Cervical DDx

[The prevalence of the palmo-mentalreflex in patients with cervicocranialgia].

Bakhtadze MA, Bolotov DA, Kuzminov KO, Lusnikova IV. Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 2018;118(8):18-22. doi: 10.17116/jnevro201811808118. Russian.

3-Dimensional Cervical Movement Characteristics and the Influence of Thoracic Treatment on a Subgroup of Acute Neck Pain Patients

Nikolas L. Krott, Gunnar M. Bloyinski, Erik Cattrysse. JMPT. April 15, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.11.002

A 20-Year Prospective Longitudinal Study of Degeneration of the Cervical Spine in a Volunteer Cohort Assessed Using MRI: Follow-up of a Cross-Sectional Study.

Daimon K, Fujiwara H, Nishiwaki Y, Okada E, Nojiri K, Watanabe M, Katoh H, Shimizu K, Ishihama H, Fujita N, Tsuji T, Nakamura M, Matsumoto M, Watanabe K.. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 May 16;100(10):843-849. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.17.01347.

A comparative agreement evaluation of two subaxial cervical spine injury classification systems: the AOSpine and the Allen and Ferguson schemes.

Urrutia J, Zamora T, Campos M, Yurac R, Palma J, Mobarec S, Prada C. Eur Spine J. 2016 Ju

A new iPhone® application for measuring active craniocervical range of motion in patients with non-specific neck pain: a reliability and validity study.

Pourahmadi MR, Bagheri R, Taghipour M, Takamjani IE, Sarrafzadeh J, Mohseni-Bandpei MA. Spine J. 2017 Sep 7. pii: S1529-9430(17)30903-8. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.08.229.

A Systematic Review of the Utility of the Hoffmann Sign for the Diagnosis of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy.

Fogarty A, Lenza E, Gupta G, Jarzem P, Dasgupta K, Radhakrishna M. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Apr 17. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002697.

A systematic review with meta-analysis on functional changes associated with neck pain in adolescents.

Andias R, Silva AG. Musculoskeletal Care. 2019 Jan 10. doi: 10.1002/msc.1377.

Abduction extension cervical nerve root stress test: anatomical basis and clinical relevance


Active Trigger Points in the Cervical Musculature Determine Altered Activation of Superficial Neck and Extensor Muscles in Women with Migraine.

Florencio LL, Ferracini GN, Chaves TC, Palacios-Ceña M, Ordás-Bandera C, Speciali JG, Falla D, Grossi DB, Fernández-de-Las-Peñas C. Clin J Pain. 2016 Jun

Acute neck pain caused by arthritis of the lateral atlantoaxial joint


An Evidence-Based Approach to Differentiating the Cause of Shoulder and Cervical Spine Pain.

Bokshan SL, DePasse JM, Eltorai AE, Paxton ES, Green A, Daniels AH. Am J Med. 2016 Sep;129(9):913-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.04.023.

Analysis of cervical spine alignment in currently asymptomatic individuals: prevalence of kyphotic posture and its relationship with other spinopelvic parameters.

Kim SW, Kim TH, Bok DH, Jang C, Yang MH, Lee S, Yoo JH, Kwak YH, Oh JK. Spine J. 2017 Sep 26. pii: S1529-9430(17)31001-X. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.09.008.

Ansa cervicalis: a comprehensive review of its anatomy, variations, pathology, and surgical applications.

Kikuta S, Jenkins S, Kusukawa J, Iwanaga J, Loukas M, Tubbs RS. Anat Cell Biol. 2019 Sep;52(3):221-225. doi: 10.5115/acb.19.041.

AOSpine subaxial cervical spine injury classification system.

Vaccaro AR, Koerner JD, Radcliff KE, Oner FC, Reinhold M, Schnake KJ, Kandziora F, Fehlings MG, Dvorak MF, Aarabi B, Rajasekaran S, Schroeder GD, Kepler CK, Vialle LR. Eur Spine J. 2016 Jul

Are People With Whiplash-Associated Neck Pain Different From People With Nonspecific Neck Pain?

Anstey R, Kongsted A, Kamper S, Hancock MJ. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Oct;46(10):894-901.

Assessment of neck pain and its associated disorders: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders.


Association between cervical lordotic curvature and cervical muscle cross-sectional area in patients with loss of cervical lordosis.

Yoon SY, Moon HI, Lee SC, Eun NL, Kim YW.Clin Anat. 2018 Mar 25. doi: 10.1002/ca.23074.

Association between objectively measured physical behaviour and neck- and/or low back pain: A systematic review.

Øverås CK, Villumsen M, Axén I, Cabrita M, Leboeuf-Yde C, Hartvigsen J, Mork PJ. Eur J Pain. 2020 Feb 24. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1551.

Association between objectively measured physical behaviour and neck- And/or low back pain: A systematic review.

Øverås CK, Villumsen M, Axén I, Cabrita M, Leboeuf-Yde C, Hartvigsen J, Mork PJ. Eur J Pain. 2020 Feb 24. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1551.

Association of Arrhythmia in Patients with Cervical Spondylosis: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study.

Lin SY, Hsu WH, Lin CC, Lin CL, Tsai CH, Lin CH, Chen DC, Lin TC, Hsu CY, Kao CH. J Clin Med. 2018 Aug 23;7(9). pii: E236. doi: 10.3390/jcm7090236.

Best cut-off point of the cervical facet joint area as a new morphological measurement tool to predict cervical foraminal stenosis

An SJ, Hong SJ, Kim YU, Lee YK Journal of Pain Research. 12:1325-1330. 24 April 2019. DOI: 10.2147/JPR.S204567

Bilateral experimental neck pain reorganize axioscapular muscle coordination and pain sensitivity.

Christensen SW, Hirata RP, Graven-Nielsen T. Eur J Pain. 2016 Nov 11. doi: 10.1002/ejp.972.

Biomechanical musculoskeletal models of the cervical spine: A systematic literature review

Mina Alizadeh, Gregory G. Knapik, Prasath Mageswaran, Ehud Mendel, Eric Bourekas, William S. Marras. Clinical Biomechanics. Oct 27, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2019.10.027

Bladder metastasis presenting as neck, arm and thorax pain: a case report.

Daniels CJ, Wakefield PJ, Bub GA. Chiropr Man Therap. 2016 May 16

C7 sagittal vertical axis is the determinant of the C5-7 angle in cervical sagittal alignment.

Matsubayashi Y, Chikuda H, Oshima Y, Taniguchi Y, Fujimoto Y, Shimizu T, Tanaka S. Spine J. 2016 Nov 15. pii: S1529-9430(16)31067-1. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2016.11.007.

Can primary care for back and/or neck pain in the Netherlands benefit from stratification for risk groups according to the STarT Back Tool-classification?

Jasper D. Bier, Jannee J.W. Sandee-Geurts, Raymond W.J.G. Ostelo, Bart W. Koes, Arianne P. Verhagen. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. July 11, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.apmr.2017.06.011

Canadian C‐spine rule and the National Emergency X‐Radiography Utilization Study (NEXUS) for detecting clinically important cervical spine injury following blunt trauma

Bruno T Saragiotto, Christopher G Maher, Chung‐Wei Christine Lin, Arianne P Verhagen, Stacy Goergen, Zoe A Michaleff. Cochrane Review. April 2018. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012989

Cervical degenerative spondylolisthesis: analysis of facet orientation and the severity of cervical spondylolisthesis


Cervical Disc Protrusion Correlates With the Severity of Cervical Disc Degeneration: A Cross-Sectional Study of 1211 Relatively Healthy Volunteers.


Cervical lordosis, the effect of age and gender

Ella Been, Sara Shefi, Michalle Soudack The Spine Journal 28 Feb 2017 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.spinee.2017.02.007

Cervical muscle volume in individuals with idiopathic neck pain compared to asymptomatic controls: A cross-sectional magnetic resonance imaging study

Suzanne J. Snodgrass, Christopher Croker, Meghana Yerrapothu, Samala Shepherd, James Elliott. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 13 August 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.msksp.2019.102050

Cervical osteophytosis and spine posture: contribution to swallow disorders and symptoms.

Abdel-Aziz M, Azab N, El-Badrawy A. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Sep 17. doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000488.

Cervical proprioception and its relationship with neck pain intensity in subjects with cervical spondylosis

Ravi Shankar Reddy, Jaya Shanker Tedla, Snehil Dixit and Mohammed Abohashrh. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2019 20:447. 15 October 2019. DOI: 10.1186/s12891-019-2846-z

Cervical Sagittal Alignment in Scheuermann Disease.


Cervical Spine Dysfunction Following Pediatric Sports-Related Head Trauma.

Ellis MJ, McDonald PJ, Olson A, Koenig J, Russell K. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2019 Mar/Apr;34(2):103-110. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000411.

Cervical spine findings on MRI in people with neck pain compared with pain-free controls: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Farrell SF, Smith AD, Hancock MJ, Webb AL, Sterling M. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2019 Jan 5. doi: 10.1002/jmri.26567.

Cervical spine joint loading with neck flexion.

Barrett JM, McKinnon C, Callaghan JP. Ergonomics. 2019 Oct 15:1-8. doi: 10.1080/00140139.2019.1677944.

Cervical spine meniscoids: an update on their morphological characteristics and potential clinical significance.

Farrell SF, Osmotherly PG, Cornwall J, Sterling M, Rivett DA. Eur Spine J. 2017 Apr;26(4):939-947. doi: 10.1007/s00586-016-4915-4.

Cervical spondylotic amyotrophy: a systematic review

Wenqi Luo, Yueying Li, Qinli Xu, Rui Gu, Jianhui Zhao. European Spine Journal. April 2019, pp 1 – 9. DOI: 10.1007/s00586-019-05990-7

Changes in cervical canal spinal volume during in vitro flexion-extension.


Changes in pain knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of osteopathy students after completing a clinically focused pain education module


Characteristics of visual disturbances reported by subjects with neck pain.


Chronic neck pain and muscle activation characteristics of the shoulder complex

Fariba Ghaderi, Khodabakhsh Javanshir, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Afsoun Nodehi Moghadam, Amir Masoud Arab. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. March 2, 2019. DOI:10.1016/j.jbmt.2019.02.01

Chronic neck pain patients with traumatic or non-traumatic onset: Differences in characteristics. A cross-sectional study

Inge Ris, Birgit Juul-Kristensen, Eleanor Boyle, Alice Kongsted, Claus Manniche, Karen Søgaard Scandinavian Journal of Pain. Jan 2016. DOI:10.1016/j.sjpain.2016.08.008

Chronic neck pain patients with traumatic or non-traumatic onset: Differences in characteristics. A cross-sectional study.

Ris I, Juul-Kristensen B, Boyle E, Kongsted A, Manniche C, Søgaard K. Scand J Pain. 2017 Jan;14:1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.sjpain.2016.08.008.

Comparison of CPG’s for the diagnosis, prognosis and management of non-specific neck pain: a systematic review.

Parikh P, Santaguida P, Macdermid J, Gross A, Eshtiaghi A. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Feb 14;20(1):81. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2441-3.

Comparison of isometric cervical flexor and isometric cervical extensor system exercises on patients with neuromuscular imbalance and cervical crossed syndrome associated forward head posture.

Lee J, Kim D, Yu K, Cho Y, You JH. Biomed Mater Eng. 2018;29(3):289-298. doi: 10.3233/BME-181728.

Comparison of Median Nerve Mechanosensitivity and Pressure Pain Threshold in Patients With Nonspecific Neck Pain and Asymptomatic Individuals

Seval Yılmaz, Serkan Taş, Öznur Tunca Yılmaz. JMPT. February 15, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.09.008

Comparison Of Symptoms From C6 And C7 Radiculopathy.

Rainville J, Joyce AA, Laxer E, Pena E, Kim D, Milam RA, Carkner E. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Aug 1. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002353.

Concordance of upper limb neurodynamic tests with medical examination and magnetic resonance imaging in patients with cervical radiculopathy: a diagnostic cohort study.


Correlation Between Chronic Neck Pain and Heart Rate Variability Indices at Rest: A Cross-sectional Study

Aldair Darlan Santos-de-Araújo, Daniela Bassi, et al. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. June 27, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.11.010

Correlation Between Skin Temperature Over Myofascial Trigger Points in the Upper Trapezius Muscle and Range of Motion, Electromyographic Activity, and Pain in Chronic Neck Pain Patients

Carlos Eduardo Girasol, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho, Alessandra Kelly de Oliveira, Rinaldo Roberto de Jesus Guirro. JMPT. April 7, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.10.009

Correlation of cord signal change with physical examination findings in patients with cervical myelopathy.


Correlation of PROMIS Physical Function and Pain CAT Instruments With Oswestry Disability Index and Neck Disability Index in Spine Patients.

Papuga MO, Mesfin A, Molinari R, Rubery PT. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Jul

Deformation of dorsal root ganglion due to pressure transients of venous blood and cerebrospinal fluid in the cervical vertebral canal.

Yao HD, Svensson MY, Nilsson H. J Biomech. 2018 May 18. pii: S0021-9290(18)30363-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.05.012.

Degenerative findings on MRI of the cervical spine: an inter- and intra-rater reliability study

Line Thorndal Moll, Morten Wasmod Kindt, Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt and Tue Secher Jensen. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:43. 16 October 2018. Doi: 10.1186/s12998-018-0210-2

Derivation of a clinical decision guide in the diagnosis of cervical facet joint pain.


Developing the Total Disability Index Based on an Analysis of the Interrelationships and Limitations of Oswestry and Neck Disability Index.


Development and validation of a self-administered neck mobility assessment tool (S-ROM-Neck) in chronic neck pain patients.

Langenfeld A, Bastiaenen C, Sieben J, Swanenburg J. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2018 Oct;37:75-79. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2018.04.004.

Development of a clinical prediction rule to identify patients with neck pain likely to benefit from thrust joint manipulation to the cervical spine.


Differences in neck surface electromyography, kinematics and pain occurrence during physiological neck movements between neck pain and asymptomatic participants. A cross-sectional study

Ion Lascurain-Aguirrebeña, Di J. Newham, Bernat Galarraga-Gallastegui, Duncan J. Critchley. Clinical Biomechanics. May 21, 2018. Doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.05.010

Differences in white matter structure and cortical thickness between patients with traumatic and idiopathic chronic neck pain: Associations with cognition and pain modulation?

Coppieters I, De Pauw R, Caeyenberghs K, Lenoir D, DeBlaere K, Genbrugge E, Meeus M, Cagnie B. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018 Jan 11. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23947.

Digital tracking algorithm reveals the influence of structural irregularities on joint movements in the human cervical spine

Christian Balkovec, Jim Veldhuis, John W. Baird, G. Wayne Brodland, Stuart M. McGill. Clinical Biomechanics. April 26, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.04.015

Digital tracking algorithm reveals the influence of structural irregularities on joint movements in the human cervical spine.

Balkovec C, Veldhuis J, Baird JW, Wayne Brodland G, McGill SM. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2018 Apr 26;56:11-17. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2018.04.015.

Distribution of ossified spinal lesions in patients with severe ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament and prediction of ossification at each segment based on the cervical OP index classification: a multicenter study (JOSL CT study).

Hirai T, Yoshii T, Nagoshi N, Takeuchi K, Mori K, Et Al. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Apr 5;19(1):107. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2009-7.

Do findings identified on magnetic resonance imaging predict future neck pain? a systematic review.

Hill L, Aboud D, Elliott J, Magnussen J, Sterling M, Steffens D, Hancock M. Spine J. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S1529-9430(18)30028-7. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2018.01.025.

Effect of cervical kyphotic deformity type on the motion characteristics and dynamic spinal cord compression.


Effects of tandem walk and cognitive and motor dual– tasks on gait speed in individuals with chronic idiopathic neck pain: a preliminary study.

Sremakaew M, Sungkarat S, Treleaven J, Uthaikhup S. Physiother Theory Pract. 2019 Oct 31:1-7. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2019.1686794.

Electronic measures of movement impairment, repositioning, and posture in people with and without neck pain-a systematic review.

Hesby BB, Hartvigsen J, Rasmussen H, Kjaer P. Syst Rev. 2019 Aug 27;8(1):220. doi: 10.1186/s13643-019-1125-2.

Emerging evidence of occipital nerve compression in unremitting head and neck pain.

Blake P, Burstein R. J Headache Pain. 2019 Jul 2;20(1):76. doi: 10.1186/s10194-019-1023-y.

Epidemiology of Cervical Spine Injuries in High School Athletes Over a Ten-Year Period

Adele Meron, Christopher McMullen, Scott R. Laker, Dustin Currie, R. Dawn Comstock. PM&R. September 12, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2017.09.003

Evaluating the Diagnostic Accuracy of the Head-Impulse Test: A Scoping Review.

Walther LE, Löhler J, Agrawal Y, Motschall E, Schubach F, Meerpohl JJ, Schmucker C. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 Apr 25. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2019.0243.

Evaluation of Postural Balance and Articular Mobility of the Lower Limbs in Chronic Neck Pain Patients by Means of Low-Cost Clinical Tests.

Gomes PKA, Silva RBC, de Freitas IMD, Gomes CAFP, Souza CDS, de Sousa NTA, Dibai-Filho AV. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2018 Dec 17. pii: S0161-4754(17)30336-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.03.006.

Evidence of Impaired Proprioception in Chronic, Idiopathic Neck Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Stanton TR, Leake HB, Chalmers KJ, Moseley GL. Phys Ther. 2016 Jun

Evidence of Impaired Proprioception in Chronic, Idiopathic Neck Pain: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Stanton TR, Leake HB, Chalmers KJ, Moseley GL. Phys Ther. 2016 Jun

Experimental assessment of cervical ranges of motion and compensatory strategies

Céline Niewiadomski, Rohan-Jean Bianco, Sanae Afquir, Morgane Evin and Pierre-Jean Arnoux. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies. 201927:9. 22 January 2019. Doi: 10.1186/s12998-018-0223-x

Experimentally induced neck pain causes a decrease in thoracic but not lumbar spine stability

Brendan L. Pinto, Shawn M. Beaudette, Ryan B. Graham, Stephen H.M. Brown. Journal of Biomechanics. 25 April 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.04.031

Exploration of sensory impairments associated with C6 and C7 radiculopathies.


Facet joint degeneration of the cervical spine: a computed tomographic analysis of 320 patients.


Fatigue changes neck muscle control and deteriorates postural stability during arm movement perturbations in patients with chronic neck pain

Wei-Li Hsu, Carl PC Chen, Mohammad Nikkhoo, Cheng-Feng Lin, Congo Tak-Shing Ching, Chih-Hsiu Cheng. The Spine Journal. Oct 28, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.spinee.2019.10.016

Few promising multivariable prognostic models exist for recovery of people with non-specific neck pain in musculoskeletal primary care: a systematic review.

Wingbermühle RW, van Trijffel E, Nelissen PM, Koes B, Verhagen AP. J Physiother. 2018 Jan;64(1):16-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2017.11.013.

Floating Lateral Mass Fractures of the Cervical Spine.

Manoso MW, Moore TA, Agel J, Bellabarba C, Bransford RJ. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2016 Sep 15;41(18):1421-7. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001536.

Funicular pain: a case report of intermittent claudication induced by cervical cord compression

Takuhei Kozaki, Akihito Minamide, Hiroshi Iwasaki, Yasutsugu Yuakawa, Muneharu Ando and Hiroshi Yamada. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2020 21:302. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 14 May 2020. DOI: 10.1186/s12891-020-03299-x

Global, regional, and national burden of neck pain in the general population, 1990-2017: systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Safiri S, Kolahi AA, Hoy D, Buchbinder R, Mansournia MA, Bettampadi D, Ashrafi-Asgarabad A, Almasi-Hashiani A, Smith E, Sepidarkish M, Cross M, Qorbani M, Moradi-Lakeh M, Woolf AD, March L, Collins G, Ferreira ML. BMJ. 2020 Mar 26;368:m791. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m791.

Greater Cervical Muscle Fat Infiltration Evaluated by Magnetic Resonance Imaging is Associated With Poor Postural Stability in Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy


Healthy lifestyle behavior and risk of long duration troublesome neck pain or low back pain among men and women: results from the Stockholm Public Health Cohort.

Skillgate E, Pico-Espinosa OJ, Hallqvist J, Bohman T, Holm LW. Clin Epidemiol. 2017 Oct 11;9:491-500. doi: 10.2147/CLEP.S145264.

Impact of Cervical Sagittal Alignment Parameters on Neck Disability.


Impairments of balance, stepping reactions and gait in people with cervical dystonia.

Barr C, Barnard R, Edwards L, Lennon S, Bradnam L. Gait Posture. 2017 Apr 4;55:55-61. doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.04.004.

Implicit motor imagery performance is impaired in people with chronic, but not acute, neck pain

Sarah B. Wallwork, Hayley B. Leake, Aimie L. Peek, G. Lorimer Moseley , Tasha R. Stanton​. February 14, 2020. PeerJ Journals. Brain and Cognition. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.8553

Importance of psychological factors for the recovery from a first episode of acute non-specific neck pain – a longitudinal observational study.

Wirth B, Humphreys BK, Peterson C. Chiropr Man Therap. 2016 Mar 16

Increased mechanosensivity of the greater occipital nerve in subjects with side-dominant head and neck pain – a diagnostic case-control study.

Szikszay TM, Luedtke K, Harry von P. J Man Manip Ther. 2018 Aug;26(4):237-248. doi: 10.1080/10669817.2018.1480912.

Increased Risk of Dementia in Patients with Tension-Type Headache: A Nationwide Retrospective Population-Based Cohort Study.

Yang FC, Lin TY, Chen HJ, Lee JT, Lin CC, Kao CH. PLoS One. 2016 Jun

Increased spinal cord movements in cervical spondylotic myelopathy


Individual factors associated with neck disability in patients with cervical radiculopathy scheduled for surgery: a study on physical impairments, psychosocial factors, and life style habits


Individuals With Chronic Neck Pain Have Lower Neck Strength Than Healthy Controls: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis.

Miranda IF, Wagner Neto ES, Dhein W, Brodt GA, Loss JF. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0161-4754(18)30325-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.12.008.

Influence of neck torsion on near point convergence in subjects with idiopathic neck pain

Phoebe Giffard, Laura Daly, Julia Treleaven. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. August 25, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.msksp.2017.08.010

Influence of Subclinical Neck Pain on the Ability to Perform a Mental Rotation Task: A 4-Week Longitudinal Study With a Healthy Control Group Comparison


Influence of T1 Slope on the Cervical Sagittal Balance in Degenerative Cervical Spine: An Analysis Using Kinematic MRI.


Injury Threshold of Rectus Capitis Muscles at the Atlanto-occipital Joint

Hallgren RC. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2016 Dec 16. pii: S0161-4754(16)30302-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2016.11.001.

Interactive Association Between Mechanical and Sensorimotor Aspects of Cervical Extensor Muscles: Implications for Chronic Neck Pain.

Ghamkhar L, Amiri Arimi S, Kahlaee AH. J Appl Biomech. 2020 May 1:1-8. doi: 10.1123/jab.2019-0395.

Intra and interrater reliability and clinical feasibility of a simple measure of cervical movement sense in patients with neck pain.

Werner IM, Ernst MJ, Treleaven J, Crawford RJ. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Oct 5;19(1):358. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2287-0.

Is the clinical cervical extensor endurance test capable of differentiating the local and global muscles?

Amir H Kahlaee, Asghar Rezasoltani, Leila Ghamkhar DOI:10.1016/j.spinee.2017.01.014 The Spine Journal February 13, 2017

Is there a relationship between psychological stress or anxiety and chronic nonspecific neck-arm pain in adults? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ortego G, Villafañe JH, Doménech-García V, Berjano P, Bertozzi L, Herrero P. J Psychosom Res. 2016 Nov;90:70-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2016.09.006.

Is there a relationship between psychological stress or anxiety and chronic nonspecific neck-arm pain in adults? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ortego G, Villafañe JH, Doménech-García V, Berjano P, Bertozzi L, Herrero P. J Psychosom Res. 2016 Nov;90:70-81. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2016.09.006.

Is Traumatic and Non-Traumatic Neck Pain Associated with Brain Alterations? – A Systematic Review.

DePauw R, Coppieters I, Meeus M, Caeyenberghs K, Danneels L, Cagnie B. Pain Physician. 2017 May;20(4):245-260.

Joint position sense error in people with neck pain: A systematic review.


Kinematic analysis of cervical spine canal diameter and its association with grade of degeneration.

Jiang X, Chen D, Lou Y, Li Z. Eur Spine J. 2016 Jul

Kinematic evaluation of cervical sagittal balance and thoracic inlet alignment in degenerative cervical spondylolisthesis using kMRI

Permsak Pahpolak, Alexander Nazareth, Patrick C. Hsieh, Zorica Buser, Jeffrey C. Wang. The Spine Journal. April 26, 2017 DOI:10.1016/j.spinee.2017.04.026

Kinetic change of spinal cord compression on flexion-extension magnetic resonance imaging in cervical spine.

Jha SC, Miyazaki M, Tsumura H. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2018 Sep 10;174:86-91. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2018.09.017.

McGregor’s Slope and Slope of Line of Sight: Two Surrogate Markers for Chin-Brow Vertical Angle in the Setting of Cervical Spine Pathology.

Moses MJ, Tishelman JC, Zhou PL, Moon JY, Beaubrun BM, Buckland AJ, Protopsaltis TS. Spine J. 2019 May 3. pii: S1529-9430(19)30168-8. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2019.04.021.

Measurement of cervical multifidus and longus colli muscles dimensions in patients with cervical radiculopathy and healthy controls using ultrasonography: A reliability study.

Amiri-Arimi S, Mohseni Bandpei MA, Rezasoltani A, Javanshir K, Biglarian A. PM R. 2018 Aug 3. pii: S1934-1482(18)30424-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.07.014.

Mechanical role of the posterior column components in the cervical spine.

Hartman RA, Tisherman RE, Wang C, Bell KM, Lee JY, Sowa GA, Kang JD. Eur Spine J. 2016 Jul

Mechanoreceptors in Diseased Cervical Intervertebral Disc and Vertigo.

Yang L, Yang C, Pang X, Li D, Yang H, Zhang X, Yang Y, Peng B. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Apr 15;42(8):540-546. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000001801.

Modic changes of the cervical spine: T1 slope and its impact on axial neck pain

Li J, Qin S, Li Y, Shen Y. Journal of Pain Research, 24 August 2017. DOI:10.2147/JPR.S144814

Morphological studies of cartilage endplates in subaxial cervical region.

Zhao S, Hao D, Jiang Y, Huang D, Ge C, Feng H. Eur Spine J. 2016 Jul

MRI analysis of the combined prospectively collected AOSpine North America and International Data: The Prevalence and Spectrum of Pathologies in a Global Cohort of Patients with Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy.

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The envelope of motion of the cervical spine and its influence on the maximum torque generating capability of the neck muscles


The Feature of Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes in Elderly Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Prospective Cohort Study on 1025 Patients.

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The Influence of Age and Sex on Cervical Spinal Alignment Among Volunteers Aged Over 50.


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The prevalence of neck pain and associated risk factors among undergraduate students: A large-scale cross-sectional study

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Trajectories of Pain Intensity Over One Year in Adults with Disabling Subacute or Chronic Neck Pain

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Twenty-year Longitudinal Follow-up MRI Study of Asymptomatic Volunteers: The Impact of Cervical Alignment on Disk Degeneration.

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Uncinate Process Area as a New Sensitive Morphological Parameter to Predict Cervical Neural Foraminal Stenosis.

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Validity and reliability of clinical prediction rules used to screen for cervical spine injury in alert low-risk patients with blunt trauma to the neck: part 2. A systematic review from the Cervical Assessment and Diagnosis Research Evaluation (CADRE) Collaboration.

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