Cervical spine manipulation was not better than mobilization for improving outcomes in neck pain
- Should we abandon cervical spine manipulation for mechanical neck pain. Wand, Benedict M.; Heine, Peterj.; O¿connell, Neil E.; Cassidy, J. David; Bronfort, Gert; Hartvigsen, Jan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;8/11/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7869, p20
The article presents debate on whether cervical spine manipulation for mechanical neck pain should be abandoned. Wand et al. state that numerous case studies have reported neurovascular complications immediately after cervical manipulation; also in their view, manipulation is not superior when...
- IS ONE BETTER THAN ANOTHER? A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL OF MANUAL THERAPY FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC NECK PAIN. // SportEX Medicine;Jul2014, Issue 61, p5
The article presents an abstract of a paper on manual therapy for chronic neck pain patients.
- Cervical Spine Manipulation--Is it Safe? Medeiros, John M. // Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy (Journal of Manual & Ma;2001, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p187
Editorial. Presents a study on the appropriateness of cervical spine manipulation in treating neck pain and headaches. Techniques in cervical manipulation; Risks of neurological injury with spinal manipulation; Discussions on life threatening complications.
- Non-operative spinal interventions for cervical and lumbar spinal pain. Jaemin Lee // Journal of the Korean Medical Association / Taehan Uisa Hyophoe ;Apr2014, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p297
No abstract available.
- A NOVEL MASSAGE THERAPY TECHNIQUE FOR MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC CERVICAL PAIN: A CASE SERIES. // SportEX Dynamics;Jan2012, Issue 31, p6
The article presents an abstract "A novel massage therapy technique for management of chronic cervical pain: A case series," by Thompson and colleagues; journal's comment is also presented.
- MASSAGE THERAPY FOR CERVICAL DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE: ALLEVIATING A PAIN IN THE NECK. // SportEX Dynamics;Jan2013, Issue 35, p5
The article discusses a case study report on a massage therapy program on a 66-year old female patient suffering from cervical degenerative disc disease and relieving the chronic neck pain, which decreased considerably after the massage therapy and also states a sportEX comment on the same article.
- Effect of Selected Manual Therapy Interventions for Mechanical Neck Pain on Vertebral and Internal Carotid Arterial Blood Flow and Cerebral Inflow. Thomas, Lucy C.; Rivett, Darren A.; Bateman, Grant; Stanwell, Peter; Levi, Christopher R. // Physical Therapy;Nov2013, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p1563
Background. Manual therapy of the cervical spine has occasionally been associated with serious adverse events involving compromise of the craniocervical arteries. Ultrasound studies have shown certain neck positions can alter craniocervical arterial blood flow velocities; however, findings are...
- Pain in the Neck: Many (Marginally Different) Treatment Choices. Walker, Bruce F.; French, Simon D. // Annals of Internal Medicine;1/3/2012, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p52
The authors reflect on a study regarding the treatment of neck pain by R. Bronfor and colleagues. They talk about how the study compared the commonly used therapies of spinal manipulation, medication, and home exercise for patients with acute and subacute neck pain. They suggest that the study...
- Predictor Variables for a Positive Long-Term Functional Outcome in Patients with Acute and Chronic Neck and Back Pain Treated with a Mckenzie Approach: A Secondary Analysis. May, Stephen; Gardiner, Eric; Young, Steve; Klaber-Moffett, Jennifer // Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy (Journal of Manual & Ma;2008, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p155
A cognitive behavioral approach was previously compared to a biomechanical approach (the McKenzie method) for the treatment of patients with back and neck pain in a randomized trial. Few differences between the treatment interventions were found. The aim of this secondary analysis was to...