Physiotherapy in a whiplash injury : a case report

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    STUDY DESIGN : Case Report. OBJECTIVES : To describe physiotherapy intervention in an individual with a suspected whiplash injury. BACKGROUND : The patient was a 29-year old male with complaints of neck pain and tightness following a motor vehicle accident. METHODS AND MEASURES : The focus of the case study is physiotherapy assessment and intervention in a stage II whiplash injury. RESULTS : Following intervention, positive changes occurred in outcome measures such as pain, work status and activities of daily living. CONCLUSION : Physiotherapy intervention is successful in addressing whiplash associated disorders.