Disease Information for Neck sprain/whiplash injury

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Neck muscle pains
Unilateral Neck Pain
Arm pain/worsened by head movement
Dizziness/Dizzy
Meningismus
Spasms in Neck
Stiff neck/Nuchal rigidity
Vertigo
Back Pain
Backache
Cervical spine/neck limited motion
Chronic Back Pain
Neck and Arm Pain
Neck and upper back musculoskeletal pain
Neck arthritis syndrome/signs
Neck pain
Neck Pain Positional Changes Mechanical
Neck pain posterior
Rigid back posture/spasm
Rust's sign/Holds head in hands
Shoulder pain
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Superior Shoulder Pain
Upper Back Pain
Upper back/bilateral shoulder pain
Wry neck spasm
Sore throat/Pharyngitis
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Throat Conditions
Moves head to see/not eyes/stiff collar look
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Short/brief/self-limited
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Fall
Recent/MVA
Recent/Trauma
Established Disease Population
Patient/Motor vehicle accident
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Skeletal findings normal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cervical herniated disk
Postconcussion Syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Benign positional vertigo
Cervical C5,6 radiculopathy/neuropathy
Cervical radiculitis
Sprained neck/Whiplash
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Area specific/facial/head/neck (category)
CLASS/Head and Neck (Category)
CLASS/Neck disorder (ex)
CLASS/Ligament involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Process
PROCESS/Acceleration/rotational trauma (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Traumatic/regeneration (ex)
PROCESS/Trauma (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anti-inflammatory drug
RX/Muscle relaxant medication
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
TX/Restrict Activities
Other Treatments
TX/Physical therapy
Definition

Sprain or stretch of ligament fascia or synovium of joint; usually with pain swelling and loss of range of motion; usually have recent history of trauma with normal skeletal Xray expected; treatment is rest with physical therapy help on strengthening and range of motion exercises

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