Ugeskr Læger 2010;172(24):1818-1820
Summary Treatment of whiplash-associated disorders Ugeskr Læger 2010;172(24):1818-1820 Treatment of whiplash-associated disorders starts with a thorough clinical examination, which may be repeated after 1-3 weeks. For optimal results it is essential that the patient receives clear information about the condition and that any pain is treated effectively with analgesics. Risk factors for persistent symptoms can often be identified early and should be addressed adequately. If symptoms persist and conservative treatments are chosen, these should be active and they should focus on sustaining or regaining usual activities.