Recurrent neck pain and headaches in preadolescents associated with mechanical dysfunction of the cervical spine: a cross-sectional observational study with 131 students.

@article{Hellstenius2009RecurrentNP,
  title={Recurrent neck pain and headaches in preadolescents associated with mechanical dysfunction of the cervical spine: a cross-sectional observational study with 131 students.},
  author={Sue A Weber Hellstenius},
  journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={625-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify if there were differences in the cervical biomechanics in preadolescents who had recurrent neck pain and/or headaches and those who did not. METHODS A controlled comparison study with a convenience sample of 131 students (10-13 years old) was performed. A questionnaire placed students in the no pain group or in the neck pain/headache group. A physical examination was performed by a doctor of chiropractic to establish head posture, active cervical rotation, passive… CONTINUE READING