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.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2014
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