Assessing a whiplash injury from another condition of the neck is straightforward because a whiplash by definition follows a macrotrauma of the neck,
Neck General Orthopedic Assessment: Range of Motion and Manual Resistance
General orthopedic assessment testing includes three assessment techniques, two types of range of motion (ROM) assessment and manual resistance assessment.
Verbal and Written Health History
The health history should be done before the physical assessment exam because it helps reveal the regions that need to be assessed during the physical exam.
Introduction to Assessment/Diagnosis of the Neck
Before treatment can be given, it is necessary to have a clear understanding of the mechanism behind the musculoskeletal pathologic condition.