• Gerard Malanga, MD, Director, Sports, Spine and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, Associate Professor, UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, West Orange, NJ, USA
  • Scott Nadler, DO, Director of Sports Medicine, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA

This text comprises 26 chapters that offer current, scientific information on the repercussions of, and treatment for, whiplash. Chapters present new concepts and illustrate them with tables and figures.
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Physical Med & Rehab Physicians, Spine Surgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Emergency Med Physicians, Sports Med Docs, Residents in Orthopedics, Chiropractors, Family Practice Physicians, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons


Book information

  • Published: December 2001
  • ISBN: 978-1-56053-438-9

Table of Contents

1. Whiplash: A Continuing Dilema in the 21st Century
2. Anatomy of the Cervical Spine
3. The Biomechanics ofWhiplash
4. The Pathophysiology of Whiplash
5. Whiplash-Associated Disorders: Prognosis After Injury
6. New Concepts in Head Restraint Technology in the Prevention of Whiplash Injury
7. The Clinical Picture of Whiplash Injury
8. Whiplash-Related Headache
9. Mandibular Whiplash
10. Whiplash-Induced Cervical Facet Joint Syndrome
11. Cervical Disc Pain and Radiculopathy After Whiplash
12. Spinal Cord Injury Following Motor Vehicle Accidents
13. Mild Traumatic Brain Injuryand Postconcussion Syndrome
14. Myofascial Pain After Whiplash Injury
15. PsychologicalFactors in the Treatment of Chronic Pain Associated with Whiplash
16. Imaging of Whiplash Injuries
17. The Electrodiagnosis Evaluation of Whiplash Injuries: A Practical Approach
18. Rehabilitation of Whiplash Injuries
19. The Role of Chiropractic Treatment in Whiplash Injury
20. Medications in the Treatment of Whiplash-Associated Disorders
21. Interventional Spine Procedures for Cervical Whiplash
22. Complementary Medicine in the Treatment of Whiplash Injuries
23. Late Whiplash Syndrome: Current Psychological Theory and Practice
24. Surgical Indications Following Whiplash Injury
25. The Legal System and Soft Tissue Injuries
26. The Future of Whiplash-Associated Injuries