life and social research, from volvo safety centre, gothenburg, from the. Folksam research and karolinska institutet, sweden folksam research paper number: 05-0363 abstract whiplash injuries resulting from rear impacts are one of the most important injury categories with regard to long-term consequences most rear impacts lead to no injury or to symptoms that are temporary.
Until now, there has been a distinct absence in the biomedical literature of a journal devoted to the publication of high quality articles in the field of whiplash research researchers, educators, students, and clinicians have had to go to many different journals in various disciplines to find papers relating to whiplash injuries. Additional research is needed to further our understanding of ligament and disc injury mechanisms during whiplash and to in- vestigate preventative mechanisms biomechanical studies are needed to correlate increased ligament and disc laxity with spe- cific ligament injuries for each impact configuration future work is.
This study tests a model of acute whiplash disorder that predicts those at risk of poor outcome. Predictors of persistent neck pain after whiplash injury for a short article discussing this research, see a recipe for chronic neck pain after whiplash with these factors, and those relating to initial injury severity, it is possible to identify a subgroup of patients presenting with neck pain with the highest. One hundred chiropractic physicians were randomly selected from a list of 8000 practitioners who had written or telephoned an interest in attending an annual whiplash injury conference presented by the spine research institute of san diego (california, usa) the study participants were recruited from nine states in the.
Five years post whiplash injury: symptoms and psychological factors in recovered versus non-recovered daniel merrick and britt-marie stålnackeemail author bmc research notes20103:190 https://doiorg/101186/1756-0500-3- 190 © stålnacke et al licensee biomed central ltd 2010 received: 11 january 2010. Journal of sports medicine is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies in all areas of sports medicine during a whiplash, cervical structures are stressed at their end ranges of motion which can lead to neck injuries  the impact.
Later on in the research paper, the authors report, “however, clinical symptoms including neck pain, shoulder stiffness, and numbness in the upper extremities were significantly more frequent in acdf group than in control group this suggests that adjacent segment degeneration might be in part associated with the. The validity of whiplash syndrome has been a source of debate in the medical literature for many years some authors have published articles suggesting that whiplash injuries are impossible at certain collision speeds others have stated that the problem is psychological, or is feigned as a means to obtain secondary.