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Static and dynamic posturography in prevalent laterally directed whiplash injuries

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Static and dynamic posturography was used to study patients who had experienced a prevalent laterally directed whiplash in a car accident. Results of both static and dynamic examinations were recorded. Findings showed that the whiplash injury had provoked shifting of the pressor center of the body toward a side that was at least indicative of the kind of cervical twist experienced, even when not corresponding to the prevalent direction of the trauma incurred.

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Conte, A., Caruso, G. & Mora, R. Static and dynamic posturography in prevalent laterally directed whiplash injuries. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 254, 186–192 (1997).

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  • Lateral whiplash injuries
  • Posturography