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The effect of whiplash injury on the thoracic spine

Canis Rae Carrothers

The effect of whiplash injury on the thoracic spine

by Canis Rae Carrothers

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Published by UMI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thoracic vertebrae,
  • Whiplash injuries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10426018M
    ISBN 100315881518
    ISBN 109780315881518

    Introduction. The terms whiplash and acceleration injury to the neck describe an injury mechanism without specifying a pathology. Neck sprain assumes a ligamentous injury. Whiplash assumes no head impact, though in modern vehicles, the back of the head impacts on the head restraint, unless there is hyperextension over the top of a low-positioned head restraint. Although whiplash injury may result from rear, side and frontal impacts, rear-end crashes account for about 85% of all of whiplash associated disorders (Yoganandan et al., ). The presence of thoracic joint dysfunctions and C7-T1 can be explained through a kinematical analysis of a rear-end by:

    How we can help with prognosis, diagnosis and effective treatment of whiplash injuries Learn how a combination of physical and psychological measures has been shown in the recent scientific literature to accurately predict prognosis and aid in clinical decision making. This presentation includes a substantial proportion of the assessment and treatment sections of the Whiplash: The Endemic. Whiplash is a relatively common injury that occurs to a person's neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force that causes unrestrained, rapid forward and backward movement of the head and neck, most commonly from motor vehicle accidents. The term "whiplash" was first used in The term "railway spine" was used to describe a.

    When this jelly-like substance protrudes from the disc due to a tear in several layers of the connective tissue, this is known as a thoracic disc bulge (figure 1). Figure 1 – The spine demonstrating a disc bulge to the side of the disc. To understand the mechanism of a . Objective: To provide a foundation of knowledge concerning the functional anatomy, kinematic response, and mechanisms involved in axial-compression cervical spine injury as they relate to sport injury. Data Sources: We conducted literature searches through the Index Medicus, SPORT Discus, and PubMed databases and the Library of Congress from – using the key phrases cervical spine.


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The effect of whiplash injury on the thoracic spine by Canis Rae Carrothers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Whiplash occurs when the neck and head are suddenly forced backward and then forward, putting the cervical spine through lightning-quick motions and extreme stresses. Whiplash can be caused by various high-impact events, but it most commonly happens when a person is rear-ended in a motor vehicle accident.

Watch: Whiplash Video. Effects of Thoracic Ramping on Whiplash Kinematics directed acceleration and extension rotation of the upper thoracic spine.

has a significant effect on the potential injury of ligaments. Whiplash pain can be caused by injuries to the muscles, facet joints, ligaments, disks, and nerve roots.

Reduced cervical range of motion is a prominent finding in whiplash-injured patients. Myofascial tension of the scalene muscles causes a functio-nal thoracic. Jackson was a whiplash injury expert and pioneer in the study of many aspects of injury to the spine. In an article titled “The Positive Findings in Neck Injuries” based on her evaluation of 5, injured patients she notes: “Pre existing pathological conditions of the cervical spine, when injured, result in more damage than would be Location: Charles St, Boston,MA.

Objective: Posterior-to-anterior (PA) vertebral mobilization to the thoracic spine has been studied as an intervention for neck pain. Our purpose was to explore effects of a different mobilization technique, transverse vertebral pressure, on cervical range of motion (ROM) and pain when applied to the thoracic spine among participants with neck by: 1.

The cervical spine begins at the base of the skull. Cervical Spine: Your Neck Whiplash can be a complicated diagnosis as the doctor tries to figure out exactly which parts of the spine have been affected.

And there are a lot of complex parts to your cervical spine—the technical name for your neck. The cervical spine begins at the base of the. The effect of whiplash injury on the thoracic spine. by Canis Rae Carrothers | 1 Jan reforming the soft tissue injury ('whiplash') claims process, a consultation on arrangements concerning personal injury claims in England and Wales (Cm.) The whiplash book: how you can deal with a whiplash injury - based on the latest medical.

Whiplash Injury. Improve your driving safety and comfort with the Add On Head Rest™ because whiplash injury is often more than just a pain in the neck. Whiplash injury affects over one million people in the U.S.

each year and is the most common injury resulting from car accidents. Whiplash injury is most commonly described as occurring following a rear-end collision with an extension-flexion injury of the cervical spine. In the majority of cases, the pain following a whiplash injury is self-limiting and will resolve over several weeks to months as the soft tissues of the neck heal.

Thoracic Retrainer turned around so the peak contacts the lower thoracic spine (T10) while the tapered end supports the mid thoracic region.

This setup is for hyper-kyphosis in the T9-T12 region with upper thoracic flexion relative to the lower. Whiplash injury often results in chronic symptoms.

The management of whiplash injuries is controversial, and pharmacologic therapy has received little evaluation. A single macrotraumatic event to the cervical spine, like whiplash injury, initiates and accelerates cervical spine spondylosis.

The lateral cervical x-ray is the standard way to document the state of the cervical spine curvature. Whiplash trauma to the cervical spine can cause cervical spine kyphotic deformity.

Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of injuries to the neck caused by or related to a sudden distortion of the neck associated with extension, although the exact injury mechanisms remain unknown.

The term "whiplash" is a colloquialism. "Cervical acceleration–deceleration" (CAD) describes the mechanism of the injury, while the term "whiplash associated disorders" (WAD) describes Specialty: Orthopedics.

The entire book focuses only on whiplash, providing an extremely in-depth treatment. Relatively recent developments in this field, backed by extensive study, have initiated an evolution in the treatment of whiplash injury.

Thus, there is a need for a comprehensive presentation of the changed thinking. Includes coverage of the Quebec Whiplash Study/5(4).

Spinal cord injury can cause a range of symptoms, including weakness, loss of muscle function, and loss of sensation. Learn more about spinal cord injury levels, treatments, rehabilitation, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and how the injury will affect the rest of the body.

Cassidy JD et al () Effect of eliminating compensation for pain and suffering on the outcome of insurance claims for whiplash injury. N Eng J Med Berglund A, et al () The influence of prognostic factors on neck pain intensity, disability, anxiety and depression over a 2 year period in subjects with acute whiplash injury.

All whiplash groups demonstrated local mechanical hyperalgesia in the cervical spine at 1 month post–injury. This hyperalgesia persisted in those with moderate/severe symptoms at 6 months but resolved by 2 months in those who had recovered or reported persistent mild symptoms. What is whiplash of the lower back.

Whiplash of the lower back is caused by a sharp, sudden movement of the trunk either forwards, backwards or to the side. The injury is similar to whiplash of the neck but involves the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the lower back.

Physiotherapy is an important treatment for whiplash of the lower back. Thoracic spine pain. Thoracic spine pain is the most frequently adjusted area of the spine by chiropractors because of the effect it has on the internal organs.

Always important for every chiropractor treating a woman with thoracic spine pain is breast cancer and prevention; of particular importance is the role that lignans play in the diet. Spinal stroke at chest level usually have symptoms that may affect the legs, bowel and bladder function.

Spinal stroke at thoracic spinal cord or cervical spinal cord causes damages of sympathetic fibers. Sympathetic nerve damage causes abnormal heart function, blood pressure issues, trouble maintaining normal body temperature and abnormal.

A stinger is a sports related injury to the nerves about the neck or shoulder. It is sometimes called a burner or nerve pinch injury, but the term stinger is most descriptive of the symptoms that the athlete experiences including painful electrical sensations radiating through one of the arms.There is a large body of research regarding segmental spinal stabilization in the lumbar spine.

Similar research is now emerging about the cervical spine (Jull et al.Sterling et al. b).The cervical spine helps support and orient the head in relation to the thoracic spine and provides two key elements: stability and mobility.Cervical Spine Soft Tissue Injury Whiplash Injury Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Cervical Lordosis These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

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