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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:320 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #4220
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Mechanical neck pain: Cervical and thoracic thrust manipulation produce similar outcomes

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OrthoEvidence. Mechanical neck pain: Cervical and thoracic thrust manipulation produce similar outcomes . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):320. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4220

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Immediate Changes in Widespread Pressure Pain Sensitivity, Neck Pain, and Cervical Range of Motion After Cervical or Thoracic Thrust Manipulation in Patients With Bilateral Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2012 Sep;42(9):806-14. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2012.4151. Epub 2012 Jun 18.

Contributing Authors: R Martínez-Segura AI De-la-Llave-Rincón R Ortega-Santiago JA Cleland C Fernández-de-Las-Peñas

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90 patients with bilateral chronic mechanical neck pain were randomized to undergo cervical thrust manipulation to the right, cervical thrust manipulation to the left, or thoracic thrust manipulation to determine their effects on pressure pain thresholds, neck pain intensity and cervical range of motion. The results of the study indicated that cervical thrust manipulation and thoracic thrust manip...

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