Risk Factors of Whiplash

Automobile collisions are complex events, and during a crash one person can be injured while another — in the same car, even — may be symptom-free.

What are the risk factors for developing chronic pain from a car crash? In this section, we've reviewed some of the most important studies that examine the role of gender, head position, and other factors that can increase the chance of being injured in a crash.

Articles:

Factors Determining Chronic Whiplash Pain

Human Factors and Whiplash

Predicting Symptoms From Low Speed Collisions

Risk Factors for Developing Chronic Pain After Whiplash

Risk Factors for Whiplash - Crash and Occupant Factors

Seating Position and Gender as Risk Factors for Whiplash Injury

Study Shows Connection Between Neck Pain, Arm Position

Turned Head Increases Risk of Neck Injury During Collision

 
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