Cervical Headache: An Investigation of Natural Head Posture and Upper Cervical Flexor Muscle Performance

  title={Cervical Headache: An Investigation of Natural Head Posture and Upper Cervical Flexor Muscle Performance},
  author={Dean H. Watson and Patricia H. Trott},
  pages={272 - 284}
In this study, 60 female subjects, aged between 25 and 40 years, were divided into two equal groups on the basis of absence or presence of headache. A passive accessory intervertebral mobility (PAIVM) examination was performed to confirm an upper cervical articular cause of the subjects' headache and a questionnaire was used to establish a profile of the headache population. Measurements of cranio-cervical posture and isometric strength and endurance of the upper cervical flexor muscles were… 

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