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  • avoid
  • The first concern to the physician is to determine the extent of injury so as to avoid interventions that may be harmful to the patient. (chiroaccess.com)
  • Spine
  • A Medical College of Wisconsin study found small-overlap collisions result in increased head, chest, spine, hip, and pelvis injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • This muscle is in front of the spine and is thought by some scientists that it may cause some whiplash patients to have an unnatural lack of curvature in the patients' neck. (wikipedia.org)
  • Injuries to the pyramids of the medulla oblongata can also be caused by the quick hyperextension of the neck (cervical region of the spine). (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • Through discussions with Congressman William Lehman Chair of the House Appropriations Committee responsible for the Department of Transportation, he developed CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, which as part of its mission focuses on traumatic brain injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • incidence
  • Crouch R, Whitewick R, Clancy M, Wright P, Thomas P. Whiplash associated disorder: incidence and natural history over the first month for patients presenting to a UK emergency department. (chiroaccess.com)
  • This legislation was enacted after trialing Hemco seatbelts, designed by Desmond Hemphill (1926-2001), in the front seats of police vehicles, lowering the incidence of officer injury and death. (wikipedia.org)
  • pain
  • They found that those who suffered a whiplash injury had pain in the neck, head, shoulder, arm and even lower back which persisted for up to a year. (medindia.net)
  • In the study of the two groups, pain in the ankle injury group declined rapidly, more or less disappearing after a month while in the whiplash injury group patients were still in pain a year on, though the intensity was not great. (medindia.net)
  • In conclusion, it was indicated that whiplash pain, though benign, lead to frequent and long-lasting pain. (medindia.net)
  • Discussion focuses on the need to draw clearer distinctions between determinants of pain and disability, and directions for interventions aimed at minimizing disability following whiplash injury are suggested. (hindawi.com)
  • occur
  • It works to reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes, and the rate of injuries and amount of property damage in the crashes that still occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • biomechanics
  • His Centripetal theory was foundational to the biomechanics of traumatic brain injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1961 to 1980, he joined the staff of the National Institute of Health and became Chief of Neurosurgery, studying treatment of malignant neoplasms, the biomechanics and mechanisms of brain injury, and memory. (wikipedia.org)
  • long term
  • These injuries tend to last for as long as six months and often lead to long term problems. (hubpages.com)
  • NICs recorded on the BioRID during these tests were in the range recorded from volunteers who did not experience long-term injury, and most were below the proposed IARV of 15 m2/s2. (sae.org)
  • fatal injuries
  • Coupled with the car's lack of modern safety features such as airbags and seat belts, this resulted in the crash test dummy in the Bel Air recording forces that would have probably caused fatal injuries to a real driver. (wikipedia.org)
  • damage
  • The damage to your truck is strong evidence of significant of a significant injury. (hubpages.com)
  • Researchers have noted that such injuries can actually cause more damage on low impact (and therefore at lower speeds), which could go some way to explaining their prevalence on busy city roads in the UK. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • Fraudulent activities affect the lives of innocent people, both directly through accidental or intentional injury or damage, and indirectly as these crimes cause insurance premiums to be higher. (wikipedia.org)
  • crash
  • The crash test dummy recorded forces that would produce only a minor foot injury to a real driver. (wikipedia.org)
  • The effect of whiplash protection systems in real-life crashes and their correlation to consumer crash test programmes" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Along with a complete medical history and physical exam, tests for whiplash may include the following. (lifebridgehealth.org)
  • The committee is calling for the compensation threshold for whiplash cases to be raised and, if the number of claims does not fall significantly, for the introduction of new legislation requiring tougher medical evidence on the injury and its impact on the claimant before compensation is paid. (csp.org.uk)
  • Was the accident that caused it someone else's fault, and have you seen a medical professional for your injuries? (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • As long as you've seen a medical professional for your injuries, you can call us and get free no-obligation advice . (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • You have seen a doctor for your injuries - You need to see a medical professional, otherwise there will be no proof of your suffering. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • The problem with internal injuries is that they are not always apparent to anyone other than the medical professional, but they always need immediate attention. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • The other 11 riders were believed to have only minor injuries and received medical treatment at the scene. (wikipedia.org)
  • G received medical attention for whiplash injuries, but unlike other band members, was not seriously harmed. (wikipedia.org)
  • soft
  • Many law firms will reject soft tissue injury claims if there is not enough evidence to make a convincing case. (hubpages.com)
  • head
  • Whiplash occurs when a person's head moves backward and then forward very suddenly with great force. (aarpmedicareplans.com)
  • In general, adjusted head restraints positioned to have a small horizontal gap between the restraint and dummy's head tended to produce lower injury measures. (sae.org)
  • However, none of the recorded injury measures exhibited any influence of head restraint height. (sae.org)
  • This came about greatly in part from the high number of head injuries coming through the emergency rooms. (wikipedia.org)
  • He held patents in devices for drug delivery to the brain, protective systems for neck and head injuries and an artificial organ for treatment of diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rates head restraint and seat designs and the 2009 Euro NCAP 5 star safety testing now includes whiplash protection as part of the testing program. (wikipedia.org)
  • Extent
  • The first concern to the physician is to determine the extent of injury so as to avoid interventions that may be harmful to the patient. (chiroaccess.com)
  • Four passengers - two male, two female, aged between 17 and 27 - received serious leg injuries and were airlifted to hospital for treatment, one of the casualties had to have her left leg amputated due to her injuries while a second casualty had to have her right leg amputated due to the extent of her injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Insurance companies are reeling from the number of claims being made by people who say they have whiplash injuries. (csp.org.uk)
  • However my experience suggests that there is a good percentage of people who really do suffer following whiplash injury,' he notes. (csp.org.uk)
  • Most fraudulent claims arise from intermediary 'no-win no-fee' companies which, in some cases, pressure people into exaggerating their injuries in their claims, he says. (csp.org.uk)
  • Treatment
  • What is the treatment for whiplash? (nyhq.org)
  • His research focused on cancer treatment, traumatic brain injury, a CSF artificial organ, and philosophy of mind. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ommaya made several significant contributions to many areas that concern neurological surgeons, treatment of cancer, hydrocephalus, traumatic brain injury, and arterio-venous malformations. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 11 August 2009, two trains carrying a total of 32 guests collided, resulting in 21 guests requiring treatment at a nearby hospital for injuries ranging from whiplash and broken noses, to cuts and bruises. (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • Insurance carriers make lower offer to settle claims when injuries are treated by chiropractors. (hubpages.com)
  • Comparisons to other countries suggest that there are more whiplash claims in the UK, and some have pointed out that with more congested roads, and therefore slower speeds, we should have lower whiplash claims. (accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk)
  • claims
  • A jury tends not to award much for whiplash injury claims, unless the jury is lead by an individual that has actually suffered a whiplash injury. (hubpages.com)
  • Objective evidence in typical whiplash injury claims that supports the claim relate to supporting evidence such as a DUI defendant, a defendant under the influence of drugs, several weeks of prescribed physical therapy, several weeks of prescribed medication, and other evidence that tends to support a significant injury. (hubpages.com)
  • But the cost of personal injury claims has doubled in 10 years (from £7 billion to £14 billion) and motor insurance premiums rose dramatically at the end of the last decade. (csp.org.uk)
  • So is everyone who claims to have whiplash out to defraud the system or are some cases genuine? (csp.org.uk)
  • high
  • Early settlements are generally not a good idea when you have a high impact accident, because the injuries can be pretty bad. (hubpages.com)
  • avoid
  • The first concern to the physician is to determine the extent of injury so as to avoid interventions that may be harmful to the patient. (chiroaccess.com)
  • fractures
  • Characteristic injuries associated with AHT include retinal bleeds, multiple fractures of the long bones, and subdural hematomas (bleeding in the brain). (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical professionals strongly suspect shaking as the cause of injuries when a young child presents with retinal bleed, fractures, soft tissue injuries or subdural hematoma, that cannot be explained by accidental trauma or other medical conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • knee injury
  • He played 16 games for Charlton that season, but a knee injury sustained in a reserve team match put an end to his first-team career. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amazon (Sharron Davies) had intended to compete and was included in promotional photographs for the series but left prior to rehearsals due to issues surrounding a knee injury she had picked up in Pyramid the prior year. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Poole, who had conceded the free kick which led to the penalty, lost control and pushed the referee from behind such that he needed treatment for whiplash after the game. (wikipedia.org)
  • This includes providing therapeutic treatment in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by aging, injury, disease or environmental factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • It is also used by emergency personnel for those who have had traumatic head or neck injuries, and can be used to treat chronic medical conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • As part of an attempted comeback in 2009, he first signed a deal to try out with the Detroit Red Wings at the team's training camp, then played briefly with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs, before retiring due to chronic injury problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • however
  • However, Scanlon was pulled from the bout and replaced by promotional newcomer John Maguire Then, on September 28, Head himself pulled out of the fight due to an undisclosed injury and was replaced by Justin Edwards. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, on October 17 it was announced that Thompson was forced to withdraw from the bout due to injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, Taylor sustained a whiplash injury during a minor traffic collision on November 1 forcing him from the bout. (wikipedia.org)
  • However in addition to Zodiac's injury contender Nikki Claxton was seriously injured after a fall on Pole-Axe in training thus leading to that events axing, bringing down the event roster to 15. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • In 1987, this theory was queried in a biomechanical study which concluded that isolated shaking, in the absence of direct violence, is probably not of sufficient force to cause the injuries described as part of the triad. (wikipedia.org)
  • return
  • During his return to the lineup in a game against the Windsor Spitfires on January 2, 1996, he reaggravated the injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • In 1971, Guthkelch, a neurosurgeon, hypothesized that such shaking can result in a subdural hematoma, in the absence of any detectable external signs of injury to the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • students
  • The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is a not-for-profit organisation comprising about 3,800 personal injury solicitors, barristers, academics and students. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Lawyers who gain this accreditation kitemark have at least five years' experience of handling personal injury claims, and are known as senior litigators, fellows or senior fellows, depending on the amount of experience they have. (wikipedia.org)