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Whiplash Leads To Neck & Jaw Pain | Akridge & Akridge Chiropractic

Whiplash injury is notorious for causing neck pain, but did you know that it can result in jaw pain as well? 🚙

Recent research shows that whiplash can be an initiating or aggravating factor for temporomandibular disorder (TMD). This adds to a long list of other after-effects like neck & upper back pain, headaches, and light-headedness. 

For more information about minimizing the long-term damage associated with whiplash, click here to check out this video! 

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Source: Lee YH et al. Sex-related differences in symptoms of temporomandibular disorders and structural changes in the lateral pterygoid muscle after whiplash injury. J Oral Rehabil. 2019 Jun 22. doi: 10.1111/joor.12845. [Epub ahead of print]