Cervical and shoulder postural assessment of adolescents between 15 and 17 years old and association with upper quadrant pain

@inproceedings{Ruivo2014CervicalAS,
  title={Cervical and shoulder postural assessment of adolescents between 15 and
17 years old and association with upper quadrant pain},
  author={Rodrigo Miguel Ruivo and Pedro Pezarat-Correia and Ana Isabel Andrade Dinis Carita},
  booktitle={Brazilian journal of physical therapy},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND There is sparse literature that provides evidence of cervical and shoulder postural alignment of 15 to 17-year-old adolescents and that analyzes sex differences. OBJECTIVES To characterize the postural alignment of the head and shoulder in the sagittal plane of 15 to 17-year-old Portuguese adolescents in natural erect standing and explore the relationships between three postural angles and presence of neck and shoulder pain. METHOD This cross-sectional study was conducted in two… CONTINUE READING