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Friday, October 17, 2008

Task Force on Neck Pain 

A multidisciplinary task force on neck pain reviewed 552 pier reviewed articles. Some interesting observations are that manual care produced better results than the control or sham. Also, stage III neck pain involving radicular pain ( pain down the arm) was more predictable due to the foraminal compression test. Sadly, 50-85 percent of the population will never experience a complete resolution of their symptoms. Fifty percent of those with whiplash associated disorders will report neck pain symptoms one year after their pain.

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