Motion in the unstable cervical spine: comparison of manual turning and use of the Jackson table in prone positioning.

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OBJECT The purpose of this study was to compare manual maneuvering with the use of a Jackson table when moving patients with cervical spine instability from the supine to the surgically appropriate prone position. METHODS The range of motion (ROM) of the cervical spine of a fresh cadaver was measured. A ligamentous instability was created at the C5-6… (More)

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@article{Bearden2007MotionIT, title={Motion in the unstable cervical spine: comparison of manual turning and use of the Jackson table in prone positioning.}, author={Brook G Bearden and Bryan Conrad and Mary Beth Horodyski and Glenn R. Rechtine}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine}, year={2007}, volume={7 2}, pages={161-4} }