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                                                                    Whiplash-Delayed Onset of Symptons: How?
                                                                                                                                                                                                       delta V
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                               i, ,.     j!-li'i '                  Why does the onset of whiplash associated dis-
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                                                                                                                                                                                   In a decision in the Court of Appeal   on
                                    \-       ,.lt''-t'              order occur in some patients weeks rather than                                                                  5th October,an appeal by the defen-
                                                                     immediately or days after the index impact?                                                                   dant in Casey vs Cartwright ruled that
                                                                                                                                                                                   erridence presented by the defendant
                                                                    This is a poorly understood area but the acute                                                                  regarding the influence of delta V in
                                                                                                                                                                                      low impact collisions needed to be
                                                                     inflammatory response can take24-72 hours                                                                       issued wiihin 3 months of the claim
                                                                                                                                                                                      and that all parties be informed in
                                                                      to develop and this may smolder for weeks                                                                     writing of the intention to so .In not
                                                                             before becoming symptomatic.                                                                          doing so the appeal failed.In addition
                                                                                                                                                                                    to thrs permission was unlikely to be
                                                                                                                                                                                   granted if the claimed damages were
                                                                    In addition subtle joint injuries can gradually                                                                disproportionately small compared to
                     s€dce is availableto ail dahanb if,
     llils    nerv
              England and Wal€s (telephone)       mditr               alter the subtle biomechanics of the sPine                                                                     the extent and complexity of expert
   Iidr,Ensrrils$'hdo{Henley on Thames,Neh?ofr                                                                                                                                                         evidence.
    ir;$'cnt),Clheltenlm mdSalisbury (tuce-to-Iace).                over several weeks causing neck or back pain
    F-ar   \' intenen6on has been shown to rcduce the                              and,/or stiffness.                                                                                       what is delta V?
              and tuadon of symPtoms as wellas the
   'evc::ty
   nr ! Ji1un to long t€m pro gnosis thus Rducing the
     .i,st and hescale of the pmonaliniury claim
                              prrc€5s.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Delta V is the change in
     ll!           clahaf,ts withh days o! weeks oI
           assessirg
                                                                           Second whiplash injury-what are the consequences                                                         speed or velocitv over time
   dieir a..idmt,tie corectpathway to b€afrent or
   Lf.w}tr h khd ol heafrent (chiloPrado4 odeo-                             Sequential whiplash imjailes dqyravatt P.eviou oaes i.e.                                                 in an impact and relates to
     I,ath,thysiotherapist GP,OrthoPedic Silgeoe
  nr.rssnge,acuputrctu!€       nmber andPossibl€
                              etc),the
                                                                            tfie neck is rendered vulnerable in some way making the pros                                            the forces transmitted to an
       Jrradon ol ueafrmts totethet wift sPdal                               pect of subsequent injuy, prolonged effects of iniury md the                                              occupant in a collision.
      urYesdgadons,cm be detmmed.Sadly NHS
   \',rib)g tinea do not re0st when atrdhow often
                                                                                        inabiliry to retrrn to work more likely.
           lahanb    tr€ed to be seen but mafty Private                                  ln one study tlre proportion of patients
                                                                                                                                                                                   Velocity itself is nat usefut in
       r

   I h r r apists can olfer hmediate and comPrehendve
                                                                                     mable to work after one whiplmh injury was
         taeahent and often offer dtended creditBy
      irsesshg d* reed medica[y these cosb cmb€                                 2 o/o but after a reconil n\wy this figue rose to 30olo'                                           estimatit g forces so delta V
     rlt oup€d from fte ftnd Pary tuueE withott                                             OvqoII, 84%o      lfpdtidts      rePortell incrcosed                                   is deemed to be much more
                              dbPtrte.
                                                                                              ymptoms Jollow       tn   g the s.cond ni ory.                                                    useful
   L.\ I.A. has 6xed co6b      whi& e Payrt'le ody .t
                            setdsetrt
                                                                            Ninty   seren   percnt of potients who had ben s,ymptonf* beJore the
                                Efr                                                         suond iniury rcponed penisting disconJon


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