Cervical Tx

[The use of the osteopathic correction for the combined treatment and rehabilitation of the patients presenting with the vertebral artery syndrome].

Belash VO, Mokhov DE, Tregubova ES. Vopr Kurortol Fizioter Lech Fiz Kult. 2018;95(6):34-43. doi: 10.17116/kurort20189506134.

A Neuroscience Perspective of Physical Treatment of Headache and Neck Pain.

Castien R, De Hertogh W. Front Neurol. 2019 Mar 26;10:276. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2019.00276.

Best-Practice Recommendations for Chiropractic Management of Patients With Neck Pain.

Whalen W, Farabaugh RJ, Hawk C, Minkalis AL, Lauretti W, Crivelli LS, Wyatt L, Sheppard M, Walters SA. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2019 Dec 20. pii: S0161-4754(19)30008-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2019.08.001.

Can a professional development workshop with follow-up alter practitioner behaviour and outcomes for neck pain patients? A randomised controlled trial.

Chipchase LS, Cavaleri R, Jull G. Man Ther. 2016 Sep;25:87-93. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2016.06.010.

Cervical Facet Joint Imaging-Guided Injections: A Comparison of Outcomes in Patients Referred Based on Imaging Findings vs Palpation for Pain.

Le Clec’h Y, Peterson CK, Brunner F, Pfirrmann CW. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2016 Aug 11. pii: S0161-4754(16)30137-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2016.06.004.

Cervical radiculopathy and cervical myelopathy: diagnosis and management in primary care.

McCartney S, Baskerville R, Blagg S, McCartney D. Br J Gen Pract. 2018 Jan;68(666):44-46. doi: 10.3399/bjgp17X694361.

Cervical radiculopathy treated with chiropractic flexion distraction manipulation: A retrospective study in a private practice setting.


Chiropractic clinical practice guideline: evidence-based treatment of adult neck pain not due to whiplash


Chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for migraine: a three-armed, single-blinded, placebo, randomized controlled trial.

Chaibi A, Benth JŠ, Tuchin PJ, Russell MB. Eur J Neurol. 2016 Oct 2. doi: 10.1111/ene.13166.

Chiropractic treatment including instrument-assisted manipulation for non-specific dizziness and neck pain in community-dwelling older people: a feasibility randomised sham-controlled trial

Julie C. Kendall, Simon D. French, Jan Hartvigsen and Michael F. Azari. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies201826:14. 10 May 2018. Doi:10.1186/s12998-018-0183-1

Comparison Between the Effects of Passive and Active Soft Tissue Therapies on Latent Trigger Points of Upper Trapezius Muscle in Women: Single-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial.

Kojidi MM, Okhovatian F, Rahimi A, Baghban AA, Azimi H. J Chiropr Med. 2016 Dec;15(4):235-242.

Conservative management of mechanical neck disorders: a systematic review.


Craniosacral therapy for chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Haller H, Lauche R, Sundberg T, Dobos G, Cramer H. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Dec 31;21(1):1. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-3017-y.

Does cervical spine manipulation reduce pain in people with degenerative cervical radiculopathy? A systematic review of the evidence, and a meta-analysis.

Zhu L, Wei X, Wang S. Clin Rehabil. 2016 Feb;30(2):145-55. doi: 10.1177/0269215515570382.

Dose-response of spinal manipulation for cervicogenic headache: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Hanson L, Haas M, Bronfort G, Vavrek D, Schulz C, Leininger B, Evans R, Takaki L, Neradilek M. Chiropr Man Therap. 2016 Jun

Effects of suboccipital release with craniocervical flexion exercise on craniocervical alignment and extrinsic cervical muscle activity in subjects with forward head posture.

Kim BB, Lee JH, Jeong HJ, Cynn HS. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2016 Oct;30:31-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.05.007.

Effects of suboccipital release with craniocervical flexion exercise on craniocervical alignment and extrinsic cervical muscle activity in subjects with forward head posture.

Kim BB, Lee JH, Jeong HJ, Cynn HS. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2016 May 24;30:31-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.05.007.

Evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with neck pain.


Foraminal stenosis with radiculopathy from a cervical disc herniation in a 33-year-old man treated with flexion distraction decompression manipulation.


Is a combined programme of manual therapy and exercise more effective than usual care in patients with non-specific chronic neck pain? A randomized controlled trial.

Domingues L, Pimentel-Santos FM, Cruz EB, Sousa AC, Santos A, Cordovil A, Correia A, Torres LS, Silva A, Branco PS, Branco JC. Clin Rehabil. 2019 Sep 24:269215519876675. doi: 10.1177/0269215519876675.

Is neck pain associated with worse health-related quality of life 6 months later? A population-based cohort study.


Is one better than another?: A randomized clinical trial of manual therapy for patients with chronic neck pain.


Is tailored treatment superior to non-tailored treatment for pain and disability in women with non-specific neck pain? A randomized controlled trial

Åsa Svedmark, Mats Djupsjöbacka, Charlotte Häger, Gwendolen Jull and Martin Björklund BMC Musculoskeletal DisordersBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201617:408 DOI: 10.1186/s12891-016-1263-9 Lee J, Hwang S, Han S, Han D. J Phys Ther Sci. 2016 Jun;28(6):1825-8. doi: 10.1589/jpts.28.1825.

Long-term trajectories of patients with neck pain and low back pain presenting to chiropractic care: A latent class growth analysis.

Ailliet L, Rubinstein SM, Hoekstra T, van Tulder MW, de Vet HCW. Eur J Pain. 2017 Sep 4. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1094.

Management of neck pain and associated disorders: A clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration.

Côté P, Wong JJ, Sutton D, Shearer HM, Mior S, et al. Eur Spine J. 2016 Jul;

Manipulation and Mobilization for Treating Chronic Nonspecific Neck Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis for an Appropriateness Panel.

Coulter ID, Crawford C, Vernon H, Hurwitz EL, Khorsan R, Booth MS, Herman PM. Pain Physician. 2019 Mar;22(2):E55-E70.

Manual and Instrument Applied Cervical Manipulation for Mechanical Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Gorrell LM, Beath K, Engel RM. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2016 Jun

Manual therapy compared with physical therapy in patients with non-specific neck pain: a randomized controlled trial

Ruud Groeneweg, Luite van Assen, Hans Kropman, Huco Leopold, Jan Mulder, Bouwien C. M. Smits-Engelsman, Raymond W J. G. Ostelo, Rob A. B. Oostendorp and Maurits W. van Tulder Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 28 April 2017 DOI: 10.1186/s12998-017-0141-3

National clinical guidelines for non-surgical treatment of patients with recent onset neck pain or cervical radiculopathy.

Kjaer P, Kongsted A, Hartvigsen J, et al. Eur Spine J. 2017 May 18. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5121-8.

Non-pharmacological Management of Persistent Headaches Associated with Neck Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration.

Côté P, Yu H, Shearer HM, , Ammendolia C, Cassidy JD, Loisel P, Marshall S, Bohay RN, Stapleton J, Lacerte M, et al. Eur J Pain. 2019 Feb 1. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1374.

Osteopathic manipulative treatment combined with exercise improves pain and disability in individuals with non-specific chronic neck pain: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial

Sandro Groisman, Tais Malysz, Luciano de Souza da Silva, Tamara Sanches, Karoline Bragante, Franciele Locatelli, Cleder Vigolo, Simone Vacari, Cristina Rosa, Simone Steigleder, Geraldo Pereira Jotz. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. November 13, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2019.11.002

Predictors for the immediate responders to cervical manipulation in patients with neck pain.


Prospective Cohort Study of Patients With Neck Pain in a Manual Therapy Setting: Design and Baseline Measures.

Peters R, Mutsaers B, Verhagen AP, Koes BW, Pool-Goudzwaard AL. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0161-4754(19)30272-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2019.07.001.

Reliability of Diagnosis and Clinical Efficacy of Cranial Osteopathy: A Systematic Review.

Guillaud A, Darbois N, Monvoisin R, Pinsault N. PLoS One. 2016 Dec 9;11(12):e0167823. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167823.

Short-term effects of spinal thrust joint manipulation in patients with chronic neck pain: a randomized clinical trial.


Spinal manipulations for tension-type headaches: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.


Stretching exercises vs manual therapy in treatment of chronic neck pain: a randomized, controlled cross-over trial.

Ylinen J, Kautiainen H, Wirén K, Häkkinen A. J Rehabil Med. 2007 Mar;39(2):126-32

The construct validity of the Short Form-36 Health Survey for patients with nonspecific chronic neck pain.


The effectiveness of manual physical therapy and exercise for mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trial.


The immediate effect of manipulation versus mobilization on pain and range of motion in the cervical spine: a randomized controlled trial.


The impact of patient preferences and costs on the appropriateness of spinal manipulation and mobilization for chronic low back pain and chronic neck pain.

Herman PM, Whitley MD, Ryan GW, Hurwitz EL, Coulter ID. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Nov 7;20(1):519. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2904-6.

Timing of physical therapy consultation on 1-year healthcare utilization and costs in patients seeking care for neck pain: a retrospective cohort.

Horn ME, Fritz JM. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Nov 26;18(1):887. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3699-0.

Treatment of cervical radiculopathy with flexion distraction


Treatment of Neck Pain With Myofascial Therapies: A Single Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.

Rodríguez-Huguet M, Rodríguez-Almagro D, Rodríguez-Huguet P, Martín-Valero R, Lomas-Vega R. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0161-4754(20)30010-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2019.12.001.

Treatment of neck pain: noninvasive interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders.


Treatment preferences amongst physical therapists and chiropractors for the management of neck pain: results of an international survey


Variations in Patterns of Utilization and Charges for the Care of Neck Pain in North Carolina, 2000 to 2009: A Statewide Claims’ Data Analysis.

Hurwitz EL, Li D, Guillen J, Schneider MJ, Stevans JM, Phillips RB, Phelan SP, Lewis EA, Armstrong RC, Vassilaki M. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2016 May 16

Why Neck Pain Patients Are Not Referred to Manual Therapy: A Qualitative Study among Dutch Primary Care Stakeholders.

Dikkers MF, Westerman MJ, Rubinstein SM, van Tulder MW, Anema JR. PLoS One. 2016 Jun

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