Again, as a doctor you need to be specific in your diagnosis. 1) that is our job 2) It allows us to help the patient better understand what is wrong, 3) an insurance company will have to argue that the diagnosis is wrong which is difficult. Here is a picture that shows a loss of cervical curve is common in crashes AND these patients have worse outcomes. Another great reason objective information is so important.
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