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5 Interesting Whiplash Facts in Altamonte Springs

  1. Whiplash is usually the result of a rear vehicle impact while in a stationary position (like stopped in traffic).
  2.  Whiplash is a relatively common injury that is often ignored or mistreated due to lack of understanding of the condition. 
  3. Early evaluation and treatment leads to a more rapid recovery than prolonged immobilization or use of a cervical collar. 
  4. Failure to properly educate and treat patients with whiplash can lead to chronic psychosocial symptoms including depression and anxiety.  
  5. Some whiplash cases can be severe or become chronic with associated symptoms such as:  anger, frustration, anxiety, depression, stress, disturbed sleep (insomnia), drug dependency or even litigation and social dysfunctions.
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