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Comment from: Jenrose24, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: December 22

I fell forward while snowboarding and my head whipped onto the ground I fell fast enough that I didn't have time to place my hands in front of me. My stomach hit first but my neck took the most of the collision. Thankfully I was wearing a helmet. This is the fourth time I've had whiplash, if I hadn't have had it in the past I would have gone to the doctors by now. My neck is extremely stiff. I will be resting as much as possible over the next week and using a hot tub and heating pad to help slowly stretch my neck back to normal. And some massage therapy as well.

Comment from: ME!!!, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: October 22

I was in a car wreck 3 months ago. I was hit from behind at 60mph and knocked into another vehicle. I am still having a lot of pain in my neck, back, clavicle, hips, shoulders, and headaches, tinnitus, pain and numbness in right arm/hand. I have been to several doctors and they offer no help for symptoms. They say I'm not a candidate for surgery. Drugs just knock me out. So I'm either in pain or asleep. Physical therapy made symptoms worse. Chiropractor helps a little. The frustration of constant pain and no relief at a functional level and the disbelief and lack of support from anyone is making me depressed, angry and cry a lot. This seems never-ending.

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