Postural Studies on Whiplash Injuries

  • P. M. Gagey
Conference paper


The postural study of whiplash victims, seen at the lnstitut de Posturologie, raises several questions that merit discussion. Why does the great majority of patients present with a disharmonious postural syndrome? What is the significance of a fundamental oscillation of their stabilometric signals at 0.2 Hz? Is there any particular significance to the asymmetrical electromyographic activity of neck muscles in these patients? What place must be made for the anatomical lesion of the cervical spine among the diagnostic criteria of post-traumatic cervical syndrome?


Cervical Spine Vestibular Nucleus Neck Muscle Trapezius Muscle Whiplash Injury 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. Gagey
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut de PosturologieParisFrance

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