Does An Abnormal Curve Make WAD Worse?

Published January 5, 2017

Here is a breakdown for Professionally Integrated Premium members that I think is fantastic. This paper compares a normal lordotic cervical spine, compared to a straight, and kyphotic curve and how they are effected in a rear end collision. I have been asked in court many times "How do you know what the patients neck looked like before the crash?" The truth is we do not unless we had x-rays before. However, I always responded "It does not matter. The patient was asymptomatic and after the impact, they are symptomatic and studies show car crashes cause a "s" shaped . . .

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