This text highlights the value of a team approach to appreciating the complexity of spinal pain and a range of treatment approaches. Contemporary contributions from epidemiology, anatomy, pathology, biomechanics, clinical medicine orthopaedics, chiropractic, osteopathy and physiotherapy are presented. Each section, written by experienced experts, provides a summary of pertinent material which will lead to an improved understanding of the causes of cervical spine pain.
Section 1: Introduction - Introduction: Section 2: Anatomy, Pathology and Biomechanics - Anatomy and pathology of the cervical spine; Cervicothoracic transitional junction; Normal kinematics of the cervical spine; Whiplash injuries: Section 3: Diagnosis and Management - Diagnostic imaging of mechanical and degenerative syndromes of the cervical spine; Medical management of neck pain of mechanical origin; Surgical management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Chiropractic management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Osteopathic management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Physiotherapy management of cervical spine pain of mechanical origin; Contraindications to cervical spine manipulation
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1998
- 29th January 1998
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Former Director, Mutidisciplinary Spinal Pain Unit and Honorary Clinical Scientist, Townsville General Hospitial, Queensland, Australia
Associate Professor, Centre for Musculoskeletal Studies, Department of Surgery, The University of Western Australia, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia