Physical and psychological factors predict outcome following whiplash injury.

@article{Sterling2005PhysicalAP,
  title={Physical and psychological factors predict outcome following whiplash injury.},
  author={Michele Sterling and Gwendolen J Jull and Bill T Vicenzino and Justin A Kenardy and Ross Darnell},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2005},
  volume={114 1-2},
  pages={141-8}
}
Predictors of outcome following whiplash injury are limited to socio-demographic and symptomatic factors, which are not readily amenable to secondary and tertiary intervention. This prospective study investigated the predictive capacity of early measures of physical and psychological impairment on pain and disability 6 months following whiplash injury. Motor function (ROM; kinaesthetic sense; activity of the superficial neck flexors (EMG) during cranio-cervical flexion), quantitative sensory… CONTINUE READING
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