Not all pains in the neck created equal

LeBourdais, Eleanor
June 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/29/99, Vol. 160 Issue 13, p1816
Academic Journal
Focuses on the question of a connection between automobile accident injury and chronic neck pain, headaches, anxiety, and depression. The study by Pierre Cote of the Institute for Work and Health outlined at the Whiplash-Associated Disorders World Congress held in Vancouver, British Columbia; Conclusion that there is an association, but it cannot be inferred that neck injury will lead to neck pain, headache, and disability.


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