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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:212 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #4866
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Adjunct thoracic thrust manipulation may provide improved outcome for mechanical neck pain


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OrthoEvidence. Adjunct thoracic thrust manipulation may provide improved outcome for mechanical neck pain. ACE Report. 2013;2(4):212. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4866

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

Short-term combined effects of thoracic spine thrust manipulation and cervical spine nonthrust manipulation in individuals with mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trial

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2013 Mar;43(3):118-27. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2013.4221. Epub 2012 Dec 7

Contributing Authors: M Masaracchio JA Cleland M Hellman M Hagins

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Synopsis

64 patients were randomized to determine the effect of thoracic thrust manipulation in the treatment of mechanical neck pain. Patients were allocated to one of two groups, the first undergoing cervical spine non-thrust manipulation with additional thoracic spine thrust manipulation, and the second receiving cervical spine non-thrust manipulation only. Two sessions were performed 2 to 3 days apart,...

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