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Volume:2 Issue:2 Number:117 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #519
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Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation VS Cervical Spine Thrust Manipulation: Acute Neck Pain

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OrthoEvidence. Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation VS Cervical Spine Thrust Manipulation: Acute Neck Pain. ACE Report. 2013;2(2):117. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/519

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

Thoracic Spine Thrust Manipulation Versus Cervical Spine Thrust Manipulation in Patients With Acute Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2011 Apr;41(4):208-20. Epub 2011 Feb 18

Contributing Authors: EJ Puentedura MR Landers JA Cleland PE Mintken P Huijbregts C Fernandez-de-Las-Penas

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24 patients suffering from acute neck pain and meeting 4 out of 6 clinical prediction rule (CPR) criteria for thoracic thrust joint manipulation (TJM) treatment for neck pain where randomized into either a group receiving cervical TJM or Thoracic TJM, followed by 3 sessions of a standardized exercise program. The results indicated that cervical TJM resulted in greater reduction in self reported pa...

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