. Written by a group of researchers and clinicians who are leaders in the field of whiplash and related neck and head pain.
. Demonstrates the clinical relevance of the research to the student and busy practitioner.
. Suggests future directions for clinical management and future research.
. Extensively illustrated with line diagrams and photographs.
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
Sterling, Michele 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.
Falla, Deborah Professor, Rehabilitation Science and Physiotherapy, Director, Centre of Precision Rehabilitation for Spinal Pain (CPR Spine), School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Treleaven, Julia Private Practitioner (part time), Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Senior Researcher in the Whiplash and Neck Pain Research Unit, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia.
O'Leary, Shaun Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland; Physiotherapy Department, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.