Whiplash is a common term for injury to the neck and head that is caused by a rapid acceleration or deceleration of the head relative to the body. It is commonly called â€˜whiplashâ€™ because the most common mechanism of injury during an auto accident is where the sudden stop sends the head into extension and then hyper-flexion, or the exact opposite, flexion and then hyper-extension.
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