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    Can a low speed accident cause a whiplash injury?

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Posted on Thu, 3 Aug 2017 in Brain and Spine
Question: Hi. Today i was driving with my aunt, she was pulling into a parking space slowly maybe going 2-3 mph (if that) and she hit wall lightly scraping her car. We didnt reallt feel anything. I shouldnt have whiplash or concission from that? I called my doctor and he said absolutely nothing to worry about but i wanted to make sure. Thank yiu
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Nothing serious, no investigation or treatment required

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
Yes, with such a slow speed whiplash injury is impossible. You should be assured.
Nothing really to worry. No investigation is required.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Regards
Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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