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What should I do if I think I might have whiplash?

It is a good idea to see a doctor if you believe you have a whiplash injury. The doctor can carefully check all of the bones, nerves, ligaments, and muscles in your neck.

(This answer provided for NATA by the University of Alabama Athletic Training Education Program.)

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