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what is the risk of a whiplash when there is an exsisting degenerative disc disorder

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Whiplash actaully refers to a type of injury when your head "whips" forward and back or side to side.  This type of injury can occur in a car accident, a fall, or in sports, just to name a few.

When there is existing disc degeneration already there this can in fact make a whiplash injury worse.  Someone with a healthy, normal spine will be stronger and heal quiker than someone with preexisting conditions.

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