Whiplash WAD Rehab

Basic body awareness therapy or exercise therapy for the treatment of chronic whiplash associated disorders: a randomized comparative clinical trial.


Chronic whiplash-associated disorders: to exercise or not?


Clinically Meaningful Scores on Pain Catastrophizing Before and After Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation: A Prospective Study of Individuals With Subacute Pain After Whiplash Injury.


Comprehensive physiotherapy exercise programme or advice for chronic whiplash (PROMISE): a pragmatic randomised controlled trial.


Defining Recovery in Chronic Whiplash: A Qualitative Study.

Griffin AR, Moloney N, Leaver A, Jagnoor J, Michaleff ZA, Lin CC, Trudy R. Clin J Pain. 2020 Mar 24. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000825.

Effect of Early Intensive Care on Recovery From Whiplash-Associated Disorders: Results of a Population-Based Cohort Study.

Skillgate E, Côté P, Cassidy JD, Boyle E, Carroll L, Holm LW. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Jan 22

Effects of Neck-Specific Exercises Compared to Waiting List for Individuals With Chronic Whiplash-Associated Disorders: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study


Evaluation of a novel intervention to improve physical activity for adults with whiplash associated disorders: Protocol for a multiple-baseline, single case experimental study.

Clanchy KM, Tweedy SM, Tate RL, Sterling M, Day MA, Nikles J, Ritchie C. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2019 Sep 27;16:100455. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100455.

Factors associated with pain and disability reduction following exercise interventions in chronic whiplash.


Investigating the Fear Avoidance Model in People with Whiplash: The Association between Fear of Movement and in vivo Activity.

Pedler A, Kamper SJ, Maujean A, Sterling M. Clin J Pain. 2017 Jun 6. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000524.

Is a government-regulated rehabilitation guideline more effective than general practitioner education or preferred-provider rehabilitation in promoting recovery from acute whiplash-associated disorders? A pragmatic randomised controlled trial

Pierre Côté, Eleanor Boyle, Heather M Shearer, Maja Stupar, Craig Jacobs, John David Cassidy, Simon Carette, Gabrielle van der Velde, Jessica J Wong, Sheilah Hogg-Johnson, Carlo Ammendolia, Jill Alison Hayden, Maurits van Tulder, John W Frank. BMJ Open Jan 2019, 9 (1) e021283; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021283

Neck-specific exercise improves impaired interactions between ventral neck muscles in chronic whiplash: A randomized controlled ultrasound study.

Peterson G, Nilsson D, Trygg J, Peolsson A. Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 25;8(1):9649. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27685-7.

Neck-specific exercise may reduce radiating pain and signs of neurological deficits in chronic whiplash – Analyses of a randomized clinical trial.

Landén Ludvigsson M, Peterson G, Peolsson A. Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 17;8(1):12409. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30556-w.

Physiotherapist-delivered stress inoculation training integrated with exercise versus physiotherapy exercise alone for acute whiplash-associated disorder (StressModex): a randomised controlled trial of a combined psychological/physical intervention.

Sterling M, Smeets R, Keijzers G, Warren J, Kenardy J. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Jan 19. pii: bjsports-2018-100139. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-100139.

Predictors before and after multimodal rehabilitation for pain acceptance and engagement in activities at a one-year follow-up for patients with whiplash associated disorders, WAD – a study based on the swedish quality registry for pain rehabilitation (SQRP)

Anne Söderlund, Monika Löfgren, Britt-Marie Stålnacke. The Spine Journal. November 16, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.spinee.2017.11.014

Risk factors for chronic disability in a cohort of patients with acute whiplash associated disorders seeking physiotherapy treatment for persisting symptoms.


The effect of neck-specific exercise with or without a behavioral approach on psychological factors in chronic whiplash-associated disorders: A randomized controlled trial with a 2-year follow-up.

Overmeer T, Peterson G, Landén Ludvigsson M, Peolsson A. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Aug;95(34):e4430. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000004430.

The Effect of Neck-specific Exercise With, or Without a Behavioral Approach, on Pain, Disability, and Self-Efficacy in Chronic Whiplash-associated Disorders


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