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In the previous paper (Enwemeka, Bonet, Ingle, et al. 8:235-239, 1986) we showed that patients with neck pain and spasm of the upper trapezius often assume a forward head position, and that two neck positions, axial extension, and neutral neck position are frequently used by physical therapists to correct this faulty neck posture. Because there is no(More)
The primary purpose of this exploratory study was to determine if two corrective neck postures, axial extension and neutral neck position, are widely used by physical therapists to relieve neck pain and spasm of the upper trapezius. A random sample of physical therapists in New York, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico were polled by means of a structured(More)
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