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  • collision
  • The seat's geometry is first measured, for example, the position of the head restraint, in order to determine how well the seat can protect against injuries in a collision. (automobilesreview.com)
  • If the relative speed between the two vehicles is 15 km/h (9.3 mph) or less, a collision may be avoided completely. (wikipedia.org)
  • The force and speed of the collision do not necessarily have to be high to cause a whiplash injury. (theinjurylawyers.co.uk)
  • It's far safer if the seat is facing backwards to avoid head-on injuries and whiplash in case of a collision,' said California Highway Patrol spokesman Tom Marshall. (freerepublic.com)
  • Whiplash may be caused by any motion similar to a rear-end collision in a motor vehicle, such as may take place on a roller coaster or other rides at an amusement park, sports injuries such as skiing accidents, other modes of transportation such as airplane travel, or from being hit, kicked or shaken. (wikipedia.org)
  • The findings indicate that two crash-avoidance features provide the biggest benefits: (a) autonomous braking that would brake on its own, if the driver does not, to avoid a forward collision, and (b) adaptive headlights that would shift the headlights in the direction the driver steers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Claimable injuries might result from events such as a motor vehicular collision or other negligent action, and cause impairments, disorders, and disabilities perhaps as an exacerbation of a pre-existing condition (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • trauma
  • The sudden nature of injury and the risk of sight loss make eye trauma one of the most feared and potentially handicapping medical problems. (aao.org)
  • In economically developed countries, sports are the main cause of trauma, whereas in developing countries, domestic activities have a more significant role in injury occurrence. (aao.org)
  • 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)
  • Headaches and pain can also occur as a result of a brain injury either directly from the damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spinal Cord I
  • This makes them at high risk for spinal cord injury, which could be exacerbated by movement of the person and could lead to paralysis or death. (wikipedia.org)
  • traumatic brain
  • A traumatic brain injury is an alteration of a structural, physiological, or chemical transmitter pathway as well as other brain pathology, and is caused by an external force. (wikipedia.org)
  • A post-traumatic brain injury is the alteration of the neurological function by the traumatic event. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the first week after a traumatic brain injury, a person may have a risk of seizures, which anti-seizure drugs help prevent. (wikipedia.org)
  • heal
  • Because it is often not apparent just how extensive an injury is, it is very difficult to determine how long it will take to fully heal. (getholistichealth.com)
  • Once an injury has occurred, a series of natural mechanisms is set in motion to combat infection, remove necrotic tissue, and heal the wounded tissues. (aao.org)
  • mechanism
  • A 1000-case, four-year observational study published in 2012 said that the "missing link" in whiplash injuries is the trapezius muscle which may be damaged through eccentric muscle contraction during the whiplash mechanism described above and below. (wikipedia.org)
  • serious
  • The greatest concern when the physician is confronted with a whiplash injured patient is to rule out serious injury. (chiroaccess.com)
  • It can be as well a serious injury to a child's brain or the spinal cord. (whiplashclaim4u.co.uk)
  • According to the United States Eye Injury Registry (USEIR), the world's largest database of serious eye injuries, male-to-female ratio in the pediatric population is 3.4:1, becoming higher with age. (aao.org)
  • The Malibu's passenger compartment remained intact and advanced safety equipment protected the driver from potentially serious injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the impact assessment, this may prevent around 5,000 fatalities and 50,000 serious injuries per year across the EU. (wikipedia.org)
  • result
  • As a result, there are quite a few assumptions associated with this type of injury, as discussed below. (getholistichealth.com)
  • Neurological and ligamentous injury resulting in laxity can result in negative outcomes if not recognized early in the intervention process. (chiroaccess.com)
  • Shaking the child may also result in the whiplash injury. (whiplashclaim4u.co.uk)
  • The alleged shaken baby syndrome can result in a whiplash injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • Legally, psychological injury is considered a mental harm, suffering, damage, impairment, or dysfunction caused to a person as a direct result of some action or failure to act by some individual. (wikipedia.org)
  • This association between psychological injury and law began to be recognized as a distinct scholarly and professional entity in the first decade of this century, in particular, as the result of the development of the first scientific society, the Association for the Scientific Advancement of Psychological Injury and Law (ASAPIL), and the first peer-reviewed academic journal devoted exclusively to the topic, Psychological Injury and Law. (wikipedia.org)
  • Claims
  • We are the UK's leading whiplash injury claims company - why not arrange a call back from one of our expert legal team or can call us FREE from a landline or mobile on 0800 634 75 75 and speak to a professional today! (theinjurylawyers.co.uk)
  • Need one of our expert claims team to call you back about a whiplash injury? (theinjurylawyers.co.uk)
  • Psychological injury" refers to psychological or psychiatric conditions associated with an event that leads, or may lead, to a lawsuit in tort action or other legal-related claims, for example, in workers' compensation, United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability benefits claims, and Social Security Administration (SSA) disability cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rehabilitation
  • Associate Professor Michele Sterling is the Director of the Rehabilitation Research Program in the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine, the University of Queensland and leads the whiplash research program. (docplayer.net)
  • conditions
  • Using numerous full-color photos and illustrations, an expert author team led by Dr. Meridel Gatterman offers concrete guidelines for a patient-centered approach to care of whiplash and whiplash-related conditions -- one that recommends minimally invasive procedures and therapies whenever possible. (elsevier.com)
  • rear
  • Finding a good one has become easier since Euro NCAP started assessing new cars' whiplash protection in rear-impact tests in 2008. (carsafetyrules.com)
  • pain
  • Risk factors for increased back injury include heavy manual lifting requirements, poor or low control of the work environment, and prior incidence of low back pain. (novahealthandwellness.com)
  • Other risk factors include psychosocial issues such as fear of injury, beliefs that pain means one should not work, beliefs that treatment or time will not help resolve a back episode, the inability to control the condition, high anxiety and/or depression levels, and more. (novahealthandwellness.com)
  • Some injuries, such as whiplash , can damage the neck's soft tissues and joints, resulting in pain and/or stiffness that can last for weeks or much longer. (spine-health.com)
  • With the advances in arthroscopic surgery, recovery times for shoulder injuries have improved, however physical therapy is still needed to reduce pain quickly, restore range of motion, improve strength and return the individual to the normal activities they like to do. (givensportspt.com)
  • Since most neck pain is caused by muscle strain, avoid carrying heavy bags on one side of the body. (nydnrehab.com)
  • Conservative treatment of these injuries includes pain medication, bed rest, reduction of physical activity and physical therapy. (chiropractorsconcord.com)
  • 6, 7 ] Up to 50% of neck pain sufferers relate their condition to prior injury, most commonly incurred in a motor vehicle collision. (chiro.org)
  • The third objective is the education and learning associated with the person suffering neck pain relating to correct bio-mechanics so as to avoid further neck pain issues within the future. (hatenablog.com)
  • The primary symptom of post-traumatic syringomyelia (often referred to using the abbreviation of PTS) is pain, which may spread upward from the site of injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Characteristic injuries associated with AHT include retinal bleeds, multiple fractures of the long bones, and subdural hematomas (bleeding in the brain). (wikipedia.org)
  • accidental
  • 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)
  • massage
  • The massage will help prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries. (bodytech2u.com)
  • Sports massage can help prevent injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement, whether a person is a professional athlete or a once a week jogger. (bodytech2u.com)
  • Restorative sports activities massage -- given during education to allow the athelete to train more difficult and with much less injury. (bodytech2u.com)
  • The main purpose of the client intake forms is to inform the massage professional of current and past health issues (within the year) and injuries so the massage professional can take special care to treat current issues and prevent additional injury. (bodytech2u.com)
  • damage
  • A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is often the result of a swift or heavy blow to the head which causes damage to the brain. (jefferies-solicitors.com)
  • Medical research is investigating ways in which brain damage can be limited by studying how certain medicines become more effective when they are administered within minutes of a brain injury. (jefferies-solicitors.com)
  • consequences
  • Medical advancement has meant there has been an improvement in knowledge and treatment but dealing with potentially life-changing consequences of a brain injury remains unwavering for the time being. (jefferies-solicitors.com)
  • potentially
  • The Malibu's passenger compartment remained intact and advanced safety equipment protected the driver from potentially serious injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • The peripheral part of the nervous system is therefore directly exposed to blood borne toxins and much less guarded from mechanical injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Serious
  • According to the impact assessment, this may prevent around 5,000 fatalities and 50,000 serious injuries per year across the EU. (wikipedia.org)
  • cost
  • Reimer broke his hand late in the season, an injury which cost him a chance to play for Team Canada at the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships. (wikipedia.org)
  • MacPherson struts are utilized in the front suspension with a solid torsion beam axle for the rear, avoiding the cost and complexity needed for a modern multi-link independent rear suspension used by some more expensive rivals. (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)
  • difficult
  • This condition can be very difficult to avoid, especially since an insurance provider might sometimes encourage it in order to obtain greater profits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Safety
  • Motorbike road safety campaigns, air bags in cars, canvassing for no drink driving, awareness campaigns for wearing seat belts and driving at restricted speeds all count towards an effort to reduce brain injuries. (jefferies-solicitors.com)
  • Safety standards for buggies, prams and shopping trollies have also helped towards reducing the number of young children who fall and experience a brain injury. (jefferies-solicitors.com)
  • 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)