Are non-invasive interventions effective for the management of headaches associated with neck pain? An update of the Bone and Joint Decade Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration

@article{Varatharajan2016AreNI,
  title={Are non-invasive interventions effective for the management of headaches associated with neck pain? An update of the Bone and Joint Decade Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration},
  author={Sharanya Varatharajan and Brad Ferguson and Karen Chrobak and Yaadwinder Shergill and Pierre C{\^o}t{\'e} and Jessica J. Wong and Hainan Yu and Heather M Shearer and Danielle Southerst and Deborah Sutton and Kristi Randhawa and Craig L Jacobs and Sean Abdulla and Erin Woitzik and Andr{\'e}e-Anne Marchand and Gabrielle van der Velde and Linda Carroll and Margareta C Nordin and Carlo Ammendolia and Silvano Mior and Arthur Ameis and Maja Stupar and Anne L Taylor-Vaisey},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={1971-1999}
}
PurposeTo update findings of the 2000–2010 Bone and Joint Decade Task Force on Neck Pain and its Associated Disorders and evaluate the effectiveness of non-invasive and non-pharmacological interventions for the management of patients with headaches associated with neck pain (i.e., tension-type, cervicogenic, or whiplash-related headaches).MethodsWe searched five databases from 1990 to 2015 for randomized controlled trials (RCTs), cohort studies, and case–control studies comparing non-invasive… 

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