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Exercises for mechanical neck disorders.
BACKGROUND Neck disorders are common, disabling and costly. The effectiveness of exercise as a physiotherapy intervention remains unclear. OBJECTIVES To improve pain, disability, function, patient… Expand
Efficacy of spinal manipulation and mobilization for low back pain and neck pain: a systematic review and best evidence synthesis.
- G. Brønfort, M. Haas, R. Evans, L. Bouter
- The spine journal : official journal of the North…
- 1 May 2004
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Despite the many published randomized clinical trials (RCTs), a substantial number of reviews and several national clinical guidelines, much controversy still remains regarding the… Expand
2015 Updated Method Guideline for Systematic Reviews in the Cochrane Back and Neck Group
Study Design. Method guideline for systematic reviews of trials of interventions for neck and back pain, and related spinal disorders. Objective. To help authors design, conduct, and report… Expand
Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report
- G. Brønfort, M. Haas, R. Evans, Brent D Leininger, Jay Triano
- Chiropractic & osteopathy
- 25 February 2010
BackgroundThe purpose of this report is to provide a succinct but comprehensive summary of the scientific evidence regarding the effectiveness of manual treatment for the management of a variety of… Expand
A Randomized Clinical Trial of Exercise and Spinal Manipulation for Patients With Chronic Neck Pain
Study Design. A randomized, parallel-group, single-blinded clinical trial was performed. After a 1-week baseline period, patients were randomized to 11 weeks of therapy, with posttreatment follow-up… Expand
Manual therapy and exercise for neck pain: a systematic review.
Manual therapy is often used with exercise to treat neck pain. This cervical overview group systematic review update assesses if manual therapy, including manipulation or mobilisation, combined with… Expand
Manual examination of the spine: a systematic critical literature review of reproducibility.
- M. Stochkendahl, H. Christensen, +5 authors G. Brønfort
- Journal of manipulative and physiological…
- 1 July 2006
OBJECTIVE Poor reproducibility of spinal palpation has been reported in previously published literature, and authors of recent reviews have posted criticism on study quality. This article critically… Expand
Manipulation or mobilisation for neck pain: a Cochrane Review.
Manipulation and mobilisation are often used, either alone or combined with other treatment approaches, to treat neck pain. This review assesses if manipulation or mobilisation improves pain,… Expand
Traction for low-back pain with or without sciatica.
- J. Clarke, M. V. van Tulder, S. Blomberg, H. D. de Vet, G. V. D. van der Heijden, G. Brønfort
- The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
BACKGROUND Various types of traction are used in the treatment of low-back pain (LBP), often in conjunction with other treatments. OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness of traction in the… Expand
Spinal Manipulation, Medication, or Home Exercise With Advice for Acute and Subacute Neck Pain
- G. Brønfort, R. Evans, A. V. Anderson, K. Svendsen, Y. Bracha, R. Grimm
- Annals of Internal Medicine
- 3 January 2012
BACKGROUND Mechanical neck pain is a common condition that affects an estimated 70% of persons at some point in their lives. Little research exists to guide the choice of therapy for acute and… Expand