Craniosacral Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain

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Materials and Methods: A total of 54 blinded patients were randomized into either 8 weekly units of CST or light-touch sham treatment. Outcomes were assessed before and after treatment (week 8) and again 3 months later (week 20). The primary outcome was the pain intensity on a visual analog scale at week 8; secondary outcomes included pain on movement, pressure pain sensitivity, functional disability, health-related quality of life, well-being, anxiety, depression, stress perception, pain acceptance, body awareness, patients’ global impression of improvement, and safety.

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@inproceedings{Haller2016CraniosacralTF, title={Craniosacral Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain}, author={Heidemarie Haller and Romy Lauche and Holger Cramer and Thomas Rampp and Felix Joyonto Saha and Thomas Ostermann and Gustav J{\"{u}rgen Dobos}, year={2016} }