Whiplash, Headache, and Neck Pain. Research-Based Directions for Physical Therapies

  • ID: 3684892
  • Book
  • 260 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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. Textbook and practical clinical handbook for all students and practitioners concerned with evaluation, diagnosis, assessment and management of neck pain and cervical headache particularly in relation to whiplash.
. 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.
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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
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Jull, Gwendolen 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.

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.
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