Whiplash, Headache, and Neck Pain

Research-Based Directions for Physical Therapies

By

  • Gwendolen Jull, PhD, MPhty, Grad Dip Man Ther, FACP, Professor of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland; Co-director, NHMRC Center of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland; Co-director of the Cervical Spine and Whiplash Research Unit, The University of Queensland; Consultant Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
  • Michele Sterling, PhD, MPhty, BPhty, Grad Dip Manip Physio, FACP, Chief Investigator, CCRE Spine; Associate Professor, School of Medicine and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; Associate Director, Centre for National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD); Director Rehabilitation Research Program (CONROD); Senior Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • Deborah Falla, PhD, B Phty(Hons), NHMRC Research Fellow, NHMRC Center of Clinical Research Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury and Health, The University of Queensland, Australia; NHMRC Research Fellow, Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Julia Treleaven, PhD, B Phty, Clinical Manager of the Cervical Spine and Whiplash Research Unit, The University of Queensland; Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Shaun O'Leary, PhD, M Phty St(Manip Ther), B Phty(Hons), Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland; Clinical Educator, Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy program, The University of Queensland, Australia

A textbook and practical clinical handbook for all students and practitioners concerned with the evaluation, diagnosis, assessment and management of neck pain and cervical headache particularly in relation to whiplash. It is likely to become essential study for final year physiotherapy and chiropractic students, for all manipulative physiotherapy MSc students and a widely used clinical ref text for all involved in the assessment and management of whiplash and related neck and head pain.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10047-5


Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction

Section 2 Applied Clinical Sciences

Chapter 2 Sensory manifestations of neck pain

Chapter 3 tructure and Function of the Cervical Region

Chapter 4 Alterations in Cervical Muscle Function in Neck Pain

Chapter 5 The Cervical Spine and Sensorimotor Control

Chapter 6 Disturbances in Postural Stability, Head and Eye Movement Control in Cervical Disorders

Chapter 7 Psychological and Psychosocial Factors in Neck Pain

Section 3 Whiplash, Headache and Cervico-brachial Pain

Chapter 8 Whiplash Associated Disorders

Chapter 9 Cervicogenic Headache: Differential Diagnosis

Chapter 10 Differential Diagnosis of Cervico-brachial Pain

Section 4 Therapeutics for Cervical Disorders

Chapter 11 Clinical assessment: The Patient Interview and History

Chapter 12 Clinical Assessment: The Physical Examination

Chapter 13 Principles of Management of Cervical Disorders

Chapter 14 Therapeutic Exercise for Cervical Disorders: Practice Pointers

Section 5 Conclusion

Chapter 15 Future Directions