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Ask a PT: What is W.A.D. (Whiplash Associated Disorder)?

W.A.D. is the sequela that can occur after a non-fatal motor vehicle accident. It may include headache, neck/back pain, joint stiffness, paresthesias in the arms or legs, and/or cognitive impairment.  This can last for weeks, days, months, and in some … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: What are signs of a concussion, and how long will they last?

There are 4 categories of signs and symptoms to look for when a concussion is suspected. They include physical, cognitive, behavioral, and sleep changes. 1. Physical changes could be loss of balance, nausea, vomiting, blurry or double vision, dizziness, lightheadedness, … Continue reading

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