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Whiplash Center

Every year, around 2 million Americans get whiplash, usually from a car accident. You can also get it from playing sports, falling, or even being punched. Whiplash isn’t technically a medical term, but it is a very real pain. In the SpineUniverse Whiplash Center, learn what you can do after you get whiplash.

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Most people with whiplash improve within a couple of weeks.
Updated on: 12/17/12

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Alternative treatments, such as acupuncture, capsaicin cream, or yoga, may be a part of your treatment plan for neck pain. Learn about other alternative treatments to help ease neck pain.
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