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Whiplash (cont.)

Whiplash Prevention

Prevention is the most effective way to avoid whiplash.

  • Always using seatbelts and drive motor vehicles with airbags. Proper adjustment of the car seat headrest can also help keep the neck from snapping backwards.
  • Always use the proper safety equipment when participating in sports.
  • Follow amusement park or carnival safety instructions on high-velocity rides, such as roller coasters.
  • Report suspected child abuse to authorities.
  • Monitor children's activities to prevent falls or serious injuries.

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