Neck pain and headaches in a patient after a fall.

  title={Neck pain and headaches in a patient after a fall.},
  author={Brian A Young and Michael David Ross},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  volume={39 5},
The patient was a 64-year-old woman who reported a sudden onset of neck pain and headaches following a fall 2.5 months prior to her initial physical therapy visit. Cervical spine radiographs, which were ordered by the referring physician, revealed extensive degenerative disc disease of the lower cervical spine. At her initial physical therapy evaluation, cervical spine range of motion was within functional limits except for bilateral rotation, which was limited to 45 degrees due to pain and… CONTINUE READING