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Whiplash Research

(07) 5678 0361

whiplash@griffith.edu.au

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Recover Injury Research Centre, in conjunction with Griffith University and The University of Queensland, is conducting various studies into the treatment of whiplash injuries.

Help us prevent whiplash pain by being a part of a leading Australian research program investigating the most effective treatments for this condition.

ACUTE WHIPLASH TRIAL

• 6 weeks of free physiotherapy treatment provided by qualified physiotherapists at a location near you

• 18-65 years old

• Injury within the last 4-6 weeks from a Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)

• Suffering neck pain

• No confirmed fractures or dislocations at the time of the injury

CHRONIC WHIPLASH TRIAL

• 10 weeks of free psychology treatment and 6 weeks of free physiotherapy treatment provided by qualified psychologists & physiotherapists

• 18-70 years old

• Injury within the last 10 years from a MVA

• Suffering neck pain

• No confirmed fractures or dislocations at the time of the injury

WHIPLASH IMPACT STUDY

• Monitor of progress through online surveys, diaries & online resources

• 18-65 years old

• Injury within the last 6 weeks from a MVA

• Suffering neck pain

• No confirmed fractures or dislocations at the time of the injury

VIRTUAL REALITY TRIAL

• Provided with a virtual reality device to use for 5 weeks

• 18-75 years old

• Injury more than 3 months ago

• Suffering neck pain

EXERCISE STUDY & MRI STUDY

• Gentle exercise & consultation session (Exercise Study)

• A brain MRI (MRI Study)

• 18-65 years old

• Injury within the last 5 years from a MVA

• Suffering neck pain

• No confirmed fractures, nerve pain or head injuries at the time of the accident

SKIN BIOPSY STUDY

• Small skin biopsy of finger & leg undertaken by qualified doctors

• 18-65 years old

• Injury more than 3 months ago

• Suffering neck pain

CORE ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR WHIPLASH ASSOCIATED DISORDERS (CATWAD)

• Complete a one off online questionnaire to determine the main outcomes to be measured regarding WAD

• 18-70 years old

• Injury within the last 10 years from a MVA

• Suffering neck pain

HOW TO APPLY

To apply please email whiplash@griffith.edu.au or fill in the below contact form and we will respond to you.

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